Non Tariff Measures

Import Permit for Controlled Substances

ATR Reference: Authorization requirement for TBT reasons:
UN Code: B14
NTM Type: Authorization Requirement for TBT Reasons

Issuing Agency

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


Authorization granted in writing by the PDEA Director General or his authorized representative to a license holder for the importation, exportation and other activities requiring such a permit, of a controlled substance.

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) (b) (i)