Permitted items at Airports

Following are the list of items permitted at airports;

Medicines / Medical Equipment

Essential medicines shall be carried in containers not more than 100 ml. and prescribed transparent re-sealable bag. The proof of prescription or a statement that passenger needs  the medicine from the doctor or medical professional should be carried along with the medicines.

Essential prescribed medicines If more than 100 ml or
including angina sprays medicines and liquid
together exceed the
capacity of the prescribed
transparent re-sealable
bag, refer to airport
medical officer or proof
of prescription or state-
ment from doctor or
medical professional is
Homeopathic medication same
Essential non-prescribed
medicines same
Children’s medicines same
Essentials medical equipment Prior approval of the
airline in needed, unless
it fits with one item of
hand baggage
Over the counter medicines May be exempted if does
not exceed size of 100 ml
and has been tested by
the passenger.

III. Miscellaneous Provisions

A. Construction – The provisions herein shall be liberally construed in order to promote civil aviation security objectives.

B. Reservation – Nothing herein shall be construed as precluding OTS, through its Administrator, from implementing the provisions enunciated herein and in prescribing other requirements to meet the constantly evolving challenges in aviation security.

C. Amendments – Nothing in this circular shall restrict the authority of OTS, through its Administrator, to modify, amend or repeal any provision of the circular through subsequent issuances.

D. Repeal – All orders, rules, regulations and issuances or parts hereof, which are inconsistent with this Memorandum Circular are hereby repealed or modified accordingly.

E. Separability – if any provision or section of these rules is declared null and void by competent authority, the remaining provisions shall not be affected and shall remain in full force and effect.

F. Effectivity – This Memorandum Circular shall take effect fifteen (15) days after its publication in the Official Gazette or newspaper of general circulation. A copy of this Circular shall be deposited with the University of the Philippines.

COMMO. Roland S. Recomono (Ret.)


Source: DOTC

List of permitted items at airports.
List of permitted items at airports.



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