Forest Management Bureau

Chainsaw, Chainsaw Blades

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

Legal Basis is given to the Forest Management Bureau to regulate this commodity via Republic Act No. 9175 and DENR Administrative Order No. 2003-24.

Permit to Purchase or Import

Documentary Requirements Procedure Lead Time Processing Fee
  1. 1. Duly accomplished application form together with the following details:
    • - Number of chainsaws to be purchased/imported with specifications
    • - Purpose for purchasing/importing
    • - Name and address of seller/supplier
    • - Expected time of arrival at port of entry and/or release from the Bureau of Customs, if imported
    • - Import Entry Declaration from the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas
  2. 2. Business name registration of applicant from DTI, SEC registration or CDA registration
  3. 3. If applicant is an individual, Affidavit that he will use the chainsaw for a legal purpose only (e.g. tree pruning, tree surgery, landscaping, timber stand improvement, and other allied silvicultural activities
  4. 4. Copy of Purchase orders
  5. 5. Permit fee

Application for Permit to Import shall be filed at the Office of the Regional Director

15 working days

P500.00 per permit issued and renewal

Contact Positon Contact Details
Chief, Forest Policy Section For policy matters:Forest Policy, Planning and Knowledge Management Division
Forest Management Bureau
Visayas Avenue, Quezon City
Tel. 926-2141, 927-6229, 927-4788
Fax Number: 920-0368
Email Address: fmbdenr@mozcom.com
Chief, Licensing, Permits and Deeds Division For processes, requirements, and location-specific matters: DENR-Regional Offices
NCR: (02) 434-2240
Region1: (072) 242-6201
Region2: (078) 304-8036
Region3: (045) 455-3448
Region4-A: (049) 502-6673
Region4-B: (02) 405-0016
Region5: (052) 482-0693
Region6: (033) 335-0435
Region7: (032) 346-9104
Region8: (053) 321-3384
Region9: (062) 215-4067
Region10: (088) 856-8180
Region11: (082) 234-7788
Region12: (083) 228- 2452
Region13: (085) 341-6250
CAR: (074) 442-2353

Woodchips:Coniferous or Non-coniferous

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

Legal Basis is given to the Forest Management Bureau to regulate this commodity via DENR Administrative Order No. 1999-46 and DAO No. 2000-20.

Certificate of Registration (for wood furniture manufacturer, agent, contractor, or dealer of logs/poles and piles/lumber) or Authority to Import (for IFMA Holders and WPPs)

Documentary Requirements Procedure Lead Time Processing Fee
  1. 1. An authenticated photostatic copy of registration as single proprietorship, partnership or corporation from the Department of Trade and Industry and/or Securities and Exchange Commission
  2. 2. An Authenticated photostatic copy of a written agreement or contract between the agent, contractor or dealer and the local principal authorizing the former to procure, sell or supply the latter with imported wood materials at least for one (1) year
  3. 3. A copy of sale/supply contract between the agent, contractor or dealer and the foreign exporter of wood material; at least for one (1) year, duly authenticated by the Philippine commercial embassy at the country of origin of the wood materials.
  4. 4. A certificate from the Philippine Wood Producers Association that the type or kind and volume of a particular wood material(s) the agent, contractor, or dealer intends to import within a current year are well within the importation rationalization program of total ""allowable capacity measure"" OR a certificate from the Chamber of Furniture Industry of the Philippines in case the applicant is a furniture maker.

Application for Certificate of Registration or Authority to Import to be filled at the nearest Community Environment and Natural Resources Office (CENRO) and to be approved by the Regional Director

15 working days

Application Fee - PhP500.00
Registration Fee - PhP 400.00
Cash Bond - PhP 10,000.00 (In case of the surety bond, the cash bond shall be increased by at least 25%)

Contact Positon Contact Details
Chief, Forest Policy Section For policy matters:Forest Policy, Planning and Knowledge Management Division
Forest Management Bureau
Visayas Avenue, Quezon City
Tel. 926-2141, 927-6229, 927-4788
Fax Number: 920-0368
Email Address: fmbdenr@mozcom.com
Chief, Licensing, Permits and Deeds Division For processes, requirements, and location-specific matters: DENR-Regional Offices
NCR: (02) 434-2240
Region1: (072) 242-6201
Region2: (078) 304-8036
Region3: (045) 455-3448
Region4-A: (049) 502-6673
Region4-B: (02) 405-0016
Region5: (052) 482-0693
Region6: (033) 335-0435
Region7: (032) 346-9104
Region8: (053) 321-3384
Region9: (062) 215-4067
Region10: (088) 856-8180
Region11: (082) 234-7788
Region12: (083) 228- 2452
Region13: (085) 341-6250
CAR: (074) 442-2353

Sawdust and wood waste and scrap, whether or not agglomerated in logs, briquettes, pellets or similar forms.

  1. 1.) Wood pellets
  2. 2.) Sawdust and wood waste and scrap, whether or not agglomerated in logs, briquettes, pellets or similar forms (other than wood pellets)
  • Legal Basis
  • Import Permit / Clearance / Certification
  • Importation
  • Contact

Legal Basis is given to the Forest Management Bureau to regulate this commodity via DENR Administrative Order No. 1999-46 and DAO No. 2000-20.

Certificate of Registration (for wood furniture manufacturer, agent, contractor, or dealer of logs/poles and piles/lumber) or Authority to Import (for IFMA Holders and WPPs)

Documentary Requirements Procedure Lead Time Processing Fee
  1. 1. An authenticated photostatic copy of registration as single proprietorship, partnership or corporation from the Department of Trade and Industry and/or Securities and Exchange Commission
  2. 2. An Authenticated photostatic copy of a written agreement or contract between the agent, contractor or dealer and the local principal authorizing the former to procure, sell or supply the latter with imported wood materials at least for one (1) year
  3. 3. A copy of sale/supply contract between the agent, contractor or dealer and the foreign exporter of wood material; at least for one (1) year, duly authenticated by the Philippine commercial embassy at the country of origin of the wood materials.
  4. 4. A certificate from the Philippine Wood Producers Association that the type or kind and volume of a particular wood material(s) the agent, contractor, or dealer intends to import within a current year are well within the importation rationalization program of total ""allowable capacity measure"" OR a certificate from the Chamber of Furniture Industry of the Philippines in case the applicant is a furniture maker.

Application for Certificate of Registration or Authority to Import to be filled at the nearest Community Environment and Natural Resources Office (CENRO) and to be approved by the Regional Director

15 working days

Application Fee - PhP500.00
Registration Fee - PhP 400.00
Cash Bond - PhP 10,000.00 (In case of the surety bond, the cash bond shall be increased by at least 25%)

Contact Positon Contact Details
Chief, Forest Policy Section For policy matters:Forest Policy, Planning and Knowledge Management Division
Forest Management Bureau
Visayas Avenue, Quezon City
Tel. 926-2141, 927-6229, 927-4788
Fax Number: 920-0368
Email Address: fmbdenr@mozcom.com
Chief, Licensing, Permits and Deeds Division For processes, requirements, and location-specific matters: DENR-Regional Offices
NCR: (02) 434-2240
Region1: (072) 242-6201
Region2: (078) 304-8036
Region3: (045) 455-3448
Region4-A: (049) 502-6673
Region4-B: (02) 405-0016
Region5: (052) 482-0693
Region6: (033) 335-0435
Region7: (032) 346-9104
Region8: (053) 321-3384
Region9: (062) 215-4067
Region10: (088) 856-8180
Region11: (082) 234-7788
Region12: (083) 228- 2452
Region13: (085) 341-6250
CAR: (074) 442-2353

Wood in the rough, whether or not stripped of bark or sapwood, or roughly squared:

  1. 1.) Treated with paint, stains, creosote or other preservatives:
    1. a. Baulks, sawlogs and veneer logs
    2. b. Others, treated with paint, stains, creosote or other preservatives, other than Baulks, sawlogs and veneer logs
  2. 2.) Coniferous, not treated with paint, stains, creosote or other preservatives:
    1. a. Baulks, sawlogs and veneer logs
    2. b. Coniferous, not treated with paint, stains, creosote or other preservatives, other than Baulks, sawlogs and veneer logs
  3. 3.) Dark Red Meranti, Light Red Meranti and Meranti Bakau:
    1. a.) Baulks, sawlogs, and veneer logs
    2. b.) Dark Red Meranti, Light Red Meranti and Meranti Bakau other than Baulks, sawlogs, and veneer logs
    • Legal Basis
    • Import Permit / Clearance / Certification
    • Importation
    • Contact

    Legal Basis is given to the Forest Management Bureau to regulate this commodity via DENR Administrative Order No. 1999-46 and DAO No. 2000-20.

    Certificate of Registration (for wood furniture manufacturer, agent, contractor, or dealer of logs/poles and piles/lumber) or Authority to Import (for IFMA Holders and WPPs)

    Documentary Requirements Procedure Lead Time Processing Fee
    1. 1. An authenticated photostatic copy of registration as single proprietorship, partnership or corporation from the Department of Trade and Industry and/or Securities and Exchange Commission
    2. 2. An Authenticated photostatic copy of a written agreement or contract between the agent, contractor or dealer and the local principal authorizing the former to procure, sell or supply the latter with imported wood materials at least for one (1) year
    3. 3. A copy of sale/supply contract between the agent, contractor or dealer and the foreign exporter of wood material; at least for one (1) year, duly authenticated by the Philippine commercial embassy at the country of origin of the wood materials.
    4. 4. A certificate from the Philippine Wood Producers Association that the type or kind and volume of a particular wood material(s) the agent, contractor, or dealer intends to import within a current year are well within the importation rationalization program of total ""allowable capacity measure"" OR a certificate from the Chamber of Furniture Industry of the Philippines in case the applicant is a furniture maker.

    Application for Certificate of Registration or Authority to Import to be filled at the nearest Community Environment and Natural Resources Office (CENRO) and to be approved by the Regional Director

    15 working days

    Application Fee - PhP500.00
    Registration Fee - PhP 400.00
    Cash Bond - PhP 10,000.00 (In case of the surety bond, the cash bond shall be increased by at least 25%)

    Contact Positon Contact Details
    Chief, Forest Policy Section For policy matters:Forest Policy, Planning and Knowledge Management Division
    Forest Management Bureau
    Visayas Avenue, Quezon City
    Tel. 926-2141, 927-6229, 927-4788
    Fax Number: 920-0368
    Email Address: fmbdenr@mozcom.com
    Chief, Licensing, Permits and Deeds Division For processes, requirements, and location-specific matters: DENR-Regional Offices
    NCR: (02) 434-2240
    Region1: (072) 242-6201
    Region2: (078) 304-8036
    Region3: (045) 455-3448
    Region4-A: (049) 502-6673
    Region4-B: (02) 405-0016
    Region5: (052) 482-0693
    Region6: (033) 335-0435
    Region7: (032) 346-9104
    Region8: (053) 321-3384
    Region9: (062) 215-4067
    Region10: (088) 856-8180
    Region11: (082) 234-7788
    Region12: (083) 228- 2452
    Region13: (085) 341-6250
    CAR: (074) 442-2353

Poles

  1. Poles, Coniferous
  2. Poles, Non-coniferous:
    1. a. Chipwood
    2. b. Non-coniferous poles, other than chipwood
  • Legal Basis
  • Import Permit / Clearance / Certification
  • Importation
  • Contact

Legal Basis is given to the Forest Management Bureau to regulate this commodity via DENR Administrative Order No. 1999-46 and DAO No. 2000-20.

Certificate of Registration (for wood furniture manufacturer, agent, contractor, or dealer of logs/poles and piles/lumber) or Authority to Import (for IFMA Holders and WPPs)

Documentary Requirements Procedure Lead Time Processing Fee
  1. 1. An authenticated photostatic copy of registration as single proprietorship, partnership or corporation from the Department of Trade and Industry and/or Securities and Exchange Commission
  2. 2. An Authenticated photostatic copy of a written agreement or contract between the agent, contractor or dealer and the local principal authorizing the former to procure, sell or supply the latter with imported wood materials at least for one (1) year
  3. 3. A copy of sale/supply contract between the agent, contractor or dealer and the foreign exporter of wood material; at least for one (1) year, duly authenticated by the Philippine commercial embassy at the country of origin of the wood materials.
  4. 4. A certificate from the Philippine Wood Producers Association that the type or kind and volume of a particular wood material(s) the agent, contractor, or dealer intends to import within a current year are well within the importation rationalization program of total ""allowable capacity measure"" OR a certificate from the Chamber of Furniture Industry of the Philippines in case the applicant is a furniture maker.

Application for Certificate of Registration or Authority to Import to be filled at the nearest Community Environment and Natural Resources Office (CENRO) and to be approved by the Regional Director

15 working days

Application Fee - PhP500.00
Registration Fee - PhP 400.00
Cash Bond - PhP 10,000.00 (In case of the surety bond, the cash bond shall be increased by at least 25%)

Contact Positon Contact Details
Chief, Forest Policy Section For policy matters:Forest Policy, Planning and Knowledge Management Division
Forest Management Bureau
Visayas Avenue, Quezon City
Tel. 926-2141, 927-6229, 927-4788
Fax Number: 920-0368
Email Address: fmbdenr@mozcom.com
Chief, Licensing, Permits and Deeds Division For processes, requirements, and location-specific matters: DENR-Regional Offices
NCR: (02) 434-2240
Region1: (072) 242-6201
Region2: (078) 304-8036
Region3: (045) 455-3448
Region4-A: (049) 502-6673
Region4-B: (02) 405-0016
Region5: (052) 482-0693
Region6: (033) 335-0435
Region7: (032) 346-9104
Region8: (053) 321-3384
Region9: (062) 215-4067
Region10: (088) 856-8180
Region11: (082) 234-7788
Region12: (083) 228- 2452
Region13: (085) 341-6250
CAR: (074) 442-2353

Railway or tramway sleepers of wood: Not impregnated or Impregnated

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

Legal Basis is given to the Forest Management Bureau to regulate this commodity via DENR Administrative Order No. 1999-46 and DAO No. 2000-20.

Certificate of Registration (for wood furniture manufacturer, agent, contractor, or dealer of logs/poles and piles/lumber) or Authority to Import (for IFMA Holders and WPPs)

Documentary Requirements Procedure Lead Time Processing Fee
  1. 1. An authenticated photostatic copy of registration as single proprietorship, partnership or corporation from the Department of Trade and Industry and/or Securities and Exchange Commission
  2. 2. An Authenticated photostatic copy of a written agreement or contract between the agent, contractor or dealer and the local principal authorizing the former to procure, sell or supply the latter with imported wood materials at least for one (1) year
  3. 3. A copy of sale/supply contract between the agent, contractor or dealer and the foreign exporter of wood material; at least for one (1) year, duly authenticated by the Philippine commercial embassy at the country of origin of the wood materials.
  4. 4. A certificate from the Philippine Wood Producers Association that the type or kind and volume of a particular wood material(s) the agent, contractor, or dealer intends to import within a current year are well within the importation rationalization program of total ""allowable capacity measure"" OR a certificate from the Chamber of Furniture Industry of the Philippines in case the applicant is a furniture maker.

Application for Certificate of Registration or Authority to Import to be filled at the nearest Community Environment and Natural Resources Office (CENRO) and to be approved by the Regional Director

15 working days

Application Fee - PhP500.00
Registration Fee - PhP 400.00
Cash Bond - PhP 10,000.00 (In case of the surety bond, the cash bond shall be increased by at least 25%)

Contact Positon Contact Details
Chief, Forest Policy Section For policy matters:Forest Policy, Planning and Knowledge Management Division
Forest Management Bureau
Visayas Avenue, Quezon City
Tel. 926-2141, 927-6229, 927-4788
Fax Number: 920-0368
Email Address: fmbdenr@mozcom.com
Chief, Licensing, Permits and Deeds Division For processes, requirements, and location-specific matters: DENR-Regional Offices
NCR: (02) 434-2240
Region1: (072) 242-6201
Region2: (078) 304-8036
Region3: (045) 455-3448
Region4-A: (049) 502-6673
Region4-B: (02) 405-0016
Region5: (052) 482-0693
Region6: (033) 335-0435
Region7: (032) 346-9104
Region8: (053) 321-3384
Region9: (062) 215-4067
Region10: (088) 856-8180
Region11: (082) 234-7788
Region12: (083) 228- 2452
Region13: (085) 341-6250
CAR: (074) 442-2353

Wood sawn or chipped lengthwise, sliced or peeled whether or not planed, sanded or en-jointed:

  1. 1.) Coniferous
  2. 2.) Mahogany (Swieteniaspp):
    1. a. Planed, sanded, or end-jointed Mahogany (Swieteniaspp)
    2. b. Mahogany (Swieteniaspp), not planed, sanded, or end-jointed
  3. 3.) Dark Red Meranti, Light Red Meranti:
    1. a. Planed,sanded or end-jointed
    2. b. Not planed, sanded or end-jointed
  4. 4.) Meranti Bakau:
    1. a. Planed,sanded or end-jointed
    2. b. Not planed, sanded or end-jointed
  5. 5.) White Lauan, White Meranti, White Seraya, Yellow Meranti, Alan:
    1. a. Planed,sanded or end-jointed
    2. b. Not planed, sanded or end-jointed
  6. 6.) Teak (Tectona spp):
    1. a. Planed,sanded or end-jointed
    2. b. Not planed, sanded or end-jointed
  7. 7.) Balau (Shoreaspp)
    1. a. Planed,sanded or end-jointed
    2. b. Not planed, sanded or end-jointed
  • Legal Basis
  • Import Permit / Clearance / Certification
  • Importation
  • Contact

Legal Basis is given to the Forest Management Bureau to regulate this commodity via DENR Administrative Order No. 1999-46 and DAO No. 2000-20.

Certificate of Registration (for wood furniture manufacturer, agent, contractor, or dealer of logs/poles and piles/lumber) or Authority to Import (for IFMA Holders and WPPs)

Documentary Requirements Procedure Lead Time Processing Fee
  1. 1. An authenticated photostatic copy of registration as single proprietorship, partnership or corporation from the Department of Trade and Industry and/or Securities and Exchange Commission
  2. 2. An Authenticated photostatic copy of a written agreement or contract between the agent, contractor or dealer and the local principal authorizing the former to procure, sell or supply the latter with imported wood materials at least for one (1) year
  3. 3. A copy of sale/supply contract between the agent, contractor or dealer and the foreign exporter of wood material; at least for one (1) year, duly authenticated by the Philippine commercial embassy at the country of origin of the wood materials.
  4. 4. A certificate from the Philippine Wood Producers Association that the type or kind and volume of a particular wood material(s) the agent, contractor, or dealer intends to import within a current year are well within the importation rationalization program of total ""allowable capacity measure"" OR a certificate from the Chamber of Furniture Industry of the Philippines in case the applicant is a furniture maker.

Application for Certificate of Registration or Authority to Import to be filled at the nearest Community Environment and Natural Resources Office (CENRO) and to be approved by the Regional Director

15 working days

Application Fee - PhP500.00
Registration Fee - PhP 400.00
Cash Bond - PhP 10,000.00 (In case of the surety bond, the cash bond shall be increased by at least 25%)

Contact Positon Contact Details
Chief, Forest Policy Section For policy matters:Forest Policy, Planning and Knowledge Management Division
Forest Management Bureau
Visayas Avenue, Quezon City
Tel. 926-2141, 927-6229, 927-4788
Fax Number: 920-0368
Email Address: fmbdenr@mozcom.com
Chief, Licensing, Permits and Deeds Division For processes, requirements, and location-specific matters: DENR-Regional Offices
NCR: (02) 434-2240
Region1: (072) 242-6201
Region2: (078) 304-8036
Region3: (045) 455-3448
Region4-A: (049) 502-6673
Region4-B: (02) 405-0016
Region5: (052) 482-0693
Region6: (033) 335-0435
Region7: (032) 346-9104
Region8: (053) 321-3384
Region9: (062) 215-4067
Region10: (088) 856-8180
Region11: (082) 234-7788
Region12: (083) 228- 2452
Region13: (085) 341-6250
CAR: (074) 442-2353

Sheets for veneering (including those obtained by slicing laminated wood), for plywood or for similar laminated wood and other wood: Coniferous, Face veneer sheets or Dark Red Meranti, Light Red Meranti and Meranti Bakau

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

Legal Basis is given to the Forest Management Bureau to regulate this commodity via DENR Administrative Order No. 1999-46 and DAO No. 2000-20.

Certificate of Registration (for wood furniture manufacturer, agent, contractor, or dealer of logs/poles and piles/lumber) or Authority to Import (for IFMA Holders and WPPs)

Documentary Requirements Procedure Lead Time Processing Fee
  1. 1. An authenticated photostatic copy of registration as single proprietorship, partnership or corporation from the Department of Trade and Industry and/or Securities and Exchange Commission
  2. 2. An Authenticated photostatic copy of a written agreement or contract between the agent, contractor or dealer and the local principal authorizing the former to procure, sell or supply the latter with imported wood materials at least for one (1) year
  3. 3. A copy of sale/supply contract between the agent, contractor or dealer and the foreign exporter of wood material; at least for one (1) year, duly authenticated by the Philippine commercial embassy at the country of origin of the wood materials.
  4. 4. A certificate from the Philippine Wood Producers Association that the type or kind and volume of a particular wood material(s) the agent, contractor, or dealer intends to import within a current year are well within the importation rationalization program of total ""allowable capacity measure"" OR a certificate from the Chamber of Furniture Industry of the Philippines in case the applicant is a furniture maker.

Application for Certificate of Registration or Authority to Import to be filled at the nearest Community Environment and Natural Resources Office (CENRO) and to be approved by the Regional Director

15 working days

Application Fee - PhP500.00
Registration Fee - PhP 400.00
Cash Bond - PhP 10,000.00 (In case of the surety bond, the cash bond shall be increased by at least 25%)

Contact Positon Contact Details
Chief, Forest Policy Section For policy matters:Forest Policy, Planning and Knowledge Management Division
Forest Management Bureau
Visayas Avenue, Quezon City
Tel. 926-2141, 927-6229, 927-4788
Fax Number: 920-0368
Email Address: fmbdenr@mozcom.com
Chief, Licensing, Permits and Deeds Division For processes, requirements, and location-specific matters: DENR-Regional Offices
NCR: (02) 434-2240
Region1: (072) 242-6201
Region2: (078) 304-8036
Region3: (045) 455-3448
Region4-A: (049) 502-6673
Region4-B: (02) 405-0016
Region5: (052) 482-0693
Region6: (033) 335-0435
Region7: (032) 346-9104
Region8: (053) 321-3384
Region9: (062) 215-4067
Region10: (088) 856-8180
Region11: (082) 234-7788
Region12: (083) 228- 2452
Region13: (085) 341-6250
CAR: (074) 442-2353

Wood (including strips and friezes for parquet flooring, not assembled) continuously shaped along any of its edges, ends or faces, whether or not planed, sanded or end jointed:

  1. 1.) Coniferous
  2. 2.) Non-coniferous
    1. a. of Bamboo
    2. b. Non-coniferous, other than bamboo
  3. 3.) Particle Board
  4. 4.) Oriented Strand Board (OSB)
  • Legal Basis
  • Import Permit / Clearance / Certification
  • Importation
  • Contact

Legal Basis is given to the Forest Management Bureau to regulate this commodity via DENR Administrative Order No. 1999-46 and DAO No. 2000-20.

Certificate of Registration (for wood furniture manufacturer, agent, contractor, or dealer of logs/poles and piles/lumber) or Authority to Import (for IFMA Holders and WPPs)

Documentary Requirements Procedure Lead Time Processing Fee
  1. 1. An authenticated photostatic copy of registration as single proprietorship, partnership or corporation from the Department of Trade and Industry and/or Securities and Exchange Commission
  2. 2. An Authenticated photostatic copy of a written agreement or contract between the agent, contractor or dealer and the local principal authorizing the former to procure, sell or supply the latter with imported wood materials at least for one (1) year
  3. 3. A copy of sale/supply contract between the agent, contractor or dealer and the foreign exporter of wood material; at least for one (1) year, duly authenticated by the Philippine commercial embassy at the country of origin of the wood materials.
  4. 4. A certificate from the Philippine Wood Producers Association that the type or kind and volume of a particular wood material(s) the agent, contractor, or dealer intends to import within a current year are well within the importation rationalization program of total ""allowable capacity measure"" OR a certificate from the Chamber of Furniture Industry of the Philippines in case the applicant is a furniture maker.

Application for Certificate of Registration or Authority to Import to be filled at the nearest Community Environment and Natural Resources Office (CENRO) and to be approved by the Regional Director

15 working days

Application Fee - PhP500.00
Registration Fee - PhP 400.00
Cash Bond - PhP 10,000.00 (In case of the surety bond, the cash bond shall be increased by at least 25%)

Contact Positon Contact Details
Chief, Forest Policy Section For policy matters:Forest Policy, Planning and Knowledge Management Division
Forest Management Bureau
Visayas Avenue, Quezon City
Tel. 926-2141, 927-6229, 927-4788
Fax Number: 920-0368
Email Address: fmbdenr@mozcom.com
Chief, Licensing, Permits and Deeds Division For processes, requirements, and location-specific matters: DENR-Regional Offices
NCR: (02) 434-2240
Region1: (072) 242-6201
Region2: (078) 304-8036
Region3: (045) 455-3448
Region4-A: (049) 502-6673
Region4-B: (02) 405-0016
Region5: (052) 482-0693
Region6: (033) 335-0435
Region7: (032) 346-9104
Region8: (053) 321-3384
Region9: (062) 215-4067
Region10: (088) 856-8180
Region11: (082) 234-7788
Region12: (083) 228- 2452
Region13: (085) 341-6250
CAR: (074) 442-2353

Fibreboard of wood or other ligneous materials, whether or not bonded with resins or other organic substances:

  1. 1.) Medium density fibreboard (MDF):
    1. a. Of a thickness not exceeding 5 mm
    2. b. Of a thickness exceeding 5 mm but not exceeding 9 mm
    3. c. Of a thickness exceeding 9 mm
  2. 2.) Other than Medium density fibreboard (MDF):
    1. a. Of a density exceeding 0.8 g/cm³
    2. b. Of a density exceeding 0.5 g/cm³ but not exceeding 0.8 g/cm³
    3. c. Of a density not exceeding 0.5 g/cm³
  • Legal Basis
  • Import Permit / Clearance / Certification
  • Importation
  • Contact

Legal Basis is given to the Forest Management Bureau to regulate this commodity via DENR Administrative Order No. 1999-46 and DAO No. 2000-20.

Certificate of Registration (for wood furniture manufacturer, agent, contractor, or dealer of logs/poles and piles/lumber) or Authority to Import (for IFMA Holders and WPPs)

Documentary Requirements Procedure Lead Time Processing Fee
  1. 1. An authenticated photostatic copy of registration as single proprietorship, partnership or corporation from the Department of Trade and Industry and/or Securities and Exchange Commission
  2. 2. An Authenticated photostatic copy of a written agreement or contract between the agent, contractor or dealer and the local principal authorizing the former to procure, sell or supply the latter with imported wood materials at least for one (1) year
  3. 3. A copy of sale/supply contract between the agent, contractor or dealer and the foreign exporter of wood material; at least for one (1) year, duly authenticated by the Philippine commercial embassy at the country of origin of the wood materials.
  4. 4. A certificate from the Philippine Wood Producers Association that the type or kind and volume of a particular wood material(s) the agent, contractor, or dealer intends to import within a current year are well within the importation rationalization program of total ""allowable capacity measure"" OR a certificate from the Chamber of Furniture Industry of the Philippines in case the applicant is a furniture maker.

Application for Certificate of Registration or Authority to Import to be filled at the nearest Community Environment and Natural Resources Office (CENRO) and to be approved by the Regional Director

15 working days

Application Fee - PhP500.00
Registration Fee - PhP 400.00
Cash Bond - PhP 10,000.00 (In case of the surety bond, the cash bond shall be increased by at least 25%)

Contact Positon Contact Details
Chief, Forest Policy Section For policy matters:Forest Policy, Planning and Knowledge Management Division
Forest Management Bureau
Visayas Avenue, Quezon City
Tel. 926-2141, 927-6229, 927-4788
Fax Number: 920-0368
Email Address: fmbdenr@mozcom.com
Chief, Licensing, Permits and Deeds Division For processes, requirements, and location-specific matters: DENR-Regional Offices
NCR: (02) 434-2240
Region1: (072) 242-6201
Region2: (078) 304-8036
Region3: (045) 455-3448
Region4-A: (049) 502-6673
Region4-B: (02) 405-0016
Region5: (052) 482-0693
Region6: (033) 335-0435
Region7: (032) 346-9104
Region8: (053) 321-3384
Region9: (062) 215-4067
Region10: (088) 856-8180
Region11: (082) 234-7788
Region12: (083) 228- 2452
Region13: (085) 341-6250
CAR: (074) 442-2353

Joinery and Carpentry, including hollow-core composite panels and parquet panels

  1. 1.) Windows, French-windows and their frames
  2. 2.) Doors and their frames and thresholds
  3. 3.) Shuttering for concrete constructional work
  4. 4.) Shingles and shakes
  5. 5.) Posts and beams
  6. 6.) Cellular wood panels
  7. 7.) Other joinery and carpentry of wood, other than the above mentioned articles and assembled flooring panels
  • Legal Basis
  • Import Permit / Clearance / Certification
  • Importation
  • Contact

Legal Basis is given to the Forest Management Bureau to regulate this commodity via DENR Administrative Order No. 1999-46 and DAO No. 2000-20.

Certificate of Registration (for wood furniture manufacturer, agent, contractor, or dealer of logs/poles and piles/lumber) or Authority to Import (for IFMA Holders and WPPs)

Documentary Requirements Procedure Lead Time Processing Fee
  1. 1. An authenticated photostatic copy of registration as single proprietorship, partnership or corporation from the Department of Trade and Industry and/or Securities and Exchange Commission
  2. 2. An Authenticated photostatic copy of a written agreement or contract between the agent, contractor or dealer and the local principal authorizing the former to procure, sell or supply the latter with imported wood materials at least for one (1) year
  3. 3. A copy of sale/supply contract between the agent, contractor or dealer and the foreign exporter of wood material; at least for one (1) year, duly authenticated by the Philippine commercial embassy at the country of origin of the wood materials.
  4. 4. A certificate from the Philippine Wood Producers Association that the type or kind and volume of a particular wood material(s) the agent, contractor, or dealer intends to import within a current year are well within the importation rationalization program of total ""allowable capacity measure"" OR a certificate from the Chamber of Furniture Industry of the Philippines in case the applicant is a furniture maker.

Application for Certificate of Registration or Authority to Import to be filled at the nearest Community Environment and Natural Resources Office (CENRO) and to be approved by the Regional Director

15 working days

Application Fee - PhP500.00
Registration Fee - PhP 400.00
Cash Bond - PhP 10,000.00 (In case of the surety bond, the cash bond shall be increased by at least 25%)

Contact Positon Contact Details
Chief, Forest Policy Section For policy matters:Forest Policy, Planning and Knowledge Management Division
Forest Management Bureau
Visayas Avenue, Quezon City
Tel. 926-2141, 927-6229, 927-4788
Fax Number: 920-0368
Email Address: fmbdenr@mozcom.com
Chief, Licensing, Permits and Deeds Division For processes, requirements, and location-specific matters: DENR-Regional Offices
NCR: (02) 434-2240
Region1: (072) 242-6201
Region2: (078) 304-8036
Region3: (045) 455-3448
Region4-A: (049) 502-6673
Region4-B: (02) 405-0016
Region5: (052) 482-0693
Region6: (033) 335-0435
Region7: (032) 346-9104
Region8: (053) 321-3384
Region9: (062) 215-4067
Region10: (088) 856-8180
Region11: (082) 234-7788
Region12: (083) 228- 2452
Region13: (085) 341-6250
CAR: (074) 442-2353

Plywood, veneered panels and similar laminated wood:

  1. 1.) Of bamboo
  2. 2.) Other plywood, consisting solely of sheets of wood (other than bamboo), each ply not exceeding 6 mm thickness:
    1. a. With at least one outer ply of tropical wood specified in Subheading Note 2 to this Chapter
    2. b. Other, with at least one outer ply of nonconiferous wood
    3. c. Other
  3. 3.) Blockboard, laminboard and battenboard
  4. 4.) Other plywood, veneered panels and similar laminated wood, other than the above mentioned
  • Legal Basis
  • Import Permit / Clearance / Certification
  • Importation
  • Contact

Legal Basis is given to the Forest Management Bureau to regulate this commodity via DENR Administrative Order No. 1999-46 and DAO No. 2000-20.

Certificate of Registration (for wood furniture manufacturer, agent, contractor, or dealer of logs/poles and piles/lumber) or Authority to Import (for IFMA Holders and WPPs)

Documentary Requirements Procedure Lead Time Processing Fee
  1. 1. An authenticated photostatic copy of registration as single proprietorship, partnership or corporation from the Department of Trade and Industry and/or Securities and Exchange Commission
  2. 2. An Authenticated photostatic copy of a written agreement or contract between the agent, contractor or dealer and the local principal authorizing the former to procure, sell or supply the latter with imported wood materials at least for one (1) year
  3. 3. A copy of sale/supply contract between the agent, contractor or dealer and the foreign exporter of wood material; at least for one (1) year, duly authenticated by the Philippine commercial embassy at the country of origin of the wood materials.
  4. 4. A certificate from the Philippine Wood Producers Association that the type or kind and volume of a particular wood material(s) the agent, contractor, or dealer intends to import within a current year are well within the importation rationalization program of total ""allowable capacity measure"" OR a certificate from the Chamber of Furniture Industry of the Philippines in case the applicant is a furniture maker.

Application for Certificate of Registration or Authority to Import to be filled at the nearest Community Environment and Natural Resources Office (CENRO) and to be approved by the Regional Director

15 working days

Application Fee - PhP500.00
Registration Fee - PhP 400.00
Cash Bond - PhP 10,000.00 (In case of the surety bond, the cash bond shall be increased by at least 25%)

Contact Positon Contact Details
Chief, Forest Policy Section For policy matters:Forest Policy, Planning and Knowledge Management Division
Forest Management Bureau
Visayas Avenue, Quezon City
Tel. 926-2141, 927-6229, 927-4788
Fax Number: 920-0368
Email Address: fmbdenr@mozcom.com
Chief, Licensing, Permits and Deeds Division For processes, requirements, and location-specific matters: DENR-Regional Offices
NCR: (02) 434-2240
Region1: (072) 242-6201
Region2: (078) 304-8036
Region3: (045) 455-3448
Region4-A: (049) 502-6673
Region4-B: (02) 405-0016
Region5: (052) 482-0693
Region6: (033) 335-0435
Region7: (032) 346-9104
Region8: (053) 321-3384
Region9: (062) 215-4067
Region10: (088) 856-8180
Region11: (082) 234-7788
Region12: (083) 228- 2452
Region13: (085) 341-6250
CAR: (074) 442-2353

Packing cases, boxes, crates, drums and similar packings, of wood; cable-drums of wood; pallets, box pallets and other load boards, of wood; pallet collars of wood.

  1. Cases, boxes, crates, drums and similar packings; cable-drums
  2. Pallets, box pallets and other load boards; pallet collars
  • Legal Basis
  • Import Permit / Clearance / Certification
  • Importation
  • Contact

Legal Basis is given to the Forest Management Bureau to regulate this commodity via DENR Administrative Order No. 1999-46 and DAO No. 2000-20.

Certificate of Registration (for wood furniture manufacturer, agent, contractor, or dealer of logs/poles and piles/lumber) or Authority to Import (for IFMA Holders and WPPs)

Documentary Requirements Procedure Lead Time Processing Fee
  1. 1. An authenticated photostatic copy of registration as single proprietorship, partnership or corporation from the Department of Trade and Industry and/or Securities and Exchange Commission
  2. 2. An Authenticated photostatic copy of a written agreement or contract between the agent, contractor or dealer and the local principal authorizing the former to procure, sell or supply the latter with imported wood materials at least for one (1) year
  3. 3. A copy of sale/supply contract between the agent, contractor or dealer and the foreign exporter of wood material; at least for one (1) year, duly authenticated by the Philippine commercial embassy at the country of origin of the wood materials.
  4. 4. A certificate from the Philippine Wood Producers Association that the type or kind and volume of a particular wood material(s) the agent, contractor, or dealer intends to import within a current year are well within the importation rationalization program of total ""allowable capacity measure"" OR a certificate from the Chamber of Furniture Industry of the Philippines in case the applicant is a furniture maker.

Application for Certificate of Registration or Authority to Import to be filled at the nearest Community Environment and Natural Resources Office (CENRO) and to be approved by the Regional Director

15 working days

Application Fee - PhP500.00
Registration Fee - PhP 400.00
Cash Bond - PhP 10,000.00 (In case of the surety bond, the cash bond shall be increased by at least 25%)

Contact Positon Contact Details
Chief, Forest Policy Section For policy matters:Forest Policy, Planning and Knowledge Management Division
Forest Management Bureau
Visayas Avenue, Quezon City
Tel. 926-2141, 927-6229, 927-4788
Fax Number: 920-0368
Email Address: fmbdenr@mozcom.com
Chief, Licensing, Permits and Deeds Division For processes, requirements, and location-specific matters: DENR-Regional Offices
NCR: (02) 434-2240
Region1: (072) 242-6201
Region2: (078) 304-8036
Region3: (045) 455-3448
Region4-A: (049) 502-6673
Region4-B: (02) 405-0016
Region5: (052) 482-0693
Region6: (033) 335-0435
Region7: (032) 346-9104
Region8: (053) 321-3384
Region9: (062) 215-4067
Region10: (088) 856-8180
Region11: (082) 234-7788
Region12: (083) 228- 2452
Region13: (085) 341-6250
CAR: (074) 442-2353

Other articles of wood:

  1. 1.) Clothes hangers
  2. 2.) Spools, cops and bobbins, sewing thread reels and the like
  3. 3.) Match splints
  4. 4.) Wooden pegs or pins for footwear
  5. 5.) Candy-sticks, ice-cream sticks and ice-cream spoons
  6. 6.) Fans and handscreens, frames and handles therefore, and parts thereof
  7. 7.) Toothpicks
  8. 8.) Prayer beads
  9. 9.) Other beads
  10. 10.) Other articles of wood other than those mentioned above
  • Legal Basis
  • Import Permit / Clearance / Certification
  • Importation
  • Contact

Legal Basis is given to the Forest Management Bureau to regulate this commodity via DENR Administrative Order No. 1999-46 and DAO No. 2000-20.

Certificate of Registration (for wood furniture manufacturer, agent, contractor, or dealer of logs/poles and piles/lumber) or Authority to Import (for IFMA Holders and WPPs)

Documentary Requirements Procedure Lead Time Processing Fee
  1. 1. An authenticated photostatic copy of registration as single proprietorship, partnership or corporation from the Department of Trade and Industry and/or Securities and Exchange Commission
  2. 2. An Authenticated photostatic copy of a written agreement or contract between the agent, contractor or dealer and the local principal authorizing the former to procure, sell or supply the latter with imported wood materials at least for one (1) year
  3. 3. A copy of sale/supply contract between the agent, contractor or dealer and the foreign exporter of wood material; at least for one (1) year, duly authenticated by the Philippine commercial embassy at the country of origin of the wood materials.
  4. 4. A certificate from the Philippine Wood Producers Association that the type or kind and volume of a particular wood material(s) the agent, contractor, or dealer intends to import within a current year are well within the importation rationalization program of total ""allowable capacity measure"" OR a certificate from the Chamber of Furniture Industry of the Philippines in case the applicant is a furniture maker.

Application for Certificate of Registration or Authority to Import to be filled at the nearest Community Environment and Natural Resources Office (CENRO) and to be approved by the Regional Director

15 working days

Application Fee - PhP500.00
Registration Fee - PhP 400.00
Cash Bond - PhP 10,000.00 (In case of the surety bond, the cash bond shall be increased by at least 25%)

Contact Positon Contact Details
Chief, Forest Policy Section For policy matters:Forest Policy, Planning and Knowledge Management Division
Forest Management Bureau
Visayas Avenue, Quezon City
Tel. 926-2141, 927-6229, 927-4788
Fax Number: 920-0368
Email Address: fmbdenr@mozcom.com
Chief, Licensing, Permits and Deeds Division For processes, requirements, and location-specific matters: DENR-Regional Offices
NCR: (02) 434-2240
Region1: (072) 242-6201
Region2: (078) 304-8036
Region3: (045) 455-3448
Region4-A: (049) 502-6673
Region4-B: (02) 405-0016
Region5: (052) 482-0693
Region6: (033) 335-0435
Region7: (032) 346-9104
Region8: (053) 321-3384
Region9: (062) 215-4067
Region10: (088) 856-8180
Region11: (082) 234-7788
Region12: (083) 228- 2452
Region13: (085) 341-6250
CAR: (074) 442-2353

Pulp wood in any kind:

  1. 1.) Mechanical wood pulp.
  2. 2.) Chemical wood pulp, dissolving grades.
  3. 3.) Chemical wood pulp, soda or sulphate, other than dissolving grades:
    1. a. Coniferous (Unbleached)
    2. b. Non-coniferous (Unbleached)
    3. c. Coniferous (Semi-bleached or bleached)
    4. d. Non-coniferous (Semi-bleached or bleached)
  4. 4.) Chemical wood pulp, sulphite, other than dissolving grades.
    1. a. Coniferous (Unbleached)
    2. b. Non-coniferous (Unbleached)
    3. c. Coniferous (Semi-bleached or bleached)
    4. d. Non-coniferous (Semi-bleached or bleached)
  5. 5.) Wood pulp obtained by a combination of mechanical and chemical pulping processes.
  6. 6.) Pulps of fibres derived from recovered (waste and scrap) paper or paperboard or of other fibrous cellulosic material:
    1. a. Cotton linters pulp
    2. b. Pulps of fibres derived from recovered (waste and scrap) paper or paperboard
    3. c. Other, of bamboo
    4. d. Mechanical
    5. e. Chemical
    6. f. Obtained by a combination of mechanical and chemical processes
  • Legal Basis
  • Import Permit / Clearance / Certification
  • Importation
  • Contact

Legal Basis is given to the Forest Management Bureau to regulate this commodity via DENR Administrative Order No. 1999-46 and DAO No. 2000-20.

Certificate of Registration (for wood furniture manufacturer, agent, contractor, or dealer of logs/poles and piles/lumber) or Authority to Import (for IFMA Holders and WPPs)

Documentary Requirements Procedure Lead Time Processing Fee
  1. 1. An authenticated photostatic copy of registration as single proprietorship, partnership or corporation from the Department of Trade and Industry and/or Securities and Exchange Commission
  2. 2. An Authenticated photostatic copy of a written agreement or contract between the agent, contractor or dealer and the local principal authorizing the former to procure, sell or supply the latter with imported wood materials at least for one (1) year
  3. 3. A copy of sale/supply contract between the agent, contractor or dealer and the foreign exporter of wood material; at least for one (1) year, duly authenticated by the Philippine commercial embassy at the country of origin of the wood materials.
  4. 4. A certificate from the Philippine Wood Producers Association that the type or kind and volume of a particular wood material(s) the agent, contractor, or dealer intends to import within a current year are well within the importation rationalization program of total ""allowable capacity measure"" OR a certificate from the Chamber of Furniture Industry of the Philippines in case the applicant is a furniture maker.

Application for Certificate of Registration or Authority to Import to be filled at the nearest Community Environment and Natural Resources Office (CENRO) and to be approved by the Regional Director

15 working days

Application Fee - PhP500.00
Registration Fee - PhP 400.00
Cash Bond - PhP 10,000.00 (In case of the surety bond, the cash bond shall be increased by at least 25%)

Contact Positon Contact Details
Chief, Forest Policy Section For policy matters:Forest Policy, Planning and Knowledge Management Division
Forest Management Bureau
Visayas Avenue, Quezon City
Tel. 926-2141, 927-6229, 927-4788
Fax Number: 920-0368
Email Address: fmbdenr@mozcom.com
Chief, Licensing, Permits and Deeds Division For processes, requirements, and location-specific matters: DENR-Regional Offices
NCR: (02) 434-2240
Region1: (072) 242-6201
Region2: (078) 304-8036
Region3: (045) 455-3448
Region4-A: (049) 502-6673
Region4-B: (02) 405-0016
Region5: (052) 482-0693
Region6: (033) 335-0435
Region7: (032) 346-9104
Region8: (053) 321-3384
Region9: (062) 215-4067
Region10: (088) 856-8180
Region11: (082) 234-7788
Region12: (083) 228- 2452
Region13: (085) 341-6250
CAR: (074) 442-2353

Recovered (waste and scrap) paper or paperboard:

  1. a. Unbleached kraft paper or paperboard or corrugated paper or paperboard
  2. b. Other paper or paperboard made mainly of bleached chemical pulp, not coloured in the mass
  3. c. Paper or paperboard made mainly of mechanical pulp (for example, newspapers, journals and similar printed matter)
  • Legal Basis
  • Import Permit / Clearance / Certification
  • Importation
  • Contact

Legal Basis is given to the Forest Management Bureau to regulate this commodity via DENR Administrative Order No. 1999-46 and DAO No. 2000-20.

Certificate of Registration (for wood furniture manufacturer, agent, contractor, or dealer of logs/poles and piles/lumber) or Authority to Import (for IFMA Holders and WPPs)

Documentary Requirements Procedure Lead Time Processing Fee
  1. 1. An authenticated photostatic copy of registration as single proprietorship, partnership or corporation from the Department of Trade and Industry and/or Securities and Exchange Commission
  2. 2. An Authenticated photostatic copy of a written agreement or contract between the agent, contractor or dealer and the local principal authorizing the former to procure, sell or supply the latter with imported wood materials at least for one (1) year
  3. 3. A copy of sale/supply contract between the agent, contractor or dealer and the foreign exporter of wood material; at least for one (1) year, duly authenticated by the Philippine commercial embassy at the country of origin of the wood materials.
  4. 4. A certificate from the Philippine Wood Producers Association that the type or kind and volume of a particular wood material(s) the agent, contractor, or dealer intends to import within a current year are well within the importation rationalization program of total ""allowable capacity measure"" OR a certificate from the Chamber of Furniture Industry of the Philippines in case the applicant is a furniture maker.

Application for Certificate of Registration or Authority to Import to be filled at the nearest Community Environment and Natural Resources Office (CENRO) and to be approved by the Regional Director

15 working days

Application Fee - PhP500.00
Registration Fee - PhP 400.00
Cash Bond - PhP 10,000.00 (In case of the surety bond, the cash bond shall be increased by at least 25%)

Contact Positon Contact Details
Chief, Forest Policy Section For policy matters:Forest Policy, Planning and Knowledge Management Division
Forest Management Bureau
Visayas Avenue, Quezon City
Tel. 926-2141, 927-6229, 927-4788
Fax Number: 920-0368
Email Address: fmbdenr@mozcom.com
Chief, Licensing, Permits and Deeds Division For processes, requirements, and location-specific matters: DENR-Regional Offices
NCR: (02) 434-2240
Region1: (072) 242-6201
Region2: (078) 304-8036
Region3: (045) 455-3448
Region4-A: (049) 502-6673
Region4-B: (02) 405-0016
Region5: (052) 482-0693
Region6: (033) 335-0435
Region7: (032) 346-9104
Region8: (053) 321-3384
Region9: (062) 215-4067
Region10: (088) 856-8180
Region11: (082) 234-7788
Region12: (083) 228- 2452
Region13: (085) 341-6250
CAR: (074) 442-2353