PH Consulate Gives Advisory That Foreigners Are Not Allowed To Go To The Philippines
FOREIGNERS NOT ALLOWED TO GO TO PHILIPPINES – The Philippine consulate in San Francisco gave an advisory that said foreigners aren’t allowed to go to the PH.
In an ironic turn of events, just as the Philippines was set to allow foreigners to enter the country, foreign passport holders were advised not to visit.
According to an article from USA Inquirer, the advisory stated:
All Filipino citizens (i.e., natural born, naturalized, dual) can enter the Philippines even during this pandemic.
All foreign passport holders (i.e., US, EU, ASEAN, Chinese, Japanese, etc.) are temporarily not allowed to travel to or enter the Philippines during the pandemic. This temporary ban will be lifted at an appropriate time when determined to be safe.
Meanwhile, all Filipino citizens are allowed to travel back to the Philippines if they have the following documents:
- A valid Philippine passport; or
- A valid (one-way) Travel Document (issued in emergency cases only i.e., lost PH passport)
Along with this, Former Filipinos who required or retained Philippine citizenship via RA 9225, Citizenship Retention and Reacquisition Act of 2003 (as dual), is a FILIPINO. Therefore, as a Filipino, he/she can travel back to the Philippines with the ff documents:
- Original copy of Identification Certificate (IC);
- Original copy of the Order of Approval;
- Original Copy of the Oath of Allegiance
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