Notice for All passengers travelling to/from the Philippines

Thank you for flying with Japan Airlines.


The Philippine government has announced that  effective from April 15, 2023, registration for eTravel will be mandatory.

Please register before depart to/from the Philippines.

Paper immigration cards have been discontinued as of May 1,2023.


  • Please visit the website of eGovPH/eTravel for the PH entry requirements (Immigration and Customs). Please NOTE that you have to create your own account and that the registration fee is FREE.
  • Passengers with official/diplomatic passports and 9e visa holders are exempted.
  • Eligible nationalities differ for departure to and departure from the Philippines.

[For departure to the Philippines]

All passengers, including infants, regardless of nationality.

[For departures from  the Philippines]

Philippine nationality only.

  • Available time for Registration.

[For departure to Philippines]

Registration available 72 hours prior to departure time of the flight.

When registering, please select "ARRIVAL" for TRAVEL TYPE.

  • After completing the initial information of the eTravel online entry requirement, an initial 2D barcode for Immigration entry into the Philippines will be created. This 2D barcode must be presented at the immigration upon your arrival in the Philippines. Please note that this only completes the application for Immigration entry requirements. Please proceed further for the Customs Declaration.
  • After the initial 2D barcode is created, please continue to click "for Customs Online Declaration, CLICK HERE" and accomplish the necessary information to complete eTravel procedure and to obtain another 2D barcode to be used for the Customs Declaration.
  • Please present the 2D barcode for custom declaration to custom officers when you are asked to show them.(If you cannot get the 2D barcode for custom declaration online, please fill up a custom declaration form available at the Arrival Customs area)

[For departures from Philippines]

Registration available 72 hours prior to departure time of the flight.

It is highly reccomended to register at least 3 hours prior to the departure time.

When registering, please select "DEPARTURE" for TRAVEL TYPE.

  • It will take about 5 minutes for the registration process. Please complete the registration process before you arrive in the Philippines.
    Please save a screenshot of your 2D barcode or print a copy to bring with you, so that you can present it without being affected by network conditions.

March 28, 2024

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