Non Tariff Measures

SPS Clearance

ATR Reference: Special authorization requirement for SPS reasons
UN Code: A14
NTM Type: Special Authorization Requirements for SPS Reasons

Issuing Agency

Department of Finance
  • 692 San Andres Street, Malate, Manila
  • 85292987, 82512272, 8404-0409, 82442950
  • 85217650


The importation of plants and plant products require an SPS Clearance from Bureau of Plant Industry (BPI). To get this, it is also required to get a Plant Quarantine Clearance and Phytosanitary Certificate

Governing Law: DA Department Circular No. 4 Series of 2016:

Guideline on the Importation of Plants, Planting Materials and Plant Products for Commercial Purposes

Applicable Section: Article I Section 4