Check out the Updated Cebu Travel Requirements for 2022

Cebu Travel Requirements for Arriving Local Passengers: This is the updated advisory for local or domestic passengers arriving at Mactan-Cebu International Aiport (CEB). If you’re looking for more information about COVID travel requirements in going to Cebu, we’ve got you covered!

Check out Cebu Travel Guide and Information.

Cebu Travel Requirements: Cebu City

In order to travel to Cebu City, all individuals must have a valid photo ID with a signature. In addition, fully vaccinated individuals must present a Vaccination Card with QR Code or Vaccination Certificate, while unvaccinated and partially vaccinated individuals must present a Negative RT-PCR Test Result from any DOH-accredited laboratories taken within seventy-two (72) hours or Negative Antigen/ Saliva Test Result from any DOH-accredited laboratories taken within forty-eight (48) hours.

Cebu Travel Requirements: Cebu Province

When traveling to Cebu Province, all individuals must have a valid ID and a vaccination card or certificate. Fully vaccinated individuals are allowed to travel with just their valid ID, while unvaccinated and partially vaccinated individuals must also have a medical certificate issued within 24 hours of travel. This medical certificate must state that the individual is fit to travel and does not pose a risk to other passengers.

Travel Permission and Community Alert Level for Cebu

Updated: August 31, 2022
Alert Level 1: September 1 to 15, 2022

Here are the health and COVID travel requirements for Cebu:

Cebu Travel Requirements: Cebu City

Fully Vaccinated Individuals– Valid photo ID with signature
– Vaccination Card with QR Code / Vaccination Certificate
Unvaccinated and Partially Vaccinated Individuals– Valid photo ID with signature
– Negative RT-PCR Test Result from any DOH-accredited laboratories taken within seventy-two (72) hours; or
– Negative Antigen / Saliva Test Result from any DOH-accredited laboratories taken within forty-eight (48) hours
Philippine Airlines Travel Advisory

Cebu Travel Requirements: Cebu Province

Fully Vaccinated Individuals– Valid photo ID
– Vaccination Card / Vaccination Certificate
Unvaccinated and Partially Vaccinated Individuals– Valid photo ID
– Medical Certificate issued within twenty-four (24) hours
Philippine Airlines Travel Advisory

Cebu Travel Requirements: Lapu-Lapu City

Inbound Passengers– Valid photo ID
Philippine Airlines Travel Advisory

Cebu Travel Requirements: Mandaue City

Fully Vaccinated Individuals– Valid photo ID with signature
– Vaccination Card with QR Code/ Vaccination Certificate
Unvaccinated and Partially Vaccinated Individuals– Valid photo ID
– Negative RT-PCR Test Result from any DOH-accredited laboratories taken within seventy-two (72) hours; or
– Negative Antigen / Saliva Test Result from any DOH-accredited laboratories taken within forty-eight (48) hours
Philippine Airlines Travel Advisory

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Cebu Travel Requirements

Cebu Travel Requirements per Philippine Airlines Advisory

Cebu Province

Interzonal travel within the entire island of Cebu shall be permitted. All persons shall be allowed to travel to and from the Province of Cebu and the cities of Cebu, Mandaue, and Lapu-Lapu. 

Cebu Travel requirements for Fully Vaccinated Individuals

  • Valid ID
  • Vaccination Card/ Vaccination Certificates

Cebu Travel requirements for Unvaccinated and Partially Vaccinated Individuals

  • Valid ID
  • Medical Certificate issued within twenty-four (24) hours
     

NOTE

  • All ROFs and OFWs shall be allowed entry into the Province of Cebu, starting January 04, 2022, provided, they undergo a five (5) day quarantine period as prescribed by applicable IATF-MEID resolutions.

Cebu City

FULLY VACCINATED INDIVIDUALS

  • Valid photo ID with signature
  • Vaccination Card with QR Code/ Vaccination Certificate

UNVACCINATED AND PARTIALLY VACCINATED INDIVIDUALS

  • Valid photo ID with signature
  • Negative RT-PCR Test Result from any DOH-accredited laboratories taken within seventy-two (72) hours; or
  • Negative Antigen/ Saliva Test Result from any DOH-accredited laboratories taken within forty-eight (48) hours 

Lapu-Lapu City (Mactan)

INBOUND PASSENGERS

  • Valid ID

Mandaue City 

FULLY VACCINATED INDIVIDUALS

  • Valid ID
  • Vaccination Card/ Vaccination Certificate

UNVACCINATED AND PARTIALLY VACCINATED INDIVIDUALS

  • Valid ID
  • Negative RT-PCR Test Result from any DOH-accredited laboratories taken within seventy-two (72) hours; or
  • Negative Antigen/ Saliva Test Result from any DOH-accredited laboratories taken within forty-eight (48) hours

Arrival Information in MCIAA:

Effective 16 January 2022, GMCAC will consolidate all domestic and international departures in Terminal 2 due to typhoon damage to Terminal 1 infrastructure.

TERMINAL 1TERMINAL 2
All domestic departures (check-in, security checks, and boarding gates)
All international departures (check-in, security checks, Immigration counters)
Boarding gates 14/15
Bays 1-3
All international arrivalsAll domestic arrivals
Philippine Airlines Travel Advisory

For the latest advice, information and resources, go to:

Cebu Travel requirements may differ for Cebu City, Lapu-Lapu City, and Mandaue City.

Philippine Airlines’ Disclaimer: Per PAL’s Conditions of Carriage, the passenger is solely responsible for verifying and complying with all applicable government laws/regulations of all destinations/countries to be flown from, to, or through. PAL shall not be liable for the passenger’s failure to comply with said laws/regulations, or for any aid or information given here or by a PAL agent or employee in connection with said laws/regulations.

Cebu Travel Requirements per Cebu Pacific Advisory

Open for tourists / Fly easy with your vaccination card

Updated as of April 13, 2022

Based on government regulations, guests bound for Cebu must present the following travel requirements upon check-in:

Cebu Travel Requirements for Fully Vaccinated Guests:

  • Official Vaccine Card / Certificate
  • Valid ID

Cebu Travel Requirements for Unvaccinated or Partially vaccinated guests:

  • Mandaue City / Cebu City: Negative RT-PCR test result, taken within seventy-two (72) hours before flight and/or negative Antigen test result, taken within forty-eight (48) hours before flight.
  • Cebu Province: Medical certificate certifying that they do not exhibit symptoms of COVID-19 at the point of origin. The medical certificate should be issued within twenty-four (24) hours before arrival in Cebu.

There are no requirements for guests bound for Lapu-Lapu City only.

Effective January 16, 2022 to June 30, 2022 – All domestic departures will be from Mactan International Airport Terminal 2.

These are Cebu Travel requirements we have as of the date indicated. Requirements may change from time to time without prior notice. Please continue checking with the local government unit of your destination for the latest updates.

Cebu Travel Requirements per AirAsia Philippines Advisory

Cebu City

Cebu Travel Requirements for Fully Vaccinated Individuals

  • Valid ID/proof of identity bering holder’s picture and signature
  • Official Vaccination Card with QR Code

*If without QR Code, present Official Vaccination Certificate issued by the Local Health Officer of the LGU concerned or Vaccination Certification issued by DOH-BOQ

Cebu Travel Requirements for Unvaccinated or Not Yet Fully Vaccinated Individuals

  • Negative RT-PCR test result taken 72 hours or Negative Antigen/Negative Saliva test result taken 48 hours before departure from the place of origin, conducted by laboratories duly accredited by DOH

Cebu Province

Tourists

  • For Fully Vaccinated Individuals: COVID-19 Vaccination Card or Vaccination Certificate in lieu of Medical Certificate issued within 24 hours before arrival in Cebu
  • For Unvaccinated/Not Yet Fully Vaccinated Individuals: Medical Certificate issued within 24 hours before arrival in Cebu
  • Confirmed hotel booking within the Province of Cebu and accredited by the Cebu Provincial Task Force

Authorized Persons Outside of Residence and Business Travels

  • For Fully Vaccinated Individuals: COVID-19 Vaccination Card or Vaccination Certificate in lieu of Medical Certificate issued within 24 hours before arrival in Cebu
  • For Unvaccinated/Not Yet Fully Vaccinated Individuals: Medical Certificate issued within 24 hours before arrival in Cebu
  • Valid ID
  • Travel Authority issued by Department Secretary or designated official

For all other guests traveling to Cebu Province:

  • For Fully Vaccinated Individuals: COVID-19 Vaccination Card or Vaccination Certificate in lieu of Medical Certificate issued within 24 hours before arrival in Cebu
  • For Unvaccinated/Not Yet Fully Vaccinated Individuals: Medical Certificate issued within 24 hours before arrival in Cebu

Mandaue City

Tourists

  • For Fully Vaccinated Individuals: COVID-19 Domestic Vaccination Card or Certificate of Quarantine Completion with Vaccination Status in lieu of Negative RT-PCR test result taken 72 hours OR Negative Rapid Antigen test result taken 48 hours before departure from their place of origin
  • For Unvaccinated/Not Yet Fully Vaccinated Individuals: Negative RT-PCR test result taken 72 hours OR Negative Rapid Antigen test result taken 48 hours before departure from their place of origin
  • Confirmed booking of accommodation from a DOT-accredited establishment

Returning Residents

  • For Fully Vaccinated Individuals: COVID-19 Domestic Vaccination Card or Certificate of Quarantine Completion with Vaccination Status in lieu of Negative RT-PCR test result taken 72 hours OR Negative Rapid Antigen test result taken 48 hours before departure from their place of origin
  • For Unvaccinated/Not Yet Fully Vaccinated Individuals: Negative RT-PCR test result taken 72 hours OR Negative Rapid Antigen test result taken 48 hours before departure from their place of origin
  • Valid ID

Authorized Persons Outside of Residence and Business Travels

  • For Fully Vaccinated Individuals: COVID-19 Domestic Vaccination Card or Certificate of Quarantine Completion with Vaccination Status in lieu of Negative RT-PCR test result taken 72 hours OR Negative Rapid Antigen test result taken 48 hours before departure from their place of origin
  • For Unvaccinated/Not Yet Fully Vaccinated Individuals: Negative RT-PCR test result taken 72 hours OR Negative Rapid Antigen test result taken 48 hours before departure from their place of origin
  • Company ID/ Proof of profession or business
  • Certificate of Employment

Overseas Filipino Workers (OFW) and Returning Overseas Filipino (ROF)

  • For Fully Vaccinated Individuals: COVID-19 Domestic Vaccination Card or Certificate of Quarantine Completion with Vaccination Status in lieu of Negative RT-PCR test result taken 72 hours OR Negative Rapid Antigen test result taken 48 hours before departure from their place of origin
  • For Unvaccinated/Not Yet Fully Vaccinated Individuals: Negative RT-PCR test result taken 72 hours OR Negative Rapid Antigen test result taken 48 hours before departure from their place of origin
  • Quarantine certificate from DOH-BOQ
  • Valid ID

Travel for Medical Reasons

  • For Fully Vaccinated Individuals: COVID-19 Domestic Vaccination Card or Certificate of Quarantine Completion with Vaccination Status in lieu of Negative RT-PCR test result taken 72 hours OR Negative Rapid Antigen test result taken 48 hours before departure from their place of origin
  • For Unvaccinated/Not Yet Fully Vaccinated Individuals: Negative RT-PCR test result taken 72 hours OR Negative Rapid Antigen test result taken 48 hours before departure from their place of origin
  • Certificate from LGU of residence
  • Proof of appointment

COVID Cebu City Travel Requirements per AirSwift Advisory

For Cebu City

Fully Vaccinated Individuals
1. Valid Government Issued ID
2. Official Vaccination Card with QR code. If without QR code, present the official vaccination certificate issued by the Local Health Officer or by the DOH – Bureau of Quarantine.

Unvaccinated or Partially Vaccinated Individuals
1. Valid Government Issued ID
2. Negative result of RT-PCR Swab from DOH accredited facility taken within 72 hours prior to time of departure in Cebu; or
3. Negative result of Saliva Test administered by Philippine Red Cross taken within 48 hours prior to time of departure in Cebu; or
4. Negative result of Antigen Test from DOH accredited facility taken within 48 hours prior to time of departure in Cebu

For Mandaue City

Fully Vaccinated Individuals
1. Valid Government Issued ID
2. Official Vaccination Card with QR code. If without QR code, present the official vaccination certificate issued by the Local Health Officer or by the DOH – Bureau of Quarantine.

Unvaccinated or Partially Vaccinated Individuals
1. Valid Government Issued ID
2. Negative result of RT-PCR Swab from DOH accredited facility taken within 72 hours prior to time of arrival in Cebu; or
3. Negative result of Antigen Test from DOH accredited facility taken within 48 hours prior to time of arrival in Cebu

For Cebu Provinces

Fully Vaccinated Individuals
1. Valid Government Issued ID
2. Official Vaccination Card with QR code. If without QR code, present the official vaccination certificate issued by the Local Health Officer or by the DOH – Bureau of Quarantine.

Unvaccinated or Partially Vaccinated Individuals
1. Valid Government Issued ID
2. Medical Certificated issued within 24 hours before their arrival in Cebu.

All passengers are required to download and register at Staysafe.PH mobile application as a requirement upon check-in. Please scan AirSWIFT’s QR code available at the departure check-in counter. This is only done at the Departure Check-in counters.

StaySafe.PH is a contract tracing digital application launched by the Philippine government which serves as a health condition reporting and social distancing system.

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