Commodity

Commodity Details

Chapter 87.08 Parts and accessories of the motor vehicles of headings 87.01 to 87.05.
Heading 8708.20 – Other parts and accessories of bodies (including cabs) :
Commodity 8708.21.00 – – Safety seat belts

For Imports

Regulating Agencies

Department of Finance
Department of Finance
Department of Finance
  • LTO Compound, East Avenue, Quezon City, 1100
  • 879219075, 89219069
  • None
  • lto.cooperations@gmail.com, lto.opscentral.ncr@gmail.com
  • http://www.lto.gov.ph

Legal Basis

Permits, Clearances, Certifications

  • Import Commodity Clearance (ICC)
  • Certificate of Authority to Import
  • Uncooked
  • For New Vehicles:
  • For Used Vehicles:

Requirements & Procedures

Documentary Requirements

Bureau of Philippine Standards

  1. Duly accomplished ICC Application form – Notarized copy
  2. Packing List (Certified True Copy)
  3. Import Entry (Certified True Copy)
  4. Commercial Invoice (Certified True Copy)
  5. Bill of Lading/Airway Bill (Certified True Copy)
  6. DTI Business Name Registration – Sole Proprietor; SEC Registration for Partnership/Corporation (Certified True Copy)
  7. Summary of Batch Numbers/Serial Numbers of the products
  8. SPA/Board Resolution
  9. Surety Bond, if to be issued Conditional Release
  10. Inspection Report
  11. Test Report
  12. Warehouse contract of lease

NOTE: Documentary requirements for conditional release and certificate of exemption is same as above enumerated. Issuance of either document depends on the findings and recommendation of BPS-DTI.

Fair Trade Enforcement Bureau

Fair Trade Enforcement Bureau (Used Cars)

Importer

  1. Filipino citizens who have resided abroad for at least one (1) year (accumulated within 3-years of his/her stay abroad immediately preceding the date of filing of the application)
  2. Immigrants holding 13A or 13G visa only or Oath of Allegiance (dual citizenship)
  3. A member of special government organization under the Philippine Retirement Authority (PRA)-SRR visa- and Balik-Scientist Program 47A2 visa

Motor Vehicle

  1. Left hand drive
  2. Gross vehicle weight not exceeding 3 tons
  3. Registered under the name of the importer for at least six (6) months prior to the filing of the application
  4. Covered by a Certificate of Emission Compliance (CEC) issued in the country of origin duly authenticated by the Philippine Embassy/Consulate abroad

For Filipino citizens

  1. A properly filled-up and notarized application form
  2. 1 copy of 2x2 photo with signature
  3. Original or authenticated copy of complete pages of old and new passport
  4. Original or authenticated copy of car title or registration
  5. Processing fee of P1,500 for cars and P900 for motorcycles

For aliens (13A, 13G, SRRV and 47A2 visa holders)

  1. A properly filled-out and notarized application form
  2. 1 copy of 2x2 picture with signature
  3. Original or authenticated copy of passport, stamped with a valid 13A or 13G visa or an Oath of Allegiance, or SRRV or 47A2 visa
  4. Original or authenticated copy of car title or registration

NOTE

  1. Authentication is required only when original documents are not presented.
  2. Non-original documents must be authenticated by the Philippine Consulate/Embassy abroad.
  3. The motor vehicle is subject to taxes and duties.
  4. Applicant shall be interviewed prior to the release of the motor vehicle (MV) at the port of arrival.

    Checklist of Requirements- Completely Built-Up Used Trucks, Buses and Special Purpose Vehicle Importation (CBU) under Executive Order No. 877-A Comprehensive Motor Vehicle Development Program (EO 877-A)

    1. Application form with affidavit of undertaking.
    2. Original and photocopy of Proforma Invoice.
    3. Business Name if Single Proprietorship or SEC if corporation (for new applicants).
    4. Certificate of Roadworthiness and Emission Compliance (CEC) from country of origin duly authenticated by the Philippine Embassy abroad for none-members of the Apostille Convention or apostillized by the competent authority of Apostille-contracting countries, whichever is applicable (under CAA RA 8749).
    5. Picture of the motor vehicle.

    Land Transportation Office

    Certificate of Registration

    Land Transportation Office

    For New Vehicles:

    1. Bill of Lading
    2. Packing List
    3. Commercial Invoice
    4. Import Entry and Internal Revenue Declaration
    5. Chassis No./Vehicle Identification No. (VIN)
    6. BOC Car Evaluation System – Computation of Duties and Taxes
    7. Photocopy of Latest Income Tax Return, together with Audited Financial Statements, if applicable
    8. Joint Undertaking (Importer and Broker)
    9. Memo of Customs Intelligence and Investigation Service (CIIS)

    For Used Vehicles:

    1. Bill of Lading
    2. Packing List
    3. Commercial Invoice
    4. Import Entry and Internal Revenue Declaration
    5. Updated Importer’s Sworn Statement
    6. List of Chassis No./Vehicle Identification No. (VIN)

    Procedures

    Bureau of Philippine Standards

    1. Filing of ICC application – product covered or exempted
      1. Conditional release, if covered
      2. Certificate of exemption, if not covered or if with existing PS License
    2. Product Sampling – in accordance with ISO. IEC 17020
      1. Inspection report
      2. Certificate of exemption
    3. Product Testing – in accordance with ISO. IEC 17025
      1. Test result
    4. Evaluation
      1. Evaluation report
    5. Decision – Approve/ Deny/ Suspend/ Withdraw
    6. Issuance
      1. Philippine Standard (PS) License and Product Certificate
      2. Import Commodity Clearance (ICC) Certificate
    7. Surveillance
      1. Surveillance report

    Fair Trade Enforcement Bureau

    Used Cars

    1. Client will inquire on how to avail of the No-Dollar Importation program.
      • IRD Technical Staff will provide client a detailed explanation of the program, the requirements and the procedures
    2. Client pays processing fee.
      • DTI Cashier will issue order of payment
      • DTI Cashier will receive payment and issue OR
    3. Client submits application form and other documentary requirements.
      • IRD Technical Staff evaluates the completeness of the documents submitted
      • Senior Trade & Industry Development Specialist (STIDS) prepares evaluation report and recommend the approval/disapproval of the application
      • Division Chief/Director approves the issuance of Certificate of Authority to Import (CAI)
      • Clerk releases the CAI to the Importer
    4. Client proceeds with the shipment of the motor vehicle (MV).
    5. Client comes to the office for an interview (Personal Appearance)
      • STIDS confirms with the importer some important information about his/her stay abroad/ ownership of the motor vehicle
    6. Client request for the release of the motor vehicle from the Bureau of Customs (BOC)
      • STIDS/ Division Chief/Director inspects vehicle at BOC
      • STIDS/ Division Chief/Director issues release certificate
    7. Clients payment of taxes and duties and release of the motor vehicle from the BOC premises
    8. Client request for the LTO endorsement for registration of MV at the Land Transportation Office (LTO).
      • STIDS/ Division Chief/Director issue LTO endorsement to the importer

    NTMs

    For New Vehicles:

    1. LTO – Compulsory Registration of Motor Vehicles
    2. LTO – Serial Number Registration Report
    3. LTO – Emission Standard

    For Used Vehicles:

    1. LTO – Compulsory Registration of Motor Vehicles
    2. LTO – Serial Number Registration Report
    3. LTO – Emission Standard
    4. FTEB – Certificate of Authority to Import
    5. BPS – Import Commodity Clearance (ICC)

    Import Status

    Regulated

    For Exports

    Regulating Agencies

    Department of Finance
    Department of Finance
    Department of Finance
    • LTO Compound, East Avenue, Quezon City, 1100
    • 879219075, 89219069
    • None
    • lto.cooperations@gmail.com, lto.opscentral.ncr@gmail.com
    • http://www.lto.gov.ph

    Status

    NTMs

    No Related NTMs

    Tariff Schedules

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