Business Permit Registration
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Our team of

EXPERTS AND PARALEGALS

can help you register your business in the Philippines

Business Permit Registration Services in the Philippines for New Companies

We provide Business Permit (Mayor’s Permit) Registration Services to local and foreign companies doing business in the Philippines. From processing application requirements to liaising with the City/Municipal Hall for prerequisite certificates, permits, and clearances for the issuance of Business Permit (Mayor’s Permit).  

To legally start their operations, new corporations in the Philippines are required to secure a Mayor’s Permit from the local government unit (LGU) where their office will be located. LGUs can be cities or municipalities, and the process for obtaining a Mayor’s Permit may vary depending on the local regulations the city/municipality implements.   

Our Business Permit Registration Services

Depending on the city/municipal regulations and terms of engagement with our team, we will help you procure the necessary certificates, permits, and clearances you need to obtain a Mayor’s Permit, which are as follows: 

  • Barangay Business Clearance
  • Community Tax Certificate (CTC or Cedula)
  • Public Liability Insurance (for restaurants, cinemas, malls, etc.; exempted: sari-sari stores and carinderias)
  • Locational/Zonal Clearance
  • Certificate of Occupancy (Building and Unit)
  • Sanitary Permit
  • Others, if applicable

What To Do Next After Obtaining a Mayor’s Permit in the Philippines

After successful registration, companies are required to renew their business permits every year with their respective LGU. The renewal period is on the first month of the calendar year, usually from January 1 to 20. Those that fail to renew their permits within the prescribed period will be imposed penalties, from a 25% surcharge on renewal fees to an additional 2% interest per month of delay.

Need Help With Obtaining a Business Permit in the Philippines?

We provide a full suite of corporate compliance services to local and foreign companies seeking to do business in the Philippines.