DILG considers removing COVID19 test as a travel requirement.

The Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) Undersecretary Epimaco Densing claimed this Tuesday that they are eyeing on the proposal of removing covid19 testing as a travel requirement. It is also affirmed earlier that both, DILG and the Department of Tourism (DOT) are working to boost the Philippine tourism.

Moreover, the proposal also include removal of coronavirus testing, issuance of travel authority and city health certificate. This in turn, will make it easier for locals to tour and enjoy Philippine destinations like Boracay, Palawan, and Siargao.

On a simpler instruction, the tourists or travelers will be instead required to undergo clinical testing at the point of origin and the destination said by the Undersecretary. For instance, if you will be coming from Manila, you will then undergo clinical testing in Manila, as well as on your arrival to a certain province in the Philippines.

It was also reported that Cebu has already implemented this. If you are planning to travel Cebu, you might want to consider reading our article on its updated travel requirements as of February 22, 2021.

For further report on this article, we recommend reading ABS-CBN’s published article. And for your travel needs such as hotel booking, airline tickets and even tourist visa assistance, reach 926 Asia Travel and Tours at 09184880250. You may also head over to our online form. 926 Asia Travel and Tours is a DOT accredited travel agency in Manila, Philippines.

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