Bohol Travel Requirements: Updated 2021 Guide to Traveling to Bohol

Bohol Travel Requirements

Find out the latest Bohol travel requirements this 2021, the latest news on Bohol guidelines, and more in this complete travel guide.

Lush hills, divine caves, and pristine beaches—these are just some of the things that await you in the province of Bohol. It is a destination where nature is thriving while the economy is progressing. 

Suggested article: Bohol Itinerary: Best Places to Visit and Budget Guide All in One

If you want to know more about the Bohol travel requirements 2021, we’ve created this ultimate guide for tourists going to Bohol to make traveling easier and hassle-free.

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Updated News on Bohol Guidelines 2021

The province of Bohol is under regular Alert Level 2 until November 14, 2021.

ACTIVITIES / ESTABLISHMENTS /

OTHER PROVISION

ALERT

LEVEL 2

Mobility and age restrictions Movement of persons shall be allowed except for reasonable restrictions based on ages and comorbidities determined by the LGUs
Dining in Restaurants Max of 50% indoor venue capacity** and 70% outdoor venue capacity
Visitor or tourist attractions libraries, archives, museums, galleries, and cultural shows and exhibits Max of 50% indoor venue capacity (except for unvaccinated individuals over 65 years old) and 70% outdoor venue capacity
Venues for Meetings, Incentives, Conventions, and Exhibitions
Entertainment venues (cinemas and movie houses)
Recreational venues (internet cafes, billiard and archery halls, amusement arcades, bowling alleys, skating rinks, swimming pools, and similar venues
Amusement parks or theme parks (Fairs, kiddie rides, and playground)
Funfairs/peryas and kid amusement industries such as playgrounds, playroom, and kiddie rides
Theaters, concert halls, karaoke bars, and clubs
DOT-accredited accommodation establishments for staycations Full on-site capacity

 

* Point-to-point interzonal travel of fully vaccinated persons belonging to the vulnerable population, and those below 18 years of age shall be allowed to areas under GCQ and/or MGCQ, and shall be allowed for staycations subject to the guidelines and strict health protocols prescribed by the DOT and LGU of destination

** ONLY for fully vaccinated individuals

 

  • All incoming tourists will be issued a QR code which would serve as their contact tracing system while inside Bohol.
  • Tourists must have printed copies of the required documents on hand when they enter Bohol.
  • Tourists are not allowed to have DIY tours, and they are highly discouraged from engaging in personal activities outside of the tourism bubble.
  • Tourists are also highly discouraged from visiting and/or meeting with relatives and friends who are in Bohol.

Bohol Travel Requirements

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Compared to other travel destinations in the Philippines, the Bohol travel requirements 2021 are easier to accomplish as negative RT-PCR test results are not required anymore if you are fully vaccinated! 

Bohol Tourist Requirements for FULLY VACCINATED INDIVIDUALS

  • Valid government-issued ID
  • Vaccination Card
  • Approved/Pending S-PASS 

Bohol Tourist Requirements for NON-VACCINATED AND PARTIALLY VACCINATED INDIVIDUALS

  • Valid ID
  • Negative RT-PCR Test Result from any DOH-accredited laboratories taken within seventy-two (72) hour
  • Children aged 11 years old, accompanied by fully vaccinated parents/ guardians traveling to Bohol are no longer required to undergo RT-PCR testing.
  • Approved S-PASS

 

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Frequently Asked Questions About Bohol Travel Requirements

Q: Is Bohol accepting tourists now?
A: Yes, Bohol has reopened for domestic travelers again with certain guidelines. Part of the Bohol requirements are Confirmed hotel booking from DOT accredited establishment, Government-Issued ID, Travel details, and negative RT-PCR Test results.

Q: Do we need to present a negative RT PCR test result in Bohol?
A: If you are fully vaccinated, you are not required to give a negative RT PCR test result. But if you’re not vaccinated or partially vaccinated, it is part of your Bohol entry requirements.

Q: Who is allowed to travel to Bohol?
A: Bohol is open to residents and domestic tourists as long as they comply with the Bohol travel requirements 2021.

Q: Can foreigners go to Bohol?
A: Currently, the Philippines is not allowing foreigners to enter the country for leisure purposes. Only eligible travelers are allowed. See below for the details and to help you with the travel to Bohol requirements:

Foreign nationals allowed entry under the Balikbayan Program (RA 6768), provided they are nationals from non-visa required countries under EO 408:

a. Former Filipino citizens, together with their foreign spouses and children, regardless of age, who are traveling with them

b. Filipino citizens’ spouses and children, regardless of age, who are traveling with them

Foreign nationals who are holders of valid and existing Special Resident and Retirees Visa (SRRV) or Section 9(a) visas without the need of an entry exemption document (EED). Except for:

Foreign spouses, parent/s, and/or children of Filipino citizens, not traveling together with the Filipino and shall present a visa with the notation “EED not required per IATF Resolution No. 128 (s.2021)”

Must not come from or have been to the “red” list countries within the last 14 days, except for Filipinos who are part of the government or non-government repatriation efforts or bayanihan flights.

Foreign nationals are subject to deportation under the following situations:

Cleared for entry but subsequently found to have presented a counterfeit or fraudulent pre-booked accommodation upon DOT’s validation

Violated the Department of Health’s testing and quarantine protocols

Source: https://philippines.travel/safetrip/bohol 

Q: What are the Manila to Bohol requirements?
A: The Manila to Bohol requirements are the same as the general public who are eligible to enter the province. If you are fully vaccinated, you are not required to give a negative RT PCR test result. But if you’re not vaccinated or partially vaccinated, it is part of your Bohol travel requirements 2021.

Q: What are the Cebu to Bohol travel requirements 2021?
A: The Cebu to Bohol travel requirements 2021 are the same as the general public who are eligible to enter the province. If you are fully vaccinated, you are not required to give a negative RT PCR test result. But if you’re not vaccinated or partially vaccinated, it is part of your Bohol travel requirements 2021.

Know the travel guidelines of other places in the Philippines here: Travel Guidelines Philippines 2021: Open Destinations for Leisure Trips and Latest Philippine Travel Requirements

References of information written in this guide for tourists going to Bohol

https://tagbilaran.gov.ph/  

https://www.facebook.com/provincialgovtBOHOL/ 

https://www.philippineairlines.com/en/covid-19/travelingwithintheph/tagbilaran 

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