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COVID-19 Travel Updates for Guam, Micronesia and the Philippines

Travel Restrictions and Arrival Procedures for Guam, Palau, CNMI, FSM, and the Philippines.

(Updated: 08-21-2020)



Quarantine may be exempted with a negative PCR test taken within 5 days of arrival. Use the official flow chart below to determine your situation as a traveler arriving to Guam. Refer to the list of Low Risk Areas to find whether your point of origin is considered low-risk.

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More information:

DPHSS Updates -

Guam Homeland Security -


Philippine borders are closed to most foreign travelers.

The following are allowed to travel and enter the Philippines, subject to 14 day quarantine and COVID-19 testing on arrival:

  1. Filipino nationals

  2. Spouse and children of Filipino nationals

  3. Diplomats, foreign government and international organization officials accredited in the Philippines

*Must present sufficient proof of eligibility (passports, birth certificate, marriage certificate, etc.) upon booking ticket or upon check-in.


As of August 1st, Per IATF Resolution No. 56 (July 16, 2020):


Foreign nationals with long-term visas (immigrant visas under Sec. 13 of CA 613; RA 7919 and EO 324, including native-born foreign nationals) shall be allowed entry in the Philippines. while maintaining the priority of Returning Overseas Filipinos subject to the following conditions:

  1. Must have valid and existing visas at time of entry. However, no new entry visa application shall be accepted;

  2. With pre-booked accredited quarantine facility;

  3. With pre-booked COVID-19 testing provider;

  4. Subject to the maximum capacity of inbound passengers at the port and date of entry; and

The foregoing is without prejudice to applicable immigration laws, rules, and regulations.


More information:

PAL - 

Department of Health - 

Department of Foreign Affairs -


No commercial flights operating at this time.

Since March 26, all commercial air travel to Palau has been temporary suspended until further notice as airlines have temporarily halted services.

*There have been no suspected or confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Palau.

More information:

U.S. Embassy in Palau -

FSM - Yap, Chuuk, Pohnpei, & Kosrae

No commercial flights operating at this time.

Per the President's Public Health Emergency Declaration:


- No passengers shall be permitted to disembark into the FSM from any air or sea vessel that originates outside the FSM.


- Persons traveling from any infected country, state or territory, are prohibited from entering into the FSM for as long as the COVID-19 Pandemic persists.


Rare exceptions apply to some essential healthcare workers and commercial vessels.

*The original declaration was issued on Jan 31st, 2020 and has been extended prior to expiring several times.


More information:

CNMI - Saipan, Rota & Tinian

Limited flights operating between Guam and Saipan, and between Saipan, Rota and Tinian.

Use the flow chart below to determine your arrival procedure in Saipan.

Saipan - United Airlines is running 3 flights per week (Mon/Thu/Sat) between Guam & Saipan.

Rota - Accessible only via Saipan on Star Marianas Air (Mon/Wed/Fri).

Tinian - Accessible only via Saipan on Star Marianas Air (Daily).

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More information:

Office of the Governor -

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