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Guide to Doing Business in Quezon City - Occupational Permit

 STEPS FOR SECURING AN OCCUPATIONAL PERMIT WITH THE BUSINESS PERMITS AND LICENSING OFFICE

Ground Floor, Civic Center Building A

Quezon City Hall Compound

Legal Basis:
“Article 22 of the Quezon City Revenue Code as amended:
Section 83. It shall be unlawful for any person to exercise his occupation or calling within the jurisdiction of the city, without acquiring the individual Mayor's Permit.
Section 84. The Mayor's Permit fee on occupation or calling shall be paid to the city Treasurer before any occupation or calling can be lawfully pursued in the city."

Before applying for Occupational Permit at BPLO, you must first secure a Health Card from City Health Department. Once you have secured your Health Card, you can now apply for Occupational Permit.

Guide for Applying for Occupational Permits

If you’re applying for Occupational Permit for the first time, you must first secure a Health Card from City Health Department. Once you have secured your Health Card, you can now apply for Occupational Permit.

FOR NEW and RENEWAL APPLICANTS

1.    Duly accomplish Occupational Permit Information Sheet at Business Permits and Licensing Department. Attach and submit the following documents with your information sheet:

  • National Bureau of Investigation or Police Clearance (latest)
  • Cedula (latest)
  • Health Card and Health Official Receipt
  • Yellow Cards (for entertainers and therapist)
  • Waiver for Professional Regulatory Commission (PRC) card holder 
  • Parent’s Consent (if minor)
  • Alien Employment Permit (if foreigner)
  • Department of Public Order and Safety Clearance (for security guards)

2.    Get your Order of Payment and pay at the cashier.
3.    Claim your Occupational Permit.

Guidelines and Fees on Securing a Health Certificate

Legal basis:

“Article 30, Section 132 of the Quezon City Revenue Code, as Amended states:
"all persons employed in business establishments engaged in food, entertainment and personal services are required to undergo medical and physical examination given by government hospitals, medical clinics and those private hospitals and medical clinics that may be accredited for the purpose..."

PROCESS OF APPLICATION

Requirements for first time applicants:

1.    Get your Order of Payment and pay Php 194.00 for your Health Card at the City Treasurer's cashier.
2.    Submit for laboratory examination, your stool and sputum specimen and get the results. The stool and sputum specimen can be submitted to the City Health Department or to any accredited laboratories (please see listing)
3.    Attend an HIV/AIDS seminar
Individual applicants can attend the HIV/AIDS seminar on the spot; however, it is a First Come First Serve basis.

Companies can apply for the Health Card and Occupational Permit Card for all their employees altogether.

Companies can request to:

1.    Have their employees' stool and sputum examination done at any accredited laboratories
2.    Have their HIV/AIDS seminar done for their employees at their company premises and the City Health Department will send the lecturer/s at the agreed upon schedule.

The company can make a formal request to:
DR. VERDADES LINGA
OIC, Health Dept.
Gate 5, City hall Compound
Quezon City Hall, Elliptical Road
Quezon City
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Tel. 926-6848 / 929-7539

Companies must:
a.    Submit their employees' photos for their Health Card. If the photo-taking is not done at the Health Department, the ID provided will be a "white" Health Card, and not a self-laminated card. This card is good only for one year, while the self-laminated card has provisions for 3 years use.
b.    Get their employees’ Health Card.

The company can make a formal request to:
DR. VERDADES LINGA
OIC, Health Dept.
Gate 5, City hall Compound
Quezon City Hall, Elliptical Road
Quezon City
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Tel. 926-6848 / 929-7539

Requirements for renewal of Health Card:

1.    Get your Order of Payment and pay Php 144.00 for your Health Card at the City Treasurer's cashier.
2.    Submit for laboratory examination, your stool and sputum specimen and get the results. The stool and sputum specimen can be submitted to the City Health Department or to any accredited laboratories
3.    Bring your old Health Card for stickering at the City Health Department (your Health Card is good for 3 years)

 Additional requirements for:
a.    Applicants below 18 years old:

  • Parental consent
  • Birth certificate/baptismal certificate
  • Valid ID of the parent/guardian giving consent

b.    Massagists/ Therapist/Massage Clinic Attendants/Reflexologists, etc:

  • Massagists course
  • Original Birth Certificate issued by NSO
  • Marriage Certificate (if married)
  • 2 pc. 2x2 w/ white background
  • 2 pcs. 1x1 w/ collar & sleeves
  • Lab. Result : VD Clearance
  • Official Receipt (P 309.00)
  • Massagists’ Training Certificate
  • Date of training: Every 3rd wk of the month Tuesday to Friday; 1-5PM

c.    GRO/FRM/DANCER/ENTERTAINER, etc.:

  • Original Birth Certificate from NSO/ Local Civil Registry
  • Marriage Certificate (if married)
  • 1x1 ID picture
  • Lab. Result : VD Clearance
  • Official Receipt (P 259.00)

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