MANILA
MANILA (NINOY AQUINO) INTERNATIONAL AIRPORTFlights operated by JAL depart from and arrive at Terminal 1.

Updated: 2016/11/9

Airport guide Print

Arrival

Arrival flow

  1. 1

    Immigration

  2. 2

    Baggage Claim

  3. 3

    Customs

Layout

Key to symbols

  • Arrival
  • Departure
  • Connection
  • Security Zone
  • Public Zone
  • Security Zone (no use)
  • Stairs/
    Escalator
  • Toilets
  • Bus
  • Currency Exchange
  • Elevator
  • Taxi
  • Information
  • Train
  • Parking

Flights operated by JAL will arrive at Terminal 1.

Terminal 1

At the 2nd floor immigration screening area, there are Eats Wing Satellite, West Wing Satellite, toilets and transit counters.
Once you pass through immigration screening, there are baggage claim, toilets, customs, currency exchange offices, airport information counters and the exit to outside.

Arrival regulations

Quarantine

Please complete a quarantine questionnaire.
Please be sure to include a telephone number (of your local accommodation).

Yellow fever: If you are arriving from a contaminated area or via a contaminated area, vaccination is required.
Malaria: Excluding urban areas, there is always a risk of malaria in areas below 600 meters above sea level.
There are some reports that chloroquine is not effective.

If you are bringing in fruits, vegetables and plants, regardless of quantity, you need permission from the Philippine authorities and a quarantine certificate from the country of origin.
If you cannot provide this documentation, the goods may be confiscated.

Immigration

Japanese citizens do not require a visa for stays of 30 days or less if the purpose of travel is tourism.
However, you must be in possession of a return ticket or airline ticket to a third country.

Please have your passport and arrivals card ready (Philippine nationals do not need to complete an arrivals card).

  • IMPORTANT
    • Immigration checks are rigorous, and individual travelers (but not sightseeing groups) may be required to present documents or samples explaining the reason for entering the country, so please be prepared.

Customs

Only passengers who have something to declare need to fill out a customs declaration form.
If you are carrying any of the items below, please make a declaration in the declaration column.

  • Living animals, plants, fish, or processed goods containing any such items (a quarantine declaration is also necessary).
  • 10,000 or more Pesos of Philippine banknotes, coins, checks, money orders, or gold certificates that can be exchanged for Pesos issued by the Central Bank of the Philippines.
  • US$10,000 or more, or the equivalent in another currency (including travelers' checks).
    (You will be required by Customs to complete a separate declaration form.)
  • Import-restricted items (VCD, DVD, communications equipment, transceivers, etc.).
  • Any of the following if for sales purposes: jewelry, electronic products, products for advertising promotions, samples of goods.

A tax official will check the items and stamp an approval stamp.
Your declaration form will be retained at the exit.

Pets

Prior reservation is necessary if you wish to bring your pet, as the transportation environment within the aircraft needs to be prepared.

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Please also be sure to check with the embassy or quarantine station at your destination for animal quarantine information such as import restrictions and required documentation.

Departure

Departure flow

  1. 1

    Check-in

  2. 2

    Security check

  3. 3

    Immigration

Layout

Key to symbols

  • Arrival
  • Departure
  • Connection
  • Security Zone
  • Public Zone
  • Security Zone (no use)
  • Stairs/
    Escalator
  • Toilets
  • Bus
  • Currency Exchange
  • Elevator
  • Taxi
  • Information
  • Train
  • Parking

Flights operated by JAL will depart from Terminal 1.

Terminal 1

At the 3rd floor boarding area, there are baggage inspection, currency exchange offices and airport information counters Once you pass through boarding area, there are immigration control, security, toilets, Qantas Lounge and Sakura Lounge.

Departure regulations

Check-in

Check-in opens 3 hours prior to departure.

  • IMPORTANT
    • Check-in is divided up by airline, but it can take a long time.
       After check-in, please present your passport and boarding pass at the window in front of Immigration.
       Please pay the airport tax of PHP550 (passengers under 2 years of age exempt) at the window.
    • To enter the international terminal, you need to show a flight ticket that is clearly shown as valid for that day. Admittance will not be permitted if you have changed your flight date and this is not reflected on your ticket.
       Please ensure that you prepare a passenger-copy in advance (digital copy also acceptable).
    • It is recommended that, where possible, you make any changes to your reservation in Manila at the JAL city office during normal business hours.
       If it is unavoidable that you need to make changes to your reservation at the airport, please be aware that security to access the airline offices area is very strict, and you may be delayed beyond your departure time. Please allow plenty of time.

Immigration

Please show your passport and boarding pass.
Philippine nationals are required to submit departure cards.

Carry-on baggage

Baggage inspection will be carried out 3 times: before check-in, at Immigration and in the boarding waiting area.


Please note that it is forbidden to take matches or lighters on board an aircraft departing the Philippines, both in carry-on baggage and checked baggage.

Customs

There is a customs inspection and security check at the entrance to each concourse.

  • During the customs inspection, you will be asked in detail about any currency you have in your possession.
     Please ensure you are aware of the currency you have in advance, including foreign currency.
  • You can take up to PHP10,000 out of the Philippines.

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