Non Tariff Measures

Commodity Clearance

ATR Reference: Special authorization requirement for SPS reasons
UN Code: A14
NTM Type: Special Authorization Requirements for SPS Reasons

Issuing Agency

Department of Finance
  • Scout Reyes corner Panay Avenue, Quezon City
  • 8374-3987, 8372-3185, 8373-2093
  • 83723178


When importing tobacco there is a need for a commodity clearance for the consignment to enter the country. This step requires the importer to get import commodity clearance and transshipment commodity clearance.

Governing Law: PRESIDENTIAL DECREE No. 930 May 13, 1976:
Applicable Section: Section 3