Share your thoughts.

Your email address will not be published.

Traveloka needs your voice. We welcome your on-topic commentary, criticism and expertise. Comments are moderated for civility.

New Arrival and Departure Cards Launched by Bureau of Immigration

As of July 1, 2018, the Bureau of Immigration (BI) has begun issuing new arrival and departure cards for international passengers at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA).

According to a report, the old cards were phased out due to the lack of ample information about individuals entering and leaving the country.

The provision of these cards are considered standard practice in most countries to aid in border management and for the compilation of passenger statistics.

new departure arrival cards bureau of immigration
Image credit: Philippine News Agency website

Much like the cards provided in other countries, passengers are required to fill in the following details:

  • full name
  • nationality
  • passport number
  • contact number
  • flight number
  • purpose of trip
  • occupation
  • port of exit/destination
  • address here and abroad

The Port Operations Division is currently distributing the new cards in other international airports and seaports around the country. Once done, the BI will have an easier time monitoring the influx of passengers, gathering information, and ensuring the safety of departing Filipinos.

Going on a trip soon? Don’t forget to book it with Traveloka to get the best deals on flights and hotels!

Related Articles

NAIA Terminal Fee Hike Effective April 2019

Terminal fees for both domestic and international flights are affected.

Titanic 2 to Set Sail in 2022 – Here’s What We Know So Far

Ready to set sail? Titanic 2 will be ready by 2022!

Lonely Planet Reveals the Top 10 Destinations You Should Visit in 2019

Here are the destinations you should visit in 2019!

Hawaiian Island Vanishes Off of Map Due to Stage 5 Hurricane

Hawaii’s East Island has completely vanished!

Siargao Takes Top Spot as Asia’s Best Island in 2018

Three PH islands top Condé Nast’s list of best islands in Asia.

Solo Parents Get 20% Off in QC Restos Every First Saturday of the Month

Another great benefit for solo parents that you can avail in Quezon City!

Tokyo’s Tsukiji Market Closed & Replaced with Toyosu Fish Market

Tokyo’s new fish market is almost double the size of Tsukiji.