Regulatory Division

Service Information
  • The certificate shall be issued upon proof that the facilities of such establishment for animals are adequate, clean and sanitary and will not be used for, nor cause pain and/or suffering to the animals.
Office or Division
  • Regulatory Division
  • Complex
Type of Transaction
  • G2B/G2G
Who may avail
  • Any person, association, partnership, corporation, cooperatives and government agency with animal facility (animal shelter/pound, slaughterhouse, kennel, laboratory animal production)

Checklist of Requirements

  1. Duly accomplished and notarized Application Form (RF AHWD-04) - Regulatory Office or download at
  2. Business/ Mayor’s Permit for the current year (photocopy)
  3. Business Name Registration Certificate from DTI or SEC Registration with Articles of Incorporation for Corporation; or CDA for cooperatives (photocopy)
  4. Three (3) copies 1x1 ID picture of registered owner/general manager and veterinarian
  5. Veterinarian’s PRC License, PTR and S2 License from PDEA if applicable (photocopy) - Farm Veterinarian or Vet. Consultant
  6. Notarized Employment Contract/ MOA of the Veterinarian, when applicable (photocopy) - Farm Veterinarian or Vet. Consultant
  7. Notarized valid contract of lease of the space/building occupied (photocopy)
  8. Location Plan/Sketch of the Establishment
  9. Certification/s that the owner/veterinarian has attended seminar/s on Animal Welfare
  10. Environmental Clearance Certificate (ECC) - DENR
  11. Appropriate permits for wildlife facilities - DENR
  12. Payment fee


Client Steps Agency Actions Fees To Be Paid Processing Time Person Responsible
1. Request application form for walk-in clients Assist the client on the application procedures and requirements None 2 minutes

Regional Animal Welfare Officer (RAWO);

Regulatory Division Staff

of PLGU in the province thru BAI)

For online clients: Download application form – Service Forms

  • AHWD Service Forms
  • RF AHWD-04 Animal Facilities Registration Form
Assist clients thru calls/ emails/mess aging None  
2. Accomplish the form, have it notarized, and submit together with supporting documents. Initial review and verification of documents, as to compliance with check list requirements None 10 minutes
3. Client informed of lacking requirements Incomplete application form returned/ emailed back to clients None 15 minutes
4. Submission of application form with complete documentary requirements Review completeness of the requirements and have it duly received by the office None 5 miuntes
5. Set schedule for inspection Conduct onsite/virtual Inspection & Evaluation of the animal facility. None 4-5 days
6. Get Order of Payment If complied with inspection and evaluation requirements, issue order of payment None 5 minutes
7. Pay the registration fee for online clients pay through designated remittance center Issue Official Receipt (OR) Pls refer to Schedule of Fees for different establishment 15 minutes Cashier
8. Provide copy of OR to be attached in the application (Scan transaction receipt/ deposit slip or official receipt and email at Final review and verification of documents in compliance with the inspection requirements. None 10 minutes

Regional Animal
Welfare Officer

Division Staff


For new applications: The RTD through the Chief, Regulatory Division/RAWO endorses the application to the BAI Director

None 1 hour

Regional Animal
Welfare Officer

Chief of Regulatory
Div. (for



For renewal: RAWO endorses the application, RTD recommends
its approval and approved by the RED.

  5 minutes
Preparation of transmittal for endorsement of the application (initial) to the Bureau of Animal Industry (BAI), Quezon City through the Animal Health and Welfare Division   15 minutes
  TOTAL   5 days, 2.5

* Initial application is valid for 1 year and renewal of same is valid for 3 years

Schedule of Fees

Establishment Initial (1 Year) Renewal (3years) 
Animal Boarding & Recreation Facility 300.00 900.00
Animal Show (Television) 1,000.00 3,000.00
Animal Show (Movie/Film) 5,000.00 15,000.00
Aviary 500.00 1,500.00
Canine Facility/ Canine Security 300.00 900.00
Cattery/Kennel/Laboratory Animal Facilities/Pet shops 500.00 1,500.00
Circus/Carnival/Animal Show 1.000.00 3,000.00
Crocodile Farm 1,000.00 3,000.00
Grooming Facility 300.00 900.00
Hog, Poultry/Cattle/Goat/Farm 1,000.00 3,000.00
Monkey Farm 1,000.00 3,000.00
Ostritch Farm 300.00 900.00
Pounds/Shelters 200.00 600.00
Racetrack/Equestrian Establishment 500.00 1,500.00
Slaughterhouse/Poultry Dressing Plant 500.00 1,500.00
Small Animal Show 500.00 1,500.00
Stock Farm/Coral/Stockyard/DStud Farm 500.00 1,500.00
Veterinary Hospital/Veterinary Clinic 300.00 900.00
Wildlife Rescue Center 300.00 900.00
Zoo 1,000.00 3,000.00

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