The 97 Chapters of the HS are arranged according to degree of processing (i.e, from raw materials to processed/manufactured products).
Chapter 01 - Live swine
Chapter 02 - Meat of swine
Chapter 16 - Hotdog
Chapter 19 - Stuffed pasta with hotdog
Advisory on TC Operations Updated on: 04 April 2021
The Tariff Commission (TC) office located at 4/F West Insula Condominium, West Avenue, Quezon City will have NO face-to-face transaction with its clients from April 5 to 9, 2021, in view of the extension of Enhanced Community Quarantine in Metro Manila.
Clients are advised to transact with TC online through the following communication channels:
The following TC frontline services can be availed of online:
Filing of applications for Advance Rulings on Tariff Classification: use our Tariff Classification Information System-Online Application System (TCIS-OAS), accessible through this link TCIS-OAS
Online procedure for applications for Tariff Classification Dispute Rulings: click here for details
Stay safe everyone!
Petitions for Tariff Modification
Proposed list of products for suspension of concessions in relation to the dispute case Thailand - Customs and Fiscal Measures on Cigarettes from the Philippines (or DS371) [TCI (WS) No. FTA- 2021-DS371-Various Products]
Formal Investigation on the Imposition of Safeguard Measure against importations of Motor Vehicles (passenger cars and light commercial vehicles) from various countries [TCI (SG) No. SG-2021-OC-Motor Vehicles]
Having met the requirements of ISO 9001:2015 (Quality Management Systems), the Management System of the Tariff Commission on the Issuance of Advance Ruling on Tariff Classification under Section 1100 of the Customs Modernization and Tariff Act (including the support processes) was successfully registered on 02 December 2018.
The Commission subsequently hurdled the annual surveillance audits held on 25 October 2019 and 23 October 2020 and received its Attestations for Continued Certification on 26 November 2019 and 05 November 2020, respectively.
The Tariff Commission has been accredited by the Professional Regulation Commission as a Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Provider for Licensed Customs Brokers (LCBs). Please see TC’s Certificate of Accreditation.
This continuing education program of the Commission is intended as proactive assistance to LCBs and industry practitioners in raising/maintaining their competence in accordance with international standards of practice, hence helping ensure their greater overall contribution to uplifting the general welfare and achieving more inclusive economic growth and national development.
Please watch this space for the schedule of future CPD Seminars.