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Buying import sports equipment

Requested from BOC by F. Ygot at 05:38 PM on Jul 20, 2020.
Purpose: Research
Date of Coverage: 07/20/2020 - 07/20/2020
Tracking no: #BOC-406678386176

Franzen 05:38 PM, Jul 20, 2020

hi i would like to request information about buying import sports items.

1) laser gun use for modern pentathlon

What documents needed for this items, this has no projectile its a laser emmiting light only but it looks like a toy gun.

Looking for your response, thanks.
July 27, 2020

Dear Franzen,


Thank you for your request dated Jul 20, 2020 under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch.

Your request

You asked for Buying import sports equipment.

Response to your request

With regard to the importation of laser gun, may we recommend coordinating with PNP- Firearms and Explosive Office (FEO) for verification as they regulate such importations. For further clarification, you may email us at boc.cares@customs.gov.ph

For further assistance you may review the FAQ section of the eFOI site: https://www.foi.gov.ph/help.

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Thank you.

FOI Receiving Officer
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