PH Embassy in Washington bares PH entry restrictions

Entry restrictions into PH issued.

THE Philippine Embassy in Washington DC yesterday issued a public advisory on entry restrictions into the Philippines.

As of August 1, the Embassy said only Filipino nationals, foreign spouses and minor children of Filipino nationals, foreign government and international organization officials and foreign crew members accredited to the Philippines will be allowed entry.

Foreign nationals with long term visas including native-born foreign nationals will be allowed to enter Manila provided they have a valid and existing visa at the time of entry; with pre-booked accredited quarantine facility; with pre-booked Covid-19 testing provider and subject to the maximum capacity of inbound passengers at he port and date of entry.

The Embassy said these restrictions are pursuant to resolutions issued by the Inter Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases in the interest of public health and safety during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.