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2021 SIARGAO TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS for TOURISTS & VISITORS (December 2021)

Siargao Travel Requirements 2021 for tourists visitors to Surigao del Norte

Planning a trip to Siargao this 2021? Here are the latest Siargao travel requirements for tourists and visitors traveling to Siargao!


Known for surfing, amazing beaches and many natural attractions, Siargao is hailed many times as "One of the Best Islands in the World". Currently, Siargao is open for tourists and leisure travelers. As of December 1, 2021, the Island of Siargao and the entire province of Surigao del Norte is under Alert Level 2 quarantine classification until December 15, 2021.

Who are Allowed to Enter Siargao?


  • Siargao is open for domestic tourists coming from outside the region (except those coming from areas with travel restrictions).
  • Also allowed to travel to Siargao on a point-to-point basis are travelers below 18 years of age; fully vaccinated individuals above 65 yrs of age; fully vaccinated individuals with comorbidities and other health issues; and fully vaccinated pregnant women.

Siargao Travel Requirements for Tourists Invited by a Local Resident


If a Siargao or Surigao del Norte resident invited you to visit Siargao, the following are the documents you need to travel to Siargao.
  • Negative Result on Swab/Saliva RT-PCR Test taken within forty-eight (48) hours or two (2) days from the date of release of the result. Individuals who are seventeen (17) years old and below are exempted from presentation of negative result on Swab/Saliva RT-PCR Test. This is also required even for those who have been partially or fully vaccinated of COVID-19 vaccines. Click here to know where to get Affordable RT-PCR Test.
  • Valid Identification Card with address.
  • Travel Certification issued by the Mayor of destination stating you're a tourist invited by a local.
  • Approved Travel Coordination Permit (TCP) from S-PASS.
  • Prior to departure, all travel requirements (scanned or picture copies) shall be emailed in advance by the passengers to the Provincial Tourism Office at sdntourism@gmail.com.

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Siargao Travel Requirements for Tourists Not Invited by a Local Resident


For tourists not invited by a local resident (aka Walk-in Tourists), the following are the documents you need to travel to Siargao.
  • Negative Result on Swab/Saliva RT-PCR Test taken within forty-eight (48) hours or two (2) days from the date of release of the result. Individuals who are seventeen (17) years old and below are exempted from presentation of negative result on Swab/Saliva RT-PCR Test. This is also required even for those who have been partially or fully vaccinated of COVID-19 vaccines. Click here to know where to get Affordable RT-PCR Test.
  • Valid Identification Card with address.
  • Confirmed booking accommodation for at least two (2) nights from the resort, hotel, or hostel duly accredited by the Department of Tourism.
  • Approved Travel Coordination Permit (TCP) from S-PASS.
  • Prior to departure, all travel requirements (scanned or picture copies) shall be emailed in advance by the passengers to the Provincial Tourism Office at sdntourism@gmail.com.


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NOTES:


  • If you will be staying for more than 5 days in Siargao, in addition to the requirements that you have to comply upon entry, you will be subjected to COVID-19 Antigen Test (at your own cost) after five (5) days from the date of arrival. Those who will be tested positive shall be subjected further to Swab or Saliva RT-PCR Test (at your own cost). This provision also applies to those who have been partially or fully vaccinated of COVID-19 vaccines.
  • Travel requirements may change from time to time without prior notice. Please coordinate with the local government unit of your destination for the latest updates.


For more information, inquiries and clarifications, you may contact the Provincial Tourism Office at 0963-890-6038 or 0927-2818555. You may also visit www.surigaodelnorte.gov.ph and www.facebook.com/SDNProvincialInformationCenter for the latest update on Siargao travel requirements, policies and entry protocols. You may also contact them to know the travel requirements for other classifications such as returning residents, Authorized Persons Outside Residence (APOR), and passing through travelers.


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To help you plan your trip to Siargao, you may check out the following blog posts:


  • 7 Best Things to Do in Siargao - I shared here some of the best things to do in Siargao, tourist spots and best places to visit. I also included here some of the travel packages that you could avail for convenient and hassle-free trip to Siargao.
  • Sample Siargao Itineraries - I shared here some sample Siargao itineraries for 3, 4, 5, 6 days or more that you could follow or use as guide in creating your own itinerary.
  • More Siargao Blog Posts - Check out my other Siargao blog posts here!

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1 comment :

  1. Hi question. What if we will be staying for 5 days and we will leave on the 5th day do we need to take the antigen test?

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