How to Import: Procedures and Documentations

About the Seminar


This seminar discusses documentation requirements in cargo clearance; the penalties and possible unnecessary expenses. The knowledge on the basic importation procedures along with the rules and regulations will give the participants a current view of the process.


• To gain basic understanding of the import procedures and documentation
• To anticipate problems related to imports and adapt measures to avoid unnecessary expense
• To adapt procedures to suit the particular transaction

Who Should Participate

• Importers and business owners
• Import logistics staff
• Customs Administrations students
• Any personnel interested in the importation process

Key Topics

l. Owner of the imported articles
II. Liability of the importer for duties
III. Abandonment of imported articles
IV. Types of importations
• Prohibited Importations
• Conditionally Free Importations
V. Guidelines in the Imposition of Surcharge/ Penalties
• Misclassification
• Undervaluation
• Misdeclaration in weight, measurement or quantity
VI. Most commonly used Incoterms
VII. Familiarization of shipping documents (Bill of Lading/Airway Bill, Commercial Invoice, Packing List)
VIII. Accreditation of importers with Bureau of Internal Revenue and Bureau of Customs
• BIR-ICC (Importer Clearance Certificate)
• Client Profile Registration System
• AMO (I-CARE) Accreditation
• Client Profile Registration System
• Once-A-Year Importation
IX. Overview of securing import permits from different government agencies through National Single Window (NSW)
X. Sample basic computation of duties and taxes
XI. Flowchart in the releasing of imported goods
• Consumption Entry
• PEZA Entry

*Note: Please bring calculator.

Schedule: Click to view BusinessCoach Seminar Schedule »


9:00 am – 4:00 pm


Unit 201 Richbelt Tower, 17 Annapolis St., Greenhills, San Juan City, Metro Manila

Registration Details

Seminar Fee

Php 3,000.00 per person (inclusive of snacks, lunch, seminar kit, handouts, certificate of attendance)


10% Discount if FULL AMOUNT is paid at least five (5) banking days before the event.


Please call to register, or you may download our registration form. Kindly fill-out, and send to us through fax (727.88.60) or email. You will receive a confirmation within 48 hours.

Mode of Payment

  • Deposit payment at Banco de Oro, Savings Account Name: BusinessCoach, Inc. Then kindly fax deposit slip (indicate name of participant and seminar title) to confirm reservation.
  • On-site payment (CASH only)
  • Company checks are accepted, provided that they are received at least five (5) banking days before the event.

Cancellation by Attendee

Registrant may refund amount paid, with less 30% processing charge from the LISTED AMOUNT within 30 days, or opt to use the payment for a seminar of equal value within 60 days. Cancellation must be done at least 2 days before the event. Non-appearance or failure to inform us of cancellation will result to forfeiture of full amount paid.

Cancellation by BusinessCoach, Inc.

Registrant may refund full amount paid within 30 days, or may opt to use the payment for a seminar of equal value within sixty days of cancellation.

Refund Policy

Payment may be refunded upon presentation of the original copy of bank deposit slip and a valid ID. Cash refund is strictly implemented, and may be availed only at the BusinessCoach, Inc. office in San Juan City, Metro Manila. BusinessCoach, Inc. does not deposit refunds.


Schedule may change without prior notice. Please call to confirm. BusinessCoach, Inc. is not liable for any expense incurred by seminar registrant resulting from cancellation of any of our events.

Contact Details

Contact Numbers

Please call (632) 727.56.28, (632) 225.66.16, or (632) 727.88.60

or call/text mobile numbers 0915.205.0133 / 0908.342.3162 / 0926.622.0768 / 0933.584.7266


For other inquiries, you may also leave a message in our contact form »


  • “I found the seminar comprehensive and very informative.” – S. Gayos
  • “This seminar is very informative and helpful for us. We learned a lot not only theoretically, but by examples cited by trainer.” – S. Fontiveros
  • “I enjoyed every topic discussed.” – H. Yumang
  • “Very good speaker. It’s worth it.” – M. Sevilla
  • “Everything was explained based on theory, and actual experience.” – J. Dela Rosa
  • “The speaker is very knowledgeable on importation culled from wide range of experience and erudite expertise on the subject.” – A. Aguirre
  • “Great seminar. I learned a lot. Speaker was very helpful. Good service of staff.” – H. Tan

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22 Responses to How to Import: Procedures and Documentations

  1. serapio says:

    How to import procedure and documentation is very useful to me as import processor. Pls email me for the July 25, 2015 schedule I’m interested to attend tnx

  2. rudy says:

    When is the next Import Procedures and Documentations seminar? Do you conduct seminar in Baguio?

  3. J says:

    Please e Mail me if you are conducting Business Processes seminars in Cebu
    Thank You.

  4. Owen says:

    When is the next Import Procedures and Documentations seminar? Thank you.

  5. Gits says:


    After the scheduled April seminar, when is the next Import Procedures and Documentations seminar?


  6. milagros says:

    Hi BusinessCoaches. presently i’m dwelling in kuwait and planning to go back to philippines for good next year. I know next year is far ahead but from now i’m searching for any school where i can enroll someday and i found this site right at this moment i’m writing this letter. hope you could help me someday to be in my goal. wishing you all the best.

  7. karen says:

    gud day! do you have a business training schedule in cebu? if you have please email me the schedule. thanks

  8. Laurence says:

    I wish the next schedule of import procedures and documentation seminar will be on July 2012.

  9. christopher says:

    Kindly include me in your mailing list for your regular seminar schedules.

  10. Liz says:

    Do you have any upcoming schedule this October from Oct.11 to 24? Please let me know.


  11. Cindy says:

    Please send me monthly training schedule and news letter if you have.


  12. gold says:

    please send seminar schedule for august

  13. Emmie says:

    do you have remaining schedules from august towards the end of this year 2011?


  14. Jori says:

    Hi. When’s the next schedule of your Importing seminar? Thanks.
    Regards, Jori

  15. cedelia says:

    hi, any sched on july 22-24, sept.9-10? thank you

  16. Bien says:

    When will be the next sched for this topic.

    • BusinessCoach says:

      Hi Bien. Next schedule will be on June 9-10, 2011. Should you wish to register, kindly call us.

      • winces says:


        I Would like to know when is next schedule for Importation procedures and documentation seminar for Metro Manila Area?

  17. Pauline says:

    I would like to know when is the schedule of import procedures and documentation seminar.

    • BusinessCoach says:

      Hi Pauline. Our schedule will be on April 18-19, 2011. Please call to register, or you may email us your mobile number so we can guide you through the registration process.

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