Commodity Details

Chapter 25.24 Asbestos.
Commodity 2524.90.00 – Other

For Imports

Regulating Agencies

Department of Finance
  • BIR National Office Building, BIR Road, Diliman, Quezon City
  • 89817000, 89297676, 89817419, 89817452, 89817478, 89817479
  • None
Department of Finance
  • National Ecology Center, East Avenue, Diliman, Quezon City
  • 8928-3725
  • None

Legal Basis

Permits, Clearances, Certifications

  • Pre-Shipment Importation Clearance (PSIC)

Requirements & Procedures

Documentary Requirements

Bureau of Internal Revenue

  1. Bill of Lading
  2. Packing List
  3. Commercial Invoice
  4. Import Entry and Internal Revenue Declaration

Environmental Management Bureau

Chemical Control Order Registration (Asbestos & Asbestos Containg Compounds, Cyanide & Cyanide Compounds,Mercury & Mercury Compounds,Lead & Lead Compounds, Polychlorinated Biphenyls)

  1. Duly Accomplished and notarized Chemical Control Order (COO)
  2. Registration Forms (as appropriate for Asbestos, or for Cyanide and Mercury)
  3. Current Receipt of Business/Mayor’s Permit
  4. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Registration
  5. Process/production flow chart for manufacturing operation
  6. Chemical Management Plan
  7. Results of air monitoring data at the workplace for manufacturing operation (for Asbestos only)
  8. Certification of liabilities of parties to compensate for damage to life and properties in case of emergencies and accidents.
  9. Photo documentation of the plant’s operation, storage facilities, etc.


Bureau of Internal Revenue

  1. Importer/Broker will login to and fill up and submit application for ATRIG thru NSW System
  2. Receiving Officer checks the completeness of the basic documentary requirements. If found complete, RO receives the application thru NSW system, assigns Office Control Code and forward documents to concerned Processing Officer. If application is rejected/ hold, importer will be notified thru email that application was rejected or in pending state.
  3. Processing Officer (Revenue Officer) evaluates the submitted documentary requirements to determine whether or not the application requires any of the following:
    1. Conduct of ocular inspection;
    2. Resolution of technical/factual issue (for referral to the Laboratory Unit);
    3. Resolution of legal issues (for referral to the Law Division).
  4. Processing Officer prepares computation in excel format, prepares eATRIG and forward docket to Reviewing Officer.
  5. Reviewing Officer reviews eATRIG. Forward docket to Approving Officer, if found in order. Otherwise, return docket to Processing Officer.
  6. Approving Officer (Approve 1 & 2) reviews and approves eATRIG, if found in order, authorizes the transaction and electronically transmit eATRIG to BOC . Otherwise, return docket to Reviewing Officer

Environmental Management Bureau

Procedure for securing Chemical Control Order Importation Clearance for Asbestos & asbestos containing products, Cyanide & cyanide compounds, Mercury & mercury compounds, Lead & lead compounds and Polychloinated Biphenys under Chemical Control Order (CCO)

Every importation of chemicals covered under the Chemical Control Order (CCO) is required to secure Importation Clearance to the DENR-EMB Regional Offices.

  1. Applicant files application with attached requirements to the Pollution Control Division (PCD)
  2. PCD screens and checks documents. If complete, Cashier Section receives payment and issues receipt and then forwards to Records Section
  3. Records Section receives document and forwards to PCD
  4. PCD evaluates document, recommends additional requirements and the issuance of Importation Clearance and endorses to the Office of the Regional Director
  5. Office of the Regional Director approves/disapproves the CCO Importation Clearance
  6. Records Section releases the Importation Clearance.


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  5. BIR – Authority to Release Imported Goods (ATRIG)
  6. BIR – Inspection Requirement

Import Status


For Exports

Regulating Agencies

No Regulating Agencies



No Related NTMs

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