Is Not

Love Is Not Tourism is a global grassroots movement dedicated to reuniting binational couples and families who have been forcibly separated by travel bans and border closures during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Allowed to Travel to The Philippines

  • Filipino citizens, including those with valid Philippine Passport/Identification Certificate (IC) as proof of recognition as a Filipino citizen or as proof of retention/reacquisition of Philippine citizenship under RA 9225
  • Foreign nationals allowed entry under the Balikbayan Program (RA 6768), provided they are nationals from non-visa required countries under EO 408:
    • Former Filipino citizens, together with their foreign spouses and children, regardless of age, who are traveling with them
    • Filipino citizens’ spouses and children, regardless of age, who are traveling with them
  • Foreign nationals who are holders of valid and existing Special Resident and Retirees Visa (SRRV) or Section 9(a) visas without the need of an entry exemption document (EED). Except for:
    • Foreign spouses, parent/s, and/or children of Filipino citizens, not traveling together with the Filipino and shall present a visa with the notation “EED not required per IATF Resolution No. 128 (s.2021)”
  • Must not come from or have been to the “red” list countries within the last 14 days, except for Filipinos who are part of the government or non-government repatriation efforts or Bayanihan flights.

Foreign nationals are subject to deportation under the following situations:

  • Cleared for entry but subsequently found to have presented a counterfeit or fraudulent pre-booked accommodation upon DOT’s validation
  • Violated the Department of Health’s testing and quarantine protocols