Sugar Regulatory Administration

Sugar

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

1. SPS Import Clearance See sample here.
2. Clearance for Release of Imported Sugar See sample here.
3. Premix Commodity Release Clearance See sample here.

Documentary Requirements Procedure Lead Time Processing Fee

1. SPS IMPORT CLERANCE/PERMIT
The requirement for the application of the SPS import clearance include

  1. a. Duly accomplished application form
  2. b. Pro-forma Invoice
  3. c. Notarized Affidavit of Undertaking
  4. d. Official Receipt
  5. e. Other commodity specific requirements

Other Requirements

  1. a. Pro-forma application for SPS Import Clearance/ Permit
  2. b. Pro-forma SPS Import Clearance/ Permit
  3. c. Pro-forma application for Registration of Product

2. Molasses Importation
On-line application with the Philippine National Single Window (NSW) with printout Letter application stating the following:

  1. a. Name & address of importer
  2. b. Quantity to be imported
  3. c. Country of origin
  4. d. Name of vessel
  5. e. Purpose of importation
  6. f. Port of origin
  7. g. Bill of lading number
  8. h. FOB value (in US$)

Documents to be submitted:

  1. a. Certified true copy of Bill of lading
  2. b. Commercial invoice
  3. c. Processing fee: PhP 400.00 / Metric Ton

3. Sugar Importation

  1. a. On-line application with the Philippine National Single Window (NSW) with printout
  2. b. Letter application
  3. c. Bill of lading
  4. d. Commercial invoice
  5. e. Packing list
  6. f. Certificate for sugar requirements
  7. Monitoring fee :PhP 25.00 /LKg-Bag

4. Pre Mix Commodity Importation

  1. a. On-line application with the Philippine National Single Window (NSW) with printout
  2. b. Letter application
  3. c. Bill of lading
  4. d. Commercial invoice
  5. e. Packing list
  6. f. Import entry
  7. g. Temporary Assessment Notice (Asycuda)
  8. Monitoring Fee :
    1. a. More than 65% sucrose – PhP 37.75/LKg-Bag
    2. b. Less than 65% sucrose – Php 11.90/LKg-Bag
    3. c. Not detectable – Php 100.00/Application"

1. SPS IMPORT CLERANCE/PERMIT

The importation of commodities subject to SPS regulations shall require an SPS Import Clearance while the importation of commodities subject to quantitative restrictions shall require an Import Permit. A Clearance/Permit shall be used for only one shipment.

The requirement for the application of the SPS import clearance include:

  1. a. Duly accomplished application form
  2. b. Pro-forma Invoice
  3. c. Notarized Affidavit of Undertaking
  4. d. Official Receipt
  5. e. Other commodity specific requirements

The application with complete requirements shall be filed with the relevant Service of the concerned Agency or Bureau. Only applications with complete requirements shall be accepted. Applications that satisfy all requirements shall be granted a Clearance/Permit.

The Clearance/ Permit shall be prepared in four copies to be distributed as follows:

  1. a. Original client copy to be surrendered to quarantine officer
  2. b. Duplicate client copy
  3. c. BOC copy
  4. d. Issuing agency copy

To monitor and ensure the use of Clearances and Permits, the following shall be observed for shipments arriving by sea:

  1. a. Only the duplicate client copy of the Clearance/Permit shall be initially released to the applicant while the original shall be retained by the issuing agency.
  2. b. The duplicate client copy shall be used to transact with the exporter, financial institution, and shipping company. However, the same cannot be accepted to transact with BOC and the Quarantine Offices at the border. Thus, the duplicate client copy shall be stamped with the words: “For business transaction only. NOT FOR CUSTOMS AND QUARANTINE CLEARANCE”

The applicant shall submit to the issuing Agency photocopies of the bill of lading, invoice, and health/phyto-sanitary/veterinary certificate from the exporting country not later than 15 days from release of the duplicate; otherwise, the Clearance/Permit shall be rendered null and void. The original authenticated copy of the SPS Import Clearance shall then be released to the applicant immediately.

For shipment arriving by air, the original copy together with other copies of the Clearance/ Permit shall be released to the applicant upon approval. On arrival of the import shipment, the original copies of the SPS Import Clearance/Permit, bill of lading, invoice, and health/phyto-sanitary/veterinary certificates shall be presented to the Quarantine Officer (QO). Following satisfactory inspection of the documents and shipment, the QO shall issue a Notice of Release together with the BOC copy, which shall then be presented to the BOC for cargo release.

Other Requirements

  1. a. Pro-forma application for SPS Import Clearance/ Permit
  2. b. Pro-forma SPS Import Clearance/ Permit
  3. c. Pro-forma application for Registration of Product
  1. a. Molasses Importation - one (1) day
  2. b. Sugar Importation - one (1) day
  3. c. Pre Mix Commodity Importation - one (1) day
  1. a. Molasses Importation - PhP 400.00 /Metric Ton
  2. b. Sugar Importation - PhP 25.00 /LKg-Bag
  3. c. Pre Mix Commodity Importation
    • More than 65% sucrose – PhP 37.75/LKg-Bag
    • Less than 65% sucrose – Php 11.90/LKg-Bag
    • Not detectable – Php 100.00/Application
Contact Positon Contact Details
MR. LUISITO MALAGKIT/MR. IAN PEDALIZO/MR. RAPHAEL HENRI B.MUNDO Regulation Department Sugar Center Building, North Avenue Diliman, Quezon City, Philippines, 1101
Tel. No. 929-92-23/926-43-38

Molasses

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

1. SPS Import Clearance See sample here.
2. Clearance for Release of Imported Sugar See sample here.
3. Premix Commodity Release Clearance See sample here.

Documentary Requirements Procedure Lead Time Processing Fee

1. SPS IMPORT CLERANCE/PERMIT
The requirement for the application of the SPS import clearance include

  1. a. Duly accomplished application form
  2. b. Pro-forma Invoice
  3. c. Notarized Affidavit of Undertaking
  4. d. Official Receipt
  5. e. Other commodity specific requirements

Other Requirements

  1. a. Pro-forma application for SPS Import Clearance/ Permit
  2. b. Pro-forma SPS Import Clearance/ Permit
  3. c. Pro-forma application for Registration of Product

2. Molasses Importation
On-line application with the Philippine National Single Window (NSW) with printout Letter application stating the following:

  1. a. Name & address of importer
  2. b. Quantity to be imported
  3. c. Country of origin
  4. d. Name of vessel
  5. e. Purpose of importation
  6. f. Port of origin
  7. g. Bill of lading number
  8. h. FOB value (in US$)

Documents to be submitted:

  1. a. Certified true copy of Bill of lading
  2. b. Commercial invoice
  3. c. Processing fee: PhP 400.00 / Metric Ton

3. Sugar Importation

  1. a. On-line application with the Philippine National Single Window (NSW) with printout
  2. b. Letter application
  3. c. Bill of lading
  4. d. Commercial invoice
  5. e. Packing list
  6. f. Certificate for sugar requirements
  7. Monitoring fee :PhP 25.00 /LKg-Bag

4. Pre Mix Commodity Importation

  1. a. On-line application with the Philippine National Single Window (NSW) with printout
  2. b. Letter application
  3. c. Bill of lading
  4. d. Commercial invoice
  5. e. Packing list
  6. f. Import entry
  7. g. Temporary Assessment Notice (Asycuda)
  8. Monitoring Fee :
    1. a. More than 65% sucrose – PhP 37.75/LKg-Bag
    2. b. Less than 65% sucrose – Php 11.90/LKg-Bag
    3. c. Not detectable – Php 100.00/Application"

1. SPS IMPORT CLERANCE/PERMIT

The importation of commodities subject to SPS regulations shall require an SPS Import Clearance while the importation of commodities subject to quantitative restrictions shall require an Import Permit. A Clearance/Permit shall be used for only one shipment.

The requirement for the application of the SPS import clearance include:

  1. a. Duly accomplished application form
  2. b. Pro-forma Invoice
  3. c. Notarized Affidavit of Undertaking
  4. d. Official Receipt
  5. e. Other commodity specific requirements

The application with complete requirements shall be filed with the relevant Service of the concerned Agency or Bureau. Only applications with complete requirements shall be accepted. Applications that satisfy all requirements shall be granted a Clearance/Permit.

The Clearance/ Permit shall be prepared in four copies to be distributed as follows:

  1. a. Original client copy to be surrendered to quarantine officer
  2. b. Duplicate client copy
  3. c. BOC copy
  4. d. Issuing agency copy

To monitor and ensure the use of Clearances and Permits, the following shall be observed for shipments arriving by sea:

  1. a. Only the duplicate client copy of the Clearance/Permit shall be initially released to the applicant while the original shall be retained by the issuing agency.
  2. b. The duplicate client copy shall be used to transact with the exporter, financial institution, and shipping company. However, the same cannot be accepted to transact with BOC and the Quarantine Offices at the border. Thus, the duplicate client copy shall be stamped with the words: “For business transaction only. NOT FOR CUSTOMS AND QUARANTINE CLEARANCE”

The applicant shall submit to the issuing Agency photocopies of the bill of lading, invoice, and health/phyto-sanitary/veterinary certificate from the exporting country not later than 15 days from release of the duplicate; otherwise, the Clearance/Permit shall be rendered null and void. The original authenticated copy of the SPS Import Clearance shall then be released to the applicant immediately.

For shipment arriving by air, the original copy together with other copies of the Clearance/ Permit shall be released to the applicant upon approval. On arrival of the import shipment, the original copies of the SPS Import Clearance/Permit, bill of lading, invoice, and health/phyto-sanitary/veterinary certificates shall be presented to the Quarantine Officer (QO). Following satisfactory inspection of the documents and shipment, the QO shall issue a Notice of Release together with the BOC copy, which shall then be presented to the BOC for cargo release.

Other Requirements

  1. a. Pro-forma application for SPS Import Clearance/ Permit
  2. b. Pro-forma SPS Import Clearance/ Permit
  3. c. Pro-forma application for Registration of Product
  1. a. Molasses Importation - one (1) day
  2. b. Sugar Importation - one (1) day
  3. c. Pre Mix Commodity Importation - one (1) day
  1. a. Molasses Importation - PhP 400.00 /Metric Ton
  2. b. Sugar Importation - PhP 25.00 /LKg-Bag
  3. c. Pre Mix Commodity Importation
    • More than 65% sucrose – PhP 37.75/LKg-Bag
    • Less than 65% sucrose – Php 11.90/LKg-Bag
    • Not detectable – Php 100.00/Application
Contact Positon Contact Details
MR. LUISITO MALAGKIT/MR. IAN PEDALIZO/MR. RAPHAEL HENRI B.MUNDO Regulation Department Sugar Center Building, North Avenue Diliman, Quezon City, Philippines, 1101
Tel. No. 929-92-23/926-43-38

Pre-Mix

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

1. SPS Import Clearance See sample here.
2. Clearance for Release of Imported Sugar See sample here.
3. Premix Commodity Release Clearance See sample here.

Documentary Requirements Procedure Lead Time Processing Fee

1. SPS IMPORT CLERANCE/PERMIT
The requirement for the application of the SPS import clearance include

  1. a. Duly accomplished application form
  2. b. Pro-forma Invoice
  3. c. Notarized Affidavit of Undertaking
  4. d. Official Receipt
  5. e. Other commodity specific requirements

Other Requirements

  1. a. Pro-forma application for SPS Import Clearance/ Permit
  2. b. Pro-forma SPS Import Clearance/ Permit
  3. c. Pro-forma application for Registration of Product

2. Molasses Importation
On-line application with the Philippine National Single Window (NSW) with printout Letter application stating the following:

  1. a. Name & address of importer
  2. b. Quantity to be imported
  3. c. Country of origin
  4. d. Name of vessel
  5. e. Purpose of importation
  6. f. Port of origin
  7. g. Bill of lading number
  8. h. FOB value (in US$)

Documents to be submitted:

  1. a. Certified true copy of Bill of lading
  2. b. Commercial invoice
  3. c. Processing fee: PhP 400.00 / Metric Ton

3. Sugar Importation

  1. a. On-line application with the Philippine National Single Window (NSW) with printout
  2. b. Letter application
  3. c. Bill of lading
  4. d. Commercial invoice
  5. e. Packing list
  6. f. Certificate for sugar requirements
  7. Monitoring fee :PhP 25.00 /LKg-Bag

4. Pre Mix Commodity Importation

  1. a. On-line application with the Philippine National Single Window (NSW) with printout
  2. b. Letter application
  3. c. Bill of lading
  4. d. Commercial invoice
  5. e. Packing list
  6. f. Import entry
  7. g. Temporary Assessment Notice (Asycuda)
  8. Monitoring Fee :
    1. a. More than 65% sucrose – PhP 37.75/LKg-Bag
    2. b. Less than 65% sucrose – Php 11.90/LKg-Bag
    3. c. Not detectable – Php 100.00/Application"

1. SPS IMPORT CLERANCE/PERMIT

The importation of commodities subject to SPS regulations shall require an SPS Import Clearance while the importation of commodities subject to quantitative restrictions shall require an Import Permit. A Clearance/Permit shall be used for only one shipment.

The requirement for the application of the SPS import clearance include:

  1. a. Duly accomplished application form
  2. b. Pro-forma Invoice
  3. c. Notarized Affidavit of Undertaking
  4. d. Official Receipt
  5. e. Other commodity specific requirements

The application with complete requirements shall be filed with the relevant Service of the concerned Agency or Bureau. Only applications with complete requirements shall be accepted. Applications that satisfy all requirements shall be granted a Clearance/Permit.

The Clearance/ Permit shall be prepared in four copies to be distributed as follows:

  1. a. Original client copy to be surrendered to quarantine officer
  2. b. Duplicate client copy
  3. c. BOC copy
  4. d. Issuing agency copy

To monitor and ensure the use of Clearances and Permits, the following shall be observed for shipments arriving by sea:

  1. a. Only the duplicate client copy of the Clearance/Permit shall be initially released to the applicant while the original shall be retained by the issuing agency.
  2. b. The duplicate client copy shall be used to transact with the exporter, financial institution, and shipping company. However, the same cannot be accepted to transact with BOC and the Quarantine Offices at the border. Thus, the duplicate client copy shall be stamped with the words: “For business transaction only. NOT FOR CUSTOMS AND QUARANTINE CLEARANCE”

The applicant shall submit to the issuing Agency photocopies of the bill of lading, invoice, and health/phyto-sanitary/veterinary certificate from the exporting country not later than 15 days from release of the duplicate; otherwise, the Clearance/Permit shall be rendered null and void. The original authenticated copy of the SPS Import Clearance shall then be released to the applicant immediately.

For shipment arriving by air, the original copy together with other copies of the Clearance/ Permit shall be released to the applicant upon approval. On arrival of the import shipment, the original copies of the SPS Import Clearance/Permit, bill of lading, invoice, and health/phyto-sanitary/veterinary certificates shall be presented to the Quarantine Officer (QO). Following satisfactory inspection of the documents and shipment, the QO shall issue a Notice of Release together with the BOC copy, which shall then be presented to the BOC for cargo release.

Other Requirements

  1. a. Pro-forma application for SPS Import Clearance/ Permit
  2. b. Pro-forma SPS Import Clearance/ Permit
  3. c. Pro-forma application for Registration of Product
  1. a. Molasses Importation - one (1) day
  2. b. Sugar Importation - one (1) day
  3. c. Pre Mix Commodity Importation - one (1) day
  1. a. Molasses Importation - PhP 400.00 /Metric Ton
  2. b. Sugar Importation - PhP 25.00 /LKg-Bag
  3. c. Pre Mix Commodity Importation
    • More than 65% sucrose – PhP 37.75/LKg-Bag
    • Less than 65% sucrose – Php 11.90/LKg-Bag
    • Not detectable – Php 100.00/Application
Contact Positon Contact Details
MR. LUISITO MALAGKIT/MR. IAN PEDALIZO/MR. RAPHAEL HENRI B.MUNDO Regulation Department Sugar Center Building, North Avenue Diliman, Quezon City, Philippines, 1101
Tel. No. 929-92-23/926-43-38

Sugar as Food Supplements

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

1. SPS Import Clearance See sample here.
2. Clearance for Release of Imported Sugar See sample here.
3. Premix Commodity Release Clearance See sample here.

Documentary Requirements Procedure Lead Time Processing Fee

1. SPS IMPORT CLERANCE/PERMIT
The requirement for the application of the SPS import clearance include

  1. a. Duly accomplished application form
  2. b. Pro-forma Invoice
  3. c. Notarized Affidavit of Undertaking
  4. d. Official Receipt
  5. e. Other commodity specific requirements

Other Requirements

  1. a. Pro-forma application for SPS Import Clearance/ Permit
  2. b. Pro-forma SPS Import Clearance/ Permit
  3. c. Pro-forma application for Registration of Product

2. Molasses Importation
On-line application with the Philippine National Single Window (NSW) with printout Letter application stating the following:

  1. a. Name & address of importer
  2. b. Quantity to be imported
  3. c. Country of origin
  4. d. Name of vessel
  5. e. Purpose of importation
  6. f. Port of origin
  7. g. Bill of lading number
  8. h. FOB value (in US$)

Documents to be submitted:

  1. a. Certified true copy of Bill of lading
  2. b. Commercial invoice
  3. c. Processing fee: PhP 400.00 / Metric Ton

3. Sugar Importation

  1. a. On-line application with the Philippine National Single Window (NSW) with printout
  2. b. Letter application
  3. c. Bill of lading
  4. d. Commercial invoice
  5. e. Packing list
  6. f. Certificate for sugar requirements
  7. Monitoring fee :PhP 25.00 /LKg-Bag

4. Pre Mix Commodity Importation

  1. a. On-line application with the Philippine National Single Window (NSW) with printout
  2. b. Letter application
  3. c. Bill of lading
  4. d. Commercial invoice
  5. e. Packing list
  6. f. Import entry
  7. g. Temporary Assessment Notice (Asycuda)
  8. Monitoring Fee :
    1. a. More than 65% sucrose – PhP 37.75/LKg-Bag
    2. b. Less than 65% sucrose – Php 11.90/LKg-Bag
    3. c. Not detectable – Php 100.00/Application"

1. SPS IMPORT CLERANCE/PERMIT

The importation of commodities subject to SPS regulations shall require an SPS Import Clearance while the importation of commodities subject to quantitative restrictions shall require an Import Permit. A Clearance/Permit shall be used for only one shipment.

The requirement for the application of the SPS import clearance include:

  1. a. Duly accomplished application form
  2. b. Pro-forma Invoice
  3. c. Notarized Affidavit of Undertaking
  4. d. Official Receipt
  5. e. Other commodity specific requirements

The application with complete requirements shall be filed with the relevant Service of the concerned Agency or Bureau. Only applications with complete requirements shall be accepted. Applications that satisfy all requirements shall be granted a Clearance/Permit.

The Clearance/ Permit shall be prepared in four copies to be distributed as follows:

  1. a. Original client copy to be surrendered to quarantine officer
  2. b. Duplicate client copy
  3. c. BOC copy
  4. d. Issuing agency copy

To monitor and ensure the use of Clearances and Permits, the following shall be observed for shipments arriving by sea:

  1. a. Only the duplicate client copy of the Clearance/Permit shall be initially released to the applicant while the original shall be retained by the issuing agency.
  2. b. The duplicate client copy shall be used to transact with the exporter, financial institution, and shipping company. However, the same cannot be accepted to transact with BOC and the Quarantine Offices at the border. Thus, the duplicate client copy shall be stamped with the words: “For business transaction only. NOT FOR CUSTOMS AND QUARANTINE CLEARANCE”

The applicant shall submit to the issuing Agency photocopies of the bill of lading, invoice, and health/phyto-sanitary/veterinary certificate from the exporting country not later than 15 days from release of the duplicate; otherwise, the Clearance/Permit shall be rendered null and void. The original authenticated copy of the SPS Import Clearance shall then be released to the applicant immediately.

For shipment arriving by air, the original copy together with other copies of the Clearance/ Permit shall be released to the applicant upon approval. On arrival of the import shipment, the original copies of the SPS Import Clearance/Permit, bill of lading, invoice, and health/phyto-sanitary/veterinary certificates shall be presented to the Quarantine Officer (QO). Following satisfactory inspection of the documents and shipment, the QO shall issue a Notice of Release together with the BOC copy, which shall then be presented to the BOC for cargo release.

Other Requirements

  1. a. Pro-forma application for SPS Import Clearance/ Permit
  2. b. Pro-forma SPS Import Clearance/ Permit
  3. c. Pro-forma application for Registration of Product
  1. a. Molasses Importation - one (1) day
  2. b. Sugar Importation - one (1) day
  3. c. Pre Mix Commodity Importation - one (1) day
  1. a. Molasses Importation - PhP 400.00 /Metric Ton
  2. b. Sugar Importation - PhP 25.00 /LKg-Bag
  3. c. Pre Mix Commodity Importation
    • More than 65% sucrose – PhP 37.75/LKg-Bag
    • Less than 65% sucrose – Php 11.90/LKg-Bag
    • Not detectable – Php 100.00/Application
Contact Positon Contact Details
MR. LUISITO MALAGKIT/MR. IAN PEDALIZO/MR. RAPHAEL HENRI B.MUNDO Regulation Department Sugar Center Building, North Avenue Diliman, Quezon City, Philippines, 1101
Tel. No. 929-92-23/926-43-38

Sugar as Fortificant Premixes

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

1. SPS Import Clearance See sample here.
2. Clearance for Release of Imported Sugar See sample here.
3. Premix Commodity Release Clearance See sample here.

Documentary Requirements Procedure Lead Time Processing Fee

1. SPS IMPORT CLERANCE/PERMIT
The requirement for the application of the SPS import clearance include

  1. a. Duly accomplished application form
  2. b. Pro-forma Invoice
  3. c. Notarized Affidavit of Undertaking
  4. d. Official Receipt
  5. e. Other commodity specific requirements

Other Requirements

  1. a. Pro-forma application for SPS Import Clearance/ Permit
  2. b. Pro-forma SPS Import Clearance/ Permit
  3. c. Pro-forma application for Registration of Product

2. Molasses Importation
On-line application with the Philippine National Single Window (NSW) with printout Letter application stating the following:

  1. a. Name & address of importer
  2. b. Quantity to be imported
  3. c. Country of origin
  4. d. Name of vessel
  5. e. Purpose of importation
  6. f. Port of origin
  7. g. Bill of lading number
  8. h. FOB value (in US$)

Documents to be submitted:

  1. a. Certified true copy of Bill of lading
  2. b. Commercial invoice
  3. c. Processing fee: PhP 400.00 / Metric Ton

3. Sugar Importation

  1. a. On-line application with the Philippine National Single Window (NSW) with printout
  2. b. Letter application
  3. c. Bill of lading
  4. d. Commercial invoice
  5. e. Packing list
  6. f. Certificate for sugar requirements
  7. Monitoring fee :PhP 25.00 /LKg-Bag

4. Pre Mix Commodity Importation

  1. a. On-line application with the Philippine National Single Window (NSW) with printout
  2. b. Letter application
  3. c. Bill of lading
  4. d. Commercial invoice
  5. e. Packing list
  6. f. Import entry
  7. g. Temporary Assessment Notice (Asycuda)
  8. Monitoring Fee :
    1. a. More than 65% sucrose – PhP 37.75/LKg-Bag
    2. b. Less than 65% sucrose – Php 11.90/LKg-Bag
    3. c. Not detectable – Php 100.00/Application"

1. SPS IMPORT CLERANCE/PERMIT

The importation of commodities subject to SPS regulations shall require an SPS Import Clearance while the importation of commodities subject to quantitative restrictions shall require an Import Permit. A Clearance/Permit shall be used for only one shipment.

The requirement for the application of the SPS import clearance include:

  1. a. Duly accomplished application form
  2. b. Pro-forma Invoice
  3. c. Notarized Affidavit of Undertaking
  4. d. Official Receipt
  5. e. Other commodity specific requirements

The application with complete requirements shall be filed with the relevant Service of the concerned Agency or Bureau. Only applications with complete requirements shall be accepted. Applications that satisfy all requirements shall be granted a Clearance/Permit.

The Clearance/ Permit shall be prepared in four copies to be distributed as follows:

  1. a. Original client copy to be surrendered to quarantine officer
  2. b. Duplicate client copy
  3. c. BOC copy
  4. d. Issuing agency copy

To monitor and ensure the use of Clearances and Permits, the following shall be observed for shipments arriving by sea:

  1. a. Only the duplicate client copy of the Clearance/Permit shall be initially released to the applicant while the original shall be retained by the issuing agency.
  2. b. The duplicate client copy shall be used to transact with the exporter, financial institution, and shipping company. However, the same cannot be accepted to transact with BOC and the Quarantine Offices at the border. Thus, the duplicate client copy shall be stamped with the words: “For business transaction only. NOT FOR CUSTOMS AND QUARANTINE CLEARANCE”

The applicant shall submit to the issuing Agency photocopies of the bill of lading, invoice, and health/phyto-sanitary/veterinary certificate from the exporting country not later than 15 days from release of the duplicate; otherwise, the Clearance/Permit shall be rendered null and void. The original authenticated copy of the SPS Import Clearance shall then be released to the applicant immediately.

For shipment arriving by air, the original copy together with other copies of the Clearance/ Permit shall be released to the applicant upon approval. On arrival of the import shipment, the original copies of the SPS Import Clearance/Permit, bill of lading, invoice, and health/phyto-sanitary/veterinary certificates shall be presented to the Quarantine Officer (QO). Following satisfactory inspection of the documents and shipment, the QO shall issue a Notice of Release together with the BOC copy, which shall then be presented to the BOC for cargo release.

Other Requirements

  1. a. Pro-forma application for SPS Import Clearance/ Permit
  2. b. Pro-forma SPS Import Clearance/ Permit
  3. c. Pro-forma application for Registration of Product
  1. a. Molasses Importation - one (1) day
  2. b. Sugar Importation - one (1) day
  3. c. Pre Mix Commodity Importation - one (1) day
  1. a. Molasses Importation - PhP 400.00 /Metric Ton
  2. b. Sugar Importation - PhP 25.00 /LKg-Bag
  3. c. Pre Mix Commodity Importation
    • More than 65% sucrose – PhP 37.75/LKg-Bag
    • Less than 65% sucrose – Php 11.90/LKg-Bag
    • Not detectable – Php 100.00/Application
Contact Positon Contact Details
MR. LUISITO MALAGKIT/MR. IAN PEDALIZO/MR. RAPHAEL HENRI B.MUNDO Regulation Department Sugar Center Building, North Avenue Diliman, Quezon City, Philippines, 1101
Tel. No. 929-92-23/926-43-38

Cane or Beet Sugar and chemically pure sucrose in solid form

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

1. SPS Import Clearance See sample here.
2. Clearance for Release of Imported Sugar See sample here.
3. Premix Commodity Release Clearance See sample here.

Documentary Requirements Procedure Lead Time Processing Fee

1. SPS IMPORT CLERANCE/PERMIT
The requirement for the application of the SPS import clearance include

  1. a. Duly accomplished application form
  2. b. Pro-forma Invoice
  3. c. Notarized Affidavit of Undertaking
  4. d. Official Receipt
  5. e. Other commodity specific requirements

Other Requirements

  1. a. Pro-forma application for SPS Import Clearance/ Permit
  2. b. Pro-forma SPS Import Clearance/ Permit
  3. c. Pro-forma application for Registration of Product

2. Molasses Importation
On-line application with the Philippine National Single Window (NSW) with printout Letter application stating the following:

  1. a. Name & address of importer
  2. b. Quantity to be imported
  3. c. Country of origin
  4. d. Name of vessel
  5. e. Purpose of importation
  6. f. Port of origin
  7. g. Bill of lading number
  8. h. FOB value (in US$)

Documents to be submitted:

  1. a. Certified true copy of Bill of lading
  2. b. Commercial invoice
  3. c. Processing fee: PhP 400.00 / Metric Ton

3. Sugar Importation

  1. a. On-line application with the Philippine National Single Window (NSW) with printout
  2. b. Letter application
  3. c. Bill of lading
  4. d. Commercial invoice
  5. e. Packing list
  6. f. Certificate for sugar requirements
  7. Monitoring fee :PhP 25.00 /LKg-Bag

4. Pre Mix Commodity Importation

  1. a. On-line application with the Philippine National Single Window (NSW) with printout
  2. b. Letter application
  3. c. Bill of lading
  4. d. Commercial invoice
  5. e. Packing list
  6. f. Import entry
  7. g. Temporary Assessment Notice (Asycuda)
  8. Monitoring Fee :
    1. a. More than 65% sucrose – PhP 37.75/LKg-Bag
    2. b. Less than 65% sucrose – Php 11.90/LKg-Bag
    3. c. Not detectable – Php 100.00/Application"

1. SPS IMPORT CLERANCE/PERMIT

The importation of commodities subject to SPS regulations shall require an SPS Import Clearance while the importation of commodities subject to quantitative restrictions shall require an Import Permit. A Clearance/Permit shall be used for only one shipment.

The requirement for the application of the SPS import clearance include:

  1. a. Duly accomplished application form
  2. b. Pro-forma Invoice
  3. c. Notarized Affidavit of Undertaking
  4. d. Official Receipt
  5. e. Other commodity specific requirements

The application with complete requirements shall be filed with the relevant Service of the concerned Agency or Bureau. Only applications with complete requirements shall be accepted. Applications that satisfy all requirements shall be granted a Clearance/Permit.

The Clearance/ Permit shall be prepared in four copies to be distributed as follows:

  1. a. Original client copy to be surrendered to quarantine officer
  2. b. Duplicate client copy
  3. c. BOC copy
  4. d. Issuing agency copy

To monitor and ensure the use of Clearances and Permits, the following shall be observed for shipments arriving by sea:

  1. a. Only the duplicate client copy of the Clearance/Permit shall be initially released to the applicant while the original shall be retained by the issuing agency.
  2. b. The duplicate client copy shall be used to transact with the exporter, financial institution, and shipping company. However, the same cannot be accepted to transact with BOC and the Quarantine Offices at the border. Thus, the duplicate client copy shall be stamped with the words: “For business transaction only. NOT FOR CUSTOMS AND QUARANTINE CLEARANCE”

The applicant shall submit to the issuing Agency photocopies of the bill of lading, invoice, and health/phyto-sanitary/veterinary certificate from the exporting country not later than 15 days from release of the duplicate; otherwise, the Clearance/Permit shall be rendered null and void. The original authenticated copy of the SPS Import Clearance shall then be released to the applicant immediately.

For shipment arriving by air, the original copy together with other copies of the Clearance/ Permit shall be released to the applicant upon approval. On arrival of the import shipment, the original copies of the SPS Import Clearance/Permit, bill of lading, invoice, and health/phyto-sanitary/veterinary certificates shall be presented to the Quarantine Officer (QO). Following satisfactory inspection of the documents and shipment, the QO shall issue a Notice of Release together with the BOC copy, which shall then be presented to the BOC for cargo release.

Other Requirements

  1. a. Pro-forma application for SPS Import Clearance/ Permit
  2. b. Pro-forma SPS Import Clearance/ Permit
  3. c. Pro-forma application for Registration of Product
  1. a. Molasses Importation - one (1) day
  2. b. Sugar Importation - one (1) day
  3. c. Pre Mix Commodity Importation - one (1) day
  1. a. Molasses Importation - PhP 400.00 /Metric Ton
  2. b. Sugar Importation - PhP 25.00 /LKg-Bag
  3. c. Pre Mix Commodity Importation
    • More than 65% sucrose – PhP 37.75/LKg-Bag
    • Less than 65% sucrose – Php 11.90/LKg-Bag
    • Not detectable – Php 100.00/Application
Contact Positon Contact Details
MR. LUISITO MALAGKIT/MR. IAN PEDALIZO/MR. RAPHAEL HENRI B.MUNDO Regulation Department Sugar Center Building, North Avenue Diliman, Quezon City, Philippines, 1101
Tel. No. 929-92-23/926-43-38

Preparations of a kind used as raw material for the manufacture of composite concentrates

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

1. SPS Import Clearance See sample here.
2. Clearance for Release of Imported Sugar See sample here.
3. Premix Commodity Release Clearance See sample here.

Documentary Requirements Procedure Lead Time Processing Fee

1. SPS IMPORT CLERANCE/PERMIT
The requirement for the application of the SPS import clearance include

  1. a. Duly accomplished application form
  2. b. Pro-forma Invoice
  3. c. Notarized Affidavit of Undertaking
  4. d. Official Receipt
  5. e. Other commodity specific requirements

Other Requirements

  1. a. Pro-forma application for SPS Import Clearance/ Permit
  2. b. Pro-forma SPS Import Clearance/ Permit
  3. c. Pro-forma application for Registration of Product

2. Molasses Importation
On-line application with the Philippine National Single Window (NSW) with printout Letter application stating the following:

  1. a. Name & address of importer
  2. b. Quantity to be imported
  3. c. Country of origin
  4. d. Name of vessel
  5. e. Purpose of importation
  6. f. Port of origin
  7. g. Bill of lading number
  8. h. FOB value (in US$)

Documents to be submitted:

  1. a. Certified true copy of Bill of lading
  2. b. Commercial invoice
  3. c. Processing fee: PhP 400.00 / Metric Ton

3. Sugar Importation

  1. a. On-line application with the Philippine National Single Window (NSW) with printout
  2. b. Letter application
  3. c. Bill of lading
  4. d. Commercial invoice
  5. e. Packing list
  6. f. Certificate for sugar requirements
  7. Monitoring fee :PhP 25.00 /LKg-Bag

4. Pre Mix Commodity Importation

  1. a. On-line application with the Philippine National Single Window (NSW) with printout
  2. b. Letter application
  3. c. Bill of lading
  4. d. Commercial invoice
  5. e. Packing list
  6. f. Import entry
  7. g. Temporary Assessment Notice (Asycuda)
  8. Monitoring Fee :
    1. a. More than 65% sucrose – PhP 37.75/LKg-Bag
    2. b. Less than 65% sucrose – Php 11.90/LKg-Bag
    3. c. Not detectable – Php 100.00/Application"

1. SPS IMPORT CLERANCE/PERMIT

The importation of commodities subject to SPS regulations shall require an SPS Import Clearance while the importation of commodities subject to quantitative restrictions shall require an Import Permit. A Clearance/Permit shall be used for only one shipment.

The requirement for the application of the SPS import clearance include:

  1. a. Duly accomplished application form
  2. b. Pro-forma Invoice
  3. c. Notarized Affidavit of Undertaking
  4. d. Official Receipt
  5. e. Other commodity specific requirements

The application with complete requirements shall be filed with the relevant Service of the concerned Agency or Bureau. Only applications with complete requirements shall be accepted. Applications that satisfy all requirements shall be granted a Clearance/Permit.

The Clearance/ Permit shall be prepared in four copies to be distributed as follows:

  1. a. Original client copy to be surrendered to quarantine officer
  2. b. Duplicate client copy
  3. c. BOC copy
  4. d. Issuing agency copy

To monitor and ensure the use of Clearances and Permits, the following shall be observed for shipments arriving by sea:

  1. a. Only the duplicate client copy of the Clearance/Permit shall be initially released to the applicant while the original shall be retained by the issuing agency.
  2. b. The duplicate client copy shall be used to transact with the exporter, financial institution, and shipping company. However, the same cannot be accepted to transact with BOC and the Quarantine Offices at the border. Thus, the duplicate client copy shall be stamped with the words: “For business transaction only. NOT FOR CUSTOMS AND QUARANTINE CLEARANCE”

The applicant shall submit to the issuing Agency photocopies of the bill of lading, invoice, and health/phyto-sanitary/veterinary certificate from the exporting country not later than 15 days from release of the duplicate; otherwise, the Clearance/Permit shall be rendered null and void. The original authenticated copy of the SPS Import Clearance shall then be released to the applicant immediately.

For shipment arriving by air, the original copy together with other copies of the Clearance/ Permit shall be released to the applicant upon approval. On arrival of the import shipment, the original copies of the SPS Import Clearance/Permit, bill of lading, invoice, and health/phyto-sanitary/veterinary certificates shall be presented to the Quarantine Officer (QO). Following satisfactory inspection of the documents and shipment, the QO shall issue a Notice of Release together with the BOC copy, which shall then be presented to the BOC for cargo release.

Other Requirements

  1. a. Pro-forma application for SPS Import Clearance/ Permit
  2. b. Pro-forma SPS Import Clearance/ Permit
  3. c. Pro-forma application for Registration of Product
  1. a. Molasses Importation - one (1) day
  2. b. Sugar Importation - one (1) day
  3. c. Pre Mix Commodity Importation - one (1) day
  1. a. Molasses Importation - PhP 400.00 /Metric Ton
  2. b. Sugar Importation - PhP 25.00 /LKg-Bag
  3. c. Pre Mix Commodity Importation
    • More than 65% sucrose – PhP 37.75/LKg-Bag
    • Less than 65% sucrose – Php 11.90/LKg-Bag
    • Not detectable – Php 100.00/Application
Contact Positon Contact Details
MR. LUISITO MALAGKIT/MR. IAN PEDALIZO/MR. RAPHAEL HENRI B.MUNDO Regulation Department Sugar Center Building, North Avenue Diliman, Quezon City, Philippines, 1101
Tel. No. 929-92-23/926-43-38

Composite concentrates for simple dilution with water to make beverages

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

1. SPS Import Clearance See sample here.
2. Clearance for Release of Imported Sugar See sample here.
3. Premix Commodity Release Clearance See sample here.

Documentary Requirements Procedure Lead Time Processing Fee

1. SPS IMPORT CLERANCE/PERMIT
The requirement for the application of the SPS import clearance include

  1. a. Duly accomplished application form
  2. b. Pro-forma Invoice
  3. c. Notarized Affidavit of Undertaking
  4. d. Official Receipt
  5. e. Other commodity specific requirements

Other Requirements

  1. a. Pro-forma application for SPS Import Clearance/ Permit
  2. b. Pro-forma SPS Import Clearance/ Permit
  3. c. Pro-forma application for Registration of Product

2. Molasses Importation
On-line application with the Philippine National Single Window (NSW) with printout Letter application stating the following:

  1. a. Name & address of importer
  2. b. Quantity to be imported
  3. c. Country of origin
  4. d. Name of vessel
  5. e. Purpose of importation
  6. f. Port of origin
  7. g. Bill of lading number
  8. h. FOB value (in US$)

Documents to be submitted:

  1. a. Certified true copy of Bill of lading
  2. b. Commercial invoice
  3. c. Processing fee: PhP 400.00 / Metric Ton

3. Sugar Importation

  1. a. On-line application with the Philippine National Single Window (NSW) with printout
  2. b. Letter application
  3. c. Bill of lading
  4. d. Commercial invoice
  5. e. Packing list
  6. f. Certificate for sugar requirements
  7. Monitoring fee :PhP 25.00 /LKg-Bag

4. Pre Mix Commodity Importation

  1. a. On-line application with the Philippine National Single Window (NSW) with printout
  2. b. Letter application
  3. c. Bill of lading
  4. d. Commercial invoice
  5. e. Packing list
  6. f. Import entry
  7. g. Temporary Assessment Notice (Asycuda)
  8. Monitoring Fee :
    1. a. More than 65% sucrose – PhP 37.75/LKg-Bag
    2. b. Less than 65% sucrose – Php 11.90/LKg-Bag
    3. c. Not detectable – Php 100.00/Application"

1. SPS IMPORT CLERANCE/PERMIT

The importation of commodities subject to SPS regulations shall require an SPS Import Clearance while the importation of commodities subject to quantitative restrictions shall require an Import Permit. A Clearance/Permit shall be used for only one shipment.

The requirement for the application of the SPS import clearance include:

  1. a. Duly accomplished application form
  2. b. Pro-forma Invoice
  3. c. Notarized Affidavit of Undertaking
  4. d. Official Receipt
  5. e. Other commodity specific requirements

The application with complete requirements shall be filed with the relevant Service of the concerned Agency or Bureau. Only applications with complete requirements shall be accepted. Applications that satisfy all requirements shall be granted a Clearance/Permit.

The Clearance/ Permit shall be prepared in four copies to be distributed as follows:

  1. a. Original client copy to be surrendered to quarantine officer
  2. b. Duplicate client copy
  3. c. BOC copy
  4. d. Issuing agency copy

To monitor and ensure the use of Clearances and Permits, the following shall be observed for shipments arriving by sea:

  1. a. Only the duplicate client copy of the Clearance/Permit shall be initially released to the applicant while the original shall be retained by the issuing agency.
  2. b. The duplicate client copy shall be used to transact with the exporter, financial institution, and shipping company. However, the same cannot be accepted to transact with BOC and the Quarantine Offices at the border. Thus, the duplicate client copy shall be stamped with the words: “For business transaction only. NOT FOR CUSTOMS AND QUARANTINE CLEARANCE”

The applicant shall submit to the issuing Agency photocopies of the bill of lading, invoice, and health/phyto-sanitary/veterinary certificate from the exporting country not later than 15 days from release of the duplicate; otherwise, the Clearance/Permit shall be rendered null and void. The original authenticated copy of the SPS Import Clearance shall then be released to the applicant immediately.

For shipment arriving by air, the original copy together with other copies of the Clearance/ Permit shall be released to the applicant upon approval. On arrival of the import shipment, the original copies of the SPS Import Clearance/Permit, bill of lading, invoice, and health/phyto-sanitary/veterinary certificates shall be presented to the Quarantine Officer (QO). Following satisfactory inspection of the documents and shipment, the QO shall issue a Notice of Release together with the BOC copy, which shall then be presented to the BOC for cargo release.

Other Requirements

  1. a. Pro-forma application for SPS Import Clearance/ Permit
  2. b. Pro-forma SPS Import Clearance/ Permit
  3. c. Pro-forma application for Registration of Product
  1. a. Molasses Importation - one (1) day
  2. b. Sugar Importation - one (1) day
  3. c. Pre Mix Commodity Importation - one (1) day
  1. a. Molasses Importation - PhP 400.00 /Metric Ton
  2. b. Sugar Importation - PhP 25.00 /LKg-Bag
  3. c. Pre Mix Commodity Importation
    • More than 65% sucrose – PhP 37.75/LKg-Bag
    • Less than 65% sucrose – Php 11.90/LKg-Bag
    • Not detectable – Php 100.00/Application
Contact Positon Contact Details
MR. LUISITO MALAGKIT/MR. IAN PEDALIZO/MR. RAPHAEL HENRI B.MUNDO Regulation Department Sugar Center Building, North Avenue Diliman, Quezon City, Philippines, 1101
Tel. No. 929-92-23/926-43-38

Alcoholic preparations for the manufacture of beverages

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

1. SPS Import Clearance See sample here.
2. Clearance for Release of Imported Sugar See sample here.
3. Premix Commodity Release Clearance See sample here.

Documentary Requirements Procedure Lead Time Processing Fee

1. SPS IMPORT CLERANCE/PERMIT
The requirement for the application of the SPS import clearance include

  1. a. Duly accomplished application form
  2. b. Pro-forma Invoice
  3. c. Notarized Affidavit of Undertaking
  4. d. Official Receipt
  5. e. Other commodity specific requirements

Other Requirements

  1. a. Pro-forma application for SPS Import Clearance/ Permit
  2. b. Pro-forma SPS Import Clearance/ Permit
  3. c. Pro-forma application for Registration of Product

2. Molasses Importation
On-line application with the Philippine National Single Window (NSW) with printout Letter application stating the following:

  1. a. Name & address of importer
  2. b. Quantity to be imported
  3. c. Country of origin
  4. d. Name of vessel
  5. e. Purpose of importation
  6. f. Port of origin
  7. g. Bill of lading number
  8. h. FOB value (in US$)

Documents to be submitted:

  1. a. Certified true copy of Bill of lading
  2. b. Commercial invoice
  3. c. Processing fee: PhP 400.00 / Metric Ton

3. Sugar Importation

  1. a. On-line application with the Philippine National Single Window (NSW) with printout
  2. b. Letter application
  3. c. Bill of lading
  4. d. Commercial invoice
  5. e. Packing list
  6. f. Certificate for sugar requirements
  7. Monitoring fee :PhP 25.00 /LKg-Bag

4. Pre Mix Commodity Importation

  1. a. On-line application with the Philippine National Single Window (NSW) with printout
  2. b. Letter application
  3. c. Bill of lading
  4. d. Commercial invoice
  5. e. Packing list
  6. f. Import entry
  7. g. Temporary Assessment Notice (Asycuda)
  8. Monitoring Fee :
    1. a. More than 65% sucrose – PhP 37.75/LKg-Bag
    2. b. Less than 65% sucrose – Php 11.90/LKg-Bag
    3. c. Not detectable – Php 100.00/Application"

1. SPS IMPORT CLERANCE/PERMIT

The importation of commodities subject to SPS regulations shall require an SPS Import Clearance while the importation of commodities subject to quantitative restrictions shall require an Import Permit. A Clearance/Permit shall be used for only one shipment.

The requirement for the application of the SPS import clearance include:

  1. a. Duly accomplished application form
  2. b. Pro-forma Invoice
  3. c. Notarized Affidavit of Undertaking
  4. d. Official Receipt
  5. e. Other commodity specific requirements

The application with complete requirements shall be filed with the relevant Service of the concerned Agency or Bureau. Only applications with complete requirements shall be accepted. Applications that satisfy all requirements shall be granted a Clearance/Permit.

The Clearance/ Permit shall be prepared in four copies to be distributed as follows:

  1. a. Original client copy to be surrendered to quarantine officer
  2. b. Duplicate client copy
  3. c. BOC copy
  4. d. Issuing agency copy

To monitor and ensure the use of Clearances and Permits, the following shall be observed for shipments arriving by sea:

  1. a. Only the duplicate client copy of the Clearance/Permit shall be initially released to the applicant while the original shall be retained by the issuing agency.
  2. b. The duplicate client copy shall be used to transact with the exporter, financial institution, and shipping company. However, the same cannot be accepted to transact with BOC and the Quarantine Offices at the border. Thus, the duplicate client copy shall be stamped with the words: “For business transaction only. NOT FOR CUSTOMS AND QUARANTINE CLEARANCE”

The applicant shall submit to the issuing Agency photocopies of the bill of lading, invoice, and health/phyto-sanitary/veterinary certificate from the exporting country not later than 15 days from release of the duplicate; otherwise, the Clearance/Permit shall be rendered null and void. The original authenticated copy of the SPS Import Clearance shall then be released to the applicant immediately.

For shipment arriving by air, the original copy together with other copies of the Clearance/ Permit shall be released to the applicant upon approval. On arrival of the import shipment, the original copies of the SPS Import Clearance/Permit, bill of lading, invoice, and health/phyto-sanitary/veterinary certificates shall be presented to the Quarantine Officer (QO). Following satisfactory inspection of the documents and shipment, the QO shall issue a Notice of Release together with the BOC copy, which shall then be presented to the BOC for cargo release.

Other Requirements

  1. a. Pro-forma application for SPS Import Clearance/ Permit
  2. b. Pro-forma SPS Import Clearance/ Permit
  3. c. Pro-forma application for Registration of Product
  1. a. Molasses Importation - one (1) day
  2. b. Sugar Importation - one (1) day
  3. c. Pre Mix Commodity Importation - one (1) day
  1. a. Molasses Importation - PhP 400.00 /Metric Ton
  2. b. Sugar Importation - PhP 25.00 /LKg-Bag
  3. c. Pre Mix Commodity Importation
    • More than 65% sucrose – PhP 37.75/LKg-Bag
    • Less than 65% sucrose – Php 11.90/LKg-Bag
    • Not detectable – Php 100.00/Application
Contact Positon Contact Details
MR. LUISITO MALAGKIT/MR. IAN PEDALIZO/MR. RAPHAEL HENRI B.MUNDO Regulation Department Sugar Center Building, North Avenue Diliman, Quezon City, Philippines, 1101
Tel. No. 929-92-23/926-43-38

Preparation used as raw material for the manufacture of concentrates

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

1. SPS Import Clearance See sample here.
2. Clearance for Release of Imported Sugar See sample here.
3. Premix Commodity Release Clearance See sample here.

Documentary Requirements Procedure Lead Time Processing Fee

1. SPS IMPORT CLERANCE/PERMIT
The requirement for the application of the SPS import clearance include

  1. a. Duly accomplished application form
  2. b. Pro-forma Invoice
  3. c. Notarized Affidavit of Undertaking
  4. d. Official Receipt
  5. e. Other commodity specific requirements

Other Requirements

  1. a. Pro-forma application for SPS Import Clearance/ Permit
  2. b. Pro-forma SPS Import Clearance/ Permit
  3. c. Pro-forma application for Registration of Product

2. Molasses Importation
On-line application with the Philippine National Single Window (NSW) with printout Letter application stating the following:

  1. a. Name & address of importer
  2. b. Quantity to be imported
  3. c. Country of origin
  4. d. Name of vessel
  5. e. Purpose of importation
  6. f. Port of origin
  7. g. Bill of lading number
  8. h. FOB value (in US$)

Documents to be submitted:

  1. a. Certified true copy of Bill of lading
  2. b. Commercial invoice
  3. c. Processing fee: PhP 400.00 / Metric Ton

3. Sugar Importation

  1. a. On-line application with the Philippine National Single Window (NSW) with printout
  2. b. Letter application
  3. c. Bill of lading
  4. d. Commercial invoice
  5. e. Packing list
  6. f. Certificate for sugar requirements
  7. Monitoring fee :PhP 25.00 /LKg-Bag

4. Pre Mix Commodity Importation

  1. a. On-line application with the Philippine National Single Window (NSW) with printout
  2. b. Letter application
  3. c. Bill of lading
  4. d. Commercial invoice
  5. e. Packing list
  6. f. Import entry
  7. g. Temporary Assessment Notice (Asycuda)
  8. Monitoring Fee :
    1. a. More than 65% sucrose – PhP 37.75/LKg-Bag
    2. b. Less than 65% sucrose – Php 11.90/LKg-Bag
    3. c. Not detectable – Php 100.00/Application"

1. SPS IMPORT CLERANCE/PERMIT

The importation of commodities subject to SPS regulations shall require an SPS Import Clearance while the importation of commodities subject to quantitative restrictions shall require an Import Permit. A Clearance/Permit shall be used for only one shipment.

The requirement for the application of the SPS import clearance include:

  1. a. Duly accomplished application form
  2. b. Pro-forma Invoice
  3. c. Notarized Affidavit of Undertaking
  4. d. Official Receipt
  5. e. Other commodity specific requirements

The application with complete requirements shall be filed with the relevant Service of the concerned Agency or Bureau. Only applications with complete requirements shall be accepted. Applications that satisfy all requirements shall be granted a Clearance/Permit.

The Clearance/ Permit shall be prepared in four copies to be distributed as follows:

  1. a. Original client copy to be surrendered to quarantine officer
  2. b. Duplicate client copy
  3. c. BOC copy
  4. d. Issuing agency copy

To monitor and ensure the use of Clearances and Permits, the following shall be observed for shipments arriving by sea:

  1. a. Only the duplicate client copy of the Clearance/Permit shall be initially released to the applicant while the original shall be retained by the issuing agency.
  2. b. The duplicate client copy shall be used to transact with the exporter, financial institution, and shipping company. However, the same cannot be accepted to transact with BOC and the Quarantine Offices at the border. Thus, the duplicate client copy shall be stamped with the words: “For business transaction only. NOT FOR CUSTOMS AND QUARANTINE CLEARANCE”

The applicant shall submit to the issuing Agency photocopies of the bill of lading, invoice, and health/phyto-sanitary/veterinary certificate from the exporting country not later than 15 days from release of the duplicate; otherwise, the Clearance/Permit shall be rendered null and void. The original authenticated copy of the SPS Import Clearance shall then be released to the applicant immediately.

For shipment arriving by air, the original copy together with other copies of the Clearance/ Permit shall be released to the applicant upon approval. On arrival of the import shipment, the original copies of the SPS Import Clearance/Permit, bill of lading, invoice, and health/phyto-sanitary/veterinary certificates shall be presented to the Quarantine Officer (QO). Following satisfactory inspection of the documents and shipment, the QO shall issue a Notice of Release together with the BOC copy, which shall then be presented to the BOC for cargo release.

Other Requirements

  1. a. Pro-forma application for SPS Import Clearance/ Permit
  2. b. Pro-forma SPS Import Clearance/ Permit
  3. c. Pro-forma application for Registration of Product
  1. a. Molasses Importation - one (1) day
  2. b. Sugar Importation - one (1) day
  3. c. Pre Mix Commodity Importation - one (1) day
  1. a. Molasses Importation - PhP 400.00 /Metric Ton
  2. b. Sugar Importation - PhP 25.00 /LKg-Bag
  3. c. Pre Mix Commodity Importation
    • More than 65% sucrose – PhP 37.75/LKg-Bag
    • Less than 65% sucrose – Php 11.90/LKg-Bag
    • Not detectable – Php 100.00/Application
Contact Positon Contact Details
MR. LUISITO MALAGKIT/MR. IAN PEDALIZO/MR. RAPHAEL HENRI B.MUNDO Regulation Department Sugar Center Building, North Avenue Diliman, Quezon City, Philippines, 1101
Tel. No. 929-92-23/926-43-38