Commodity Details

Chapter 48.10 Paper and paperboard, coated on one or both sides with kaolin (China clay) or other inorganic substances, with or without a binder, and with no other coating, whether or not surface‑coloured, surface‑decorated or printed, in rolls or rectangular (including square) sheets, of any size.
Heading 4810.30 – Kraft paper and paperboard, other than that of a kind used for writing, printing or other graphic purposes :
Subheading 4810.32 – – Bleached uniformly throughout the mass and of which more than 95 % by weight of the total fibre content consists of wood fibres obtained by a chemical process, and weighing more than 150 g/m2 :
Commodity 4810.32.30 – – – In rolls of not more than 150 mm in width or sheets of which no side exceeds 360 mm in the unfolded state

For Imports

Regulating Agencies

No Regulating Agencies

Legal Basis

Permits, Clearances, Certifications

  • Authority to Import

Requirements & Procedures

Documentary Requirements

Forest Management Board

  1. An authenticated photo static copy of registration as single proprietorship, partnership or corporation from the Department of Trade and Industry and/or Securities and Exchange Commission
  2. An Authenticated photo static 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. 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. 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'.


Forest Management Board

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


  1. FMB – Authority to Import
  2. FMB – Specified Ports of Entry
  3. FMB – Inspection at the Port of Entry
  4. FMB – Storage, Processing and Disposition of Imported Wood Products

Import Status


For Exports

Regulating Agencies

No Regulating Agencies



No Related NTMs

Tariff Schedules

Visit the Philippine Tariff Commission (TC) through its Philippine Tariff Finder (PTF).