Advisory to foreign partners attending the PhNOG 2020

Please be advised that there is a temporary suspension of Visa Issuance to travelers from China and its special administrative regions in effect due to the developing situation on the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019 n-CoV)

The Philippine Foreign Service Posts are temporarily suspending the issuance of visas, effective immediately, to the following:

  • Foreign nationals directly coming from China and its Special Administrative Regions; and
  • Foreign nationals, who, within fourteen (14) days immediately preceding arrival in the Philippines, have been to China, and its Special Administrative Regions.

Foreign nationals with visa-free entry privileges to the Philippines, falling under above-mentioned categories, are likewise covered by the temporary travel ban imposed by the Philippine Government.