Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority


The Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority (SBMA) is the operating and implementing arm of the Government of the Philippines for the development of the 262 square mile (670 square kilometer) area of Subic Bay Freeport (SBF) into a self-sustaining tourism, industrial, commercial, financial, and investment center to generate employment opportunities. This area was the former US Naval facility in Subic Bay. -


  • Electronic Transit Admission Permit System (eTAPS)
  • 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 Subic and the Clark International Airport.