Updated: Philippines Additional Approved COVID-19 Vaccination Certificates

April 7, 2022

This article was originally published on 28 March 2022 and was updated on 6 April 2022 to reflect new information.  

6 April 2022 Update: The government of the Philippines expanded the list of COVID-19 vaccination certificates acceptable for entry into the country. The latest update will include vaccination certificates issued by the following countries: 

  • Bangladesh; 
  • Mexico; 
  • Panama; 
  • Slovakia  

24 March 2022 Update: The government of the Philippines expanded the list of COVID-19 vaccination certificates acceptable for entry into the country. The latest update will include vaccination certificates issued by the following countries: 

  • Bulgaria 
  • Iran 
  • Panama  

24 Feb. 2022 Update: The government of the Philippines expanded the list of COVID-19 vaccination certificates acceptable for entrance into the country. The latest update will include vaccination certificates issued in the following countries and territories:  

  • Argentina, Brunei, Cambodia, Chile, Denmark, Ecuador, Indonesia, Myanmar, Papua New Guinea, Peru, Portugal, Spain, Azerbaijan, Syria, Macau SAR, Egypt, Maldives, Albania, Estonia, Greece, Malta and Uruguay  


17 Feb. 2022 Update: The government of the Philippines expanded the list of COVID-19 vaccination certificates acceptable for entrance into the country. The latest update will include vaccination certificates issued in the following countries:  

  • Malaysia 
  • Ireland  

11 Feb. 2022 Update: The government of the Philippines expanded the list of COVID-19 vaccination certificates acceptable for entrance into the country. The latest update will include vaccination certificates issued in the following countries and territories: 

  • South Korea 
  • Brazil  
  • Israel 
  • Timor Leste (East Timor) 

Key Points 

  • The government of the Philippines will now accept vaccination certificates issued in the countries and territories of Bahrain, Qatar, Switzerland, and Hong Kong  

Overview  

On 3 Feb. 2022, the government of the Philippines expanded the list of COVID-19 vaccination certificates acceptable for entrance into the country. The new list will include vaccination certificates issued in the following countries and territories: 

  • Bahrain 
  • Qatar 
  • Switzerland  
  • Hong Kong 

What are the Changes? 

Beginning 3 Feb. 2022, the government of the Philippines will accept vaccination certificates issued in the countries and territories of Bahrain, Qatar, Switzerland and Hong Kong. This will allow fully vaccinated travelers from these countries and territories to enter the Philippines under less strict entrance requirements.  

Looking Ahead  

Continue to check the government of the Philippines’ website and Envoy's website for the latest updates and information.  


This article was published on 7 Feb. 2022 and may not be the most recent update concerning COVID-19 entrance restrictions, testing requirements and quarantine measurers. For the most recent updates be sure to check our Global Mobility Resource Center.

Content in this publication is for informational purposes only and not intended as legal advice, nor should it be relied on as such. For additional information on the issues discussed, consult an attorney at one of the two U.S. Law Firms working with the Envoy Platform or another qualified professional. On non-U.S. immigration issues, consult an Envoy global immigration service provider or another qualified representative. 

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