Bureau of Quarantine and International Health Surveillance

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Vision:

A world class Bureau for local and international health surveillance in the prevention of global spread of diseases.

 

Mission:

To prevent the international spread of diseases of global impact with minimum interference to international travel and trade through:

● Effective surveillance and control measures of infectious diseases and other health concerns with global impact through local and international networking

● Strong and comprehensive national sanitation programs in all ports of entry

● Partnership with stakeholders

 

Mandate:

R.A. No. 123 (1947) – Reorganization and Operation of the Bureau of Quarantine Service and Promulgating Regulations thereof.

● E.O. No. 288 (1959) – Abolished the Medical Department of the Bureau of Immigration and Transferred its Functions to the Bureau of Quarantine.

● R.A. No. 3052 (1961) – Amended the Reorganization Plan No. 13-A of the Department of Health

● International Health Regulations of the WHO which was adopted during the 22nd WHA on 23 July 1969

● Code of Sanitation of the Philippines (P.D. 856) 1976 and its Revised Implementing Rules and Regulations approved in 1998 by Sec. Alberto Romualdez Jr.

● A.O. No. 106 s. 1980 – Delineation of Responsibility for the Implementation of P.D. 856 at all Seaports and International Airports in the Philippines

● E.O. No. 119 (1986) – Reorganization of the Ministry of Health

● A.O. No. 118-C s. 1992 – Revised Quarantine Rules and Regulations

● E.O. 102 (1999) – DOH Re-engineeering

● R.A. 9271 (2004) – Quarantine Act of 2004

 

Quarantine Service:

CATEGORY SCHEDULE

COST

* AO No. 2012-0015

FEES FOR IMMUNIZATION    
Yellow Fever

(Mon-Fri) 8:00-11:00 AM

1:00-3:00 PM

(Saturday) 8:00-11:00 AM

Php 1,500.00 (Multiple dose vial)

2,000.00 (single dose vial)

Cholera, Tyhoid (For service rendered for non-Bureau supplied vaccines)

(Mon-Fri) 8:00-11:00 AM

(Saturday) 8:00-11:00 AM

300.00
FEES FOR FOREIGN NATIONALS/ALIENS    

Physical Examination and Documentation Fee

Chest X-ray

Serologic Test (VDRL/RPR)

Routine Fecalysis

Routine Urinalysis

Certification for Board of Investment

(Mon-Fri) 8:00-12:00 NN

1:00-5:00 PM

500.00

400.00

300.00

200.00

200.00

1,000.00

FEES FOR STEWARDS & FOOD HANDLERS    

Physical Examination and Documentation Fee

Chest X-ray

Serologic Test (VDRL/RPR)

Routine Facalysis

Routine Urinalysis

Seminar Fee

Health Sanitation Certificate (Food Service Establishment)

(Mon-Fri) 8:00-12:00 NN

1:00-5:00 PM

300.00

200.00

200.00

100.00

100.00

300.00

300.00

SHIP SANITATION CERTIFICATE FEES FOR FOREIGN REGISTERED VESSELS    

Ship Sanitation Certificate

Ship Sanitation Extension Cert

Ship Sanitation Exemption Cert.

● Vessel 1000 tons or less

● Vessel 1001 tons to 2000 tons

● Vessel 2001 tons to 3000 tons

● Vessel 3001 tons to 4000 tons

● Vessel 4001 tons to 5000 tons

● Vessel 5001 tons & above

(Mon-Fri) 8:00-12:00 NN

1:00-5:00 PM

2,000.00

1,500.00

 

3,000.00

3,500.00

4,000.00

4,500.00

5,000.00

6,000.00

SHIP SANITATION CERTIFICATE FEES FOR LOCAL REGISTERED VESSELS

   

Ship Sanitation Certificate

Ship Sanitation Extension Cert

Ship Sanitation Exemption Cert

● Vessel 1000 tons or less

● Vessel 1001 tons to 2000 tons

● Vessel 2001 tons to 3000 tons

● Vessel 3001 tons to 4000 tons

Vessel 4001 tons to 5000 tons

● Vessel 5001 & above

(Mon-Fri) 8:00-12:00 NN

1:00-5:00 PM

1,500.00

1,000.00

 

1,500.00

2,000.00

2,500.00

3,000.00

4,000.00

5,000.00

FEES FOR FOODSTUFFS EXAMINATION/AUDIT    

Test for Vibrio Cholerae

Water Analysis (Bacteriological Exam)

Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP Audit)

(Mon-Fri) 8:00-12:00 NN

1:00-5:00 PM

1,200.00

1,000.00

25,000.00

FEES FOR PERMIT TO TRANSPORT    

Domestic Shipment of Human Remains

Admission of Shipment of OFW Human Remains

Admission of Shipment of non-OFW Human Remains

Foreign Shipment of Human Remains

Foreign Shipment of Specimen for Study/Examination

(Mon-Fri) 8:00-12:00 NN

1:00-5:00 NN

200.00

200.00

500.00

500.00

500.00

OTHER FEES    

Certification of Documents:

Medical Waivers

Loss Documents, Certificates, Card

Passport re-stamping

Duplicates
Re-issuance of New Cards

Validation

Certification other than those mentioned in the AO

(Mon-Fri) 8:00-12:00 NN

1:00-5:00 NN

 

 

300.00

300.00

300.00

300.00

300.00

300.00

 

 

Human Remains

INCOMING OFW OTHERS
Required Documents
  • Death Certificate
  • Cremation Certificate for cremated remains
  • Embalming Certificate for Embalmed Remains
  • Certifications from Consul
  • Certification of no existence of epidemic/ outbreak of infectious diseases from country of origin
Fees
  •  OFW - Php 200.00
  • Others: Php 500.00
Procedure
  • All documents shall be submitted to the Quarantine Medical Officers at Points of Entry (POE) for clearance
 
OUTGOING    
Required Documents
  • Death Certificate
  • Embalming Certificate / or Cremation Certificate as the case requires.
 
Fees
  • Local transport (within RP - Php 200.00)
  • International transport (Php 500.00)
Procedure
  • All documents should be submitted to the BOQ stations for issuance of Quarantine Transport permit.
  • For Human Remains needed to be transported on the day immediately - this can be processed at the Terminal Offices.
 

 

Bureau of Quarantine Office Directory

Quarantine Stations Telephone #s
Main Office (Port Area, Manila)  
Director’s Office

(02) 301-9101

Director’s Secretary (02) 301-9100
Deputy Director (02) 301-9102
Administrative Officer (02) 301-9103
Int’l Health Surveillance (02) 301-9104
Special Health Services (02) 301-9104
Port & Airport Health Services  (02) 301-9108
North Harbor Office (02) 245-3027
NAIA  
Terminal 1 (02) 832-2929
Terminal 2 (02) 877-2442
Terminal 3 (02) 877-7888 local 8193
Provincial Quarantine Stations  
Bataan 09166994435
Batangas

(043) 402-9596

09178369801

Cagayan de Oro (088) 852-1122

Cebu

Cebu Int’l Airport

(032) 232-2072

(032) 233-4283

(032) 340-8121

Clark

(045) 599-7021

0920219948

Davao (082) 300-2378
General Santos

(083) 380-6568

(083) 487-1896

Iloilo (033) 337-3904 
Palawan 09175531925
San Fernando, La Union (072) 300-3347
Subic 09276564837
Tabaco (052) 830-1297
Zamboanga

(062) 991-5019

0917711437

Quarantine Sub-ports  
Aparri & Tuguegarao, Cagayan

846-9131

0917259438

Bacolod (034) 434-3093
Iligan (063) 221-6296
Isabel, Leyte (053) 337-2160
Laoag (077) 770-4294
Masinloc, Zambales

(047) 821-2282

09205110837

(047) 821-2064

09173671034

Plaridel & Pagbilao, Quezon  (042) 710-3627
Roxas, Zamboanga del Norte 09189058657
Surigao

(086) 8261057

09202526575

Tacloban

(053) 325-5233

09154439664

Tawi-Tawi

09172739098

 

YELLOW FEVER ENDEMIC ZONES

 

AFRICA

1. Gambia

2. Senegal

3. Guinea - Bissau

4. Sierra Leone

5. Liberia

6. Togo

7. Benin

8. Seo Tome

9. Principe

10. Equatorial Guinea

11. Guinea

12. Cape Verde

13. Ghana

14. Burkina Faso

15. Nigeria

16. Cameron

17. Gabon

18. Congo

19. Central African Republic

20. Rwanda

21. Angola

22. Zambia

23. Uganda

24. Kenya

25. Ethiopia

26. Somalia

27. Zaire

 

AMERICA

1. Panama

2. Venezuela

3. Peru

4. Bolivia

5. Suriname

6. Colombia

7. Ecuador

8. Brazil

9. Guyana

10. French Guyana

 

Contact Person/s for other inquiries:

Dr. Alexander Oba, Ports and Airports Division Head...................Tel #: 301-9108

Dr. Earl Warren Rasul, Medical Specialist IV....................... Tel#: 301-9100/ 527-4678