Freeport Area of Bataan

The Freeport Area of Bataan (FAB) is now positioning itself as a leading investors’ hub in the Asian Region. In 2012, the FAB registered the highest increase in employment generation among Investment Promotion Agencies (IPAs) after posting the highest growth rate, with PhP 390.6 million worth of investments, expanding by more than four times the PhP 86.0 million approved in 2011. Synergizing its promotions effort with the National Government through the Philippine Investments Promotion Plan (PIPP) to focus on attracting priority sectors that are viable investments in the country. These include Shipbuilding and Repair, Manufacturing, Logistics, Tourism, Energy, BPO and Global Electronics/Semiconductors


A web-based system that allows locators online preparation and single submission of admission permit applications in lieu of the current Import Permit, Bureau of Customs Import Entry Declaration, and other documents like the Warehouse Entry, Transshipment Permit and the Boat Note, for cargo bound for the Freeports and discharged at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA), the Port of Manila, the Manila International Container Port, the Port of Bataan, the Port of Subic and the Clark International Airport.


An electronic web-based system for the filing and processing of export documents of registered exporter-locators. This system also provides online payment of the Export Processing Fee (EPF) using an auto-debit cash advance scheme.