COVID-19 testing requirements exist for anyone traveling from the United States to the Philippines. You must follow these requirements to gain entry into the country upon your arrival. The general rule is that unvaccinated or partially vaccinated passengers approximately 15 years of age or older must receive a Rapid Antigen Test within 24 hours before entering the Philippines. Alternatively, passengers can take the RT-PCR (Reverse Transcription Polymerase Chain Reaction) Test within 48 hours before entering the Philippines. Contact us today to schedule your COVID-19 test for travel to the Philippines: (858) 255-8325
Learn More About COVID-19 Testing for Travel to the Philippines
You must take one of the two COVID-19 tests under the specified time conditions, or you will not be allowed entry into the Philippines. However, if you are fully vaccinated and possess your official COVID-19 Vaccination Record Card to prove your full vaccination status, you will be allowed entry into the Philippines without needing a COVID-19 test. Your COVID-19 test results must return negative to indicate you are not actively carrying the virus. The test results cannot be older than 24 hours. But if your test results return positive, you should wait until the virus clears from your body before traveling to the Philippines. We recommend you self-quarantine yourself for about a week and then get tested until the results return negative.
Otherwise, if you show up in the Philippines with positive COVID-19 test results, you will likely have to go into quarantine for 1 or 2 weeks until your test results return negative. In the meantime, you will not be allowed into the country to travel alone until your test results return as negative.
Schedule Your COVID-19 Test for Travel to the Philippines
Urgent Care La Jolla offers official COVID-19 testing to anyone traveling to the Philippines. Our local clinic is a CLIA-licensed and CAP-accredited laboratory fully authorized to issue the RT-PCR Test or the Rapid Antigen Test to travelers going to the Philippines.
It only takes about 1 or 2 hours for the test results to come back, whether you take the Rapid Antigen Test or the RT-PCR Test. Just contact us to schedule an appointment to take one of the two COVID-19 tests at our facility in San Diego. It is conveniently located close to La Jolla, so the drive from La Jolla to San Diego is short.
We recommend you book your appointment for a time and date close to your departure time and date from the airport. That way, you can ensure you will not exceed the 24- or 48-hour timeframe required to get to the Philippines after getting your negative COVID-19 test results. Contact us today to schedule your COVID-19 test for travel to the Philippines: (858) 255-8325
**Disclaimer: Office of Dr. Peter Mann MD Inc is not responsible for changing COVID-19 test regulations, rules, mandates, air travel laws etc. We provide medical testing only.**