Commodity

Commodity Details

Chapter 93.04 Other arms (for example, spring, air or gas guns and pistols, truncheons), excluding those of heading 93.07.
Commodity 9304.00.90 – Other

For Imports

Regulating Agencies

Bureau of Customs
  • 1st Lt. Alfabeto St., Camp Crame, Quezon City Philippines
  • 87230401 loc 4278, 4588
  • None
  • ocfed@yahoo.com
  • http://feo.csg.pnp.gov.ph

Legal Basis

  • Republic Act No. 10591 – Republic Act No. 10591 Comprehensive Law On Firearms And Ammunition And Providing Penalties For Violations Thereof

Permits, Clearances, Certifications

  • Authority to Import Firearms and Ammunition for Commercial purposes
  • Authority to Import through Indent License for Firearms Procurement by Local Government Units (LGUs)
  • OR

Requirements & Procedures

Documentary Requirements

PNP – Firearms and Explosive Office

For Commercial Use:

  1. Letter request addressed to the Chief, PNP (coursed through the Chief, FEO);
  2. Authenticated Copy of License to Deal;
  3. Summary of Transactions
  4. NSW Printed Application

For PNP or AFP use:

  1. Letter request of the indentor addressed to the Chief, PNP;
  2. Letter of intent by the purchasing agency addressed to the Chief, PNP;
  3. Authenticated photocopy of Indent License to Deal;
  4. Original End-User’s Certificate (duly signed by the issuing authority)
  5. Purchase Order (original/authenticated);
  6. Certificate of Availability of Funds or Approved Budget Contract (ABC), attached Special Allotment Release Order (SARO) intended for the procurement;
  7. Certificate of Training issued by the Head of Agency;
  8. Notice of Award (authenticated);
  9. Contract Agreement (authenticated);
  10. NSW Printed Application

NOTE: Requirement No. 7 is not applicable to AFP/PNP

For LGU Procurement:

  1. Letter request of the indentor addressed to the Chief, PNP;
  2. Letter of intent by purchasing LGU addressed to the Chief, PNP;
  3. Inventory of Firearms as certified by Authorized Bonded Firearm Custodian;
  4. List of Regular Plantilla Position authorized to use the firearms;
  5. Authenticated photocopy of Indent License to Deal;
  6. Purchase Order (authenticated);
  7. Board Resolution from Sanggunian Panlalawigan/ Panlungsod/ Bayan or Barangay Lupon;
  8. Deed of Absolute Donation as the case may be;
  9. Original End-User’s Certificate (EUC);
  10. Certificate of Availability of Funds or Approved Budget Contract (ABC);
  11. NSW Printed Application.

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Procedures

PNP – Firearms and Explosive Office

  1. Receiving Clerk checks the completeness of submitted requirements
  2. Processor process application and endorsement of documents
  3. Proof Reader checks the prepared documents
  4. Chief Clerk checks and reviews the authenticity of submitted requirements.
  5. Chief, Permits and Other Licenses Section reviews and endorses application to Chief, Firearms and Licensing Division
  6. For concurrence of Chief, Firearms and Licensing Division
  7. For concurrence of Assistant Chief, Firearms and Explosives Office
  8. For concurrence of Chief, Firearms and Explosives Office and transmittal of application to CSG MSG Center
  9. For review and concurrence of CDS, CSG and transmittal to DD, CSG
  10. For concurrence of DD, CSG
  11. For recommendation for approval of D, CSG
  12. For concurrence of TDO
  13. For concurrence TCDS
  14. For concurrence TCDO
  15. For approval or disapproval of Chief, Philippine National Police
  16. CSG MSG Center forwards application to FEO MSG Center
  17. FEO MSG Center forwards application to Permits and Other Licenses Section
  18. Permits and Other Licenses Section releases approved or disapproved application to applicant

NTMs

For Military, PNP and LGU Use

  1. FEO – Indentor’s License
  2. FEO – Authority to Import
  3. FEO – Testing for Imported Firearms
  4. FEO – Import Monitoring

For Commercial Use

  1. FEO – Dealer’s License
  2. FEO – Authority to Import
  3. FEO – Testing for Imported Firearms
  4. FEO – Import Monitoring

Import Status

Regulated

For Exports

Regulating Agencies

Bureau of Customs
  • 1st Lt. Alfabeto St., Camp Crame, Quezon City Philippines
  • 87230401 loc 4278, 4588
  • None
  • ocfed@yahoo.com
  • http://feo.csg.pnp.gov.ph

Status

The export of this commodity is currently regulated. Please contact the regulating agency above for export requirements and procedures.

NTMs

  1. FEO – Indentor’s License
  2. FEO – Authority to Export

Tariff Schedules

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

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