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  • Writer's picturePhilippine Embassy in Cairo


All arriving and departing passengers can now fill-out the electronic Customs Baggage Declaration Form (e-CBDF) and electronic Currencies Declaration Form (e-CDF), as applicable, at the eTravel website at or by downloading the eGovPH application within 72 hours prior to arrival or departure from the Philippines.

For seamless travel clearance, one QR code shall also be used in the e-Travel System starting May 10, 2024.

Upon arrival or before departure, passengers shall present their passports to Immigration Officer for e-Travel registration confirmation, and the QR Code to the Customs Officer for clearance. Paper forms of the CBDF and CDF shall still be made available at the Customs Area for passengers who have failed to access the e-Travel website before arrival into or departure from the Philippines.

Travelers are also reminded to declare the following in the e-CDF:

  • If the traveler brings into or takes out of the Philippines, an amount in excess of USD10,000 or its equivalent;

  • For Philippine currency, if the traveler brings into or take out of the Philippines an amount in excess of PhP50,000.

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