Philippine Ports

Strict implementation of visa requirement for crew and passengers of incoming vessels in the Philippines. Vessel carrying high risk or restricted crew onboard are prohibited from making port calls. On the List high risk & restricted nationals there are 42 countries.
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Failure to comply means vessel owners will be subjected to payment of Immigration Administrative fine amounting to PHP50,000.00 (USD 1,000.00) per crew/passenger. If crew/passenger members are not visaed, the Immigration Officer-in-charge shall require the master of vessel to explain in writing why they were not able to secure a visaed crew/passenger list prior to their arrival in the Philippines. If the reasons given are meritorious, ship agents will be required to pay to Immigration visa fee of PHP 110.00 (USD2.20) crew/passenger.

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