Commodity

Commodity Details

Chapter 06.01 Bulbs, tubers, tuberous roots, corms, crowns and rhizomes, dormant, in growth or in flower; chicory plants and roots other than roots of heading 12.12.
Commodity 0601.10.00 – Bulbs, tubers, tuberous roots, corms, crowns and rhizomes, dormant

For Imports

Regulating Agencies

Department of Finance
  • 692 San Andres Street, Malate, Manila
  • 85292987, 82512272, 8404-0409, 82442950
  • 85217650
  • pqsbpi@gmail.com, jomatolents@yahoo.com, jos_falcons@yahoo.com, enitsirk.ilegna@gmail.com
  • http://bpi.da.gov.ph

Legal Basis

Permits, Clearances, Certifications

  • Sanitary and Phytosanitary Import Clearance (SPSIC)

Requirements & Procedures

Documentary Requirements

Bureau of Plant Industry

Plant Quarantine Clearance:

  1. Duly accomplished Application Form or BPI Q Form No. 1
  2. Proforma Invoice
  3. GM Certification
  4. Certificate from Buyers
  5. Research Outline

Phytosanitary Certificate

  1. Duly accomplished Application Form or BPI Q Form No. 1

Procedures

Bureau of Plant Industry

Application and Issuance of Phytosanitary Certificate:

  1. Fill up Application for Inspection and Phytosanitary Certification
  2. Submit accomplished BPI ''Q'' Form No. 10
  3. Present actual commodity for inspection
  4. Receive Phytosanitary Certificate
  5. Fill up Feedback Form

NTMs

Import Status

Regulated

For Exports

Regulating Agencies

Department of Finance
  • 692 San Andres Street, Malate, Manila
  • 85292987, 82512272, 8404-0409, 82442950
  • 85217650
  • pqsbpi@gmail.com, jomatolents@yahoo.com, jos_falcons@yahoo.com, enitsirk.ilegna@gmail.com
  • http://bpi.da.gov.ph

Status

The export of this commodity is currently regulated. However, the following items have been specifically prohibited from export.

Saba banana (Musa paradisiaca) planting materials

NTMs

  1. BPI – Exporter Registration
  2. BPI – Phytosanitary Certificate
  3. BPI – Pre-shipment Inspection
  4. BPI – Verification of packing/filling materials
  5. Export of Saba Banana planting materials is prohibited

Tariff Schedules

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

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