The importation of medicines, personal protective equipment, laboratory equipment, medical equipment and devices intended to address the COVID-19 public health emergency may now be conducted swiftly. With the promulgation of the Bayanihan to Heal as One Act donations, acceptance, and distribution of these equipment shall not be unnecessarily delayed and shall be exempt from import, duties, taxes and other fees.
Accordingly, the requirements to facilitate the release of imported medical supplies and equipment are:
These requirements shall be presented to the Bureau of Customs (“BOC”) to clear the commodities for entry into the country.
 Republic Act No. 11469, An Act Declaring the Existence of a National Emergency Arising from the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Situation and a National Policy in Connection Therewith, and Authorizing the President of the Republic of the Philippines for a Limited Period and Subject to Restrictions, to Exercise Powers Necessary and Proper to Carry Out the Declared National Policy and for other Purposes
 Section 4(o), Republic Act No. 11469, 23 March 2020; Customs Administrative Order (“CAO”) No. 7-2020
 Section 6.1, Customs Administrative Order (“CAO”) No. 7-2020 and Section 4, Joint Memorandum Circular No. 1, Creation of Bayanihan One Stop Shop for Securing License to Operate (LTO) to import COVID-19 Critical Commodities for Commercial Distribution
 Section 4, Joint Memorandum Circular No. 1, Creation of Bayanihan One Stop Shop for Securing License to Operate (LTO) to import COVID-19 Critical Commodities for Commercial Distribution
 FDA Circular No. 2020-006, Guidance for Applications and Transactions at the Food and Drug Administration in Light of the Community Quarantine Declaration, 17 March 2020