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 Cultural Properties
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GENERAL FUNCTIONS OF THE DIVISION

A. ENFORCEMENT

B. IMPLEMENTATION C. RESEARCH D. SPECIAL FUNCTIONS E. SALVAGE ARCHAEOLOGY  

GUIDELINES
(For clienteles covered by R.A. 4846 as amended by P.D. 374)

I. LICENSES

II. REGISTRATION A. Private Collectors
1. Request for registration should be accompanied by the following: 2. Notarized Certificate of Ownership (affidavit) of the items to be registered stating how these items were acquired in the absence of b.

3. Cultural items in the home of private collectors should be so arranged that the National Museum personnel assigned to register/inspect such items would be able to work accordingly within a minimum time; collections of less than twenty (20) pieces should be brought to the National Museum;

4. Owners of cultural items for registration / inspection are requested to fetch and bring back the personnel of the National Museum. The personnel should be fetched early in the morning or afternoon to afford them ample time to work for they are not authorized to render overtime services;

5. Inform the National Museum before hand of the number of items to be registered/inspected and the number of stamps needed so that the personnel assigned could be guided accordingly;

6. Handy men should be provided to lift big and/or heavy objects such as jars, porcelains and the like for the National Museum personnel to inspect, and

7. The necessary payment should be remitted immediately. The cashier accepts only cash and/or money order.

B. Dealers/Exporters.

III. PERMIT TO EXPORT CULTURAL PROPERTIES  
Hubert Heinze  
Ohlaverster 37 
I Berlin 36 
Germany 
Chukri Ghanem  
P.O.Box 11707 
Dubai,United 
Arab Emirates
 

IV. DONATIONS / TAX INCENTIVES:

V. EXPLORATION / EXCAVATION LAND SITES MARINE SITES VI. SCHEDULE OF FEES:
 
1. Application fees for: 
 
a. Export Permit
P20.00 
b. Permit to explore/excavate/survey
20.00 
c. Certificate to supervise excavation
 20.00 
d. Certificate of Registration
20.00 
e. Certificate of Tax deduction 
20.00 
f. License as Dealer
20.00 
g. License as Agent
20.00 
h. License as Exporter
20.00 
 
 
2. Permit fee to export.
10% of the assessed value
3. Permit fee to excavate/explore land sites 
150.00
3.a. Permit to Explore/Excavate Underwater Site 
.6,000.00
4. Permit fee for restoration reconstruction 
1/10 of 1% of estimated cost 
5. License fee for exporters
500.00 
6. License fee for dealers 
500.00
7. License fee for agents
100.00 
8. Registration fee for immovable Cultural Properties
50.00 
9. Registration fee for movable Cultural Properties (stamp fee for dealers and collectors)
5.00 per object 
10. Fee for certificate of authority to supervise exploration, survey, excavation
 50.00 
11. Fee for certificate for tax deduction
12. Deposit to the National Museum for incidental expenses
500.00 
13. Section 2 Surcharges for late renewal of licenses. 
March 5% of P 500.00
P 25.00 
April 10% of 500.00
50.00 
May 15% of 500.00
 75.00 
June 20% of 500.00
100.00 
July  25% of 500.00
125.00
August 30% of 500.00
150.00 
September  35% of 500.00 
175.00
October 40% of 500.00
 200.00
November 45& of 500.00
225.00
December  50% of 500.00
250.00
 
14. Fee for Memorandum of Agreement
300.00 
15. Fee for each certification issued by the CPD other than those mentioned in Section 1 of this Rule
 3.00 
16. Inspection fee for each item for export/not covered by P.D. 374
 2.00 
17. Performance Bond for Underwater Archaeology Project  US $ 5,000.00 or P100,000.00
 
For further inquiries, please write/see:
 
MR. CECILIO G. SALCEDO
Curator II 
or 
MR. EFREN G. FLORES 
Curator I 
 

Cultural Properties Division
National Museum
Executive House, P. Burgos Street Rizal Park, Manila
Tel. No. 527-12-16 / 527-66-15
Fax. No. 527-03-06

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