Commodity

Commodity Details

Chapter 44.07 Wood sawn or chipped lengthwise, sliced or peeled, whether or not planed, sanded or end-jointed, of a thickness exceeding 6 mm.
Heading 4407.90 – Other :
Subheading 4407.94 – – Of cherry (Prunus spp.) :
Commodity 4407.94.10 – – – Planed, sanded or end-jointed

For Imports

Regulating Agencies

Bureau of Customs
  • 692 San Andres Street, Malate, Manila
  • 85292987, 82512272, 8404-0409, 82442950
  • 85217650
  • pqsbpi@yahoo.com, jomatolents@yahoo.com, jos_falcons@yahoo.com
  • http://bpi.da.gov.ph
Bureau of Customs
  • DENR Building, Visayas Avenue, Diliman, Quezon City
  • 8928-9313; 8927-4788
  • 8928-9313
  • officeofthedirector.fmb@gmail.com
  • http://forestry.denr.gov.ph

Legal Basis

Permits, Clearances, Certifications

  • Sanitary and Phytosanitary Import Clearance (SPSIC)
  • Authority to Import

Requirements & Procedures

Documentary Requirements

Bureau of Plant Industry

Plant Quarantine Clearance:

  1. Duly accomplished Application Form or BPI Q Form No. 1
  2. Proforma Invoice
  3. GM Certification
  4. Certificate from Buyers
  5. Research Outline

Phytosanitary Certificate

  1. Duly accomplished Application Form or BPI Q Form No. 1

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'.

Procedures

Bureau of Plant Industry

Application and Issuance of Phytosanitary Certificate:

  1. Fill up Application for Inspection and Phytosanitary Certification
  2. Submit accomplished BPI ''Q'' Form No. 10
  3. Present actual commodity for inspection
  4. Receive Phytosanitary Certificate
  5. Fill up Feedback Form

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

NTMs

  1. FMB – Authority to Import
  2. BPI – Importer Registration
  3. BPI – Pest Risk Analysis
  4. BPI – SPS Clearance
  5. BPI – Inspection at the Port of Entry
  6. FMB – Specified Ports of Entry
  7. FMB – Inspection at the Port of Entry
  8. FMB – Storage, Processing and Disposition of Imported Wood Products

Import Status

Regulated

For Exports

Regulating Agencies

Bureau of Customs
  • 692 San Andres Street, Malate, Manila
  • 85292987, 82512272, 8404-0409, 82442950
  • 85217650
  • pqsbpi@yahoo.com, jomatolents@yahoo.com, jos_falcons@yahoo.com
  • http://bpi.da.gov.ph
Bureau of Customs
  • DENR Building, Visayas Avenue, Diliman, Quezon City
  • 8928-9313; 8927-4788
  • 8928-9313
  • officeofthedirector.fmb@gmail.com
  • http://forestry.denr.gov.ph

Status

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

NTMs

  1. FMB – Export Permit
  2. BPI – Exporter Registration
  3. BPI – Phytosanitary Certificate
  4. BPI – Pre-shipment Inspection

Tariff Schedules

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

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