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Republic of the Philippines
EMBASSY OF THE PHILIPPINES
CANBERRA, AUSTRALIA
1 Moonah Place, Yarralumla, ACT 2600, Australia

Temporary Suspension of Visa Issuance to Travelers from China and its Special Administrative Regions

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02 February 2020 – In view of the developing situation of the 2019 novel coronavirus (2019 n-CoV) in China and its Special Administrative Regions, Philippine Foreign Service Posts are temporarily suspending the issuance of visas, effective immediately, to the following:

  • Foreign nationals directly coming from China and its Special Administrative Regions; and
  • Foreign nationals, who within fourteen (14) days immediately preceding arrival in the Philippines, have been to China and its Special Administrative Regions.

Foreign nationals with visa-free entry privileges to the Philippines, falling under above-mentioned categories, are likewise covered by the temporary ban imposed by the Philippine Government. END

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