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Considered as one of the best beach destinations in the country, Boracay will certainly be one of the best places to visit during the holidays. Aside from its fine white sand and crystal clear blue waters, Boracay’s sunrises/sunsets are one of the best you’ll ever witness. Wouldn’t it be the best way to spend the New Year? 

So if you’re planning to travel to Boracay very soon, here are a couple of things you should know and prepare for. 


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Boracay Travel Requirements 

Here’s a list of the Boracay travel requirements 2021 you must take note of before your trip effective November 16, 2021. 

  1. Access https://www.touristboracay.com/ and choose Boracay on the Where To page.

  2. Fill out the required fields and click submit.

  3. Take a screenshot of the confirmation page.

  4. Send the following documents to touristboracay@gmail.com using the email subject OHDC-FamilyName, FirstName – Date of Travel (MM-DD-YYYY)

  • Screenshot of the OHDC confirmation

  • Proof of identification with Philippine Residency

  • VaxCertPH COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate with full vaccination status from https://vaxcert.doh.gov.ph/; or,

    • Locally-issued Vaccination Card/ID with full vaccination status and with verifiable QR Code; or,

    • Locally-issued Vaccination Card/ID with full vaccination status and with Certificate of Vaccination from vaccination center with contact details; or

    • in their absence, RT-PCR Negative Result Certificate (saliva, nasopharyngeal or oropharyngeal) with the date of extraction within 72 hours to date of travel (https://hfsrb.doh.gov.ph/list-of-licensed-covid-19-testing-facilities/)

  • A copy of confirmed booking slip/form from a Boracay accommodation establishment with DOT CAO, (Accredited & HSG compliant AEs in Boracay Island)

  • Roundtrip flight/travel details (Only Caticlan Airport can be used by those traveling via air as per IATF RESOLUTION NO. 74 Series of 2020, September 24, 2020)

Please submit your COMPLETE and CLEAR documents at least twenty-four (24) hours or more before your flight/travel to avoid delays. Due to the volume of emails received, we cannot guarantee to process if you send your documents less than twenty-four (24) hours before your flight/travel. We are validating your documents with the vaccination centers, accommodation establishments, and/or the laboratories and this takes some time. Please send only valid documents as falsification is punishable by law.

If you have not received any response within six (6) hours after you sent your documents from the validating team, please send another follow-up email or contact:

Travel Info Aklan Assistance Center: 

Smart: 09398780715
Globe: 09755809013 or 09958500585
Email: travelinfo@aklan.gov.ph

Multiple tourist documents can be sent in one email. Just include a listing of the names of the tourists including infants and children.

5. Wait for the email response (successful or unsuccessful) of the Final Validator.

6. If processing is successful, a link to the copy of your HDC with Tourist QR Code will be sent back. Please IMMEDIATELY click the link to open and check if the information is correct. Please be guided that the validators cannot edit or update any personal information that you have encoded and for corrections, you need to submit another OHDC and this may delay the re-issuance of the QR Code.

Keep the Tourist QR Code with you at all times. Have a printed or digital copy. The QR Code will be used in the ports of entry/exit (land, air, sea) as well as in accessing services in Boracay Island.

7. If processing is unsuccessful, an email will be sent to you requesting for additional requirements or clarification. Please immediately comply with this to avoid delays in the QR Code release.

8. Your Tourist QR Code has an expiry of twelve (12) hours from your accommodation checkout time. If you are extending your stay in Boracay Island, please send an email with a new booking slip showing the extension to touristboracay@gmail.com before your original checkout time.

Source: Aklan Government

Excited to spend some time in Boracay for the upcoming holidays? 

Planning to visit this top beach destination soon? Consider staying in any of RedDoorz hotels within Boracay. Our hotels within the province are located near most of the tourist destinations, making your trip easier and better. Plus, with our HygienePass certification, you can rest assured that you and your family are safe during this time. 

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Station 2 Beachfront, Balabag, Malay, Aklan, 5608 Boracay, Philippines

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Bulabog, Barangay Balabag, Bulabog Beach, Boracay Island, 5608 Aklan, Philippines

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