Commodity

Commodity Details

Chapter 10.08 Buckwheat, millet and canary seeds; other cereals.
Commodity 1008.30.00 – Canary seeds

For Imports

Regulating Agencies

Department of Finance
  • 5 Visayas Ave, Diliman, Quezon City, 1128 Metro Manila
  • 89282429, 89281778, 85274445, 89200816
  • 89282429, 89281778
  • bai_dir@yahoo.com, vqs.southharbor@gmail.com, baiquarantineph@gmail.com
  • http://www.bai.da.gov.ph
Department of Finance
  • BIR National Office Building, BIR Road, Diliman, Quezon City
  • 89817000, 89297676, 89817419, 89817452, 89817478, 89817479
  • None
  • contact_us@bir.gov.ph, caesar.dulay@bir.gov.ph, ma.rosario.puno@bir.gov.ph
  • https://www.bir.gov.ph
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

  • DA 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 into the Philippines
  • DA Administrative Order No. 18, Series of 2000 – DA Administrative Order No. 18, Series of 2000 Amending DA A.O. No. 4 Series of 1998, 'Revised Guidelines In The Importation of Agricultural Products'
  • DA Department Circular no. 4 series of 2016, enacted on 9 June 2016 – DA Department Circular no. 4 series of 2016, enacted on 9 June 2016 'Guidelines on the Importation of Plants, Planting Materials and Plant Products for Commercial Purposes'
  • International Plant Protection Convention (IPCC) – International Plant Protection Convention (IPCC)
  • DOH Department Circular No. 2011-0101 – DOH Department Circular No. 2011-0101 The Rules and Regulations Implementing RA No. 9711- The Food and Drug Administration Act of 2009
  • Presidential Decree No. 1433 dated June 10, 1978 – Presidential Decree No. 1433 dated June 10, 1978 Promulgating The Plant Quarantine Law Of 1978, Thereby Revising And Consolidating Existing Plant Quarantine Laws To Further Improve And Strengthen The Plant Quarantine Service Of The Bureau Of Plant Industry
  • Republic Act No. 10611 – Republic Act No. 10611 An Act To Strengthen The Food Safety Regulatory System In the Country To Protect Consumer Health And Facilitate Market Access Of Local Foods And Food Products And For Other Purposes
  • Republic Act No. 7394 dated April 13, 1992 – Republic Act No. 7394 dated April 13, 1992 The Consumer Act of the Philippines
  • Republic Act 9711 dated August 18, 2009 – Republic Act 9711 dated August 18, 2009 An Act Strengthening And Rationalizing The Regulatory Capacity Of The Bureau Of Food And Drugs (BFAD) By Establishing Adequate Testing Laboratories And Field Offices, Upgrading Its Equipment, Augmenting Its Human Resource Complement, Giving Authority To Retain Its Income, Renaming It The Food And Drug Administration (FDA), Amending Certain Sections Of RA No. 3720, As Amended, And Appropriating Funds Thereof

Permits, Clearances, Certifications

  • Sanitary and Phytosanitary Import Clearance (SPS) from Bureau of Animal Industry (BAI)
  • Tagged electronic Request for Inspection (eRFI) from BAI
  • Electronic Authority to Release Imported Goods (E-ATRIG)
  • Sanitary and Phytosanitary Import Clearance (SPSIC)

Requirements & Procedures

Documentary Requirements

Bureau of Internal Revenue

  1. Bill of Lading
  2. Packing List
  3. Commercial Invoice
  4. Import Entry and Internal Revenue Declaration

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

Bureau of Animal Industry

  • Certificate of Product Registration
  • Accreditation
  • Online application thru:www.intercommerce.com.ph/registrationbai.asp for the issuance of SPS Import Clearance

Procedures

Bureau of Animal Industry

  1. Accreditation Process
  2. SPS Import Clearance Application
  3. SPS Import Clearance Issuance
  4. Importation Process
  5. Bureau of Customs File Entry
  6. Quarantine Documentation / Inspection / Examination
  7. Cold Storage Warehouse (Meat) Quarantine Area (Animals, Animal Products and By products)

Bureau of Internal Revenue

  1. Importer/Broker will login to www.nsw.gov.ph and fill up and submit application for ATRIG thru NSW System
  2. Receiving Officer checks the completeness of the basic documentary requirements. If found complete, RO receives the application thru NSW system, assigns Office Control Code and forward documents to concerned Processing Officer. If application is rejected/ hold, importer will be notified thru email that application was rejected or in pending state.
  3. Processing Officer (Revenue Officer) evaluates the submitted documentary requirements to determine whether or not the application requires any of the following:
    1. Conduct of ocular inspection;
    2. Resolution of technical/factual issue (for referral to the Laboratory Unit);
    3. Resolution of legal issues (for referral to the Law Division).
  4. Processing Officer prepares computation in excel format, prepares eATRIG and forward docket to Reviewing Officer.
  5. Reviewing Officer reviews eATRIG. Forward docket to Approving Officer, if found in order. Otherwise, return docket to Processing Officer.
  6. Approving Officer (Approve 1 & 2) reviews and approves eATRIG, if found in order, authorizes the transaction and electronically transmit eATRIG to BOC . Otherwise, return docket to Reviewing Officer

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

If used for feeds or feed ingredients

  1. BAI -Importer Registration for Feeds or Feed ingredients
  2. BPI – Pest Risk Analysis
  3. BPI – SPS Clearance
  4. BIR – Inspection Requirement
  5. BAI – 60 Day Must Ship Out Date
  6. BAI – Labelling requirements – Feed Ingredients and Feed mixtures
  7. BAI – Inspection at the Port of Entry

If Used for Human Consumption

  1. BPI – Importer Registration
  2. BPI – Pest Risk Analysis
  3. BPI – SPS Clearance
  4. BPI – Must Ship Out Date
  5. BPI – Inspection at the Port of Entry
  6. BPI – Accredited Storage Facility

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. Please contact the regulating agency above for export requirements and procedures.

NTMs

  1. BPI – Exporter Registration
  2. BPI – Phytosanitary Certificate
  3. BPI – Pre-shipment Inspection
  4. BPI – Verification of packing/filling materials

Tariff Schedules

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

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