Commodity

Commodity Details

Chapter 96.13 Cigarette lighters and other lighters, whether or not mechanical or electrical, and parts thereof other than flints and wicks.
Heading 9613.20 – Pocket lighters, gas fuelled, refillable :
Commodity 9613.20.90 – – Other

For Imports

Regulating Agencies

Bureau of Customs
Bureau of Customs
  • Scout Reyes corner Panay Avenue, Quezon City
  • 8374-3987, 8372-3185, 8373-2093
  • 83723178
  • docrseares@gmail.com, rd_nta07@yahoo.com
  • http://nta.da.gov.ph

Legal Basis

  • DTI Administrative Order No. 04-2008 – DTI Administrative Order No. 04-2008 The New Rules and Regulations on the Philippine Standard Quality and/ or Safety Certification Scheme

  • BPS Department Administrative Order No. 05 of 2008 – BPS Department Administrative Order No. 05 of 2008, enacted on 7 February 2008, on the New Rules and Regulations concerning the Issuance of the Import Commodity
  • Republic Act 4109 dated June 20, 1964 – Republic Act 4109 dated June 20, 1964 An Act To Convert The Division Of Standards Under The Bureau Of Commerce Into A Bureau Of Standards, To Provide For The Standardization And/Or Inspection Of Products And Imports Of The Philippines And For Other Purposes

Permits, Clearances, Certifications

  • Import Commodity Clearance (ICC)

Requirements & Procedures

Documentary Requirements

Bureau of Philippine Standards

  1. Duly accomplished ICC Application form – Notarized copy
  2. Packing List (Certified True Copy)
  3. Import Entry (Certified True Copy)
  4. Commercial Invoice (Certified True Copy)
  5. Bill of Lading/Airway Bill (Certified True Copy)
  6. DTI Business Name Registration – Sole Proprietor; SEC Registration for Partnership/Corporation (Certified True Copy)
  7. Summary of Batch Numbers/Serial Numbers of the products
  8. SPA/Board Resolution
  9. Surety Bond, if to be issued Conditional Release
  10. Inspection Report
  11. Test Report
  12. Warehouse contract of lease

NOTE: Documentary requirements for conditional release and certificate of exemption is same as above enumerated. Issuance of either document depends on the findings and recommendation of BPS-DTI.

Procedures

Bureau of Philippine Standards

  1. Filing of ICC application – product covered or exempted
    1. Conditional release, if covered
    2. Certificate of exemption, if not covered or if with existing PS License
  2. Product Sampling – in accordance with ISO. IEC 17020
    1. Inspection report
    2. Certificate of exemption
  3. Product Testing – in accordance with ISO. IEC 17025
    1. Test result
  4. Evaluation
    1. Evaluation report
  5. Decision – Approve/ Deny/ Suspend/ Withdraw
  6. Issuance
    1. Philippine Standard (PS) License and Product Certificate
    2. Import Commodity Clearance (ICC) Certificate
  7. Surveillance
    1. Surveillance report

NTMs

  1. BPS – Import Commodity Clearance (ICC)

Import Status

Regulated

For Exports

Regulating Agencies

Bureau of Customs
Bureau of Customs
  • Scout Reyes corner Panay Avenue, Quezon City
  • 8374-3987, 8372-3185, 8373-2093
  • 83723178
  • docrseares@gmail.com, rd_nta07@yahoo.com
  • http://nta.da.gov.ph

Status

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

NTMs

  1. NTA – Authority to Export
  2. NTA – Export Commodity Clearance

Tariff Schedules

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

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