The Philippine government has permitted the entry of certain Ukrainian nationals.

Key Points:

  • As of April 1, Ukrainian nationals are permitted to enter the Philippines if they:
    • Are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 with an approved vaccination.
    • Carry or possess acceptable proof of COVID-19 vaccination.
    • Have proof of a negative PCR test taken with 48 hours before departure or a negative antigen test taken within 24 hours before departure.
    • Undergo seven days of self-monitoring for COVID-19 symptoms from the first day after arrival in the Philippines.

Additional Information: Children below the age of 12 who are traveling with fully vaccinated foreign parents are exempt from the vaccination requirement. More information regarding the application process is available here.

BAL Analysis: Employers and employees are reminded that actions taken as a result of the invasion of Ukraine may change with little or no notice.

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