ATR Reference:
UN Code: B14
NTM Type:

Issuing Agency


An importer of Optical Media Materials and/or Equipment must secure an import Permit from the Optical Media Board.

Governing Law: Republic Act 9239, Republic Act 7916, IRR:

Republic Act 9239
An Act regulating optical media, reorganizing for this purpose the videogram regulatory board, providing penalties therefore and for other purposes

Republic Act 7916
An Act providing for the legal framework and mechanisms for the creation, operation, administration, and coordination of special economic zones in the Philippines, creating for this purpose, the Philippine Economic Zone Authority (PEZA), and for other purposes

MC-2005-01 (PDF) Guidelines for Licensing and Registration
MC-2005-05 (PDF) Importation of Optical Discs for Personal Use
MC-2005-07 (PDF) Guidelines Relating to Recordable CDs
MC-2005-08 (PDF) Prescribing Guidelines for the Exportation of Discs, Machineries and Materials
MC-2006-05 (PDF) Guidelines for all Applicants for Registration of Optical Media Business
MC-2006-06 (PDF) Schedule of Fees
MC-2012-01 (PDF) Streamlined List of Requirements for Registration and Licensing
MC-2012-02 (PDF) Revised Renewal Schedules

Applicable Section: Section 2