Commodity

Commodity Details

Chapter 41.01 Raw hides and skins of bovine (including buffalo) or equine animals (fresh, or salted, dried, limed, pickled or otherwise preserved, but not tanned, parchment‑dressed or further prepared), whether or not dehaired or split.
Commodity 4101.20.00 – Whole hides and skins, unsplit, of a weight per skin not exceeding 8 kg when simply dried, 10 kg when dry‑salted, or 16 kg when fresh, wet‑salted or otherwise preserved

For Imports

Regulating Agencies

Bureau of Customs
  • 5 Visayas Ave, Diliman, Quezon City, 1128 Metro Manila
  • 89282429, 89281778, 85274445, 89200816
  • 89282429, 89281778
  • bai_dir@yahoo.com, vqs.southharbor@gmail.com, baiquarantineph@gmail.com
  • http://www.bai.da.gov.ph

Legal Basis

  • DA Administrative Order No. 9, Series of 2010 – Rules and Regulations Governing the Importation of Agricultural and Fish and Fishery/Aquatic Products, Fertilizers, Pesticides and Other Agricultural Chemicals, Veterinary Drugs and Biological Products into the Philippines

Permits, Clearances, Certifications

  • Sanitary and Phytosanitary Import Clearance (SPS) from Bureau of Animal Industry (BAI)
  • Tagged electronic Request for Inspection (eRFI) from BAI

Requirements & Procedures

Documentary Requirements

Bureau of Animal Industry

  1. Accreditation as an importer
  2. For Animal Products and By-products - Bureau of Animal Industry (BAI) Accreditation
  3. For Meat and Meat Products - National Meat Inspection Service (NMIS) Accreditation
  4. Online application thru:www.intercommerce.com.ph/registrationbai.asp for the issuance of SPS Import Clearance
  5. Permit is good for two (2) months

Procedures

Bureau of Animal Industry

  1. Accreditation Process
  2. SPS Import Clearance Application
  3. SPS Import Clearance Issuance
  4. Importation Process
  5. Bureau of Customs File Entry
  6. Quarantine Documentation / Inspection / Examination
  7. Cold Storage Warehouse (Meat) Quarantine Area (Animals, Animal Products and By products)

NTMs

  1. BAI – Importer Registration
  2. BAI – Country/Zone Product Clearance
  3. BAI – SPS Import Clearance
  4. BAI – Inspection at the Port of Entry

Import Status

Regulated

For Exports

Regulating Agencies

Bureau of Customs
  • 5 Visayas Ave, Diliman, Quezon City, 1128 Metro Manila
  • 89282429, 89281778, 85274445, 89200816
  • 89282429, 89281778
  • bai_dir@yahoo.com, vqs.southharbor@gmail.com, baiquarantineph@gmail.com
  • http://www.bai.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. BAI – Exporter Registration
  2. BAI – Pre-shipment Inspection
  3. BAI – Health Clearance / Export Permit

Tariff Schedules

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

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