Check out the Updated Tawi-Tawi Travel Requirements for 2022

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

To travel to Tawi-Tawi, all tourists must be fully vaccinated and present a vaccination card. If they are unvaccinated, they must provide a negative RT-PCR test result from any DOH-accredited laboratories prior to boarding at the point of origin. Children below 12 years old are exempt from this requirement.

Inbound travelers with only their first dose of vaccine can still enter the province, but they will have to undergo 10 days of quarantine and must complete their second dose in Tawi-Tawi. Travelers who falsify documents will be dealt with accordingly and have to undergo 14 days of quarantine in the LGU quarantine facility.

Everyone is advised to stay at home and observe health protocols if they cannot meet these travel requirements.

Tawi-Tawi Travel Requirements and Community Alert Level

  • Updated: August 31, 2022
  • Alert Level 2: September 1 to 15, 2022

Here are the health and COVID travel requirements for Tawi-Tawi:

Tawi-Tawi Travel Requirements for Fully Vaccinated Travelers– Vaccination card
Tawi-Tawi Travel Requirements for Unvaccinated and Partially Vaccinated Travelers– negative RT-PCR test results from any DOH-accredited laboratories prior to boarding at the point of origin
– Except for children below 12 years old.
Philippine Airlines Travel Advisory

Check Out the Latest Promos to and from Tawi-Tawi

RouteAirAsiaCebu PacificPhilippine AirlinesOthers
Zamboanga to Tawi-TawiP188
Tawi-Tawi to ZamboangaP188

For the latest promos appearing above, please click on the respective links below for more information like booking and travel periods:

Covid Tawi-Tawi Travel Requirements

COVID Tawi-Tawi Travel Requirements per Philippine Airlines

  • For Fully Vaccinated – Vaccination Card
  • For Unvaccinated – a negative RT-PCR test result from any DOH-accredited laboratories prior to boarding at the point of origin. Except for children below 12 years old.
  • Other Considerations:
    • Inbound travelers with first dose only can enter the province. They shall undergo 10 days quarantine and must complete their second dose in Tawi-Tawi.
    • Traveler with falsified documents shall be dealt accordingly and will undergo 14 days quarantine in the LGU quarantine facility.
    • Everyone is advised to stay at home and observe health protocols.

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

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.

COVID Tawi-Tawi Travel Requirements per Cebu Pacific Advisory

Updated as of June 8, 2021

For guests flying to Tawi-Tawi, please present a negative RT-PCR (swab or saliva) test result, from any DOH-accredited testing facility. The test will remain valid for five (5) days from when it was conducted.

Please remember to bring a valid ID.

These are Tawi-Tawi travel requirements 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.

COVID Tawi-Tawi Travel Requirements for Arriving Local Passengers Disclaimer: Please note that there may be multiple travel requirements for each destination on national and provincial levels. These rules are subject to change by the issuing local government authority and are issued for our passengers and the public’s safety. As these requirements may change at short notice, the advisories above serve as a general guide.

Tawi-Tawi Travel Requirements Updates

Tawi-Tawi, an island province in the southernmost part of the Philippines, will no longer require fully vaccinated inbound passengers to present a negative reverse transcription-polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) test result starting November 1, 2021.

Tawi-Tawi Inter-Agency Task Force focal person Mobin Nuruddin Gampal said that instead,vaccination cards will be required. Tawi-Tawi Governor Yshmael Sali earlier said the province will allow in fully vaccinated visitors from low and moderate risk areas as classified by the Department of Health.

Tawi-Tawi is one of the country’s top tourist destinations, known for its beautiful beaches and clear waters. Travel requirements to Tawi-Tawi are available on the provincial government website.

Governor Yshmael Sali Gampal said in an advisory that travelers who have only received their first dose of a vaccine will have to undergo a 10-day quarantine and get their second dose in Tawi-Tawi before they are allowed entry into the island province.

“Traveler(s) with falsified documents shall be dealt with accordingly and will undergo 14 days quarantine in the local government unit quarantine facility,” he said. The new requirements are in addition to the existing requirement of a negative PCR test result taken within 72 hours prior to arrival. Tawi-Tawi is accessible by plane and boat from Zamboanga City.

Latest Promos to and From Tawi-Tawi