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BRINGING OF FIREARMS IN FLIGHTS INTO THE PHILIPPINES IS GENERALLY PROHIBITED

Under current Philippine regulations the bringing of firearms* is prohibited on Philippine flights.

*“Firearm” “also includes air guns, air rifles and air pistols not classified as toys under the provisions of Executive Order No. 712 dated 28 July 1981.”

Please refer to the latest Memorandum Circular 02-2015 of the Philippines' Office of Transportation Security— http://ots.gov.ph/images/memos/mc-2015-02.pdf

Further, please note that the “importation of a firearm* by an individual” is currently not allowed by present regulations.

More information is available at— http://www.pctc.gov.ph/laws/basicFA.htm

The Embassy advises passengers to directly inquire with the PNP Firearms and Explosives Division at 00632-7230401 local 4578 for further clarification.