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The Standards and Conformance (S&C) Portal is an online facility that offers an easy access to a wide range of information on standards, regulations and conformity assessment activities in the Philippines and other WTO member countries.
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DTI Cancels PS Certification Mark Licenses

To ensure that only safe, quality and certified products are sold in the market, the Department of Trade and Industry’s- Bureau of Philippine Standards (DTI-BPS) has cancelled the Philippine Standard (PS) licenses of manufacturing companies for failing to renew their license to use the PS mark on their products.

DTI-BPS Director-in-Charge Atty. Ann Claire C. Cabochan reports, “The DTI-BPS immediately cancelled 152 PS licenses after a careful review of its records and after proper notification to the companies involved.”

Pursuant to Republic Act (R.A.) No. 4109 or the Standards Law, the DTI-BPS implements the PS Certification Mark Scheme based on the Department Administrative Order (DAO) No. 4:2008 or the New Rules and Regulations Concerning the PS Quality and/or Safety Certification Mark Scheme of the BPS.


Bureau of Philippine Standards Product Certification Mark Scheme


Import Commodity Clearance (ICC) Certification Mark

Philippine Standard (PS) Certification Mark

Approved Clearance for Release

ICC Certificate

PS License Holder Certified Product

Conditional Release

Certificate of Exemption


Status/Inspection Body


DAO 05:2008

DAO 04:2008


National Single Window (NSW) SD-A05-QF19

Scope Products Under Mandatory Certification
Logos Approved Logo for Steel Products

Policies on Christmas lights/lighting chains certification

With the anticipated increase of Christmas lights importation and market distribution leading up to the Christmas season, the BPS issues the following policies regarding the mandatory certification of Christmas lights/lighting chains consistent with the agreements made during the industry meeting held on 25 August 2016.

Click here for MC No. 16-04 Series 2016

Click here for Valid ICC Christmas Lights as of 08 September 2016

DAO on the Mandatory Philippine National Standard (PNS) for Self-ballasted LED Lamps for General Lighting Services

The DTI-BPS is set to include self-ballasted LED lamps on its List of Products under Mandatory Certification. A public consultation was held on 26 July 2016 in which the draft order concerning the declaration of PNS IEC 62560:2012 (Self-ballasted LED lamps for General Lighting Services by voltage > 50V – Safety Requirements) as a mandatory Philippine National Standard (PNS) was presented and discussed among the present stakeholders.

The Bureau welcomes position papers on the proposed Department Administrative Order. Please transmit to the DTI-BPS office (3/F Trade and Industry Building, 361 Sen. Gil Puyat Avenue, Makati City) or via email at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it on or before close of business on 12 September 2016.

Thank you.

See draft DAO here

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