Philippines Covid Mask: Get informed here

Philippines Covid Mask: Get informed here

iVisa | Updated on Sep 10, 2021

Last December 15th, the Philippine government stated that every person must wear both a mask and shield that covers the whole face in order to prevent covid spreading. The Philippines covid mask should hide the nose and mouth while the shield is supposed to protect the area from the forehead to the chin.

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Another condition for traveling to the Philippines, in addition to the Philippines covid mask, is that you fill the e-CIF form. This is an essential document. Please scroll down to Frequently Asked Questions to obtain more details.

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  • Begin by filling out the e-CIF application form on the iVisa.com’s webpage. Insert your personal and travel details.
  • Make your payment based on the processing speed that best suits your needs (see FAQs below). You may use a credit/debit card or PayPal account.
  • Upload a scanned image of your passport and any other required documents.
  • Submit to the iVisa.com’s specialized team.
  • Your e-CIF certificate will arrive in your email inbox.
  • Go ahead and print it or show it from your mobile device to immigration officers at the airport/seaport.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Do I have to wear a Philippines covid mask in the Philippines?

It is mandatory to use both a Philippines covid mask and a shield during your stay in the Philippines, especially in public zones.

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Do I need a COVID vaccine or vaccination certificate to enter Philippines?

Yes, the Philippines has been taking steps to restore travel within its borders. In order to enter the Philippines from green list countries, you’ll need to display your COVID vaccine passport or vaccination certificate.

Green list countries are American Samoa, Anguilla, Australia, Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Cayman Islands, Chad, China, Comoros, Republic of Congo, Djibouti, Equatorial Guinea, Falkland Islands, Gabon, Grenada, Hong Kong, Hungary, Mali, Micronesia, Montserrat, New Caledonia, New Zealand, Niger, Northern Mariana Islands, Saba, Palau, Poland, Sint Eustatius, Saint Pierre and Miquelon, Sierra Leone, Slovakia and Taiwan.

What does CIF mean?

CIF stands for Case Investigation Form.

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Why do I need to fill up a CIF form?

Because it’s a Philippines entry requirement for any tourist. Its purpose is to avoid the impact of COVID-19 against public health.

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When should I complete the e-CIF form?

It is best to fill the e-CIF form three (3) days before your trip to the Philippines.

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Is a negative PCR (COVID-19) test an entry requirement for the Philippines?

No, but you will be tested at the airport at your own expense ($80.00 USD approx.)

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Do I have to quarantine when I get to the Philippines?

Unvaccinated travelers must quarantine for 14 days when they arrive in the Philippines. Fully vaccinated travelers from green countries must undergo a 7-day facility-based quarantine and will be PCR tested on day 5.

Green countries include: American Samoa, Anguilla, Australia, Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Cayman Islands, Chad, China, Comoros, Republic of Congo, Djibouti, Equatorial Guinea, Falkland Islands, Gabon, Grenada, Hong Kong, Hungary, Mali, Micronesia, Montserrat, New Caledonia, New Zealand, Niger, Northern Mariana Islands, Saba, Palau, Poland, Sint Eustatius, Saint Pierre and Miquelon, Sierra Leone, Slovakia and Taiwan.

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I’ve heard about TRAZE Contact Tracing, what is it?

It’s an application that you need to download on your mobile device. You have to create an account prior to arrival in the Philippines.

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What are iVisa.com’s processing times?

There are three types:

  • Standard : USD 20.00 - 24 hours.
  • Rush : USD 35.00 - 8 hours.
  • Super Rush : USD 60.00 - 4 hours.

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Should I trust iVisa.com to get my e-CIF form?

iVisa.com seeks to offer a 100% safe environment to every traveler. Feel free to read the testimonials on our website to make sure you are in good hands.

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I still have some more doubts, where do I go for help?

Please contact our customer service department. They are always available and willing to answer all your queries regarding the Philippines covid mask.

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Boracay is a small island in the Philippines famous for its powdery white sand beaches. Considered one of the world’s top destinations for relaxation, Boracay has received many international travel magazines awards:

  • Best Island in the World (Travel + Leisure, 2012)
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White Beach, located on the western side of the island, is the area with the highest tourist activity.

Other beaches you should consider visiting are:

  • Puka
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Boracay's Rock, also known as Willy’s Rock, is another spot you should not miss. This is a volcanic rock formation situated near Station 1 on Boracay’s 4 km. It gets its name from the nearby Willy’s Beach Club Hotel. It has a statue of the Virgin Mary on top of the stone-carved steps that have become very popular among local Catholics.

Things to do in Boracay

  • Horseback riding
  • Scuba diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Windsurfing
  • Kiteboarding
  • Cliff diving
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  • Golf

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