PRO 8 Announces Guidelines on Travel Authority

PRO 8 Announces Guidelines on Travel Authority


Camp Ruperto Kangleon, Campetic, Palo, Leyte – Police Regional Office (PRO) 8 under the leadership of PBGEN BERNABE MENDOZA BALBA, Regional Director announces the guidelines in the issuance of Travel Order Authority to Locally Stranded Individuals (LSIs) and Returning Overseas Filipinos (ROFs).

Following President Rodrigo Roa Duterte’s signing of Executive Order No. 114, institutionalizing the “Balik Probinsya, Bagong Pag-asa” Program, these are the amended guidelines to be undertaken in the granting of Travel Authority by Local Task Force CV Shield:

Issuing Authority Criteria
Chief of Police LSI/ROF from a barangay (origin) moving to another barangay (destination) belonging to same municipality.
Provincial Director LSI/ROF from a municipality/city (origin) moving to another municipality/city (destination) belonging to same province.
Regional Director LSI/ROF from a province (origin) moving to another province (destination).
LSI/ROF from a region (origin) moving to another region (destination).

There are also requirements for the issuance of travel authority from the Local Government Unit of origin thru its local CoViD-19 Task Force, to wit: (1) Medical Clearance Certificate issued by City/Municipal Health Office based on the following conditions for LSI (a) That the LSIs is neither a contact, suspect, or probable or confirmed CoViD-19 case; (b) That the LSI completed a 14-day quarantine based on the quarantine standards set by the DOH; or (c) That LSI confirmed as CoViD-19 case was tested negative through RT-PCR twice. (2) Certification from the Bureau of Quarantine (BOQ) for ROFs and CoViD-19 negative RT-PCR results; (3) List of LSIs/ROFs; (4) Point of origin and their destination; (5) Travel date; and (6) Name of drivers, vehicles to be used with plate numbers.

Moreover, Offices/Units issuing the travel authority shall forward a copy of such as well as the list of LSIs/RFOs to Offices/Units who has jurisdiction on the final destination of LSIs/RFOs to serve as ready reference in case of contact tracing.

“The Balik Probinsiya, Bagong Pag-asa Program (BP2 Program) is a timely intervention of the government to address perennial issues of joblessness, overpopulation, crime, and other social menaces that have contributed to the decay of other cities. In this trying times, it is one of our duties in keeping Filipino families safe and in place. Rest assured that your police force will continue to be of help and serve as Pulis Malinis, Magalang and Maaasahan,” says RD Balba.

Should you have any inquiry, please contact us through the following social media accounts: Facebook Account: Pulis Rehiyon VIII; or Facebook Page: Police Regional Office 8 or Youtube Channel: Pulis Otso (The Official Youtube Channel of PRO8).