Business Permits and License Office



MS. DOLORES SACASAS

Officer-in-Charge

MR. NOEL DEL ROSARIO

Executive Assistant IV

Rm. 209 / 210 Pasay City Hall Bldg.
F.B. Harrison St., Pasay City, Philippines
Tel. Nos. (632) 833-3726
APPLYING FOR MAYOR’S PERMIT FOR NEW BUSINESSES

ABOUT THE SERVICE

All business undertakings/activities conducted within the territorial jurisdiction of Pasay City are mandated by national laws and local ordinances to secure the necessary
Permit to Operate and pay the corresponding taxes and regulatory fees before commencing operation. 

The Mayor’s Permit must then be subsequently renewed annually before January 20.  Renewals made after the afore-said period are subjected to interests and penalties.

FEES

Taxpayers applying for a Mayor’s Permit for a new business shall pay regulatory fees based on the nature of business and the amount of its capitalization.

GENERAL REQUIREMENTS:

  1. Barangay Clearance
  2. Proof of payment of real property taxes if the place of business is owned by the applicant; for lessees, a contract of lease can be submitted in lieu of this requirement.
  3. DTI Certificate/SEC Registration, whichever is applicable
  4. Copy of public liability insurance secured from accredited insurers
  5. Occupancy Permit of the building where the business will be established
  6. For Cooperatives: Cooperative Dev. Authorizes, Registration, General Information Sheet.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • For those transacting through representatives, the ID of the owner, together with an authorization letter naming the representative must also be presented.
  • For restaurants and other businesses involved with food and/or handling, a copy of the Sanitation Permit secured from the City Health Office.
  • For businesses that are tourism-related, such as spas, hotels, motels, travel agencies, tour guides, and money changers, a copy of the Tourism Certificate issued by the
    City Tourism Office.
  • For businesses that involve animals, (eg. Pet Shop, slaughterhouse, etc.,) Veterinary Clearance
  • For renewal of permits: Previous Mayor’s Permit and Latest Official Receipt

HOW TO AVAIL OF THE SERVICE

FOLLOW THESE STEPS:

IT WILL TAKE YOU

PLEASE APPROACH

1. Accomplish the application form and submit the documents.
Certificate of Conformance

1 hour and 30 minutes

BPLO Staff

2. Secure a Zoning Clearance from the City Planning and Development Office.

25 minutes to 2 days

City Planning & Development Office

3. Assessment and Payment of Fees

30 minutes

Licensing Division
Cashier
Both at the City Treasurer’s Office

4. Issuance and Approval of the Permit.

Upon submission of proof of payment, the Head of the Office will recommend the approval of the permit. 
The Permit shall then be approved by the City Mayor or the City Administrator, depending on the nature
and capitalization of the said business.

30 minutes

Releasing Section


RENEWING A MAYOR’S BUSINESS PERMIT

ABOUT THE SERVICE

The Mayor’s Business Permit must then be subsequently renewed annually before January 20.  Renewals made after the afore-said period are subjected to interests and penalties.

FEES

Taxpayers applying for the renewal of their Mayor’s Permit shall pay business taxes and regulatory fee based on the nature of business and the amount of its gross sales for the
succeeding year.

REQUIREMENTS:

Under the “automatic renewal” scheme of the City, a business permit is renewed without the need for other requirements than the permit itself and payment of the necessary fees,
provided that it is not in the “hot list” of erring businesses as may be prepared by concerned departments such as the fire, engineering, etc.

HOW TO AVAIL OF THE SERVICE

FOLLOW THESE STEPS:

IT WILL TAKE YOU

PLEASE APPROACH

1. Accomplish the application form and submit a copy of the
expired Mayor’s Permit.

30 minutes

BPLO Staff

2. Assessment and Payment of Fees

30 minutes

Licensing Division
Cashier
Both at the City Treasurer’s Office

3. Issuance and Approval of the Permit.

Upon submission of proof of payment, the Head of the Office will recommend
the approval of the permit. 
The Permit shall then be approved by the City Mayor or the City Administrator
or the Head of the Office,
depending on the nature and capitalization of the said business.

30 minutes

Releasing Section


APPLYING FOR A WORKING PERMIT (NEW & RENEWAL)

ABOUT THE SERVICE

All employees working within the territorial jurisdiction of Pasay City are mandated by laws and local ordinances to secure the necessary Work Permit and to pay the
corresponding fees therefore.

The Work Permit must then be renewed annually.

FEES

Work Permit applicants shall pay fees based on the position being applied for.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Police Clearance
  • Health Certificate
  • Community Tax Certificate
  • Parental Consent and affidavit of Guardianship (for minors)

HOW TO AVAIL OF THE SERVICE

FOLLOW THESE STEPS:

IT WILL TAKE YOU

PLEASE APPROACH

1. Secure and fill up application form for encoding and
issuance of transaction number

1 hour and 30 minutes

BPLO Staff

2. Payment of fees

15-30 minutes

Licensing Division
Cashier
Both at the City Treasurer’s Office

3. Secure Health Card Certificate

3-5 days for new applicants

1 hour for renewals

City Health Office Personnel

4. For approval, issuance and releasing of Work Permit

30 minutes

BPLO Personnel