Non Tariff Measures

Requirement to secure a Philippine Standard (PS) license or Import Commodity Clearance (ICC)

ATR Reference: Authorization requirement for TBT reasons:
UN Code: B14
NTM Type: Authorization Requirement for TBT Reasons

Issuing Agency

Department of Finance


All manufacturers and importers of standard protective motorcycle helmets are required to secure a PS license or ICC prior to the sale and distribution of their products. The BPS shall issue periodically a list of motorcycle helmet manufacturers and importers and the brands which pass the standards of the BPS to be published in a newspaper of general circulation or in its website.

Governing Law: R.A. 10054:

Motorcycle Helmet Act of 2009

Applicable Section: Section 6 – para. 3 (part 2)