Sagada Travel Requirements (As of August 2022)

As the Philippine COVID-19 infection rate slows down and the entire country’s alert level is lowered, more tourists destinations are starting to open up including the highland town of Sagada which has been strictly off-limits to tourists since March of 2020. Sagada is a small and tranquil town of Mountain Province where nature, culture and adventure beautifully intertwine to form a place like no other.  The town finally reopens to tourists. According to Sagada Tourism Office, tourists may now visit the town provided that they comply with the following Sagada travel requirements.

Community Alert Level

Based on latest IATF Resolution, the entire Mountain Province including Sagada is under Alert Level 1.

Sagada Travel Requirements

  • Vaccination card indicating full vaccination
    • Children aged 11 and below are exempted from this requirement.
    • Unvaccinated Tourists need to present a Negative Rapid Antigen Test (RAT) result valid up to 1 day after date of release
      • If you are taking your RAT outside of Sagada, it must be with an Official Receipt (OR) from any of the following:
        • Any medical government office (RHU, City Health Office, MHO, PHO)
        • Any Philippine hospital
      • RAT will be available at the border of Sagada at Php 600 per test. Testing will only be open from 8AM to 5PM daily.
      • Tourists bringing their own FDA-accredited test kits may have such kits be administered by the border Triage with an operational fee of Php 200. This service shall only be available from 8AM to 5PM daily.
      • As an alternative to RAT, guests may also present a negative RT-PCR test result valid 48 hours since date of release
  • Registration at the Umali Kayo Registration Portal
    • All tourists (including minors) entering Sagada must be registered in Umali Kayo prior to arrival.
    • Please be reminded that a pre-requisite to online registration is at least a 1-night booking in a DOT-accredited and LGU-certified accommodation establishment
      • You may see a list of accredited accommodation establishments here.

Important Reminders

  • Day tours or passing through is not allowed

Accredited Accommodations in Sagada

Make sure to book your accommodation from accredited establishments only. The complete list of accredited accommodations in Sagada is listed in

Top-Rated Accredited Accommodations in Sagada

Sagada Travel Requirements

Agape Log Cabin
Central Sagada
Starts at P700

Sagada Travel Requirements

Grandma’s Yellow House
Central Sagada
Starts at P500

Sagada Travel Guide

Check out Sagada Travel Guide for more information.