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PHILIPPINE GOVERNMENT MEASURES
Latest information about Philippine government measures to prevent spreading of the Corona virus: https://www.nederlandwereldwijd.nl/landen/filipijnen/reizen/reisadvies
(Sadly not in English. You can use Google Chrome browser and chose Translate)
This has effect for au pair candidates who are in the province now (outside of Manila). They cannot travel to Manila to apply for the visa at the Dutch embassy or attend the CFO seminar. We will inform the concerning au pair candidates and host families. It is not known when the travel ban will be ended.
The CFO is closed for au pairs, so they cannot follow the mandatory seminar, needed to leave the Philippines. The Philippine embassy in the Netherlands has (temporarely) suspended the legalisation of CFO contracts.
The travel ban in the Philippines will be ended soon: https://www.rappler.com/nation/265909-philippine-government-lifts-travel-ban-filipinos Hopefully this will mean that the CFO will be open again for au pairs and that they can leave the country.
We will inform concerning host families and au pairs when (certain) measures are ended, so that the au pair procedure can be proceeded.
DUTCH GOVERNMENT MEASURES
Government update Corona measures:https://www.rijksoverheid.nl/actueel/nieuws/2020/06/24/per-1-juli-15-meter-blijft-norm (You can use Google translate for English)
RIVM guidelines: https://www.rivm.nl/en/novel-coronavirus-covid-19 Au pairs and host families have the duty to follow the measures of the RIVM and may hold each other accountable for this.
From 17-03-2020 the EU has closed his outside borders for travellers. Travellers with a valid Dutch (Schengen) residence permit are allowed to enter the Netherlands. Filipino au pairs with a valid Dutch (Schengen) visa are allowed to enter the Netherlands.
Most airlines are operational.