Commodity Details

Chapter 85.18 Microphones and stands therefor; loudspeakers, whether or not mounted in their enclosures; headphones and earphones, whether or not combined with a microphone, and sets consisting of a microphone and one or more loudspeakers; audio-frequency electric amplifiers; electric sound amplifier sets.
Heading 8518.10 – Microphones and stands therefor :
Subheading 8518.10.10 – – Microphones :
Commodity 8518.10.11 – – – Microphones having a frequency range of 300 Hz to 3,400 Hz, with a diameter not exceeding 10 mm and a height not exceeding 3 mm, for telecommunication use

For Imports

Regulating Agencies

Department of Finance
  • BIR Road, East Triangle, Diliman, Quezon City, Metro Manila
  • 89244010, 89244072, 89244075
  • None

Legal Basis

  • Republic Act No. 3846, As Amended – Republic Act No. 3846, As Amended An Act Providing for the regulation of radio stations and radio communications in the Philippine Islands, and For other purposes

Permits, Clearances, Certifications

  • Permit to Import
  • License to Import

Requirements & Procedures

Documentary Requirements

National Telecommunications Commission

Attaching the following documents (online applications thru NSW):

For Dealer/Manufacturer of CPE (Commercial Use):

  1. Copy of Proforma Invoice
  2. Technical Specifications
  3. Type Approved Certificate of Equipment
  4. Copy of valid Permit (Dealers Manufacturers Permit/CPE Accreditation)
  5. Air Way Bill for Release Clearance only.

For Individuals/Corporation

  1. (Own-use/Company Use not more than 5 units):
  2. Copy of Proforma Invoice
  3. Technical Specifications


National Telecommunications Commission

  1. Applicant will register online thru and create application.
  2. Applicant submits application online with required documents (import requirement) to NSW.
  3. NTC-NCR receives and checks the completeness and correctness of applications.
  4. If the application found to be complete/correct, NTC-NCR will indicate the necessary fees to be paid by the applicant.
  5. If the application is not found complete/correct. NTC-NCR will mark the application pending with corresponding remark/s for the applicant to comply. The applicant shall update their application and resubmit.
  6. Applicant pays the prescribed fees through ATM/Bancnet accredited by NSW.
  7. NTC-NCR process and authorizes the applications.
  8. Deputy Commissioner will approve the Permit.
  9. Permit is approved. The permit is available at NSW/BOC and may be printed.


  1. NTC – Registration Requirement
  2. NTC – Permit to Import

Import Status


For Exports

Regulating Agencies

No Regulating Agencies



No Related NTMs

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