Batanes Travel Requirements (As of August 2022)

Batanes Travel Requirements

I know a lot of people are waiting for this! Batanes is now open to tourist! I repeat and this is not a drill – Batanes is now open to tourists! The land of the rolling hills has restarted its tourism machine with its gradual re-opening. So if you are longing to visit or revisit the northern frontier, check out this Batanes travel requirements for a worry-free entry to the province.

Batanes Alert Level

Based on the latest IATF Resolution, Batanes is under Alert Level 1.

Batanes Travel Requirements for Tourists

  • COVID-19 vaccination card or certification issued by LGU, vaxcert.doh.gov.ph or legitimate vaccinating establishment
  • Approved Travel Permit from S-PaSS
  • Certificate of Acceptance issued by Provincial Tourism Office (PTO) upon submission of requirements to batanesacceptance@gmail.com
  • Confirmed booking with a DOT-accredited tour operator
  • Health Declaration Assessment Waiver (Link to be provided by DOT-accredited tour operator)

Guidelines for Tourists

  • Only full-vaccinated tourists are allowed
  • Tourists below five (5) years old, ineligible for vaccination and not fully vaccinated are strictly restricted
  • Maximum of 50 tourists per week shall be allowed during the trial period (May 15 to June 30, 2022)
  • All tourists must book  from a DOT-accredited accommodation, PGB-tour guide and DOT-accredited tour operator
  • Strictly NO DIY (Do-It-Yourself)
  • OPLAN COVID Defense Protocol for Arriving Passengers at Basco Airport shall be observed
  • Wearing of face mask and social distancing shall be observed at all times except when eating
  • Mingling with locals not included in the itinerary is discouraged

Batanes DOT-Accredited Tour Operators

Currently, here are the DOT-accredited tour operators in Batanes:

  • AMBOY HOMETEL TOURS & SERVICES
    Chanarian, Basco
    Contact No: 0920-9103492 / 0917-8717633
  • BALETIN HOMETEL TOURS & SERVICES
    San Antonio, Basco
    Contact No: 0907-3897122
  • BOULDER BAY TRAVEL & TOURS
    San Joaquin, Basco
    Contact No: 0951-9616000
  • KAYVAN TOURS & SERVICES
    San Antonio, Basco
    Contact No: 0908-8799263 / 0960-5779363
  • IBS TRAVEL & TOURS
    Kayvaluganan, Basco
    Contact No: 0917-8239477

Where to Stay in Batanes

Make sure to book your stay in Batanes from DOT accredited hotels and accommodation establishments.

Batanes Travel Requirements

Batanes Amboy Hometel
Basco, Batanes
Starts at 3,500 PHP

Batanes Travel Requirements

Batanes Seaside Lodge & Restaurant
Basco, Batanes
Starts at 2,500 PHP

Batanes Travel Requirements

Nathaniel’s Lodge
Basco, Batanes
Starts at 1,800 PHP

Batanes Travel Requirements

DDD Habitat Lodging House
Basco, Batanes
Starts at 1,100 PHP

Batanes Travel Guide

For more information on traveling to Batanes, check out Batanes Travel Guide. You may also reach out to Batanes Provincial Tourism Office at 0929-2305934 or email at batanesacceptance@gmail.com or batanesinformation@gmail.com.