Events Calendar

Major Changes to Entry Rules in the Philippines for Foreign Nationals
Wednesday, September 29, 2021, 10:00am - 12:00pm





IATF Resolution No. 131-A dated 5 August 2021 has mandated major changes to the entry rules into the Philippines for foreign nationals effective 16 August 2021. Atty. Judan will discuss how the Travel Ban Exemption (TBE) system developed over the past one and a half years and how IATF Resolution No. 131-A will change it.


This eLearning session will have two parts:

Part I

  • describes the Travel Ban Exemption (TBE) system that has developed since the onset of Covid-19 pandemic-related travel restrictions in the Philippines in March 2020

Part II

  • discusses major changes to the TBE system which will take effect on 16 August 2021



  • I. The Current Travel Ban Exemption (TBE) System
  • II. Major Changes to Entry Rules Pursuant to IATF Resolution No. 131-A
    • a. Procedure for 9G Visas
    • b. Procedure for 47A2 visas (involving foreign-funded government projects)
  • III. Immigration Updates