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BOC revises accreditation rules for importers, brokers

BOC revises accreditation rules for importers, brokers

Jul. 9 | Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay The Bureau of Customs (BOC) has amended its accreditation guidelines for importers and customs brokers to ensure accredited importers are not “used as dummies thus maximizing accountability of real importers.” Customs...

BOC tweaks accreditation rules for importers, customs brokers

BOC tweaks accreditation rules for importers, customs brokers

Dec. 17 | The Bureau of Customs (BOC) has issued an order that further revises and provides more details to accreditation guidelines for importers and customs brokers. Customs Memorandum Order (CMO) No. 28-2018, signed December 10 by Customs commissioner Rey Leonardo...

OCOM approval needed for accreditation of importers, brokers

OCOM approval needed for accreditation of importers, brokers

Dec. 2 | All applications for accreditation of importers and registration of customs brokers must be approved by the Philippine Office of the Commissioner (OCOM), Customs Commissioner Rey Leonardo Guerrero has ordered. Under Customs Memorandum Order (CMO) No....

BOC releases implementing rules for accreditation of importers, brokers

BOC releases implementing rules for accreditation of importers, brokers

May. 2 | Updated on May 4 to reflect the effectivity of the memo. The Bureau of Customs (BOC) has issued implementing rules for the accreditation of importers and customs brokers following the Department of Finance’s (DOF) directive returning the sole authority...

BOC releases requirements for accreditation of customs brokers

BOC releases requirements for accreditation of customs brokers

Mar. 18 | The Philippine Bureau of Customs (BOC) has finalized requirements for the accreditation of customs brokers. The list joins an earlier one for importers. The release of requirements follows the Department of Finance’s (DOF) directive returning the...

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)...

Importer, broker accreditation back exclusively with BOC

Importer, broker accreditation back exclusively with BOC

Feb. 22 | The accreditation of Philippine importers and customs brokers is now solely in the hands of the Bureau of Customs (BOC), according to an order issued by Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III. The previous process required a two-step accreditation—first...

BOC centralizes operations via new command center

BOC centralizes operations via new command center

Sep. 13 | The Philippine Bureau of Customs (BOC) has created a center that will centralize and coordinate operations, especially in the areas of trade facilitation and border control. The Command Center (COMCEN) was created under Customs Special Order (CSO) No....

BIR cuts dox requirements, processing time for accreditation of importers, brokers

BIR cuts dox requirements, processing time for accreditation of importers, brokers

Sep. 6 | The Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) has streamlined the application process for Philippine importers and customs brokers seeking government accreditation by reducing the processing time and minimizing documentary requirements. Under Revenue Memorandum...

PEZA locators now exempt from BOC accreditation

PEZA locators now exempt from BOC accreditation

Jan. 4 | Philippine Economic Zone Authority (PEZA) locators that import goods need no longer apply for accreditation with the Bureau of Customs (BOC), although they still need to do so with the Bureau of Internal Revenue, according to the Department of Finance...