Philippines - Certification Requirements

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Last update: July 16, 2012

Acts and Regulations

Prior import approval has to be obtained from the Bureau of Fisheries and the Food and Drug Administration.

Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources
Arcadia Bldg.
860 Quezon Ave.
Quezon City, Metro Manila, 3008, Philippines

Food and Drug Administration
Rizal Ave.
Quezon City, Metro Manila, Philippines

Labelling and Marking Standards:

marked in English, Spanish or Filipino, showing brand name, trade mark or trade name, physical or chemical composition, weight or measurement in metric units, name and address of packer or seller, and country of origin.

Bureau of Standards

TML Bldg.
Quezon City, Metro Manila, Philippines

Tolerances and Guidelines

Mercury (as methyl mercury): 0.5 ppm
Tin: 200.0 ppm
Lead: 0.5 ppm
Arsenic: 3.0 ppm

Certification Requirements

Certificate of Origin and Hygiene (CFIA/ACIA 5003 (2002/05)).

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