Frequently Asked Questions
English Version
  • Business Name (BN) shall refer to ANY name that is different from THE TRUE NAME OF AN INDIVIDUAL WHICH IS USED OR SIGNED in connection with her/his business on any written or printed receipts, including receipts for business taxes, duties and fees and withdrawal or delivery receipts; any written or printed evidence of any agreement or business transaction; and any sign or billboard conspicuously exhibited in plain view in, or at the place of her/his business or elsewhere, announcing his /her business.
  • CDA – for Cooperative
    DTI – for Single Proprietorship
    IPO – for Trademark
    SEC – for Partnership and/or Corporation
  • Yes, according to Section 1 of Act No. 3883 it is unlawful for any person to use any name in connection with her/his business other than her/his true name without first registering the business name in the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI).
  • A person who is at least eighteen (18) years old, doing business or proposing to do business in the Philippines under a BN and who is not disqualified by any existing law or regulation to engage in business is qualified to apply for a BN registration.

    - For transactions filed by a representative, he/she must bring his/her government issued valid ID in addition with the required documents for every specific transaction.
  • • Two (2) copies of duly accomplished application form signed by the owner.
    Note that only the owner is authorized to sign the application form.
    • Presentation of original copy of one photo-bearing national issued Identification Document (ID) with signature.
    • Payment of registration fee plus documentary stamp tax.

    Per DTI Department Administrative Order No. 10-10, series of 2010, the following registration fees for every application for registration of BUSINESS NAME (original and renewal) depending on the territorial jurisdiction covered in the application are as follows:

    Barangay
    PHP 200.00
    City/Municipality
    PHP 500.00
    Regional
    PHP 1,000.00
    National
    PHP 2,000.00

    - Foreign applicants shall be required to present the original and a clear certified copy of the Certificate of Authority to engage in business in the Philippines per Republic Act No. 7042 as amended (Foreign Investment Act), Republic Act No 8762 (Retail Trade Liberalization Law) or other similar laws, if applicable. ( Department Administrative Order 2010-08 Section 6)
  • The forms are available at all DTI Offices. It may also be downloaded from http://www.bnrs.dti.gov.ph/web/guest/downloads.
  • Presentation of original valid IDs:
    • Passport
    • Driver’s License
    • Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) ID
    • National Bureau of Investigation Clearance
    • Police Clearance
    • Postal ID
    • Voter’s ID
    • Government System Insurance System (GSIS) Unified Multi-purpose ID
    • Social Security System (SSS) ID
    • Tax Identification Number (TIN) ID
    • Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) ID
    • Seaman’s Book
    • Government Office and GOCC ID:
    o Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP ID)
    o Home Development Mutual Fund (HDMF ID)
    o Philpost ID
    o Philhealth ID
    • Integrated Bar of the Philippines (IBP)
    • Senior Citizen Card
    • Person With Disability Card

    Note: Any transaction with Department of Trade and Industry relative to Business Name Registration requires a presentation of government-issued valid and original ID of the owner and representative (if necessary).
  • Deceased Registrant
    In case of death of the registrant, the registered BN shall no longer be renewed under the decedent’s name. The heirs, in order to retain the BN of their predecessor shall have the following options:
    • If an executor is named in the deceased’s will, she/he may sign the application for BN registration. Otherwise, any of the heirs may go to court and apply for letters of administration. The named executor or the person who obtains the Court’s appointment, as the case may be, may apply for BN registration in behalf of the estate.
    • If there are two (2) or more heirs, they may execute an Extrajudicial Settlement of Estate, assigning therein an heir to administer the business and apply for the registration of the predecessor’s existing BN.
    • If there is only one (1) heir, she/he may execute an Affidavit of Self-Adjudication of a Sole Heir then apply for the registration of the predecessor’s BN attaching thereto a copy of said affidavit.
    In all of the immediately preceding instances, the application for registration shall be supported additionally with a clear certified copy of the registrant’s Death Certificate.
  • There are three (3) modes in processing the business names application:
    • Over-the-counter - can be done at any of the following:
    - DTI Regional/ Provincial/Field Offices.
       Visit http://www.bnrs.dti.gov.ph/web/guest/contactus for the complete list of offices. Office schedule is from Monday to Friday, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm.
    - SM Business Service Centers
    - Negosyo Centers
    • Online application – can be done online through http://www.bnrs.dti.gov.ph or http://www.business.dti.gov.ph.
    • Hybrid application – application lodge online and pay thru over-the-counter.
  • A. Business name should be comprised of three different parts namely: Dominant Name, Infix( for specialized line of business), and Business Descriptor (defines the nature of business).

    Example: Juan Watch Repair Shop

    Dominant Name – Juan
    *Infix – Watch
    Business Descriptor – Repair Shop

    *Infix is required if the nature of business needs to be specific.
    B. BNs that are NOT registrable are:
    • Those which are or whose natures of business are illegal, offensive, scandalous, or contrary to propriety (e.g Popoy’s Jueteng Betting Place, Boobs Massage and Spa);
    • Those which are the same, nearly the same as or confusingly the same with an existing registered business name, company, partnership, corporation, cooperative name; nor it infringes on any trademark, service mark or tradename (e.g Anne Dok’s Lechon, Jolibee, Starbax Café);
    • Those which are composed purely of generic or geographic words (e.g The Laundry Shop, Bacolod);
    • Those which by law or regulation cannot be appropriated (e.g OTOP, Intelligence, State College);
    • Those used to designate or distinguish, or suggestive of quality of any class of goods, articles, merchandise or service (e.g Best Taho Factory, A-1 Auto Repair Shop);
    • Those which is used by the government in its governmental functions (e.g NBI Private Investigation Services, DTI Trading);
    • Those names or abbreviation of a name of any nation, intergovernmental or international organization (e.g Philippine Manpower Pooling Agency, UNESCO Marketing);
    • Those which are deceptive, misleading or which misrepresent the nature of the business (e.g “GOLD CONSTRUCTION SERVICES” where nature of business is recruitment);
  • No, only a partnership or corporation registered with SEC can use the word "company" or "corporation" as part of their business name.
  • Territorial scope/applicability of BN registration refers to an area within which the BN owner’s right to use the registered BN shall be confined. It may be within a Barangay, within a certain City/Municipality, Region or may be National in coverage.
  • A proposed BN will be validated against the database of registered BNs in the territory:

    Barangay – the proposed business name will be validated against the registered BNs in that specific barangay, city/municipality covering specified barangay, proper region and national level in scope. It will be approved provided it is not identical or confusingly similar with BNs registered within that barangay, city/municipality, region or national in scope.
    City/Municipality – the proposed BN will be validated against the registered BNs in that specific city/municipality, proper region and national in scope. It will be approved provided it is not identical or confusingly similar with BNs registered within that city/municipality and its barangay, region or national in scope.
    Regional - the proposed BN will be validated against the registered BNs in that region and those national in scope. It will be approved provided it is not identical or confusingly similar with BNs registered within the same region, its cities/municipalities and barangays or national in scope.
    National - the proposed BN will be validated against the all registered BNs.
  • New Application- The owner may register the same BN provided that it will be registered with a different city and will cover the new business location.
    Cancel/Apply- under DAO 10-08 Section 23.1 “provided that a change of business location territory shall be deemed as new application, the approval of which is subject to the rules on registrability and payment of the prescribed fee.”
  • The Business Name registration is valid for five years from the date of registration.
  • • Applications for renewal may be filed three (3) months prior to the expiration date (Early Filing) or within three (3) months immediately following the expiration of the registration (Regular Filing). If the renewal application is filed within the last three (3) months thereof, a surcharge of Fifty Percent (50%) of the registration fee shall be imposed (Late Filing). (Reference: DAO No. 13-01 Section 1) Fill up the portion of the application form for renewal.
    • Failure to renew the business name beyond the Late Filing period shall be deemed not filed. The Certificate of BN Registration shall be immediately cancelled from the records and will be made available for new registration. (Reference: DAO No. 13-01 Series of 2013 Section 1).
  • Yes. You can only update some business information like territorial scope, TIN, middle name, citizenship, gender, civil status, email address, phone number or telephone number, and residence address. However, you CANNOT change the business name which was originally approved; otherwise it will require a new registration.
  • - Request letter for the change of marital status
    - Government issued original valid ID of the business name owner
    - Original and photocopy of Certificate of Marriage (single to married)
    - Original and photocopy of Court Order (married to single)
    - Processing fee of P50.00 plus P15.00 documentary stamp tax per business name

    *Certification of Business Name Registration will be issued upon the request of change of marital status.
  • The Business Name Registration System does not require a business address, but a territorial scope of the business. The applicant may locate his/her business anywhere within the defined territorial scope as indicated in the application.

    For the change of residence address, the requirements are:

    - Government issued original valid ID of the business name owner
    - Request letter originally signed by the business name owner
    - Payment of Php50.00 and Php 15.00 documentary stamp
  • Yes, you have to apply for cancellation of your registered business name.
  • • Government issued original valid ID of the business name owner
    • Affidavit of cancellation of the registered business name, stating the reason/s for the cancellation and that the registered owner has no outstanding financial obligation.
    • Surrender original copy of the Certificate of Business Name Registration
    • An affidavit of loss if the Certificate of Business Name Registration was lost.
    • Php15.00 Documentary stamp
  • You may be able to secure a substitute document to evidence the existence and validity of your business name based on the DTI registration records. This refers to a request for and issuance of the affirmative CERTIFICATION.

    Requirements to secure a CERTIFICATION from DTI are:

    1. Government issued original valid ID of the requestor
    2. Letter request signed by the owner, stating the following:
    • Information relative to business name such as business name and/or owner’s name
    • Reason/s for the request
    3. Processing fee of Php 50.00 per certification plus documentary stamp tax of Php 15.00.
  • Requests for Certified True Copy of the Business Name Certificate are allowed if the applicant registered his/her business name through over-the-counter transaction only. The requirements in securing a certified true copy are:

    • Letter request signed by the requesting party; indicate requested number of copies for CTC;
    • Original and photocopy/ies of the Business Name certificate;
    • Processing fee of P50.00 per copy plus P15.00 documentary stamp tax

    Note: Request for Certified True Copy must be submitted to the appropriate office where the Business Name (BN) registration was processed. For Online end-to-end transactions, only certification will be issued and requests can be submitted at any DTI Regional/Provincial/Field offices.
  • Business Name reservation is valid up to 5 working days.
  • You may verify/search a business name through the internet via https://www.bnrs.dti.gov.ph/web/guest/search.

    If you need a certification from DTI regarding a valid registration, the following requirements are needed:

    1. Government issued original valid ID of the requestor
    2. Letter request signed by the requesting party, stating the following:
    • Information relative to business name such as business name and/or owner’s name.
    • Reason/s for the request
    3. Processing fee of P50.00 plus P15.00 documentary stamp tax per business name
  • The TRN is a system-generated number which serves as reference of a specific transaction.
  • In the event that you have lost the TRN you may contact the PMT-BR Helpdesk thru email, bnrshelpdesk@dti.gov.ph. and telephone number 751-0384 locals 2519 and 2520.
  • No. The TRN Acknowledgement is only issued once.
  • No. Transfer of ownership of a business name registration is not allowed.
  • The online search facility is provided in the eBNRS for you to find registered business names in the Philippines. The search facility should not be used to determine the availability of the proposed business name but a tool to initially check for possible similarities.

    There are two (2) search criteria available for the public, namely Begins With and Contains All Words. You can conduct a search by typing the exact business name or a few words contained in a business name.
  • Payments that are processed entirely electronically, with the value passing from one account to another account. Currently, DTI has enlisted both Bancnet and Globe’s GCash for this facility.
  • Bancnet is the largest electronic banking consortium with 54 members and affiliates. It is a multi-bank multi-channel electronic payment network enabling payments for its ATM cardholders via ATM, point-of-sale terminal, Internet, and Mobile.
  • To pay their BN application via Bancnet, here are the steps to follow:

    Step 1:
    Go to www.bnrs.dti.gov.ph or www.dti.gov.ph and click the Business Name Registration (BNR) icon;
    Step 2:
    Select Online Payment and accept BNRS Terms and Conditions; Click the TRN to display the Business Information.
    Step 3:
    Select Bancnet as Payment Type, enter TRN, and click Search;
    Step 4:
    Click the TRN, the system will display the information of the application such as: Transaction Reference Number (TRN), Proposed Business Name, Applicant Name, Process Fee, Documentary Stamp Tax (DST), Convenience Fee, and Total Amount, Click Process Payment to continue;
    Step 5:
    The system will redirect to Bancnet Online Payment Page; choose the Bank to be used in paying the registration and click Submit;
    Step 6:
    Enter the ATM Card Number, Member Number, Account Type, ATM PIN, and click PAY;
    Step 7:
    Wait for the Payment Confirmation page to be displayed and click Continue to proceed;
    Step 8:
    Download the system generated Official Receipt;
    Step 9:
    The client may now download the certificate.

     

  • Here is the list of participating banks offering online payment:

    AUB
    Enterprise Bank
    Philippine Veterans Bank
    BPI Direct BanKO
    Entrepreneur Bank
    Postbank
    Citystate Savings Bank
    MASS-SPECC
    PBCom
    DBP
    Pacific Ace Savings Bank
    Sun Savings

     

  • The client may call their issuing bank to get the Member Number or may refer to this link https://www.bancnetonline.com/BancnetWeb/goToOnlineShoppingFAQ.do
  • The BancNet will charge the client a convenience fee of Php 15.00 per Business Name payment transaction.
  • GCash is an internationally acclaimed micropayment service that transforms your mobile phone into a virtual wallet for secure, fast, and convenient money transfers at the speed and cost of a text message.
  • You may visit https://www.globe.com.ph/help/gcash/using-gcash for the instructions or call 2882.
  • Payment Steps:

    Step 1:
    Access the BNRS website, www.bnrs.dti.gov.ph/web/guest/registration, click Online Payment and accepts Terms and Conditions;
    Step 2:
    Select GCash as payment type; enter the Transaction Reference Number (TRN), and click search. The following details will be displayed: Click the TRN to display the Business Information.
    Step 3:
    The Business Information contains the details of TRN, Applicant Name, and Fees. Please ensure that the information matches the correct transaction before the payment to avoid inconvenience. Enter the 11-digit GCash-registered Cell Phone Number and click Continue. A notification pop-up will be displayed. Click yes to continue;
    Step 4:
    From their mobile phones, reply the SMS requesting for the entry of mobile personal identification number (MPIN);
     
     

    Note: MPIN is the User-defined pin/password that will be provided during the GCASH Account creation.

     

  • After successful payment, the client may now download the certificate. Here are the steps to follow:

    Step 1:
    Click Download Certificate/Certification under Online Services;
    Step 2:
    Accept BNRS Terms and Conditions;
    Click the TRN to display the Business Information.
    Step 3:
    Supply required information and click Next;
    Step 4:
    Click Generate PDF, the button will change into a link;
    Step 5:
    Click Download Business Name Certificate link;
    Step 6:
    The client may now download their Business Name Certificate.
     
     

    Note: MPIN is the User-defined pin/password that will be provided during the GCASH Account creation.

     

  • Yes, you may contact our office through telephone no. 751-0384 locals 2519 and 2520 or email bnrshelpdesk@dti.gov.ph to request for the re-download of the Business Name Certificate.

    Note: DTI allows re-downloading of certificate only once.
  • Yes, you may request for a list of registered business names. The only information available are:

    • Business Name
    • Business Location
    • Territorial Scope
    • Registration Date
  • Requirements for the request of BN listing are the following:
    • Request letter (indicate the reason);
    • Present one (1) valid government-issued ID of the requestor;
    • *Storage device (e.g. flashdrive, compact disc, etc.)

    *this should be provided upon the release of the request..
  • The request can be submitted at any DTI Regional/Provincial/Field Offices. Visit http://www.bnrs.dti.gov.ph/web/guest/contactus for the complete list of offices. Office schedule is from Monday to Friday, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm.
  • Yes. Payment for the first five (5) pages is Php 20.00 and succeeding pages is Php 3.00.
 
Filipino Version
  • Ang Business Name (BN) ay tumutukoy sa ANUMANG pangalan na naiiba mula sa TUNAY NA PANGALAN NG ISANG INDIBIDWAL NA GINAMIT kaugnay sa kanyang negosyo ng anumang nakasulat o nakalimbag sa resibo, kabilang na ang resibo para sa mga buwis sa negosyo, mga tungkulin at mga bayad at withdrawal o paghahatid ng resibo; anumang nakasulat o nakalimbag na katibayan ng anumang kasunduan o transaksyon; at anumang sign o billboard na malinaw na nagpapakita/nagpapahayag ng kanyang negosyo.
  • CDA – para sa kooperatiba
    DTI – para sa solong pagmamay-ari ng negosyo
    IPO – para sa Trademark
    SEC – para sa Sosyohan at/o Korporasyon
  • Oo, ayon sa Section 1 of Act No. 3883 ito ay labag sa batas para sa sinumang tao na gamitin ang anumang pangalan na may kaugnayan sa kanyang negosyo maliban sa kanyang tunay na pangalan nang hindi muna pinarerehistro ang pangalan ng negosyo sa Department of Trade and Industry (DTI ).
  • Ang isang tao na hindi bababa sa labing-walo (18) taong gulang, na nagnenegosyo o pagpapanukala upang gumawa ng negosyo sa Pilipinas sa ilalim ng isang Business Name at ang hindi inalisan ng karapatan sa pamamagitan ng anumang umiiral na batas o regulasyon upang makisali sa mga negosyo ay maaaring mag-aplay para sa isang BN registration.

    - Para sa mga transaksyon na isinampa ng isang kinatawan, siya ay dapat magdala ng kanyang government issued valid ID na karagdagan sa mga kinakailangang dokumento sa bawat transaksyon.
  • • Dalawang (2) kopya ng duly accomplished application form na pinirmahan ng may-ari.
    Tandaan na tanging ang may-ari lamang ang dapat pumirma ng application form.
    • Paglalahad ng orihinal na kopya ng government ID na my larawan at lagda.
    • Pagbabayad ng registration fee at documentary stamp tax.

    Per DTI Department Administrative Order No. 10-10, series of 2010, ang mga sumusunod na registration fee para sa bawat pagpaparehistro ng Pangalan ng Negosyo (original at pag-renew) depende sa teritoryal na sakop ng hurisdiksyon sa aplikasyon ay ang mga sumusunod:

    Barangay
    PHP 200.00
    City/Municipality
    PHP 500.00
    Regional
    PHP 1,000.00
    National
    PHP 2,000.00

    - - Ang mga dayuhang aplikante ay dapat atasan na ipakita ang orihinal at isang malinaw na sertipikadong kopya ng Certificate of Authority upang makisali sa mga negosyo sa Pilipinas, ayon sa Republic Act No. 7042 na inamyendahan (Foreign Investment Act), Republic Act No 8762 (Retail Trade Liberalization Law) o iba pang mga katulad na batas, kung naaangkop. (Department Administrative Order 2010-08 Section 6)
  • Ang mga form ay makukuha sa lahat ng DTI Offices. Maaari rin itong ma-download mula sa http://www.bnrs.dti.gov.ph/web/guest/downloads.
  • Pagtatanghal ng orihinal na valid IDs:
    • Passport
    • Driver’s License
    • Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) ID
    • National Bureau of Investigation Clearance
    • Police Clearance
    • Postal ID
    • Voter’s ID
    • Government System Insurance System (GSIS) Unified Multi-purpose ID
    • Social Security System (SSS) ID
    • Tax Identification Number (TIN) ID
    • Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) ID
    • Seaman’s Book
    • Government Office and GOCC ID:
    o Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP ID)
    o Home Development Mutual Fund (HDMF ID)
    o Philpost ID
    o Philhealth ID
    • Integrated Bar of the Philippines (IBP)
    • Senior Citizen Card
    • Person With Disability Card

    Tandaan: Ang anumang transaksiyon sa Department of Trade and Industry na may kaugnayan sa pagrerehistro ng Pangalan ng Negosyo ay nangangailangan ng pag-present ng orihinal na government-issued valid ID ng may-ari at kinatawan (kung kinakailangan).
  • Para sa namatay na Registrant
    Sa kaso ng kamatayan ng registrant, ang rehistradong Pangalan ng Negosyo ay hindi na maaaring i-renew sa ilalim ng pangalan ng namatay. Ang tagapagmana, upang panatilihin ang Pangalan ng Negosyo ng kanilang hinalinhan ay may mga sumusunod na pagpipilian:
    • Kung ang executor ay pinangalanan sa huling habilin ng namatay, siya ay maaaring mag-sign ng aplikasyon para sa pagpaparehistro ng pangalan ng negosyo. Kung hindi man, ang alinmang tagapagmana ay maaaring pumunta sa hukuman at mag apply para sa letters of administration. Ang taong nakakuha ng Court's appointment ay ang maaaring mag-apply para sa BN registration sa ngalan ng estate.
    • Kung may mga dalawa (2) o higit pang mga tagapagmana, maaari nilang gawin ang isang Extrajudicial Settlement of Estate, magtatalaga ng isang tagapagmana upang pangasiwaan ang negosyo at mag-aplay para sa pagpaparehistro ng Pangalan ng Negosyo.
    • ¿ Kung mayroon lamang isang (1) tagapagmana, siya ay maaaring magsagawa ng isang Affidavit of Self-Adjudication ng isang Sole Heir pagkatapos ay maaari niya nang iparehistro ang BN at i-attach and kopya ng nasabing affidavit.
    Ang aplikasyon para sa pagpaparehistro ay susuportahan ng karagdagang documento na may malinaw na sertipikadong kopya ng Registrant's Death Certificate.
  • May tatlong (3) modes sa pagproseso ng aplikasyon ng pangalan ng negosyo:
    • Over-the-counter - ay maaaring gawin sa alinman sa mga sumusunod:
    - DTI Regional/ Provincial/Field Offices.
       Bisitahin ang http://www.bnrs.dti.gov.ph/web/guest/contactus para sa kumpletong listahan ng mga tanggapan. Office schedule ay mula Lunes hanggang Biyernes, 8:00 am hanggang 5:00 pm.
    - SM Business Service Centers
    - Negosyo Centers
    • Online application – maaaring gawin sa online sa pamamagitan ng http://www.bnrs.dti.gov.ph o http://www.business.dti.gov.ph.
    • Hybrid application – application lodge online at magbayad sa pamamagitan ng over-the-counter.
  • A. Ang negosyo ay dapat na binubuo ng tatlong iba't-ibang bahagi ito ay: Dominant Name, gitlapi (Infix) (para sa specialized line ng negosyo), at Business Descriptor (tumutukoy sa uri ng negosyo).

    Halimbawa: Juan Watch Repair Shop

    Dominant Name – Juan
    *Gitlapi (Infix) – Watch
    Business Descriptor – Repair Shop

    *Gitlapi ay kinakailangan kung ang uri ng negosyo ay kailangan maging specific.
    B. Ang mga Pangalan ng Negosyo na HINDI registrable ay:
    • Ang mga pangalan ng negosyo na kung saan ang uri ng negosyo ay ilegal, nakakasakit, nakahihiya, o salungat sa kagandahang-asal (halimbawa Popoy's Jueteng Place, Boobs Massage and Spa);
    • Ang mga pangalan ng negosyo na kung saan pareho o halos parehas at nakakalitong kapangalan ng nakarehistrong pangalan ng negosyo, kumpanya, partnership, korporasyon, kooperatiba; at hindi rin ito lumalabag sa anumang trademark, service mark o tradename (halimbawa Anne Dok ni Lechon, Jolibee, Starbax Café);
    • Ang mga pangalan ng negosyo na kung saan ay binubuo ng generic o geographic na mga salita (halimbawa The Laundry Shop, Bacolod);
    • Ang mga pangalan o salita na hindi pwedeng ilaan ng batas or regulasyon (halimbawa OTOP, Katalinuhan, State College);
    • Ang mga pangalan na ginamit upang makilala, o nagpapahiwatig ng kalidad ng anumang klase ng mga kalakal, mga artikulo, merchandise o serbisyo (halimbawa Best Taho Factory, A-1 Auto Repair Shop);
    • Ang mga pangalan na kung saan ay ginagamit ng pamahalaan sa kanyang governmental function (halimbawa NBI Private Investigation Services, DTI Trading);
    • Ang mga pangalan o abbreviation ng pangalan ng anumang bansa, intergovernmental o internasyonal na organisasyon (halimbawa Philippine Manpower Pooling Agency, UNESCO Marketing);
    • Ang mga pangalan na kung saan ay mapanlinlang or hindi naaangkop ang uri ng negosyo (halimbawa "GOLD CONSTRUCTION SERVICES" kung saan ang likas na uri ng ng negosyo ay recruitment);
  • Hindi, ang partnership o korporasyon na nakarehistro lamang sa SEC ang maaaring gumamit ng salitang "company" o "corporation" bilang bahagi ng kanilang pangalan ng negosyo.
  • Territorial scope / applicability ng pagrehistro ng BN ay tumutukoy sa isang lugar kung saan ang karapatan ng may-ari ng BN na gamitin ang rehistradong BN ay limitado. Maaaring ito ay sa loob ng isang Barangay, sa loob ng isang Lungsod/Munisipalidad, Region o maaaring Pambansang saklaw.
  • Ang iminungkahing Business Name ay i-vavalidate sa database ng mga rehistradong Business Name sa teritoryo:

    Barangay – ang ipinanukalang pangalan ng negosyo ay i-vavalidate sa rehistradong Pangalan ng Negosyo sa particular na barangay, lungsod / munisipalidad na sumasakop sa barangay, tamang rehiyon at saklaw ng pambansang antas. Ito ay aaprubahan kung hindi ito kapareho o nakakalitong kapangalan ng nakarehistrong pangalan ng negosyo sa loob na barangay, lungsod / munisipalidad, rehiyon o pambansang saklaw.
    City/Municipality – ang ipinanukalang pangalan ng negosyo ay i-vavalidate sa rehistradong Pangalan ng Negosyo sa particular na lungsod / munisipalidad, tamang rehiyon at pambansang saklaw. Ito ay aaprubahan kung hindi ito kapareho o nakakalitong kapangalan ng nakarehistrong pangalan ng negosyo sa loob na lungsod / munisipalidad at ng barangay, rehiyon o pambansang saklaw.
    Regional - ang ipinanukalang pangalan ng negosyo ay i-vavalidate sa rehistradong Pangalan ng Negosyo sa rehiyon na iyon at ang pambansang saklaw nito. Ito ay aaprubahan kung hindi ito kapareho o nakakalitong kapangalan ng nakarehistrong pangalan ng negosyo sa loob ng parehong rehiyon, mga lunsod nito / munisipyo at barangay o pambansang saklaw.
    National - ang ipinanukalang Pangalan ng Negosyo ay i-vavalidate sa lahat ng mga rehistradong Pangalan ng Negosyo.
  • Bagong Aplikasyon- Ang may-ari ay maaaring magrehistro sa parehong Business Name kung ito ay irerehistro sa ibang lungsod at ito ay sasakop sa bagong lokasyon ng negosyo.
    Kanselahin / Apply- sa ilalim ng DAO 10-08 Section 23.1 "kung ang isang pagbabago ng lokasyon ng teritoryo ng isang negosyo ay dapat ituring bilang mga bagong aplikasyon, ang pag-apruba sa mga ito ay napapailalim sa mga patakaran ng pagrerehistro at pagbabayad ng inaprubahang bayad (fee)."
  • Ang rehistradong Pangalan ng Negosyo ay may-bisa na limang taon mula sa petsa ng pagpaparehistro.
  • • Aplikasyon para sa pag-renew ay maaaring i-file tatlong (3) buwan bago ang petsa ng expiration (Early Filing) o sa loob ng tatlong (3) buwan matapos ma-expire ang registration (Regular Filing). Kung ang renewal application ay nai-file sa loob ng huling tatlong (3) buwan na iyon, isang singil ng Fifty Percent (50%) ng mga bayarin sa pagpaparehistro ang dapat ipataw (Late Filing). (Reference: DAO No. 13-01 Section 1) Punan ang bahagi ng application form para sa renewal.
    • Ang hindi mag-renew ng pangalan ng negosyo sa kabila ng Late Filing period ay dapat ituring na hindi nag-file. Ang rehistradong sertipiko ng Pangalan ng Negosyo ay agad kakanselahin sa rekord at gagawing available para sa mga bagong magrerehistro. (Reference: DAO No. 13-01 Series of 2013 Section 1)..
  • Oo. Maaari mo lamang i-update ang ilang mga impormasyon ng negosyo tulad ng territorial scope, TIN, gitnang pangalan, pagkamamamayan, kasarian, estado sibil, email address, numero ng telepono, at tirahan. Gayunpaman, ikaw ay HINDI MAAARING magbago ng pangalan ng negosyo na kung saan ay una nang inaprubahan; kung hindi man, ito ay nangangailangan ng isang bagong rehistrasyon.
  • - Request letter para sa pagbabago ng marital status
    - Orihinal na government issued valid ID ng may-ari ng pangalan ng negosyo
    - Orihinal at kopya ng Sertipiko ng Kasal (single to married)
    - Orihinal at kopya ng Court Order (married to single)
    - - Processing fee na P50.00 plus P15.00 documentary stamp tax para sa isang pangalan ng negosyo

    * Ang sertipiko ng pagrehistro ng Pangalan ng Negosyo ay ibibigay kapag nag request ng pagbabago ng marital status.
  • Ang Business Name Registration System ay hindi nangangailangan ng address ng negosyo, kundi isang teritoryal na saklaw ng negosyo. Ang aplikante ay maaaring maghanap ng kanyang negosyo sa kahit saan sa loob ng tinukoy na territorial scope tulad ng ipinahiwatig sa aplikasyon.

    Para sa pagbabago ng tirahan, ang mga kinakailangan ay ang:

    - Orihinal na government issued valid ID ng may-ari ng pangalan ng negosyo
    - Request letter na pinirmahan ng may-ari ng pangalan ng negosyo
    - Pagbabayad ng Php50.00 at Php 15.00 documentary stamp
  • Oo, maaari kang mag-aplay para sa pagkansela ng iyong nakarehistrong pangalan ng negosyo.
  • • Orihinal na government issued valid ID ng may-ari ng pangalan ng negosyo
    • Apidabit ng pagkansela ng rehistradong pangalan ng negosyo, na nagsasabi ng dahilan ng pagkansela at ang rehistradong may-ari ay walang natitirang pinansiyal na obligasyon.
    • I-surender ang orihinal na kopya ng Sertipiko ng Rehistradong Pangalan ng Negosyo
    • Isang apidabit ng pagkawala kung ang Sertipiko ng Rehistradong Pangalan ng Negosyo ay nawala.
    • Php15.00 Documentary stamp fee
  • Maaari mong ma-secure ang isang kapalit na dokumento na katibayan sa pagkakaroon at bisa ng pangalan ng iyong negosyo batay sa talaan ng DTI registration. Ito ay tumutukoy sa isang kahilingan magpalabas ng KATIBAYAN.

    Mga kinakailangan upang ma-secure ang isang KATIBAYAN mula sa DTI ay ang mga sumusunod:

    1. Orihinal na government issued valid ID ng nag-request
    2. Request letter na pinirmahan ng may-ari, na nagsasabi ng mga sumusunod:
    • Impormasyon na may kaugnayan sa pangalan ng negosyo tulad ng pangalan ng negosyo o pangalan ng may-ari
    • Dahilan kung bakit nag-rerequest
    3. Processing fee na Php 50.00 bawat certification plus documentary stamp tax na Php 15.00.
  • Ang request para sa Certified True Copy ng Sertipiko ng Pangalan ng Negosyo ay pinahihintulutan kung ang aplikante ay inirehistro ang pangalan ng kanyang negosyo sa pamamagitan ng over-the-counter transaksyon lamang. Ang mga kinakailangan upang ma-secure ang isang certified true copy ay ang mga sumusunod:

    • Letter request na pinirmahan ng humihiling na partido; ilagay kung ilan ang nire-request na mga kopya para sa CTC;
    • Orihinal at kopya ng sertipiko ng Pangalan ng Negosyo;
    • Processing fee na P50.00 kada kopya plus P15.00 documentary stamp tax

    Tandaan: Ang request para sa Certified True Copy ay dapat na isumite sa naaangkop na opisina kung saan ang nakarehistrong Pangalan ng Negosyo (BN) ay na-proseso. Para sa Online end-to-end na mga transaksyon, ang sertipiko lamang ang ibibigay at ang mga request ay maaaring isumite sa anumang tanggapan ng DTI Regional / Provincial / Field.
  • Ang Pangalan ng Negosyo na nakareserve ay may-bisa hanggang 5 araw.
  • Maaari mong i-verify / hanapin ang isang pangalan ng negosyo sa pamamagitan ng internet https://www.bnrs.dti.gov.ph/web/guest/search.

    Kung kailangan mo ng isang sertipikasyon mula sa DTI tungkol sa isang valid na pagrehistro, ang mga sumusunod ay kinakailangan:

    1. Orihinal na government issued valid ID ng nag-rerequest
    2. Letter request na pinirmahan ng humihiling na partido, na nagsasabi ng mga sumusunod:
    • Impormasyon na may kaugnayan sa pangalan ng negosyo tulad ng pangalan ng negosyo at / o pangalan ng may-ari.
    • Dahilan kung bakit nag-rerequest.
    3. Processing fee na P50.00 plus P15.00 documentary stamp tax bawat pangalan ng negosyo
  • Ang TRN ay isang system-generated number na nagsisilbing reference ng isang transaksyon.
  • Sa kaganapan na nawala mo ang TRN maaari mong kontakin ang PMT-BR Helpdesk thru email, bnrshelpdesk@dti.gov.ph. at telephone number 751-0384 locals 2519 at 2520.
  • Hindi. Ang TRN Acknowledgement ay ibinibigay lamang ng isang beses.
  • Hindi. Ang paglipat ng pagmamay-ari ng isang rehistradong pangalan ng negosyo ay hindi pinapayagan.
  • Ang online search facility ay inilagay sa eBNRS upang ikaw ay makahanap ng rehistradong mga pangalan ng negosyo sa Pilipinas. Ang search facility ay hindi dapat gamitin upang matukoy ang availability ng ipinanukalang mga pangalan ng negosyo ngunit isang kasangkapan upang i-check ang pangalan na posibleng magkakatulad.

    Mayroong dalawang criteria (2) sa paghahanap na magagamit ng publiko, ito ay ang Begins With at Contains All Words. Maaari kang magsagawa ng isang paghahanap sa pamamagitan ng pag-type ng eksaktong pangalan ng negosyo o ng ilang mga salita na nakapaloob sa isang pangalan ng negosyo.
  • Ang e-Payment ay ang pagbabayad na naiproseso sa elektronikong paraan, na may naipasang value mula sa isang account papunta sa isa pang account. Sa kasalukuyan, ang DTI ay mayroon ng Bancnet at Globe’s GCash para sa pasilidad na ito.
  • Ang Bancnet ay ang pinakamalaking electronic banking consortium na may 54 miyembro at affiliates. Ito ay isang multi-bank multi-channel electronic payment network na hinahayaang magbayad ang ATM cardholders nito sa pamamagitan ng ATM, point-of-sale terminal, Internet, at Mobile.
  • Upang bayaran ang kanilang BN application sa pamamagitan ng Bancnet, sundin lamang ang mga sumusunod na hakbang:

    Step 1:
    Pumunta sa www.bnrs.dti.gov.ph o www.dti.gov.ph at i-click ang Business Name Registration (BNR) icon;
    Step 2:
    Piliin ang Online Payment at i-accept ang BNRS Terms and Conditions.
    Step 3:
    Piliin ang Bancnet bilang Payment Type, i-enter ang TRN, at i-click ang Search;
    Step 4:
    I-click ang TRN, ipapakita ng system ang impormasyon ng aplikasyon tulad ng: Transaction Reference Number (TRN), ipinanukalang Pangalan ng Negosyo, Pangalan ng Aplikante, Process Fee, Documentary Stamp Tax (DST), Convenience Fee, at Kabuuang Halaga, I-click ang Process Payment upang magpatuloy;
    Step 5:
    Ang system ay magre-redirect sa Bancnet Online Payment Page; piliin ang Banko na gagamitin sa pagbabayad ng rehistrasyon at i-click ang Submit;
    Step 6:
    Ilagay ang ATM Card Number, Member Number, Account Type, ATM PIN, at i-click ang PAY;
    Step 7:
    Maghintay sa ipapakitang Payment Confirmtion Page at i-click ang Continue upang magpatuloy;
    Step 8:
    I-download ang system-generated Official Receipt;
    Step 9:
    Ang kliyente ay maaari nang mag-download ng sertipiko.

     

  • Narito ang listahan ng mga kalahok na bangko na nag-ooffer ng online payment.

    AUB
    Enterprise Bank
    Philippine Veterans Bank
    BPI Direct BanKO
    Entrepreneur Bank
    Postbank
    Citystate Savings Bank
    MASS-SPECC
    PBCom
    DBP
    Pacific Ace Savings Bank
    Sun Savings

     

  • Ang kilyente ay maaaring tumawag sa kanilang issuing bank upang makuha ang Member Number o maaaring sumangguni sa link na ito https://www.bancnetonline.com/BancnetWeb/goToOnlineShoppingFAQ.do
  • Sisingilin ng Bancnet ang kliyente ng isang convenience fee na Php 15.00 bawat transaksyon sa pagbabayad ng Pangalan ng Negosyo
  • Ang GCASH ay isang internationally acclaimed micropayment service na nagtra-transform ng iyong mobile phone para maging isang virtual wallet para sa ligtas, mabilis, at convenient money transfer sa bilis at halaga ng isang text message.
  • Maaari mong bisitahin ang https://www.globe.com.ph/help/gcash/using-gcash para sa mga instruction o tumawag sa 2882.
  • Steps sa Pagbabayad:

    Step 1:
    I-access ang BNRS website, www.bnrs.dti.gov.ph/web/guest/registration, pindutin ang Online Payment at i-accept ang Terms and Conditions;
    Step 2:
    Piliin ang GCASH bilang Payment Type; i-enter ang Transaction Reference Number (TRN), at i-click ang Search. Ang mga sumusunod na detalye ay ipapakita: I-click ang TRN upang ipakita ang impormasyon ng negosyo.
    Step 3:
    Ang Business Information ay naglalaman ng mga detalye ng TRN, Pangalan ng Aplikante, at mga bayad. Mangyaring siguraduhin na ang impormasyon ay tumutugma sa tamang transaksyon bago ang pagbabayad upang maiwasan ang abala. I-enter ang 11-digit GCASH-registered Cell Phone Number at i-click ang Continue. May notification na lalabas. I-click ang Yes upang magpatuloy;
    Step 4:
    Gamit ang mobile phone, mag-reply sa SMS na nagre-request para sa pagpasok ng mobile personal identification number (MPIN);
     
     

    Note: Ang MPIN ay user-defined pin / password na ipagkakaloob sa panahon ng paglikha ng GCASH Account.

     

  • Matapos magbayad ang kliyente ay maaaring niya na ngayong i-download ang sertipiko. Narito ang mga hakbang na dapat sundin:

    Step 1:
    I-click ang Download Certificate / Certification sa ilalim ng Online Services;
    Step 2:
    I-accept ang BNRS Terms and Conditions;
    Click the TRN to display the Business Information.
    Step 3:
    Ilagay ang kinakailangang impormasyon at i-click ang Next;
    Step 4:
    Ilagay ang kinakailangang impormasyon at i-click ang Next;
    Step 5:
    I-click ang Download Business Name Certificate link;
    Step 6:
    Ang kliyente ay maaari na ngayong i-download ang kanilang Sertipiko ng Pangalan ng Negosyo.
     
     

    Note: Ang MPIN ay user-defined pin / password na ipagkakaloob sa panahon ng paglikha ng GCASH Account.

     

  • Oo, maaari kang makipag-ugnay sa aming opisina sa pamamagitan ng telephone no. 751-0384 locals 2519 at 2520 o i-email ang bnrshelpdesk@dti.gov.ph upang i-request ang muling pag-download ng Sertipiko ng Pangalan ng Negosyo.

    Note: Ang DTI ay nag-aallow ng muling pag-download ng sertipiko ng isang beses lamang.
  • Oo, maaari kang humiling para sa isang listahan ng mga rehistradong mga pangalan ng negosyo. Ang tanging impormasyon na makukuha ay ang mga sumusunod:

    • Business Name
    • Business Location
    • Territorial Scope
    • Registration Date
  • Mga kinakailangan para sa pag-request ng listahan ng Pangalan ng Negosyo ay ang mga sumusunod:
    • Request letter (ibigay ang dahilan ng pag-request);
    • Mag-present ng isang (1) valid government-issued ID ng nag-request;
    • *Storage device (halimbawa flashdrive, compact disc, atbp)

    *Ito ay dapat ibigay pag nai-release na ang request.
  • Ang request ay maaaring isumite sa anumang DTI Regional / Provincial / Field Offices. Bisitahin ang http://www.bnrs.dti.gov.ph/web/guest/contactus para sa kumpletong listahan ng mga tanggapan. Office iskedyul ay mula Lunes hanggang Biyernes, 8:00 am hanggang 5:00 pm.
  • Oo. Kailangang magbayad ng Php 20.00 para sa unang limang (5) pahina at Php 3.00 sa mga sumunod na pahina.