Philippines: Updated Red List of Countries and Territories

December 13, 2021

Key Points  

  • France and Portugal added to red list of countries and territories on 9 Dec. 2021 

Overview  

The government of the Philippines will add France and Portugal to its Red List of countries and territories. Effective 9 Dec. 2021, travelers who have been in France within the last 14 days will be required to: 

  • Undergo a facility-based quarantine for 14 days; 
  • Undergo a RT-PCR test on the seventh day of quarantine 

Beginning 13 Dec. 2021, travelers who are arriving from or who have been in France within the last 14 days will not be permitted to enter the Philippines.  

Effective 12 Dec. 2021, travelers who have been in Portugal within the last 14 days will be required to: 

  • Undergo a facility-based quarantine for 14 days; 
  • Undergo a RT-PCR test on the seventh day of quarantine 

Beginning 15 Dec. 2021, travelers who are arriving from or who have been Portugal within the last 14 days will not be permitted to enter the Philippines.  

What are the Changes?  

The government of the Philippines will add France and Portugal to its Red List of countries and territories. Travelers from these locations will initially be subject to additional testing and quarantine requirements. After 15 Dec. 2021, travelers from France and Portugal will not be permitted to enter the Philippines.  

Looking Ahead  

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


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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