3 passport requirementsWaiver of Exclusion Ground (WEG)- Checklist of Requirements as of 16 Aug 2022




Under Section 29(a) (12) of the Philippine Immigration Act, children below fifteen (15) years of age who are unaccompanied by a parent or not coming to a parent in the Philippines, can be excluded entry to the Philippines. However, unaccompanied children may be granted entry with a Waiver of Exclusion Ground (WEG) from the Bureau of Immigration upon arrival at the Philippines. 

The WEG is a formal permission of at least one of the parents of the child(ren) to travel to the Philippines. The WEG is a requirement of the immigration authorities of the Philippines.

The adult accompanying the child(ren) must bring the documentary requirements listed below and upon arrival at the airport of entry in the Philippines, obtain application forms for the Waiver of Exclusion (WE) from the Immigration Duty Supervisor (IDS). The accomplished WEG application form and documentary requirements will be submitted to the IDS.

The WEG application form may be downloaded below: