Plants, plant products and planting materials being brought in by arriving travelers shall be declared to the Customs Officer and Plant Quarantine Officer at the port of entry for inspection and clearance.
Declarable items include:
- Living plants
- Seedless fruits for planting
- Fresh fruits/vegetables
- Pure culture of any organism
- Fried and dried mushroom/mushroom cultures
- Cut flowers
- Other commodity capable of harboring plant pest
Items without Plant Quarantine Clearance shall be confiscated and disposed of accordingly.
Information on the application procedures for the issuance of a Domestic Permit, are available via the official website of the National Plant Quarantine Services Division.
Further inquiries may be directed to:
National Plant Quarantine Services Division
Bureau of Plant Industry
Department of Agriculture
692 San Andres St., Malate
1004 Manila, Philippines
Telephone: +63 2 8524-3749 / +63 2 8404-0409