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Rules Implemented at ICARE Posted 28 January 2014


Effective February 1, 2014, the following rules shall be strictly implemented at ICARE, to wit:

  1. Strictly window to window transaction only;
  2. No accreditation folders with incomplete requirements shall be received;
  3. All folders for accreditation shall be pre evaluated for completeness check before it may be officially received by ICARE. Applicants are required to wait for the pre evaluation process to be finished, otherwise, the application shall not be considered and ICARE shall not be accountable for lost folders;
  4. All folder received shall be provided with a notification slip indicating when follow ups shall be entertained, which is after 15 days in case of new applications or 10 days in case of renewal;
  5. No more undertakings shall be allowed. Every importer is mandated to file applications for renewal at least 30 days prior to expiration of accreditation (CMO 23-2009);
  6. Approval or Denial of applications shall be sent thru email (CMO 47-2010). Please do not follow up at ICARE office unless email notification has not been received within 15 days or 10 days  as the case may be;
  7. No person, other than the applicant himself/herself, shall be entertained unless the authorized person is armed with the pertinent Special Power of Attorney/Secretary’s Certificate or Board Resolution in case of corporation, or has a company i.d.

** Rest assured that your applications for accreditation will be acted upon within 15 days for new applications and within 10 days for renewals as provided for in CMO 23-2009.

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