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The S&C Portal
Why Use the S&C Portal?
Who's Behind the S&C Portal?
The S&C Portal
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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Why Use the S&C Portal?
It facilitates a fast, efficient and cost-effective way of obtaining extensive information on standards, conformity assessment requirements, and other trade-related technical regulations/laws;
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Who's Behind the S&C Portal?
The S&C Portal is administered by the Department of Trade and Industry's Bureau of Product Standards (DTI-BPS), which is the National Standards Body of the Philippines and the WTO TBT Enquiry Point of the country.  
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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

The Philippines’ WTO TBT Enquiry Point Page: Simplified to Serve You Better!

Transparency is one of the inherent and overriding principles in the World Trade Organization (WTO) Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) Agreement. As a signatory to the WTO Agreement, the Philippines is obliged to comply with the commitments. Thus, the Department of Trade and Industry’s Bureau of Philippine Standards (BPS) maintains a Standards and Conformance Portal which houses the Philippines’ TBT Enquiry Point Page where notifications made by other WTO Members could be accessed.

Transparency is not however the only name of the game. Information must also be provided in a predictable and timely manner. With this in mind, the Bureau continues to find ways to utilize new developments to improve the delivery of its service.

The new look and functionalities introduced are the major changes to the TBT Enquiry Point. The page now contains information on the coverage of the TBT Agreement and has a direct link to the WTO TBT Information Management System (TBT IMS), a recently established online platform of the WTO.

The page also hosts a weekly publication called BPS WTO TBT Notifications Bulletin. This weekly bulletin is envisaged to simplify the access to information by the relevant stakeholders by containing direct links to the notifications made by the WTO members. Entries are arranged by country and the deadline for comments is also listed. Exporters are encouraged to review notifications that they think will impact on market access to a particular country. They are also encouraged to submit comments to the notifications to BPS.

The TBT Notification Bulletin is released every Wednesday! To subscribe, contact us at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

DTI welcomes ISO

The International Organization for Standardization or ISO and the Philippines’ National Standards Body (NSB), the Department of Trade and Industry’s Bureau of Philippine Standards (DTI-BPS), met last week in Manila to discuss the country’s standardization programs and activities.

DTI-Consumer Protection Group Undersecretary Atty. Victorio Mario A. Dimagiba welcomed ISO’s Secretary General, Mr. Rob Steele, in a meeting last 22 April 2015 in Crimson Hotel in Alabang, Muntinlupa City.

Undersecretary Dimagiba reported, “The DTI was honored to meet with ISO’s Mr. Steele, who underscored the relevant role of BPS as the country’s National Standards Body in ensuring that ISO’s international standards are being used and are referred to in developing and finalizing the Philippine National Standards”.
“The ISO also underscored that it is important for the PNS to be harmonized to ISO international standards to promote competitiveness and trade facilitation among the Philippine industries”, Undersecretary Dimagiba recounted.

In the meeting, the DTI reiterated its commitment to actively participate in the ISO’s Policy Development Committee and in the ISO Technical Committee meetings and activities.

Currently, the BPS joins the discussions of the ISO Committee on Conformity Assessment or CASCO, the ISO Committee on Consumer Policy or COPOLCO, and the ISO Committees on Developing Country Matters or DEVCO.


PH hosts 43rd meeting of ASEAN-member states on Standards and Quality

The Association of Southeast Asian Nation (ASEAN) delegations from the 10-member states of Brunei Darrusalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam, and the Philippines convene for the five-day 43rd Meeting of the ASEAN Consultative Committee on Standards and Quality (ACCSQ) and its related meetings in Crimson Hotel at Alabang, Muntinlupa City, Metro Manila.

The Department of Trade and Industry’s Bureau of Philippine Standards (DTI-BPS), which is the National Standards Body of the Philippines, heads the Philippine delegation in the ACCSQ meeting that facilitates the harmonization of standards, regulations, procedures and conformity assessment activities among ASEAN member countries.

DTI-Consumer Protection Group (CPG) Undersecretary Atty. Victorio Mario A. Dimagiba states, “This is the first of the twice a year meeting of the ACCSQ for 2015 and we expect for the Meeting to once again bring together officials from all ASEAN Member States (AMS) representing their National Standards Bodies (NSBs), National Accreditation Bodies (NAB), National Metrology Institutes (NMIs) and regulatory bodies to discuss their deliverables for the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC)”.


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