Non Tariff Measures

Inspection at the Port of Entry

ATR Reference: Inspection requirement:
UN Code: A84
NTM Type: Inspection 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
  • / /


48 hours before the arrival of a consignment at preliminary border inspection, the importer shall notify the concerned DA Border Inspector by filling out the Application for Import Inspection. There is a preliminary and final border inspection that is required by the department.

Governing Law: 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 int the Philippines

Applicable Section: Section VI para. 9