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August 28,2020

Following the mandate of the City Government of Cebu, starting 28 August 2020, all domestic passengers classified as locally stranded individuals (LSIs) and private Authorized Persons Outside of Residence (APORs) arriving from Manila and residing in Cebu City are required to submit a Letter of Coordination issued by their barangay of residence in Cebu City prior to their arrival at Mactan-Cebu International Airport (MCIA). This is in addition to the Travel Authority issued by PNP JTF COVID Shield for LSIs

Upon arrival in Cebu City, all LSIs and private APORs must:

  • Undergo a 14-day quarantine at a facility determined by the Barangay of Residence in Cebu City, and;
  • Undergo mandatory RT-PCR swab test on the 3rd to 5th day from their arrival date in Cebu City. The cost of swab test is shouldered by the City Government of Cebu.

To request for the Letter of Coordination, passengers must contact their respective Barangay of Residence through this linked directory (http://bit.ly/CebuCityBarangayDirectory). For further assistance and inquiries, passengers can contact the Cebu City Government hotline numbers at 0945 278 5076 (Globe) or 0961 523 6009 (Smart).

LSIs

  • Travel Authority issued by PNP JTF COVID Shield
  • Letter of Coordination issued by the Barangay of residence in Cebu City
  • Valid Identification Card

PRIVATE APORs

  • Travel Clearance from the Office of the Mayor
  • Letter of Coordination from the Barangay of residence in Cebu City
  • Valid Identification Card

PUBLIC APORs

  • Mission or Travel Order signed by the head of the agency
  • Medical Certificate
  • Certificate of Employment (except for uniformed personnel)

Passengers are strongly advised to continuously monitor the status of their flights and to ensure that they have the necessary documents in compliance with the regulations and guidelines of the LGU of their point of origin and destination