Personal effects that have been used by or obtained by shipper while living abroad and that have been in use for at least 6 months are acceptable for importation and may qualify for duty and tax exemption depending on the importers status and residency.
Personal effects are subject to physical examination by Philippine Customs. There are no value limitations on the goods being imported but duties and taxes may be assessed if the amount of goods presented as personal effects is excessive.
In addition, electronic items or appliances are considered taxable. In order to simplify our process in calculating additional taxes, please see the Electronic/Appliance Price Schedule as your guide.
|Special Handling Item||Handling Fees|
|TV 20″ or Below||USD 46|
|TV 24″ to 27″||USD 46|
|TV 28″ to 32″||USD 69|
|TV 30″ to 46″||USD 140|
|20″ to 21″||USD 140|
|30″ to 46″||USD 315|
|Fax Machine||USD 24|
|Stereo (Mini Comp)||USD 35|
|Computer CPU only w/Mouse/Keyboard||USD 24|
|Home Theater||USD 36|
|LCD Monitor||USD 46|
|2 Way Radio||USD 15|
|Game Consoles (SONY/XBOX/Nintendo)||USD 32|
|Handhelds (PSP/Nintendo DS)||USD 17|
|Digital SLR Camera||USD 32|
|* Other items not listed above which will be considered as electronic items will be charged 40%-200% tax based on the invoice price.|
|* Electronic items or appliances are shipped at owner’s risk. FilOutlet nor our shipper does not assume liability for damages incurred in shipping these items.|
Commercial Quantity – We cannot ship any items of the same kind in commercial quantities. Quantity of the same kind greater than 12 is considered commercial quantity.