Immigration update for the AMER and APAC regions
Peruvians, resident, and non-resident foreigners entering the country must have a molecular or antigen test with a negative result. Those people whose result is positive must enter mandatory isolation.
Foreigners coming from or who made a stopover in Brazil, India or South Africa in the last 14 days are banned from entry until August 22, 2021.
Peruvians and resident foreigners who enter the national territory from Brazil, India or South Africa or who have made a stopover in said places, will carry out mandatory quarantine at their home, lodging or other center of temporary isolation for a period of 14 days from the arrival in the national territory.
This summary was prepared using information obtained from Diario Oficial del Bicentenario El Peruano (in Spanish).
Disclaimer: The above information is provided for general information purposes only and should not be construed as legal advice. If you have any further inquiries regarding the applicability of this information, please contact Roberta Carnaccini, Global Operations Director, Immigration.
Following the issuance of the Memorandum from the Executive Secretary dated July 23, Malaysia and Thailand are now added in the list of restricted countries covered by the travel ban to curb the Delta Variant. The following guidelines are enforced until 31 July, 2021:
- Arrivals from or who have been to Malaysia and Thailand within 14 days are immediately prohibited from entering, except Filipinos returning pursuant to government-initiated repatriation programs, or as part of non-government repatriation programs, and special commercial flights allowed under the IATF resolutions.
- Filipinos and foreign passengers just transiting through the foregoing countries shall be subject to the following rules:
- Passengers merely transiting through these countries will not be deemed as having come from or having been to such country provided that they stayed in the airport the whole time and were not cleared for entry into these countries by their immigration authorities.
- Transiting passengers do not need to complete 14-day facility-based quarantine but must comply with the existing protocols.
This summary was prepared using obtained from the Official Gazette of the Republic of Philippines.
Disclaimer: The above information is provided for general information purposes only and should not be construed as legal advice. If you have any further inquiries regarding the applicability of this information, please contact Debra Jane Beynon, Regional Immigration Manager (APAC).
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