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Additional clearances or certificates that you may need depending on the type of your business

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Approximate fees for business permits

These fees are an approximation of what is charged by the Municipal Hall / City. This does not include the fees from the other government units and agencies. Please note that these are just approximations.

Fee Breakdown

Approximate Fee

Barangay Clearance Php 500
Business Taxes 25% of 1% of the authorized capital stock
Business Permit Fee Php 200
Business License Plate Php 300
Locational Clearance Php 545
Sanitary Permit Fee Php 150
Fire Safety and Inspection Certificate Fee 10% of all regulatory fees
Other clearances or certificates required depending on the nature of business The rate of these fees depends on the nature of business and land area occupied by the proposed corporation