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E-Travel System to the Philippines

What is the eTravel System?

The eTravel System is a digital single data collection platform for passengers arriving in and departing from the Philippines, which shall be utilized for border control, health surveillance, and economic data analysis.

What is the official website of the eTravel System?

The only official website of eTravel is

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Who are required to register or update in the eTravel?

Do I need to pay to register or update with the eTravel System?

The following shall be required to register/update in the eTravel System, except foreign diplomats, and their dependents, foreign dignitaries, and members of their delegation, 9(e) visa holders, and holders of diplomatic and official/service passport:

  • Arriving Filipino and foreign crewmembers;

  • Arriving Filipino and foreign passengers; and

  • Departing Filipino passengers.

No. eTravel regisration/update is absolutely free of charge, hence, it does not collect or require any form of online payment. Beware of fake, fraudulent, or scam websites/entities which require payment.

Can I register in the eTravel System few days before my flight (before I travel)?

Yes. You may register within 72 hours (3 days) prior to your arrival into or departure from the Philippines. Travelers are enjoined to present their proof of  eTravel registration prior to boarding their flight.

Do I need to download an application to use  the eTravel System?

No. eTravel is a web-based online platform that is mobile-responsive. While an application is available, you can open the eTravel through either a mobile or a computer internet browser.

Do I need an internet connection to use the eTravel System?

Yes. eTravel is an online platform and therefore can only be used when you have an internet access. It is highly recommended to use eTravel with a good and stable internet connection.

What do I need to do after I register in the eTravel System?

Take a screenshot or download your QR code before closing or exiting the eTravel website or application. You will be required to show said QR code to an airline representative prior to boarding your flight.

What happens once I get a QR code upon successful registation with the eTravel System?

If you receive a green QR code, you may directly proceed with immigration inspection upon arrival. However, if you receive a red QR code, you will be required  to undergo further inspection before immigration formalities.


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