Cebu Travel Advisory

Travel Philippines

May 27, 2022

The Province of Cebu is, without a doubt, one of the greatest jewels of the Visayan Region, and it also welcomes millions of tourists and business travelers each year. As such, the region’s government has implemented various travel guidelines for everyone’s safety. Here's what you need to know:

Alert Level Status

  • Cebu province is under Alert Level 2 except for Cebu City, Lapu-Lapu City, and Mandaue City, which are on Alert Level 1.

Movement Guidelines

  • Under Alert Level 2, intrazonal and interzonal movement shall be allowed. However, reasonable restrictions may be imposed. MICE venues, tourist attractions, and dining establishments are allowed to operate following the 70% capacity rule for outdoor venues and 50% capacity rule for indoor venues.
  • For areas under Alert Level 1, travel within and between zones is allowed. MICE venues / activities, tourist attractions, DOT-accredited hotel staycations, and dining establishments, meanwhile, are allowed to fully operate at 100%.

General Cebu Province

REQUIREMENTS FOR TOURIST ENTRY

  • If fully vaccinated: vaccination card or proof of vaccination through VaxCertPH.
  • If unvaccinated: medical certificate.
  • Tourists aged 18 years old and below are not allowed to enter Cebu Province.

Cebu City

REQUIREMENTS FOR TOURIST ENTRY

  • If fully vaccinated: vaccination card with QR Code and valid ID. If no QR code, present the official vaccination certificate issued by the local health officer of your LGU or vaccination certification issued by the Department of Health-Bureau of Quarantine.
  • If unvaccinated: A negative RT-PCR test result taken within 72 hours; or a negative antigen test result taken within the last 48 hours; or a negative saliva test result taken within the last 48 hours (tests must be conducted by Department of Health accredited laboratories)
  • Approved S-Pass

Mandaue City

REQUIREMENTS FOR TOURIST ENTRY

  • Unvaccinated tourists: negative RT-PCR or antigen test result
  • Vaccinated tourists: vaccination card
  • Persons below 15 years and over 65 years of age, pregnant women, and those with immunodeficiencies, comorbidities, and other health risks must present proof of identity and/or proof of essential travel aside from the negative RT-PCR or antigen test result.

Lapu-Lapu City

REQUIREMENTS FOR TOURIST ENTRY

  • All tourists can freely enter except for those aged 18 and below. Vaccinated individuals, however, are encouraged to secure proof of vaccination through VaxCertPH.

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