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
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
- Valid ID
- vaccination certificate* instead of an RT-PCR on the RT-PCR Tab
- Hotel and Round-trip ticket**
Coordinate with El Nido Tourism Office
*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 Vax?ert 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
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