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Non-prescribed goods

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General conditions

1. General conditions for edible non-prescribed goods

1.1. Prohibited

The Department is unaware of any specific requirement for edible non-prescribed goods that are for export to the Philippines.

1.2. Conditions

Unless specified within the commodity list below, the Department is unaware of any specific requirement for edible non-prescribed goods that are for export to the Philippines.

2. General conditions for inedible non-prescribed goods

2.1. Prohibited

The Department is unaware of any specific requirement for inedible non-prescribed goods that are for export to the Philippines.

2.2. Conditions

The Department is unaware of any specific requirement for edible non-prescribed goods that are for export to the Philippines.

Specific goods

Edible apiculture products

1. Preconditions for market access

1.1 Import permit
1.2 Listing and audit
1.3 Prohibited products

The Department is not aware of any prohibited edible apiculture products for the Philippines.

2. Documentation requirements

2.1 Government certification

The Department is unaware of any certification requirements for edible apiculture products for export to the Philippines.

An EX188B certificate (NEXDOC only) can be issued for edible apiculture products. However, exporters are encouraged to confirm the importing conditions through their importer, or if needed the government authority of the Philippines.

The following document provides instructions on how to complete certificate template number EX188B (within the Next Export Documentation system (NEXDOC) Portal):

2.2 Supporting documents and exporter declarations

3. Other requirements

4. Exemptions granted by Philippines

Highly processed plant products

1. Preconditions for market access

1.1 Import permit
1.2 Listing and audit
1.3 Prohibited products

The Department is not aware of any prohibited highly processed plant products for the Philippines.

2. Documentation requirements

2.1 Government certification

The Philippine's quarantine regulation allows the importation of highly processed plant products to be accompanied by either a phytosanitary certificate or an EX188B "Declaration and Certificate as to Condition" issued by the Department.

For highly processed plant products, such as heat-treated rolled oats, plant-based spreads and cereals exported to the Philippines, an EX188B certificate (manual only) may be issued with the following accompanying endorsement:

The products described above:

  • are highly processed and have undergone a standard heat treatment process to minimise the risk of infestation/ contamination;
  • are fit for their intended use.

3. Other requirements

4. Exemptions granted by Philippines

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02/08/2022 - Honey NEXDOC update including guidance material.
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