EXTENDING THE VALIDITY OF NTC ISSUED PERMITS, CERTIFICATES AND LICENSES DURING THE COVID-19 ENHANCED COMMUNITY QUARANTINE

All existing permits, certificates and licenses, including radio operator certificates, to operate radio communications  equipment, networks and facilities, government or private, in  various radio services such as but not limited to fixed and land mobile, amateur, aeronautical, maritime, satellite, special services, issued by the National Telecommunications Commission, expiring within March 15, 2020 to April 14, 2020 or during the Enhanced Community Quarantine Period shall continue to be valid sixty (60) days after the end of the government-imposed quarantine period.

Holders of these permits, certificates and licenses shall be given sixty (60) days from the end of the government-imposed quarantine period to file for the renewal of their permits, certificates and licenses, without penalties or surcharges. Thereafter, appropriate penalties/surcharges shall be imposed for the late filing of its renewal.

Receiving of application for initial (new) issuance of abovementioned permits, certificates and licenses is temporarily suspended until further notice.

Memorandum Order No. 03-03-2020