All Tourists Can Now Fly Out of the Philippines – DOTr

March 18, 2020 – by Dumaguete.Info posted on Facebook

The Department of Transportation (DOTr) in the Philippines gave an advisory after their meeting with the Inter-Agency Task Force or IATF. The Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases lifted the 72-hour starting March 17, 2020 12:00 am for those leaving for abroad that would have seen airports across Luzon close down. Read more!

All Tourists Can Now Fly Out of the Philippines

Department of Transportation (DOTr) ADVISORY

As a result of the meeting yesterday with the IATF on EID, the following IMPORTANT UPDATES on AVIATION PROTOCOLS are hereby announced:

🔵The 72-hour window for international flights has been lifted. All persons, regardless of nationality, except for Filipino tourists, may now fly out of the country at any time.

🔵Inbound international passengers are allowed entry, subject to strict immigration and quarantine protocols.

🔵For passengers from Italy and Iran, it was agreed that the medical certificates of good health required should be validated by their respective embassies.

🔵Sweeper flights for foreign nationals to bring them to airports will be allowed to continue operations.

🔵Only one (1) person is allowed to bring a passenger to the airport and he/she must depart immediately after dropping off said person. The driver should carry with him/her a copy of the airline ticket of the passenger as proof of conveyance.


For more information please contact your respective Department of Tourism Office or Department of Transportation Office!

Dumaguete City Tourism Head Of Office : Mrs. Jaqueline Veloso Antonio | Contact: (035) 225-0549, 422-3561, or 422- 9409
Head of Office:
Myla Mae B. Abellana | Contact: (035) 422 0675 , 225 – 1825, 412 1959

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