Commodity

Commodity Details

Chapter 05.07 Ivory, tortoise-shell, whalebone and whalebone hair, horns, antlers, hooves, nails, claws and beaks, unworked or simply prepared but not cut to shape; powder and waste of these products.
Heading 0507.90 – Other :
Commodity 0507.90.90 – – Other

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
  • https://www.bai.gov.ph/
Department of Finance
  • Ninoy Aquino Parks and Wildlife Center, 1100 Diliman, Quezon City
  • 8920-4417; 8924-6031 to 35 local 203 & 204
  • 8920-4417
  • director@bmb.gov.ph, wrd@bmb.gov.ph, pawbdir@yahoo.com
  • http://www.bmb.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
  • DENR Administrative Order No. 2004-55 – DENR Administrative Order No. 2004-55 'Streamlining/Procedural Guidelines pursuant to the joint DENR-DA-PCSD Implementing Rules and Regulations of Republic Act No. 9147 otherwise known as 'Wildlife Resources Conservation and protection Act'

Permits, Clearances, Certifications

  • Sanitary and Phytosanitary Import Clearance (SPS) from Bureau of Animal Industry (BAI)
  • Tagged electronic Request for Inspection (eRFI) from BAI
  • CITES Import Permit

Requirements & Procedures

Documentary Requirements

Bureau of Animal Industry

  • Accreditation as an importer
  • CITES permit from Protected Areas and Wildlife Bureau (PAWB)
  • Inspection of Quarantine Site by National Veterinary Quarantine Services (NVQS)
  • Permit is good for two (2) months

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)

NTMs

  1. BAI – Importer Registration
  2. BAI – Country/Zone Product Clearance
  3. BMB – CITES Import Permit
  4. BAI – SPS Import Clearance
  5. BAI – 60 Day Must Ship Out Date
  6. BAI – Inspection at the Port of Entry
  7. BAI – 30 Day On-Farm Quarantine Area (Live Animals)

Import Status

Regulated

For Exports

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
  • https://www.bai.gov.ph/

Status

The export of this commodity is currently regulated. Please contact the regulating agency above for export requirements and procedures.

NTMs

  1. BAI – Exporter Registration
  2. BAI – Pre-shipment Inspection
  3. BAI – Health Clearance / Export Permit

Tariff Schedules

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

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