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No Swab test required for travelers entering Benguet province

Today, March 5, 2021 (Friday), it was announced that RT-PCR tests will no longer be required when traveling to the Province of Benguet.

This was finalized during the Provincial Inter-Agency Task Force (PIATF) meeting.

Updated Travel Guidelines in Benguet

Here are the updated travel guidelines in the province:

Travel Authority

  • Travel Authorities (TA) will not be required honoring the uniform travel requirement issued by the IATF.
  • If LGU of point of destination requires TA, the Provincial Local Government Unit (LGU) will issue a TA for essential travels.

LSIs and ROFs

  • Locally Stranded Individuals (LSIs) and Returning Overseas Filipinos (ROFs) still have to be triaged at the Quarantine Facility in Wangal, La Trinidad, Benguet.

Inter-Municipal Travels

  • There is no need for Health Declaration Forms (HDF) for Inter-municipal travels.
    • Travelers are reminded to strictly adhere to health protocols such as wearing facemasks which will be strictly monitored by the PNP.

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Source: Governor’s Office – Benguet

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