IATF Resolution No. 142, Series of 2021
The public is informed that the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF-EID) stated in Resolution No. 142, S.2021 dated 07 October 2021 that:
A. Effective 08 October 2021, and pending further review of the testing and quarantine protocols for international arriving passengers coming from “Green” List countries/territories/jurisdictions, the protocols for “Green” List and “Yellow” List countries/territories/jurisdictions in all ports of entry in the Philippines shall be as follows:
1. Fully vaccinated individuals coming from either “Green” or “Yellow” List countries/territories/jurisdictions, need to undergo facility-based quarantine until the release of their negative Reverse Transcription - Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) testing taken on the fifth (5th) day. After which, they shall be required to undergo home quarantine until their tenth (10th) day, with the day of arrival being the first day. The Bureau of Quarantine (BOQ) shall ensure strict symptom monitoring while in the facility. Foreign nationals shall be required to secure their own pre-booked accommodation of at least six (6) days;
2. Unvaccinated, partially vaccinated, or individuals whose vaccination status cannot be independently verified/confirmed by Philippine authorities as valid and authentic coming from either “Green” or “Yellow” List countries/territories/jurisdictions, shall be required to undergo facility-based quarantine until the release of their negative RT-PCR testing taken on the seventh (7th) day. After which, they shall be required to undergo home quarantine until their fourteenth (14th) day, with the day of arrival being the first day. The BOQ shall ensure strict symptom monitoring while in the facility. Foreign nationals shall be required to secure their own pre-booked accommodation of at least eight (8) days;
3. For purposes of verification/confirmation of vaccination status, any of the following shall be acceptable:
a. For Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) and their spouse, parent/s, and/or children traveling with them: a Certification from the Philippine Overseas Labor Office in the country of origin;
b. For Filipinos and foreigners fully vaccinated in the Philippines: either their VaxCertPH digital vaccination certificate or BOQ-issued International Certificate of Vaccination or Prophylaxis (ICV); and
c. For non-OFWs and foreigners fully vaccinated abroad: the national digital
certificate of the foreign government which has accepted VaxCertPH under a reciprocal arrangement or BOQ-issued ICV.
B. An individual shall be considered as having been fully vaccinated for COVID-19:
1. More than or equal to 2 weeks after having received the second dose in a 2-
dose series; or
2. More than or equal to 2 weeks after having received a single-dose vaccine.
3. The vaccines administered to the individual are included in any of the
a. Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) List or Compassionate Special
Permit (CSP) issued by the Philippine Food and Drug Administration; or
b. Emergency Use Listing of the World Health Organization.
Please refer to IATF Resolution No. 141-B for the list of “Green” and “Red” countries/jurisdictions/territories effective from 01 to 15 October 2021.
Please note that the United Arab Emirates is currently in the “Yellow” list.
For the public’s information and guidance.
12 October 2021, Dubai UAE.