The Bureau of Quarantine recently opened its first Satellite Office at the SM Mall of Asia, which will facilitate the vaccination of international travelers and the issuance of the WHO International Certificate of Vaccination and prophylaxis. Shown during the ribbon-cutting ceremony are (from left) DOH Undersecretary Dr. Gerardo Bayugo, DFA Undersecretary Brigido Dulay, Department of National Defense Undersecretary Cesar Yano, Department of Transportation Secretary Raul del Rosario, and SM Supermalls President Steven Tan.

SM Mall of Asia recently opened the Bureau of Quarantine Vaccination Satellite Office, the first-ever satellite office of the Bureau to be able to respond to the changing needs of their valued clients by providing an accessible and convenient area in the mall. With this, the Bureau will be able to implement its mandate through the vaccination of international travelers and issuance of WHO International Certificate of Vaccination and prophylaxis (ICV).

The event also launched simultaneously the new International Certificate of Vaccination with a unique QR Code wherein other stakeholders (local and international) will be able to verify the authenticity of the said certificate; and the BOQ One Health Pass, a single platform for all arriving international passengers that will automate the Health Declaration Checklist and will streamline the process of all agencies in the management of Returning Filipinos.

The Bureau of Quarantine Satellite Office is located at GSE at the second level of North Park Building.

Source: Business Mirror