Philippines’ Medical Clearance Requirement Lifted  

On February 1, 2024 the Philippines Bureau of Immigration announced that Bureau of Quarantine medical clearance is no longer required for nationals of 53 countries listed in annex A of BI Operations Order No. SBM-2014-059 for any of the visa applications listed in annex B of the same order.

The 2014 order was a response to an Ebola outbreak in West Africa.

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