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