Commodity

Commodity Details

Chapter 87.02 Motor vehicles for the transport of ten or more persons, including the driver.
Heading 8702.20 – With both compression-ignition internal combustion piston engine (diesel or semi-diesel) and electric motor as motors for propulsion :
Subheading 8702.20.00A – – Completely Knocked Down :
Level Four 8702.20.20 – – – Other, for the transport of 30 persons or more :
Level Five 8702.20.29 – – – – Other :
Commodity 8702.20.29B – – – – – Other

For Imports

Regulating Agencies

Bureau of Customs
  • BIR National Office Building, BIR Road, Diliman, Quezon City
  • 89817000, 89297676, 89817419, 89817452, 89817478, 89817479
  • None
  • contact_us@bir.gov.ph, caesar.dulay@bir.gov.ph, ma.rosario.puno@bir.gov.ph
  • https://www.bir.gov.ph
Bureau of Customs
Bureau of Customs
  • LTO Compound, East Avenue, Quezon City, 1100
  • 879219075, 89219069
  • None
  • lto.cooperations@gmail.com, lto.opscentral.ncr@gmail.com
  • http://www.lto.gov.ph

Legal Basis

Permits, Clearances, Certifications

  • Electronic Authority to Release Imported Goods (E-ATRIG)
  • Certificate of Authority to Import
  • Uncooked
  • For New Vehicles:
  • For Used Vehicles:

Requirements & Procedures

Documentary Requirements

Fair Trade Enforcement Bureau

Fair Trade Enforcement Bureau (Used Cars)

Importer

  1. Filipino citizens who have resided abroad for at least one (1) year (accumulated within 3-years of his/her stay abroad immediately preceding the date of filing of the application)
  2. Immigrants holding 13A or 13G visa only or Oath of Allegiance (dual citizenship)
  3. A member of special government organization under the Philippine Retirement Authority (PRA)-SRR visa- and Balik-Scientist Program 47A2 visa

Motor Vehicle

  1. Left hand drive
  2. Gross vehicle weight not exceeding 3 tons
  3. Registered under the name of the importer for at least six (6) months prior to the filing of the application
  4. Covered by a Certificate of Emission Compliance (CEC) issued in the country of origin duly authenticated by the Philippine Embassy/Consulate abroad

For Filipino citizens

  1. A properly filled-up and notarized application form
  2. 1 copy of 2x2 photo with signature
  3. Original or authenticated copy of complete pages of old and new passport
  4. Original or authenticated copy of car title or registration
  5. Processing fee of P1,500 for cars and P900 for motorcycles

For aliens (13A, 13G, SRRV and 47A2 visa holders)

  1. A properly filled-out and notarized application form
  2. 1 copy of 2x2 picture with signature
  3. Original or authenticated copy of passport, stamped with a valid 13A or 13G visa or an Oath of Allegiance, or SRRV or 47A2 visa
  4. Original or authenticated copy of car title or registration

NOTE

  1. Authentication is required only when original documents are not presented.
  2. Non-original documents must be authenticated by the Philippine Consulate/Embassy abroad.
  3. The motor vehicle is subject to taxes and duties.
  4. Applicant shall be interviewed prior to the release of the motor vehicle (MV) at the port of arrival.

Land Transportation Office

Certificate of Registration

Land Transportation Office

For New Vehicles:

  1. Bill of Lading
  2. Packing List
  3. Commercial Invoice
  4. Import Entry and Internal Revenue Declaration
  5. Chassis No./Vehicle Identification No. (VIN)
  6. BOC Car Evaluation System – Computation of Duties and Taxes
  7. Photocopy of Latest Income Tax Return, together with Audited Financial Statements, if applicable
  8. Joint Undertaking (Importer and Broker)
  9. Memo of Customs Intelligence and Investigation Service (CIIS)

For Used Vehicles:

  1. Bill of Lading
  2. Packing List
  3. Commercial Invoice
  4. Import Entry and Internal Revenue Declaration
  5. Updated Importer’s Sworn Statement
  6. List of Chassis No./Vehicle Identification No. (VIN)

Procedures

Bureau of Internal Revenue

  1. Importer/Broker will login to www.nsw.gov.ph and fill up and submit application for ATRIG thru NSW System
  2. Receiving Officer checks the completeness of the basic documentary requirements. If found complete, RO receives the application thru NSW system, assigns Office Control Code and forward documents to concerned Processing Officer. If application is rejected/ hold, importer will be notified thru email that application was rejected or in pending state.
  3. Processing Officer (Revenue Officer) evaluates the submitted documentary requirements to determine whether or not the application requires any of the following:
    1. Conduct of ocular inspection;
    2. Resolution of technical/factual issue (for referral to the Laboratory Unit);
    3. Resolution of legal issues (for referral to the Law Division).
  4. Processing Officer prepares computation in excel format, prepares eATRIG and forward docket to Reviewing Officer.
  5. Reviewing Officer reviews eATRIG. Forward docket to Approving Officer, if found in order. Otherwise, return docket to Processing Officer.
  6. Approving Officer (Approve 1 & 2) reviews and approves eATRIG, if found in order, authorizes the transaction and electronically transmit eATRIG to BOC . Otherwise, return docket to Reviewing Officer

Fair Trade Enforcement Bureau

Used Cars

  1. Client will inquire on how to avail of the No-Dollar Importation program.
    • IRD Technical Staff will provide client a detailed explanation of the program, the requirements and the procedures
  2. Client pays processing fee.
    • DTI Cashier will issue order of payment
    • DTI Cashier will receive payment and issue OR
  3. Client submits application form and other documentary requirements.
    • IRD Technical Staff evaluates the completeness of the documents submitted
    • Senior Trade & Industry Development Specialist (STIDS) prepares evaluation report and recommend the approval/disapproval of the application
    • Division Chief/Director approves the issuance of Certificate of Authority to Import (CAI)
    • Clerk releases the CAI to the Importer
  4. Client proceeds with the shipment of the motor vehicle (MV).
  5. Client comes to the office for an interview (Personal Appearance)
    • STIDS confirms with the importer some important information about his/her stay abroad/ ownership of the motor vehicle
  6. Client request for the release of the motor vehicle from the Bureau of Customs (BOC)
    • STIDS/ Division Chief/Director inspects vehicle at BOC
    • STIDS/ Division Chief/Director issues release certificate
  7. Clients payment of taxes and duties and release of the motor vehicle from the BOC premises
  8. Client request for the LTO endorsement for registration of MV at the Land Transportation Office (LTO).
    • STIDS/ Division Chief/Director issue LTO endorsement to the importer

NTMs

For New Vehicles:

  1. LTO – Compulsory Registration of Motor Vehicles
  2. LTO – Serial Number Registration Report
  3. BIR – Authority to Release Imported Goods (ATRIG)
  4. LTO – Emission Standard

For Used Vehicles:

  1. LTO – Compulsory Registration of Motor Vehicles
  2. LTO – Serial Number Registration Report
  3. BIR – Authority to Release Imported Goods (ATRIG)
  4. LTO – Emission Standard
  5. FTEB – Certificate of Authority to Import

Import Status

Regulated

For Exports

Regulating Agencies

Bureau of Customs
  • BIR National Office Building, BIR Road, Diliman, Quezon City
  • 89817000, 89297676, 89817419, 89817452, 89817478, 89817479
  • None
  • contact_us@bir.gov.ph, caesar.dulay@bir.gov.ph, ma.rosario.puno@bir.gov.ph
  • https://www.bir.gov.ph
Bureau of Customs
Bureau of Customs
  • LTO Compound, East Avenue, Quezon City, 1100
  • 879219075, 89219069
  • None
  • lto.cooperations@gmail.com, lto.opscentral.ncr@gmail.com
  • http://www.lto.gov.ph

Status

NTMs

No Related NTMs

Tariff Schedules

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

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