Non Tariff Measures

Valid Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency License

ATR Reference: Registration requirement for importers for TBT reasons
UN Code: B15
NTM Type: Registration Requirement for Importers for TBT Reasons

Issuing Agency

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


An importer of commodities that are listed as part of Dangerous Drugs Schedule and the list of Controlled Precursors and Essential Chemicals (CPECs) are required to get a license from PDEA

Governing Law: 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

Applicable Section: Article III Sec 5 (1) (a)