Philippine Fiber Development Authority

Abaca, buntal, kapok, canton, sisal, kenaf, cotton, musa specie, pacol, sabahon, maguey, piña, salago, coir, tikog, raffia, yunot or cabo negro, and banana.

  • Legal Basis
  • Import Permit / Clearance / Certification
  • Exportation
  • Contact

Legal Basis is given to the Philippine Fiber Development Authority to regulate this commodity via the Fiber Industry Development Authority Revised Administrative Order No. 1, pursuant to EO 709 dated July 27, 1981, EO 116 dated January 30, 1987 and EO 366 dated May 29, 2013.

1. Permit to Transport Fibers – This is a local permit issued to exporters and traders who are transporting inspected or uninspected fibers from one province to another. See sample here.
2. Certificate of Fiber Inspection - Certifies that the bale of fiber had been duly inspected, approved and stamped by the Authority in accordance with the standards act of the Philippines" See sample here.

Documentary Requirements Procedure Lead Time Processing Fee

No export commodity clearance is being issued by FIDA. Only Certificate of Fiber Inspection and Permit to Transport Fibers, which are local permits, are being issued as a requirement for exportation.

  • Permit to Transport Fibers: 5 minutes
  • Certificate of Fiber Inspection: 5 minutes
No fee collected for the processing of the Certificate of Fiber Inspection issued to exporters
Contact Positon Contact Details
Romeo, Jr. O. Bordeos Chief, Regulatory Division Tel.# (02) 441-2048