MTF Updates – BOC Ocom Memo No. 80-2020
Dear Valued Clients and Friends,
We are sending to you a copy of Bureau of Customs (BOC) Office of the Commissioner (Ocom) Memo No. 80-2020 dated April 13, 2020, entitled, “Guidelines for the Online Filing and Submission of Goods Declaration for Warehousing and the Processing thereof during the ECQ as declared by the President”.
The online filing of Goods Declaration can only be availed by BOC accredited importers, licensed custom brokers and declarants. Upon availing of the online filing, they shall undertake to submit the original copy of the supporting documents upon lifting of the ECQ or within 3 days thereafter.
They shall also attach a scanned copy of a letter of commitment and undertaking in lieu of the required notarized undertaking. The undertaking to be submitted may be signed by any of the responsible officers of the company. The notarized Warehouse Goods Declaration (WGD) and undertaking shall be submitted together with the other supporting documents upon lifting of the ECQ or within 3 days thereafter.
The assessment of duties, taxes, and other charges due on shipments covered by goods declaration processed and amount of bonds applied shall be deemed tentative. It shall only be deemed completed upon submission of the hard copies of the documents upon lifting of the ECQ or within 3 days thereafter, and validation by the BOC.
Should you have questions on the above article, please do not hesitate to contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Mata-Perez, Tamayo & Francisco
May 4, 2020