Starting a Business in the Philippines

The Philippine government promotes free enterprise and encourages investments. To raise Philippine competitiveness, the government aggressively pursues measures and policies to facilitate ease of doing business thereby encouraging more investments that will boost job generation and economic growth in the countryside.

 

1. Company Name Registration: Business Name Registrations are under Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) for Sole Proprietorships and registrations for partnerships and corporations are with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC); 

DTI: https://www.business.gov.ph/web/guest/bn-registration  

SEC: http://www.sec.gov.ph/online-services/sec-company-registration-system/  

Department of Trade and Industry

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