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September 16, 2021

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

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.

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CEBU CITY

In compliance with Cebu City Executive Order Nos. 137 & 142, s. 2021, all passengers bound for Cebu City are required to present the following documents upon check-in at the airport of origin:

  • Negative RT-PCR test result taken within the last seventy-two (72) hours; OR
  • Negative Antigen test result taken within the last forty-eight (48) hours

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, all OFWs and ROFs only need to present their BOQ Quarantine Certificate as entry requirement, in lieu of the testing requirements required by the LGUs.

  • Returning Residents, Private APORs, non-APORs, tourists, or humanitarian purposes
    • Negative RT-PCR test result taken within the last seventy-two (72) hours; OR Negative Antigen test result taken within the last forty-eight (48) hours
    • For passengers coming from local government units (LGUs) where no RT-PCR test is available, present the following:
      • Certificate from LGU of origin stating unavailability of the said test along with a signed memorandum of undertaking by the traveler that he/she shall undergo RT-PCR test upon arrival. Likewise, these shall be presented to the barangay within three (3) days from arrival.
    • Approved Travel Coordination Permit (TCP) or Travel Pass Thru Permit (TPP) upon registration and submission of documents to the Safe, Swift, and Smart Passage (S-PaSS) Travel Management System via https://s-pass.ph)
  • Government APORs
    • Pass symptoms checking at point of entry
    • Official Government ID
    • Travel/Mission Order issued by the head of agency

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

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CEBU PROVINCE

In compliance with Cebu Province Executive Order Nos. 40 & 41, all passengers, APOR and non-APOR, bound for the component cities and municipalities of Cebu Province (except the cities of Cebu, Mandaue, and Lapu-Lapu) are required to present the following documents upon check-in at the airport of origin:

  • Negative RT-PCR test result taken within the last seventy-two (72) hours; OR
  • Negative Antigen test result taken within the last seventy-two (72) hours

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, all OFWs and ROFs only need to present their BOQ Quarantine Certificate as entry requirement, in lieu of the testing requirements required by the LGUs.

  • Authorized Persons Outside of Residence (APORs)
    • Negative RT-PCR test result taken within the last seventy-two (72) hours; OR Negative Antigen test result taken within the last forty-eight (48) hours
    • Valid ID issued by their government agency/company
    • For government APORs, original travel/mission order by the Department Secretary or designated official
  • Returning Residents, all non-APOR, and Tourists
    • Negative RT-PCR test result within seventy-two (72) hours OR Antigen test result within forty-eight (48) hours prior to departure
    • For returning residents, valid ID stating address of residence in Cebu Province

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

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LAPU-LAPU CITY

In compliance with Lapu-Lapu City Executive Order 2021-044 issued on August 17, 2021, all arriving passengers bound for Lapu-Lapu City are required to present the following documents upon check-in at the airport of origin and upon arrival at MCIA:

  • Negative RT-PCR test result taken within the last seventy-two (72) hours; OR
  • Negative Antigen test result taken within the last forty-eight (48) hours

Returning OFWs or ROFs

Pursuant to RIATF 7 Advisory issued on 21 August 2021, all 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 Lapu-Lapu through the following:
Contact number: AHONG Cares Hotline (+63) 0967 220 6071, 0961 431 1370, 0961 806 7941, 0916 491 6690

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MANDAUE CITY

In compliance with Mandaue City Executive Order Nos. 22 & 31, all arriving passengers bound for Mandaue City and originating from HIGH RISK AREAS tagged by the National IATF-MEID entering Mandaue City 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

Returning OFWs or ROFs

Pursuant to RIATF 7 Advisory issued on 21 August 2021, all 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

Alternative page: https://mactancebuairport.com/covid-19-public-advisory/