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Groups appeal for due process amid BOC accreditation suspension “spree”

Groups appeal for due process amid BOC accreditation suspension “spree”

Jul. 21 | The Chamber of Customs Brokers, Inc. (CCBI) and Aduana Business Club, Inc. (ABCI) are requesting the Bureau of Customs (BOC) to implement due process in the suspension or revocation of accreditation of importers and customs brokers. The request comes...

BOC steps up campaign vs non-compliant importers

BOC steps up campaign vs non-compliant importers

Jun. 19 | Image by mohamed Hassan from Pixabay The Bureau of Customs (BOC) has so far inspected about 58% or 1,829 of 3,175 importers the agency has accredited, finding 212 have misrepresented information they provided when they applied for accreditation. BOC...

BOC eyes automated updating of list of importables

BOC eyes automated updating of list of importables

May. 17 | The Bureau of Customs (BOC) is creating an automated system to make it easier for importers and customs brokers to comply with the requirement to submit a list of importable items, according to Customs commissioner Isidro Lapeña. The Customs chief,...

BOC suspends for a month order requiring list of importables

BOC suspends for a month order requiring list of importables

Apr. 26 | The Bureau of Customs (BOC) has deferred for a month the implementation of an order that requires all importers to submit a copy of their list of importable items approved by the Account Management Office (AMO), the BOC unit that handles the accreditation...

BOC requires all PH importers to submit a list of importables

BOC requires all PH importers to submit a list of importables

Apr. 4 | The Bureau of Customs (BOC) is now mandating all Philippine importers to submit a copy of their list of importable items submitted to and approved by the Account Management Office (AMO), the BOC unit that handles the accreditation of importers and customs...

BIR no longer accrediting importers, brokers

BIR no longer accrediting importers, brokers

Mar. 4 | Starting March 1, the Philippine Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) has stopped accepting applications for importer’s and customs broker’s clearance certificates following a Department of Finance (DOF) order that returns to the Bureau of Customs (BOC)...

3 is the limit for processors at BOC

3 is the limit for processors at BOC

Jan. 17 | The Philippine Bureau of Customs is limiting to three the number of authorized representatives or processors transacting with the customs agency on behalf of customs brokers. Under Customs Memorandum Order (CMO) 01-2018, which amends paragraph No. 7,...

New BOC order: Only BOC chief can approve, disapprove importer, broker accreditation

New BOC order: Only BOC chief can approve, disapprove importer, broker accreditation

Jan. 17 | The Philippine Customs commissioner is now the sole authority authorized to approve and disapprove the accreditation of importers and customs brokers under a new Customs order dated January 11 and effective immediately. The order is designed to eradicate...

PH importers with seized shipments asked to explain in 15 days or face suspended accreditation

PH importers with seized shipments asked to explain in 15 days or face suspended accreditation

Jul. 9 | More than 1,400 importers on the Philippine Bureau of Customs’ (BOC) list of those with shipments seized or forfeited from July 2010 to December 2016 have 15 calendar days to explain why their accreditation should not be suspended, the BOC said. “Accredited...

CCBI labels as unfair suspension process for erring customs brokers

CCBI labels as unfair suspension process for erring customs brokers

Apr. 9 | The Chamber of Customs Brokers, Inc. (CCBI) is set to meet with Philippine Customs Deputy Commissioner Natalio Ecarma III to tackle the issue of show cause orders and suspension of erring customs brokers, saying they find the process to be unfair. Newly...