Non Tariff Measures

Plant Quarantine Services Clearance

ATR Reference: Certification requirement
UN Code: A83
NTM Type: Certification Requirement

Issuing Agency

Department of Finance
  • 692 San Andres Street, Malate, Manila
  • 8525-2987 / 8521-7650 / 8332-7567 / 8251-2262 LOCAL 101 / 102 / 103
  • 85217650
  • / /


Commodities that have been processed to the point where they do not remain capable of being infested with quarantine pests and thereof, should not be regulated. The importation of these products does not require an SPS Import Clearance, but the importer shall secure a Certificate of Non-Coverage. This is also known as the Plant Quarantine Services Clearance

Governing Law: Quarantine Administrative Circular No. 1, series of 2014:

Guidelines for Categorization of Commodities of Plant Origin

Applicable Section: Article III Sec. 5 Para. 1