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July 23, 2021

Balikbayan Box Delivery Process Information


February 18, 2021

‘Red alert’ over Bicol as typhoon ‘Ulysses’ nears

Still reeling from the destruction brought about by super Typhoon “Rolly,” the Office of Civil Defense (OCD) has raised a red alert status in Bicol Region (Region 5) as Tropical Storm (TS) “Ulysses” slightly intensified and moved closer to hitting the Luzon landmass.Claudio Yucot, OCD-Bicol regional director, said all response assets and agencies of the Bicol regional disaster risk reduction and management council (RDRRMC) are already on standby for possible deployment to all local gover...

November 11, 2020


METRO MANILA, LUZON (A) & INTER-ISLANDS 1. Binondo2. Pasay (selected)3. Brgy Sala, Tahanan, Batangas4. Sampaloc, Tanay, Rizal5. Bagac/Orani/Morong, Bataan6. Teresa, Rizal7. Libis, Quezon City8. Infanta, Quezon9. Rosario, Pasig10. Brgy. Dela Paz Antipolo City11. Lipa City Batangas12. Calamba Laguna13. Brgy Silangan, San Mateo Rizal14. Mayamot, Antipolo City15. Tiaong, Quezon16. Dolores, Quezon17. Multinational Village, Pque City18. Merville Subd., Pque City19. Pag-asa, Imus, Cavite20. Ortigas Cen...

March 28, 2020

New Zealand is currently at Alert Level 3. We are preparing and will move to Alert Level 4 at 11.59 pm on Wednesday 25 March. More information on our alert level


March 25, 2020

All cargoes shall be allowed unimpeded access through all provinces : New postLIVESTREAM: COVID-19 Inter-Agency Task Force press conference | Replay


March 20, 2020



March 18, 2020

BOC MODERNIZATION IN FULL SWING, “SEAMLESS AND SIMPLIFIED on June 18, 2019 BOC MODERNIZATION IN FULL SWING, “SEAMLESS AND SIMPLIFIED”The Bureau of Customs (BOC) launched today its modernized information systems in an event entitled “The Improved BOC: Seamless and Simplified”. These systems aim to improve ease of doing business in the BOC which is part of the Bureau’s 10-Point Priority Program on the enhancement of BOC Information Technology System and Cargo Clearance Process.The launching was ...

June 24, 2019

Truckers decry phaseout scheme

Truckers decry phaseout scheme, port congestion in 'Truckers Holiday' protest By Janine Peralta, CNN Philippines Updated 14:40 PM PHT Mon, November 19, 2018 66 Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, November 19) — Various trucking groups stopped operations on Monday in protest of the government order to phase out trucks 15 years and older, and the congestion of empty containers in ports.Truckers, customs brokers and porters have gathered at the Port Area in Manila bringing private vehicles a...

November 19, 2018

Truck Holiday

6-day truck holiday starts ABS-CBN News Posted at Nov 19 2018 10:25 AM

November 19, 2018

Customs Memorandum Order (CMO) No. 18- 2018

BOC eases rules on duty and tax-free balikbayan boxesPosted on November 8, 2018 The Bureau of Customs eases the guidelines in availing the duty and tax-free privilege of consolidated balikbayan boxes, this after the previous rules were met with criticisms from the overseas Filipino workers (OFW) community for the tedious requirements in availing the P150,000.00 duty and tax exemption privilege.Customs Memorandum Order (CMO) No. 18- 2018, issued on October 11, 2018, supersedes CMO No. 04-201...

November 17, 2018

Tropical threat to create hazards from Philippines to Vietnam, Laos this week

An organizing tropical threat will heighten the risk for flooding from the Philippines to Vietnam and Laos into midweek.A tropical low churning over the Philippine Sea is expected to strengthen and may become the next tropical storm in the western Pacific Ocean in the coming days.While not yet officially recognized by the Japan Meteorological Agency as a tropical cyclone, the Philippine government has given the storm the name Tropical Depression Henry.This tropical threat will bring flooding rai...

July 17, 2018

Ilang balikbayan box sinusuri kung may mga bagay na dapat buwisan


August 22, 2015

BOC eyes higher duties, taxes on balikbayan boxes

MANILA, Philippines - The government is losing approximately P600 million in taxes per year due to technical smuggling through balikbayan boxes, a Bureau of Customs (BOC) official said yesterday. BOC deputy commissioner for assessment and operations coordinating group Agaton Teodoro Uvero said balikbayan boxes are used to transport commercial items for businesses, including watches, bags, perfumes and other imported goods. Uvero said they found 11 brand-new LED television sets inside a specia...

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