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El Nido Travel Permit | Fully Vaccinated Tourist

Source: Travel Advisory for Tourists Executive Order 22-13

Fully vaccinated tourists coming from outside Palawan are not required to submit a negative antigen test result in order to visit El Nido.

Children 11 years old and below shall follow the COVID-19 testing requirement of the parent or guardian accompanying them on their travel.

Review your the travel documents needed to enjoy your safe El Nido adventure. #SafeHaven

AS OF MARCH 04, 2022 PALAWAN IS AT ALERT LEVEL 2

GET YOUR S-PASS TRAVEL PERMIT BEFORE ARRIVAL

Visit s-pass.ph

Log-in to or create your S-Pass account

You can use your email address instead of a local number to proceed

Click on the Apply Permit tab

  • “El Nido (Bacuit)” as your destination.

Upload

Upload

  • For El Nido, the S-Pass Category is “UNRESTRICTED”. You only need to upload valid identification for the travel permit application to proceed.

Upload

Applications are instantly approved

Be ready with the following prior to boarding your aircraft and upon arrival at airport in El Nido:

  • For Foreign tourists, a valid One Health Pass (OHP) from the One Health Pass website
  • Round Trip tickets
  • DOT-Accredited Hotel Booking Confirmation (matching dates in the roundtrip tickets)
  • For all tourists, VaxCert from https://vaxcert.doh.gov.ph/ or actual COVID-19 Vaccination card/certificate.

Your approved S-Pass Travel Permit is used for for electronic contact tracing and contactless entry and exit purposes.

It will be scanned:

  • upon boarding aircraft;
  • upon arrival in El Nido;
  • upon arrival at different tourist spots and at island hopping destinations in El Nido,

For further questions please reach out to:
El Nido Municipal Tourism Office:
(048) 433-2802 Landline
0919-002-1339 SMART
0970-811-1117 SMART Calls
0966-197-2493 GLOBE
0906-449-0282 GLOBE Calls
elnidotouristspass@gmail.com

El Nido Travel Requirements of Unvaccinated from Outside El Nido

For travelers from outside Palawan via Lio Airport or Puerto Princessa International Airport, the documents needed are the S-Pass Travel Permit and valid identification.

Get your S-Pass Travel Permit

Go to s-pass.ph

Log-in

Apply for a permit

make sure to select local tourist for the type of traveler and El Nido (Bacuit) for your destination

Fill-up the form and submit the following documents

  1. Valid ID
  2. RT-PCR on the RT-PCR Tab
  3. Hotel and Round-trip ticket**

Coordinate with El Nido Tourism Office


Notes:

*Upload documents. In the uploading of RT-PCR tab, upload your RT-PCR test results accomplished within the last 72 hours prior to your flight to Palawan.

**In the uploading of Other documents tab, Hotel booking confirmation and roundtrip ticket shall be uploaded as WORD or PDF document. Uploading images will only allow the uploading of ONE and not TWO documents. We are communicating with the concerned offices to try to make the uploading of documents easier based on the new set of requirements for fully vaccinated tourists.

The number of nights prescribed in your hotel booking and the number of nights prescribed in your roundtrip tickets shall be the same. Tourists are to stay only at DOT-accredited hotels, per National IATF guidelines. Booking several hotels are allowed, provided that all of them are DOT accredited.

***Erroneous applications cannot be entertained and tourists will be asked to re-apply correctly. El Nido Municipal Tourism Office will not be able to receive applications if the point of destination entered upon permit application is not El Nido (Bacuit); and travelers who will select other categories besides local tourist will be routed to another office and will be considered a mistaken or incorrect application.

Your S-Pass Travel Permit will be scanned for the electronic contact tracing and contactless entry and exit upon:

  • boarding your aircraft
  • arrival in El Nido
  • arrival at the various tourists spots
  • arrival at island-hopping destinations

Reference:

Municipal Tourism Office via FB Page

Executive Order 2021-63
Effective November. 22, 2021

For more information, please contact the El Nido Municipal Tourism Office:
(048) 433-2802 / 0969-013-7720
0919-002-1339 / 0906-449-0282
elnidotouristspass@gmail.com


#OurSafeHaven

El Nido Travel Requirements of Fully Vaccinated Travelers from Outside El Nido

For travelers from outside Palawan via Lio Airport or Puerto Princessa International Airport, the documents needed are the S-Pass Travel Permit and valid identification.

Get your S-Pass Travel Permit

Go to s-pass.ph

Log-in

Apply for a permit

make sure to select local tourist for the type of traveler and El Nido (Bacuit) for your destination

Fill-up the form and submit the following documents

  1. Valid ID
  2. vaccination certificate* instead of an RT-PCR on the RT-PCR Tab
  3. Hotel and Round-trip ticket**

Coordinate with El Nido Tourism Office


Notes:

*Upload documents. In the uploading of RT-PCR tab, upload your VaxCert accomplished through https://vaxcert.doh.gov.ph/ instead. VaxCert is easy to get and is easy to verify, thus making the entire process fast. If Vaxčert is not available, upload QR-coded vaccination certificate or card issued by your local health office.

**In the uploading of Other documents tab, Hotel booking confirmation and roundtrip ticket shall be uploaded as WORD or PDF document. Uploading images will only allow the uploading of ONE and not TWO documents. We are communicating with the concerned offices to try to make the uploading of documents easier based on the new set of requirements for fully vaccinated tourists.

The number of nights prescribed in your hotel booking and the number of nights prescribed in your roundtrip tickets shall be the same. Tourists are to stay only at DOT-accredited hotels, per National IATF guidelines. Booking several hotels are allowed, provided that all of them are DOT accredited.

Your S-Pass Travel Permit will be scanned for the electronic contact tracing and contactless entry and exit upon:

  • boarding your aircraft
  • arrival in El Nido
  • arrival at the various tourists spots
  • arrival at island-hopping destinations

Reference:

Municipal Tourism Office via FB Page

Executive Order 2021-63
Effective November. 22, 2021

For more information, please contact the El Nido Municipal Tourism Office:
(048) 433-2802 / 0969-013-7720
0919-002-1339 / 0906-449-0282
elnidotouristspass@gmail.com


#OurSafeHaven