Do domestic helpers need to go into quarantine when they return to the Philippines?
BEFORE YOU FLY
As early as 3 days prior to your departure, register and accomplish the Electronic Case Investigation Form and save the confirmation e-mail and QR code: https://bit.ly/MNLPHRedCrosseCIF
Domestic helpers need to create or update your account on the OFW Assistance Information System (OASIS) at http://oasis.owwa.gov.ph/
Arrival and Quarantine
Philippine Airlines has a dedicated page to the current entry and quarantine requirements: HERE
Take note that regulations will vary from region to region as set by Local Government Units, check their requirements: HERE
In response to the rising number of COVID-19 cases, the Phillippine Government is limiting international travel to the country from 20 March- 19 April. This may affect flight availability & costs. See official advisory HERE, see advisory by the Philippine Airlines: HERE.
Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA)
Quarantine of returning OFWs are handled by the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA). See their official Facebook page for Quarantine operations: HERE
- Website: http://www.owwa.gov.ph/
- Facebook: OWWA Hong Kong
- Or call OWWA:
- OWWA Philippines
- OWWA Hong Kong
- Address: A16/F YF Life Tower, 33 Lockhart Road Wanchai
- Tel: 3483 0600
- Emergency Hotline: 6345 9324
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Last updated on April 22nd, 2021