BIPC houses under one roof the mandated and service agencies involved in business name registration, permit and licensing requirements.

There is a need to institutionalize the Investor’s Bohol One-Stop Shop to facilitate and fast-track all documentary and processing requirements necessary for compliance prior to setting up business, to significantly shorten procedures and processing time and minimize information lapses, and to provide all assistance possible, and thereby enhancing the investment climate in the province.


An investment service facility with international standards that provides one-stop assistance and ensures an enabling environment for investors to locate and engage in sustainable business in Bohol.
To ensure Bohol’s competitiveness as an attractive investment destination by providing efficient 24/7 business-related services towards promoting sustainable growth and development.


In consideration of the foregoing premises, the parties herein mentioned do hereby pledged their full support and stipulated the following:

  1. The Provincial Government through the Bohol Investment Promotion Center (BIPC) have:
    • Provided a designated appropriate facility in the provincial government to house the Bohol One-Stop Shop;
    • Provided the ideal manpower/workforce, logistical and operational requirements in setting up and managing the effective and efficient operations of the Bohol One-Stop Shop;
    • Facilitated and strengthened the smooth operations of the Bohol One-Stop Shop in order to ensure quality and accessible customer service, and;
  • Pro-actively collaborated with key players for the effective implementation of its mandate, vision, mission and strategies to ensure efficient and quality customer service.
  1. The DENR, DAR, DTI, BIR, SSS, PhilHealth, Pag-ibig Home Development Mutual Fund, City LGU of Tagbilaran, LGU of Panglao, Dauis, Talibon and Ubay have:
    • Supported enforcement of the Bohol Investment Code and the operationalization of the Bohol One-Stop Shop;
    • Assigned personnel from their respective national agencies and municipalities to be fielded and assigned to sit regularly at the Bohol Investment Promotion Center;
    • Provided the inherent salaries/remunerations and other personnel incentives/benefits to defray incidental expenses incurred in the performance of duties and responsibilities;
    • Streamlined business processes and procedures; simplify and harmonize business requirements and forms for applicants and clients;
    • Provided all necessary information, documentary and processing requirements to clients/investors;
    • Provided timely assistance in the compliance of requirements;
    • Performed other facilitative functions, such as, but not limited to the preparation of itineraries and facilitation of site visits; and,
  • Pro-actively collaborated with the BIPC manpower/workforce for the effective implementation of its mandate to ensure quality customer services.
Services Available


Territorial Scope of Business Name Registration & Fees:

  • Barangay – P200.00
  • City/Municipality – P500.00
  • Regional – P1000.00
  • National – P2000.00
  • Addt’l Fee of P15.00 for Documentary Stamp


1 Photocopy of any 2 of the following:

  • PRC ID
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Voter’s ID }              Strict requirement for applicants
  • Filipino Passport }              with foreign sounding surnames
  • NBI Clearance
  • Postal ID
  • GSIS Unified Multi-Purpose ID
  • SSS ID
  • TIN ID
  • Seaman’s Book
  • Gov’t. Office & GOCC ID (AFP, HDMF ID, PHIC ID)
  • IBP ID
  • Senior Citizen Card
  • Birth Certificate/NSO (if Single)
  • Marriage Certificate (if Married)
  • Barangay ID, Barangay Clearance (contains person’s name, signature and picture)



A.) BULK SALES (Sale, Transfer, Assignment)

  • Notarized Deed of Sale/Transfer or Assignment
  • Affidavit of No Creditor
  • Inventory of Property Sold, Transferred or Assigned
  • Surrender original copy of Business Name Certificate
  • Bulk Sales Fee of P55.00


  • Certified photocopy of death certificate
  • Waiver of other heirs
  • Surrender original Business Name Certificate
  • Register business name with new owner



  • Letter of cancellation addressed to DTI Prov’l Director MR. Jose D. Hibaya
  • Affidavit of Surrender
  • Surrender Business Name Certificate
  • Documentary Stamp – P15.00

IV. Request for Business Name Certification

  • Lost Business Number Certificate
  • Change of Marital Status
  • Bank Requirement for Mispelled or Incorrect Name



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