DTI – Department of Trade and Industry

SEC – Securities and Exchange Commission

CDA – Cooperative Development Authority

DOLE – Department of Labor and Employment

LGU – Local Government Unit

SSS – Social Security System

HDMF – Home Development and Mutual Fund

BIR – Bureau of Internal Revenue

PHIC – Philippine Health Insurance Corporation

DENR – Department of Environment and Natural Resources


BSP – Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas

NFA – National Food Authority

BFAD – Bureau of Food and Drugs

DOT – Department of Tourism

FPA – Fertilizer and Pesticide Authority

VRB – Videogram and Regulatory Board

MGB – Mines and Geosciences Bureau

PCAB – Philippine Contractors Accreditation Board

LTFRB – Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board


Registration with the Department of Trade & Industry

1.     Application for Business Name Registration for Sole Proprietorship

The Department of Trade and Industry administers the registration of business names for single proprietorship.

By registering your business name with the DTI, you are assured that no other entity may legally use your business name anywhere in the Philippines.

 FAQs on Business Name Registration


2.     Application for Sales Promotion Permit

Application for sales promotion permit with the DTI assures the fairness, truthfulness and transparency of the declaration of winners, depending on the form of the "sales promo" by acting as witness to the procedures in determining the recipient of a particular prize.

 FAQs on Issuance of Sales Promo Permit


3.    Service Repair Shop Accreditation

Pursuant to the Presidential Decree 1572, All business establishment engaging in service and repair shops dealing with motor vehicle, heavy equipment; engine and engineering; electronics, electrical; air conditioning and refrigeration; office machine; data processing equipment; and medical/dental are required to apply for accreditation with the Department of Trade and Industry. The agency prescribe the basic essential requirements of setting-up, measure the capacity of service offered and accredit the enterprises which have complied with such requirements

    FAQs on Accreditation of Service & Repair Shops