Who Can Avail of Reduced Travel Tax?

For eligible outbound airline passengers from the Philippines, it is possible to avail of reduced travel tax when traveling overseas.

Eligible passengers and corresponding requirements:

Minors: Aged 2-12 years old on date of travel

  • Original Passport
  • In case the original passport cannot be presented, original birth certificate and photocopy of identification page of passport
  • Airline ticket, if already issued

Accredited Filipino journalist on a work-related assignment

  • Original Passport
  • Certification from the Office of the Press Secretary
  • Certification from the passenger’s editor or station manager that he/she is an accredited journalist
    Airline ticket, if already issued

Persons authorized by the President of the Republic of the Philippines

  • Original Passport
  • Written authorization from the Office of the President expressly entitling the passenger to the reduced travel tax
  • Airline ticket, if already issued

Likewise, family members of OFWs who are traveling to their workplaces are also eligible to avail of reduced travel tax.

Legitimate spouse of an Overseas Filipino Worker (OFW)

  • Original Passport
  • Original Overseas Employment Certificate (OEC) / Certified true copy of Balik Manggagawa Form / Certified true copy of the OFW’s Travel Exit Permit / Certification of Accreditation or Registration / OFW’s valid work visa / Work Permit /
  • OFW’s Valid Employment Contract / OFW’s valid company ID / OFW’s recent payslip
  • Original or authenticated marriage contract
  • Airline ticket, if already issued
  • Certification from the manning agency that the seaman’s dependent is joining the seaman’s vessel

Unmarried children of an OFW whether legitimate or illegitimate who are below 21 years of age

  • Original Passport
  • Original Overseas Employment Certificate (OEC) / Certified true copy of Balik Manggagawa Form / Certified true copy of the OFW’s Travel Exit Permit / Certification of Accreditation or Registration / OFW’s valid work visa / Work Permit /
  • OFW’s Valid Employment Contract / OFW’s valid company ID / OFW’s recent payslip
  • Original or authenticated birth certificate
  • Airline ticket, if already issued
  • Certification from the manning agency that the seaman’s dependent is joining the seaman’s vessel

Children of OFWs with disabilities even above 21 years of age

  • Original Passport
  • Original PWD ID card issued by offices established by the National Council of Disability Affairs (NCDA)
  • Original Overseas Employment Certificate (OEC) / Certified true copy of Balik Manggagawa Form / Certified true copy of the OFW’s Travel Exit Permit / Certification of Accreditation or Registration / OFW’s valid work visa / Work Permit /
  • OFW’s Valid Employment Contract / OFW’s valid company ID / OFW’s recent payslip
  • Original or authenticated birth certificate
  • Airline ticket, if already issued
  • Certification from the manning agency that the seaman’s dependent is joining the seaman’s vessel

The aforementioned travelers shall pay the reduced tax as follows:

 First ClassEconomy
Standard Reduced Rate (Pesos)1350810
Privileged Reduced Rate (Pesos)400300

The reduced travel tax privilege can be availed at the following offices of Tourism Infrastructure and Enterprise Zone Authority (TIEZA).

TIEZA CENTRAL
OFFICE TIEZA Building 142 Amorsolo St. Makati City
Telephone: (02) 551-9533 / (02) 551-4517
Email: [email protected], [email protected]
Business hours: Monday to Friday, 07:30am – 5:30pm

NAIA TERMINAL I TRAVEL TAX COUNTER
Departure Lobby, NAIA, Pasay City
Telephone: (632) 879-8038
Business hours: 24/7 Operation

NAIA TERMINAL 2 TRAVEL TAX COUNTER
Departure Lobby, Centennial Terminal 2, Pasay City
Telephone: (632) 879-5160
Business hours: 24/7 Operation

NAIA TERMINAL 3 TRAVEL TAX COUNTER
Departure Lobby, NAIA Terminal 3, Pasay City
Telephone: (632) 877-7888 loc. 8166
Business hours: 24/7 Operation

SM MANILA TRAVEL TAX SERVICE COUNTER
5/F Government Service Center, SM City Manila
Telephone: (632) 463-9934
Business hours: Monday to Friday, I0am – 5pm

SM NORTH EDSA TRAVEL TAX SERVICE COUNTER
Government Service Express, The Annex Lower Ground Floor
Telephone: (632) 533-5026
Business hours: Monday to Friday, 10am – 5pm

ROBINSONS GALLERIA TRAVEL TAX SERVICE COUNTER
Edsa Cor. Ortigas Ave., Quezon City
Telephone: (632) 475-6347
Business hours: Monday to Friday, 10am – 7pm

POEA MAIN TRAVEL TAX COUNTER
Ortigas Ave., Mandaluyong City
Telephone: (932) 533-5174
Business hours: Monday to Friday, 8am – 5pm

LAOAG TRAVEL TAX UNIT
Departure Lobby Laoag International Airport
Laoag City, Ilocos Norte
Telefax: (077) 772-1162
Business hours: Monday to Friday, 8am – 5pm, Saturday and Sunday, 8am – 9pm

SAN FERNANDO, LA UNION TRAVEL TAX UNIT
Mabanag Hall, San Fernando, La Union
Telefax: (072) 607-1963
Business hours: Monday to Friday, 8am – 5pm

BAGUIO TRAVEL TAX UNIT
Department of Tourism Building Governor Pack Road Baguio City
Telephone: (074) 442-9229
Business hours: Monday to Friday, 8am – 5pm

CLARK/DMIA TRAVEL TAX UNIT
Departure Lobby Diosdado Macapagal International Airport Clarkfield Pampanga
Business hours: Monday to Sunday 4am – lam

SM CITY SAN FERNANDO, PAMPANGA
TRAVEL TAX SERVICE COUNTER
3/F Government Service Center, SM City Pampanga San Fernando, Pampanga
Business hours: Monday to Friday, 10am – 6pm

KALIBO TRAVEL TAX UNIT
Departure Area Kalibo International Airport Kalibo, Aklan
Business hours: Monday to Sunday 8am-12midnight

ROBINSONS PLACE MANDALAGAN
TRAVEL TAX SERVICE COUNTER
2nd Level, Robinson’s Place Mandalagan, Bacolod City
Business hours: Monday to Saturday, 10am – 7pm

NEW BACOLOD-SILAY AIRPORT
TRAVEL TAX UNIT
Departure Area New Bacolod-Silay Airport Brgy. Bagtic, Silay City
Business hours: Monday to Sunday, 5am – 7pm

ILOILO TRAVEL TAX UNIT
DDT Region VI Bldg., Capitol Grounds, Bonifacio Drive, Iloilo City
Telephone: (033) 366-0480
Telefax: (033) 335-0245
Business hours: Monday to Friday, 5am – 5pm

ILOILO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
TRAVEL TAX UNIT
Departure Area IIA Cabatuan, Iloilo
Business hours: Mon-Tue-Thu-Fri-Sun, 8am – 11pm. Wed-Sat, 8am – 5pm

MCIA TRAVEL TAX UNIT
International Departure Area Mactan Cebu International Airport Lapu-Lapu City, Cebu
Telephone: (032) 236-3481
Business hours: 24/7 Operation

SM CITY CEBU TRAVEL TAX SERVICE COUNTER
Government Service Center North Reclamation Area, Cebu City 6000 Metro Cebu
Business hours: Monday to Saturday, 10am – 7pm

CEBU TRAVEL TAX UNIT
Cebu Travel Tax Field Office Andres Soriano Avenue, cor. P.J. Burgos Street, Centro, Mandaue City
Telefax: (032) 253-3532
Business hours: Monday to Friday, 8am – 5pm

CAGAYAN DE ORO TRAVEL TAX UNIT
2nd Floor Lingkod Pinoy Center Robinsons Cagayan De Oro, Rosario Crescent, cor. Florentine st.
Limketkai Center, Cagayan De Dro City
Business hours: Monday to Friday, 10am – 6pm

DAVAO TRAVEL TAX UNIT
Door 12, Tourism Complex, Ramon Magsaysay Park, Davao City
Telefax: (082) 221-7123
Business hours: Monday to Friday, 8am – 5pm

DAVAO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT TRAVEL TAX UNIT
Departure Area, Davao International Airport Sasa, Davao City
Business hours: Monday to Sunday 3am-6pm

ZAMBOANGA TRAVEL TAX UNIT
NS Valderosa Street, Zamboanga City
Telephone : (062) 991-8887
Telefax: (062) 992-6246 c/o Lantaka Hotel
Business hours: Monday to Friday, 8am – 5pm

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