Travel Advisory for Visitors to the Philippines

MANILA — The Philippine government has taken a significant step toward modernizing travel procedures with the introduction of the E-Travel Portal. Whether you’re a visitor arriving in the Philippines or a Filipino citizen departing from the country, this digital platform is now your gateway to seamless customs, immigration, and quarantine processes.

What Is the E-Travel Portal?

The E-Travel Portal is an integrated online system designed to simplify travel-related documentation. It consolidates all necessary forms—Customs, Immigration, and Quarantine (CIQ)—into a single electronic platform. By registering on the portal, passengers can expedite their entry or exit processes, reduce paperwork, and enhance overall travel efficiency.

For Arriving Passengers: Register Early
1. Who Should Register?
  • International Arrivals: If you’re flying into the Philippines from abroad, it’s crucial to register on the E-Travel portal. Do so within seventy-two (72) hours before your scheduled arrival time.
2. Why Register Early?
  • Smooth Entry Process: Early registration ensures a hassle-free experience at immigration counters. By providing essential details in advance, you contribute to efficient processing upon arrival.
3. How to Register?
  • Visit the E-Travel Portal website.
  • Fill out the required information, including flight details, personal data, and health declarations.
  • Receive a confirmation email with your unique reference number.
For Departing Passengers (Filipino Citizens Only): Plan Ahead
1. Who Should Register?
  • Filipino Travelers: If you’re a Filipino citizen departing from the Philippines, register on the E-Travel portal within seventy-two (72) hours before your scheduled departure time.
2. Why Plan Ahead?
  • Streamlined Departure: By completing the registration process in advance, you contribute to efficient customs and immigration checks. Bid farewell to paper forms and embrace the digital era.
3. How to Register?
  • Access the E-Travel Portal website.
  • Provide necessary details, including your flight information and personal particulars.
  • Receive a confirmation email containing your reference code.
Stay Informed, Travel Smart

As the Philippines embraces digital transformation, passengers play a vital role in making travel safer and more convenient. Remember to check the E-Travel Portal well before your journey, whether you’re arriving or departing. Let’s navigate the skies with ease and embark on new adventures (zai)