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Q. How to do business in the Philippines?

A. Business establishments who wanted to do business in the Food and Drug Industry in the Philippines must have a valid license to operate from the Bureau of Food and Drugs either as a manufacturer, trader, retailer, importer or exporter of food and pharmaceutical products.

General Requirements for a License to Operate:

  1. SEC Certificate of Registration in the Philippines for Corporations and Partnerships;
  2. Department Of Trade and Industry Certificate of Registration and Business Name Clearance for Sole Proprietorships;
  3. Detailed Floor Plan and lease contract (when applicable)of the place of business.
  4. Petition and *Joint Affidavit of Undertaking between the Owner/Manager or Responsible Corporate Officer and Pharmacists (* For Pharmaceutical companies)