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La Union to Reopen Tourism to Non-Residents; Here are the Guidelines

The Provincial Government of La Union has announced on Thursday the reopening of the province’s doors to non-resident tourists from Luzon.

As per Executive Order No. 27, the temporary suspension of tourism activities for non-resident individuals is hereby lifted and the Province of La Union will start accepting tourists effective Saturday, May 22, 2021, subject to the entry requirements listed below as stated in EO No. 4, series of 2021.

Guidelines for Non-Resident Tourists entering La Union

The following are the guidelines to be followed by non-residents who want to visit La Union for leisure purposes.

Who can enter the province?

Tourists from Luzon shall be allowed entry to the identified tourism destinations in the province subject to compliance with these guidelines.

  • On a first-come-first-served basis, only up to 700 registered tourists per day shall be allowed; and
  • Only those non-resident tourists whose ages are fifteen (15) to sixty-five (65) shall be allowed.

Before Travel

  1. Arrange your stay and tour via DOT-Accredited Travel Agencies and Tour Operators below
  2. Regardless of quarantine classification of LGU origin, visitors must provide a negative RT-PCR test result within 72 hours (3 days) prior to arrival. Saliva-based RT-PCR test result issued by Philippine Red Cross is accepted as an alternative to the Nasopharyngeal Swab RT-PCR test.
  3. Apply for a Travel Request through Tara Na! VISITA (Visitor Information and Tourist Assistance) System
  4. Print your QR-coded Tourist Pass (QTP).


  • Visitors must register and schedule travel within a minimum of 5 working days before travel.
  • Approval and denial of Travel Applications by Tara Na! VISITA System Admin shall be every Monday to Friday 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM ONLY.
  • Approval of application will be processed within 48 hours.

During Travel

  1. Upon arrival to the province, present your QTP at the Tourism One-Stop-Shop for verification and secure a Tourist Access Pass (TAP).
  2. Strictly Follow Itinerary and present QTP in every tourism establishment and attraction.
    NOTE: You are not allowed to enter the establishment without your QTP and TAP.
  3. Comply with Minimum Health Standards

After Travel

Check-out at the Tourism One-Stop-Shop by presenting TAP and QTP.

In case of extended hours

If for some reason your trip gets extended, follow the guidelines below:

  1. Coordinate with your Travel Agency
  2. Re-register travel application on Tara Na! VISITA System.
  3. Save/Print QR Coded Tourist Pass (QTP) for updating of travel details
  4. Secure a Health Certificate. If a tourist manifests symptoms, he or she must undergo Testing.
  5. If tested, undergo isolation in the accommodation until the release of the result.

SOURCE: Provincial Government of La Union, EO 27-2021


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