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December 01, 2021

All arriving domestic passengers are reminded to strictly ensure the compliance in the following protocols and and completion of the documentary requirements upon check-in at the airport of origin.

The following protocols and requirement comply with the regulations and protocols of the local governments of Cebu City, Cebu Province, Lapu-Lapu City, and Mandaue City.

Alert Level: Level 2 from Dec. 1-15, 2021

In compliance with Cebu City Directive No. 10-25-21, passengers bound for Cebu City are required to present the following documents upon check-in at the airport of origin:

Fully vaccinated individuals

  • Valid ID/proof of identity bearing holder's picture and signature
  • Official vaccination cards with QR code. If without QR codes, present the Official Vaccination Certificates issued by the local health officer or by the DOH-Bureau of Quarantine (BOQ). Negative test results is NO LONGER REQUIRED.

Other passenger NOT FULLY VACCINATED

Regardless of place of origin, shall be REQUIRED to present the following upon check-in at the airport of origin:

  • A negative RT-PCR (swab) test result taken within seventy-two (72) hours; OR
  • A negative Antigen test result taken within forty-eight (48) hour; OR
  • A negative Saliva test result taken within forty-eight (48) hours

Tests must be taken from accredited and licensed testing centers and laboratories by the Department of Health (DOH).

Other requirements per passenger classification:

  • Returning Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs)/Returning Overseas Filipinos (ROFs)
    • Quarantine Certificate issued by DOH-Bureau of Quarantine stating completion of the required quarantine period and negative RT-PCR test result
    • Valid Identification Card

Pursuant to RIATF 7 Advisory issued on 21 August 2021, returning OFWs and ROFs only need to present their BOQ Quarantine Certificate as entry requirement, in lieu of the testing requirements required by the LGUs.

For more information or concerns, passengers may get in touch with the City Government of Cebu through the following:
Contact number: (+63 32) 233-4194, 254-8637, 411-0102, 411-0126

Alert Level: Level 2 from Dec. 1-15, 2021

Following the Cebu Provincial Memorandum issued on October 1, 2021, passengers bound for Cebu Province (except Cebu City, Mandaue City, and Lapu-Lapu City) are required to present the following documents upon check-in at the airport of origin:

Fully vaccinated individuals

  • Official vaccination cards/certificates.

Other passenger NOT FULLY VACCINATED

  • Medical certificate issued within 24 hours before their arrival in Cebu

No other testing requirements are needed.

Other requirements per passenger classification:

  • Returning Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs)/Returning Overseas Filipinos (ROFs)
    • Quarantine Certificate issued by DOH-Bureau of Quarantine stating completion of the required quarantine period and negative RT-PCR test result
    • Valid Identification Card

Pursuant to RIATF 7 Advisory issued on 21 August 2021, returning OFWs and ROFs only need to present their BOQ Quarantine Certificate as entry requirement, in lieu of the testing requirements required by the LGUs.

For more information or concerns, passengers may get in touch with the Provincial Government of Cebu through the following:
Email address: [email protected]
Contact number: (+63 32) 888 2328

Alert Level: Level 2 from Dec. 1-15, 2021

In compliance with Lapu-Lapu City Executive Order 2021-058 issued on October 20, 2021, all passengers bound for the City of Lapu-Lapu are no longer required to present any proof of negative test result.

For more information or concerns, passengers may get in touch with the City Government of Lapu-Lapu through the following:
AHONG Cares Hotline (+63) 0967 220 6071, 0961 431 1370, 0961 806 7941, 0916 491 6690

Alert Level: Level 2 from Dec. 1-15, 2021

In compliance with Mandaue City Executive Order Nos. 31 & 36, all passengers bound for Mandaue City shall present the following entry requirements:

Fully vaccinated individuals

  • Official vaccination cards/certificates

Other passenger NOT FULLY VACCINATED

Regardless of place of origin, whether high risk or low risk area outside of Cebu Island, shall be REQUIRED to present the following upon check-in at the airport of origin:

  • A negative RT-PCR (swab) test result taken seventy-two (72) hours before departure; OR
  • A negative Antigen test result taken forty-eight (48) hours before departure

Tests must be taken from accredited and licensed testing centers and laboratories by the Department of Health (DOH).

Returning OFWs or ROFs

Pursuant to RIATF 7 Advisory issued on 21 August 2021, returning OFWs and ROFs only need to present their BOQ Quarantine Certificate as entry requirement, in lieu of the testing requirements required by the LGUs.

For more information or concerns, passengers may get in touch with the City Government of Mandaue through the following:
Email address: [email protected], [email protected], [email protected]
Contact number: (+63 32) 383 1658, 230 4500, 343 9091, 0948 988 6872, 0916 442 1608

 

Reference: IATF Resolution No. 151-C

*This page is updated regularly based on published local executive orders.