Cebu Travel Requirements (As of May 2022)

cebu travel requirements

Cebu! Cebu! There’s something about you that beckons! Waterfalls, beaches, mountains, dive sites, food, culture and people! Cebu has it all! If you are planning to visit Cebu, the island province is ready to welcome you! Just complete these Cebu travel requirements and you’re good to go! Enjoy Cebu!

Cebu Community Alert Level

Based on the latest IATF Resolution, Cebu City, Mandaue City and Lapu-Lapu City are under Alert Level 1 while the rest province is under Alert Level 2 until May 15, 2022.

Cebu Travel Requirements for Tourists

Tavel within the entire island of Cebu is now permitted. All persons are allowed to travel to and from the Province of Cebu and the cities of Cebu, Mandaue, and Lapu-Lapu.

  • Cebu Province Travel Requirements

    • For fully vaccinated travelers or those who received the last dose of COVID-19 vaccine at least 2 weeks prior to arrival: COVID-19  vaccination card or certification issued by LGU, vaxcert.doh.gov.ph or legitimate vaccinating establishment
    • For unvaccinated or partially vaccinated travelers: Medical Certificate issued within twenty-four (24) hours
    • Valid ID
  • Cebu City Travel Requirements

    • For fully vaccinated travelers or those who received the last dose of COVID-19 vaccine at least 2 weeks prior to arrival: COVID-19  vaccination card or certification issued by LGU, vaxcert.doh.gov.ph or legitimate vaccinating establishment
    • For unvaccinated or partially vaccinated travelers:
      • Negative RT-PCR Test Result from any DOH-accredited laboratories taken within seventy-two (72) hours; or
      • Negative Antigen/ Saliva Test Result from any DOH-accredited laboratories taken within forty-eight (48) hours
    • Valid ID with photo & signature
  • Lapu-Lapu City (Mactan) Travel Requirements

    • Valid ID
  • Mandaue City Travel Requirements

    • For fully vaccinated travelers or those who received the last dose of COVID-19 vaccine at least 2 weeks prior to arrival: COVID-19  vaccination card or certification issued by LGU, vaxcert.doh.gov.ph or legitimate vaccinating establishment
    • For unvaccinated or partially vaccinated travelers:
      • Negative RT-PCR Test Result from any DOH-accredited laboratories taken within seventy-two (72) hours; or
      • Negative Antigen/ Saliva Test Result from any DOH-accredited laboratories taken within forty-eight (48) hours
    • Valid ID

Notes

  • All Returning Overseas Filipino’s (ROFs) and Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) are allowed entry into the Province of Cebu starting January 04, 2022 provided, they undergo five (5) days quarantine period as prescribed by applicable IATF-MEID resolutions
  • You may book your RT-PCR or Antigen Test at cheaper prices via Klook

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Where to Stay in Cebu

Cebu, being one of the premier cities in the Philippines, is home to some of the finest resorts and hotels in the country. There are variety of options to choose from, ranging from budget hostels, to boutique hotels and high-end resorts. Here are some!

Top-Rated / Highly Accredited Accommodations in Cebu

Cebu travel requirements

Bai Hotel Cebu
Ouano Ave., Mandaue City, Cebu
Starts at 3,000 PHP

Cebu travel requirements

Crown Regency Hotel & Towers
Osmeña Boulevard, Cebu City
Starts at 2,800 PHP

Cebu travel requirements

Dusit Thani Mactan Cebu
Punta Engaño, Mactan Island, Cebu
Starts at 4,000 PHP

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Waterfront Cebu City Hotel & Casino
Lahug, Cebu City
Starts at 2,900 PHP

Top-Rated Accredited Budget Accommodations in Cebu

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Castle Peak Hotel
Mabolo, Cebu City
Starts at 1,200 PHP

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Holiday Spa Hotel
Banilad, Cebu City
Starts at 1,300 PHP

Comments

  1. Ashter

    what are the requirements for unvaccinated senior traveling from Dapitan arriving in Oslob Port?

    1. Lakwatsero

      For unvaccinated or partially vaccinated travelers entering via Oslob – Medical Certificate issued within twenty-four (24) hours and
      Valid ID.

  2. Jam

    Are kids 5-11 years old, full vaccinated, allowed to go to Cebu and Bohol from Manila Airport.

    1. Lakwatsero

      Yes! 🙂

      1. Ma lyn

        What are the requirements for children 5-10 yrs old unvaccinated? Can they travel to Cebu from bacolod city?

        1. Lakwatsero

          Unvaccinated kids aged 5-11 years old, require a negative RT-PCR (swab) test result taken within seventy-two (72) hours; OR a negative Antigen test result taken within forty-eight (48) hour; OR a negative Saliva test result taken within forty-eight (48) hours

      2. Lloyd

        Are kids 5-11 years old, UNVACCINATED, allowed to go to Cebu and Bohol from Manila Airport?

        1. Lakwatsero

          Unvaccinated kids aged 5-11 years old entering Cebu City require a negative RT-PCR (swab) test result taken within seventy-two (72) hours; OR a negative Antigen test result taken within forty-eight (48) hour; OR a negative Saliva test result taken within forty-eight (48) hours. If going to Bohol, a negative RT-PCR taken within 72 hours is required.

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