Non Tariff Measures

Indentor’s License

ATR Reference: Licensing for specified use
UN Code: E112
NTM Type: Licensing Requirement

Issuing Agency

Department of Finance
  • 1st Lt. Alfabeto St., Camp Crame, Quezon City Philippines
  • 87230401 loc 4278, 4588
  • None


License authorizing the conduct of general business such as importation, purchase, possession, sale and transfer of firearms, ammunition, spare parts, accessories and components; Any person desiring to manufacture or deal in firearms, parts of firearms or ammunition thereof, or instruments and implements used or intended to be used in the manufacture of firearms, parts of firearms or ammunition, shall make an application to:

(a) The Secretary of the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) in the case of an application for a license to manufacture; and

(b) The Chief of the PNP in the case of a license to deal in firearms and firearms parts, ammunition and gun repair.

Governing Law: Executive Order No. 256:

Revising Executive Order No. 58 S. 1987, By Rationalizing the Fees and Charges on Firearms, Ammunition, Spare Parts, Accessories, Components, Explosives, Explosive Ingredients, Pyrotechnics and Firecrackers; RA No. 10591 – Comprehensive Firearms and Ammunition Regulation Act and IRR

Applicable Section: Rule IV 21(a)