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Rules on importation of realistic replica guns or airsoft guns

Requested from BOC by Emmanuel Suarez at 10:20 PM on Sep 17, 2019.
Purpose: Starting an airsoft retail business
Date of Coverage: 01/01/2000 - 09/17/2019
Tracking no: #BOC-376583322679

Emmanuel 10:20 PM, Sep 17, 2019

Hi! I would like to get the information about the ff.:

1. Importation rules and regulations of realistic replica toy guns or airsoft guns. 

2. Permits I need to secure before import. 

3. Other govenrment agencies I need to coordinate with about importation of realistic replica toy guns or airsoft guns.

September 23, 2019

Dear Emmanuel,


Thank you for your request dated Sep 17, 2019 under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch.

Your request

You asked for Rules on importation of realistic replica guns or airsoft guns.

Response to your request

With regard to the importation of guns/gun parts, may we recommend coordinating with PNP-Firearms and Explosive Office (FEO) as they regulate such importations.

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

Your right to request a review

If you are unhappy with this response to your FOI request, you may ask us to carry out an internal review of the response by writing to Commissioner Rey Leonardo B. Guerrero. Your review request should explain why you are dissatisfied with this response, and should be made within 15 calendar days from the date when you received this letter. We will complete the review and tell you the result within 30 calendar days from the date when we receive your review request.

If you are not satisfied with the result of the review, you then have the right to appeal to the Office of the President under Administrative Order No. 22 (s. 2011).

Thank you.

FOI Receiving Officer
FOI Officer

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