Organic Input Importation or Exportation Permit


Only BAFS’ registered organic soil amendments (OSA) and organic bio-control agents (OBCA) producers can import or export OSA and OBCA products. Likewise, only registered OSA and OBCA products can be imported or exported. For efficacy trial purposes of OBCA products, only applicants with BAFS’ Experimental Use Permit (EUP) can import OBCA products.


Office or Division:

Organic Agriculture Division (OAD)

Classification:

Simple

Type of Transaction:

G2B—Government to Business Entity

Who may avail:

BAFS’ Registered OSA and OBCA Producers, and OBCA Producers with BAFS’ Experimental Use Permits (EUP) Only

CHECKLIST OF REQUIREMENTS

WHERE TO SECURE

1. Application Form (1 original or electronic copy)

OAD Registration Section

2. Bill of Lading, with authorized name and signature (1 photocopy)

Client

3. Commercial Invoice, with authorized name and signature (1 photocopy)

Client

4. Packing List, with authorized name and signature (photocopy)

Client

5. Quarantine Certificate, when applicable, with authorized name and signature (1 photocopy)
*This is not a requirement for OSA and OBCA products with the following considerations: (a) organic compounds directly extracted from plants; and (b) not considered as microorganisms.

Client

Client Steps

Agency Action

Fees to be Paid

Maximum Processing Time

Person Responsible

1. Submit requirements to the OAD- Registration Section
*application must be per shipment and submitted at least 2 days prior the arrival or departure of OBCA products to be imported or exported

1. Review and assess the veracity of submitted requirements

None

2 Hours

Section Chief
OAD-Registration Section

Issue Acknowledgement Receipt Form with the assigned application tracking number

1 Hour

2. Review the Compliance Report and endorse to BAFS Director for approval

None

2 Days

Division Chief
OAD

2. Receive the Organic Input Importation or Exportation Permit from OAD-Registration Section

3. Issue the Organic Input Importation or Exportation Permit upon signing of BAFS Director

None

1 Hour

Section Chief
OAD-Registration Section

TOTAL:

None

2 Days, 4 Hours