Republic of the Philippines
Securities and Exchange Commission

SEC REGISTRATION REQUIREMENTS

DOCUMENTARY REQUIREMENTS FOR REGISTRATION OF CORPORATIONS AND PARTNERSHIPS
as of June 30, 2013

  • All applications and supporting documents must be in four (4) copies and have cover sheets.
  • Documents signed abroad must be authenticated by the Philippine Embassy or Consulate in the country where signed.
  • All audited Financial Statements and special audit reports must be certified by an independent Certified Public Accountant CPA), with Statement of Representation filed with the SEC. Said Statement must indicate the CPA Cert. No., PRC/BOA No. and the PTR No. of the CPA.
  • All applications must indicate the Tax Identification Number (TIN) of the  incorporators, stockholders/members for corporations, and partners for partnerships. 
  • For foreign incorporator, subscriber or director, indicate passport number for purposes of incorporation and Tax Identification Number for amendment of the Articles of Incorporation.

   

I.  REGISTRATION OF CORPORATIONS

     A. STOCK CORPORATION

BASIC REQUIREMENTS [show] BASIC REQUIREMENTS [hide]
ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS [show] ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS [hide]
a. Cash [show] a. Cash [hide]
b.  Land and/ Building/Condominium Unit [show] b.  Land and/ Building/Condominium Unit [hide]
c.  Untitled Land [show] c.  Untitled Land [hide]
d.  Inventories /Furniture/Personal Properties [show] d.  Inventories /Furniture/Personal Properties [hide]
e.  Heavy Equipment and Machinery [show] e.  Heavy Equipment and Machinery [hide]
f.  Shares of Stock [show] f.  Shares of Stock [hide]
g.  Motor Vehicles [show] g.  Motor Vehicles [hide]
h.  Sea Vessel/Aircraft [show] h.  Sea Vessel/Aircraft [hide]
i.  Intangibles [show] i.  Intangibles [hide]
j.  Net Assets (by way of conversion of single proprietorship/partnership into corporation or by way of spin-off)     [show] j.  Net Assets (by way of conversion of single proprietorship/partnership into corporation or by way of spin-off)     [hide]

   

     B. NON-STOCK CORPORATION

BASIC REQUIREMENTS [show] BASIC REQUIREMENTS [hide]
ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS [show] ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS [hide]

   

II.  LICENSING OF FOREIGN CORPORATIONS

A. BRANCH OFFICE and REPRESENTATIVE OFFICE [show] A. BRANCH OFFICE and REPRESENTATIVE OFFICE [hide]
B. REGIONAL OR AREA HEADQUARTERS and REGIONAL OPERATING HEADQUARTERS [show] B. REGIONAL OR AREA HEADQUARTERS and REGIONAL OPERATING HEADQUARTERS [hide]

   

III.  REGISTRATION/ RECORDING OF PARTNERSHIPS

BASIC REQUIREMENTS [show] BASIC REQUIREMENTS s [hide]
ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS [show] ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS [hide]

   

IV.  OTHER APPLICATIONS

A. FOR CORPORATIONS

I.   AMENDED ARTICLES OF INCORPORATION (for stock and non-stock domestic corporations )
      BASIC REQUIREMENTS
[show]
I.   AMENDED ARTICLES OF INCORPORATION (for stock and non-stock domestic corporations )
      BASIC REQUIREMENTS
[hide]

      ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS [show]       ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS [hide]
II.   AMENDED BY-LAWS (for stock and non-stock domestic corporations) [show] II.   AMENDED BY-LAWS (for stock and non-stock domestic corporations) [hide]

III.   INCREASE OF AUTHORIZED CAPITAL STOCK

BASIC REQUIREMENTS [show] BASIC REQUIREMENTS [hide]

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS

a. Cash [show] a. Cash [hide]
b. Conversion of advances/liabilities to equity [show] b. Conversion of advances/liabilities to equity [hide]
c. Stock dividends [show] c. Stock dividends [hide]

D. For other forms of property as payment, submit the additional requirements      enumerated for registration of stock corporation

IV.    DECREASE OF AUTHORIZED CAPITAL STOCK [show] IV.    DECREASE OF AUTHORIZED CAPITAL STOCK [hide]
V.     RECLASSIFICATION/DECLASSIFICATION/CONVERSION OF SHARES [show] V.     RECLASSIFICATION/DECLASSIFICATION/CONVERSION OF SHARES [hide]
VI.     MERGER/CONSOLIDATION [show] VI.     MERGER/CONSOLIDATION [hide]
VII.     INCREASE OF FOREIGN EQUITY (for corporations registered under the Foreign Investments           Act ) Mode of payment [show] VII.     INCREASE OF FOREIGN EQUITY (for corporations registered under the Foreign Investments           Act ) Mode of payment [hide]
VIII.     DISSOLUTION (by shortening corporate term ) [show] VIII.     DISSOLUTION (by shortening corporate term ) [hide]
            Additional Requirements [show]             Additional Requirements [hide]
IX.      QUASI-REORGANIZATION [show] IX.      QUASI-REORGANIZATION [hide]
X.       EQUITY RESTRUCTURING [show] X.       EQUITY RESTRUCTURING [hide]
XI.      CREATION OF ADDITIONAL PAID-IN CAPITAL [show] XI.      CREATION OF ADDITIONAL PAID-IN CAPITAL [hide]
XII.     CASH DIVIDEND DECLARATION [show] XII.     CASH DIVIDEND DECLARATION [hide]
XIII.     STOCK DIVIDEND DECLARATION [show] XIII.     STOCK DIVIDEND DECLARATION [hide]
XIV.     PROPERTY DIVIDEND DECLARATION [show] XIV.     PROPERTY DIVIDEND DECLARATION [hide]
XV.     CERTIFICATION OF PAID-UP CAPITAL/CAPITAL STRUCTURE [show] XV.     CERTIFICATION OF PAID-UP CAPITAL/CAPITAL STRUCTURE [hide]
XVI.     CERTIFICATION OF PERCENTAGE OF OWNERSHIP [show] XVI.     CERTIFICATION OF PERCENTAGE OF OWNERSHIP [hide]
XVII.    CREATION OF BONDED INDEBTEDNESS [show] XVII.    CREATION OF BONDED INDEBTEDNESS [hide]
XVIII.    CONFIRMATION OF VALUATION [show] XVIII.    CONFIRMATION OF VALUATION [hide]
XIX.     VOTING TRUSTS [show] XIX.     VOTING TRUSTS [hide]

B. FOR PARTNERSHIPS

I.   AMENDED ARTICLES OF PARTNERSHIP (to change partnership name) [show] I.   AMENDED ARTICLES OF PARTNERSHIP (to change partnership name) [hide]
II.   AMENDED ARTICLES OF PARTNERSHIP (to change partners) [show] II.   AMENDED ARTICLES OF PARTNERSHIP (to change partners) [hide]
III.   FOR OTHER AMENDMENTS [show] III.   FOR OTHER AMENDMENTS [hide]
IV.   DISSOLUTION OF PARTNERSHIP [show] IV.   DISSOLUTION OF PARTNERSHIP [hide]

C. FOR FOREIGN CORPORATIONS

I.   DEPOSIT OR SUBSTITUTION OF SECURITIES DEPOSITED BY THE BRANCH OFFICE [show] I.   DEPOSIT OR SUBSTITUTION OF SECURITIES DEPOSITED BY THE BRANCH OFFICE [hide]
II.   AMENDMENT OF LICENSE OF FOREIGN CORPORATIONS
   Basic Requirements [show]    Basic Requirements [hide]
   Additional Requirements [show]    Additional Requirements [hide]
III.   WITHDRAWAL OF LICENSE OF FOREIGN CORPORATIONS [show] III.   WITHDRAWAL OF LICENSE OF FOREIGN CORPORATIONS [hide]
IV.   AMENDMENT OF LICENSE OF REGIONAL OR AREA HEADQUARTERS and REGIONAL                                 OPERATING HEADQUARTERS
   Basic Requirements [show]    Basic Requirements [hide]
   Additional Requirements [show]    Additional Requirements [hide]
V.   WITHDRAWAL OF LICENSE OF REGIONAL OR AREA HEADQUARTERS or REGIONAL        OPERATING HEADQUARTERS
   Basic Requirements [show]    Basic Requirements [hide]
   Additional Requirements [show]    Additional Requirements [hide]

MINIMUM PAID-UP CAPITAL REQUIREMENT

BASED ON INDUSTRY: [show] BASED ON INDUSTRY: [hide]
BASED ON FOREIGN EQUITY: [show] BASED ON FOREIGN EQUITY: [hide]
BUSINESSES REQUIRING ENDORSEMENTS FROM OTHER GOVERNMENT AGENCIES * [show] BUSINESSES REQUIRING ENDORSEMENTS FROM OTHER GOVERNMENT AGENCIES * [hide]

                          

  *Endorsements, if applicable, shall form part of the registration papers                  

 

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