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e2m to soon recognize declarants other than customs broker

e2m to soon recognize declarants other than customs broker

Oct. 7 | Image by Pexels from Pixabay The Bureau of Customs (BOC) is restructuring its electronic-to-mobile (e2m) system to finally enable implementation of an order that will allow individuals, other than customs brokers, to act as declarant and sign the goods...

BOC allows non-brokers to register as declarants; brokers cry foul

BOC allows non-brokers to register as declarants; brokers cry foul

Jul. 17 | Image by Free-Photos from Pixabay The Bureau of Customs (BOC) is allowing persons other than the customs broker to file an application for accreditation and obtain a certificate of accreditation as declarant from the agency. Customs Memorandum Order (CMO)...

CCBI postpones lodgement fee rollout to October

CCBI postpones lodgement fee rollout to October

Jul. 13 | The implementation of the lodgement fee program has been moved by the Chamber of Customs Brokers, Inc. (CCBI) to October 1 to allow for a longer period in conducting an information drive among its members. CCBI national president Atty. Ferdinand Nague...

CCBI to charge members P10 lodgement fee starting next month

CCBI to charge members P10 lodgement fee starting next month

Jun. 20 | The Chamber of Customs Brokers, Inc. (CCBI) has re-launched its decade-old program that requires members to pay P10 per formal entry lodgement. The fee will be collected starting the middle of next month. CCBI president Ferdinand Nague explained that...

Importer registration process at BOC drafted

Importer registration process at BOC drafted

Apr. 24 | The draft order covering the process of importer registration at the Philippine Bureau of Customs (BOC) has been released. Position papers on the draft CAO, which will operationalize certain provisions of the Customs Modernization and Tariff Act (CMTA),...

BOC to require e-filing of informal entries for non-commercial airfreight

BOC to require e-filing of informal entries for non-commercial airfreight

Jun. 6 | Effective June 16, the Philippine Bureau of Customs (BOC) will require nationwide electronic filing of informal entries for non-commercial air shipments using the single administrative document (SAD) form. The policy will, however, be first implemented...

Customs modernization act may be signed into law this week – Lina

Customs modernization act may be signed into law this week – Lina

Feb. 8 | The Customs Modernization and Tariff Act (CMTA) may be signed into law by Philippine President Benigno Aquino III this week, Customs commissioner Alberto Lina told PortCalls at the sidelines of Bureau of Customs’ (BOC) 114th anniversary celebrations...

Bicameral committee irons out most kinks in PH customs modernization act

Bicameral committee irons out most kinks in PH customs modernization act

Jan. 21 | The Senate and House bicameral conference committee has agreed on all but one of the provisions of the Customs Modernization and Tariff Act (CMTA), the controversial declarant clause, according to a customs official. In a January 21 session, the committee...

Brokers assail declarant provision under draft CMTA

Brokers assail declarant provision under draft CMTA

Jun. 30 | Several customs brokers’ associations are calling on the government to reject a section in the draft Customs Modernization and Tariff Act (CMTA) that allows any authorized company officer, who need not be a customs broker, to be the goods declarant. The...