The Bureau of Immigration (BI) recently extended entry restrictions for 10 countries until at least Aug. 31.

Key Points:

  • Individuals traveling from, or who have been in, Bangladesh, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Nepal, Oman, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Thailand, or the United Arab Emirates within 14 days of intended arrival are barred from entering the Philippines until at least Aug. 31.
  • Travelers who transited through one of the aforementioned countries and did not leave the airport are not affected by the ban.

BAL Analysis: The response to the COVID-19 pandemic continues to develop, and BAL will provide additional updates as information becomes available.

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