Dubbed as the City of Pines, Baguio serves as regional hub of Cordillera and a melting pot of people, art, cuisines, ideas and culture with the confluence of various indigenous and ethnolinguistic groups that paint a diverse socio-cultural scene. The city has become a go-to place of tourists recently specially those in mainland Luzon with its temperate weather and variety of activities and attractions. Make sure to complete these Baguio travel requirements before your visit.
Community Alert Level
Based on latest IATF Resolution, Baguio is under Alert Level 3 from January 9 to 15, 2022.
Baguio Travel Requirements
Effective January 6 to 18 per city EO 01-2022, the following are the new VISITA limits and requirements:
Visita Registration & QTP (QR-coded Tourist Pass)
- Create an account on visita.baguio.gov.ph where you will be required to submit a valid ID
- Schedule a visit where you will be asked to provide your accommodation, check out the list of accredited accommodations from visita.baguio.gov.ph/accommodations
- Your QTP (QR-coded Tourist Pass) will be issued once your accommodation confirmed your submission
- Tourists staying with friends or relatives, or not staying overnight
- Tourists staying in accommodation establishments without standalone triage units
- Tourists staying in accommodation establishments with own standalone triage units
Vaccination Certificate or Negative Antigen Test
Alert Level 3 (Metro Manila, Bulacan, Rizal and Cavite)
- Vaccination card or certificate for adults, showing full vaccination (not required for minors). Fully vaccinated tourists are those vaccinated with their second or last dose two (2) weeks ago before their entry.
- Negative RT-PCR test result taken within 72 hours prior to arrival; or a negative Antigen Test Result taken within 24 hours prior to arrival (not required for children 11 years old and below).
Alert Level 2 (Rest of the Philippines)
- For fully vaccinated tourists, present your vaccination card or certificate. Fully vaccinated tourists are those vaccinated with their second or last dose two (2) weeks ago before their entry.
- Partially vaccinated and unvaccinated tourists including minors are required to present a negative antigen test result.
- All tourists must proceed to the city triage for health screening and verification of documents
- Antigen test is available upon arrival at the expense of the tourists
- You may also book your RT-PCR or Antigen Test at cheaper prices via Klook
Accredited Accommodations in Baguio
Make sure to book your accommodation in Baguio City from accredited hotel, lodge or transient stay. The complete list of accredited accommodations in Baguio is listed in visita.baguio.gov.ph/accommodations.
Top-Rated Accredited Hotels in Baguio City
The Manor at Camp John Hay
The Forest Lodge at Camp John Hay
Grand Sierra Pines Hotel
Le Monet Hotel
- Tourists from ECQ, MECQ, Alert Levels 4 and 5 areas, are not allowed to enter Baguio
- Minimum health and safety protocols are strictly observed in the city including wearing of masks and social distancing
- Stay only in accredited establishments as listed in Baguio VISITA, and enter business establishments with city issued Safety Seal
- Operating capacity in business establishments are strictly observed
- Authorized Persons Outside of Residence (APORs), returning residents, workers or students should register at hdf.baguio.gov.ph
For concerns, questions and other inquiries, you may get in touch with Baguio City Tourism Office at (074) 446-2009 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Check out Baguio City Travel Guide for more information.