Commodity Details

Chapter 29.33 Heterocyclic compounds with nitrogen hetero-atom(s) only.
Commodity 2933.39 – – Other :

For Imports

Regulating Agencies

Department of Finance
  • EDSA, Barangay Pinyahan, Diliman, Quezon City, 1100 Metro Manila
  • 8990-5900; 8920-9916
  • None

Legal Basis

  • Dangerous Drugs Board Regulation 1 Series 2014, enacted on 19 June 2014 – Dangerous Drugs Board Regulation 1 Series 2014, enacted on 19 June 2014, on the Comprehensive Amendments to Board Regulation No. 3 Series 2003, 'Comprehensive Guidelines on Importation, Distribution, Manufacture, Prescription, Dispensing and Sale of, and Other Lawful Acts in Connection with Any Dangerous Drugs, Controlled Precursors and Essential Chemicals and Other Similar or Analogous Substances', as Amended and Other Related Board Issuances'
  • Republic Act No. 9165 dated June 7, 2002 – Republic Act No. 9165 dated June 7, 2002An Act Instituting The Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act Of 2002, Repealing RA No. 6425, Otherwise Known As The Dangerous Drugs Act Of 1972, As Amended, Providing Funds Therefor, And For Other Purposes

Permits, Clearances, Certifications

  • Special Permit for Controlled Precursors & Essential Chemicals (CPECs)

Requirements & Procedures

Documentary Requirements


  1. Valid PDEA License
  2. Valid Import / Special / Export Permit


  1. DDB Resolution on Exemption of subject product from Permit requirements


Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency

  1. Submission of commercial invoice to the appropriate evaluating department / end user by the supplier
  2. Verification of commercial invoice by evaluating department
  3. Endorsement of commercial invoice and the following documents to responsible department, Procurement and Property Department, for the processing of tax exemption, to wit:
    • Shipment request clearance and approval form or memorandum endorsing availment of tax free privilege
    • Certification of evaluation
  4. Receipt of the Waybill or Bill of Lading from the Supplier / Broker
  5. Submission of the following documents to the Bureau of Customs (BOC) and Department of Finance (DOF):
    • Exemption letter addressed to the Department of Finance (DOF)
    • Affidavit of End Use
    • Authorization of the assigned broker to deal with DOF and the Bureau of Customs (BOC) relative to the shipment
    • Authorization of the assigned broker to pick up the original Air Waybill or Bill of Lading from the forwarder
    • Container guarantee issued to the shipping line (in case the shipment is loaded in the container, to be delivered at site)
  6. Upon submission of the following documents by the assigned broker, PAGCOR issues payment slip for payment of the Import Processing Fee (IPF), :
    • BOC assessment notice
    • 1st and 2nd endorsement of DOF approval
    • Duly accomplished BOC entry and Internal Revenue Declaration Form
  7. Assigned broker processes the release of shipment at BOC and delivers shipment to the intended site
  8. Inspection / Inventory of shipment is undertaken by PAGCOR together with the representative from COA prior to acceptance of goods


Import Status


For Exports

Regulating Agencies

No Regulating Agencies



No Related NTMs

Tariff Schedules

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