Exemption for transiting foreign seafarers

29 Mar 2021 / Philippines

Transiting foreign seafarers with valid 9(c) crew list visa are allowed to enter the country via authorized seaports (crew change hubs) AND airports for crew change purposes.

However, their travel is limited from the airport to their designated ships, and vice versa, ONLY.

(For further details and updates, as well as information about operations in the Philippines, contact GAC Philippines at [email protected])

Source: Republic of The Philippines Department of Transportation Notice dated 28 March 2021

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