CITY GOVERNMENT OF SURIGAO

the city of island adventures

City Hall

Pursuant to Republic Act No. 6134, Surigao was converted to a chartered city on August 31, 1970 with Pedro Espina as its first city mayor.

Zaragoza Rock Formations

Unique rock formations approximately 20 feet high stands out against a backdrop of dense coconut trees and nipa palms ( Nypa fruticans) and covers an area of one hectare.

Basul Island

A tiny island at the entrance of Hinituan Channel with fine white sand mixed with assorted shells rims.

Ipil-Mabua Pebble Beach

A contiguous layer gray of pebbles.

Birok Islet Coral Reef

A small shell beach surrounded by vast mangroves and close to a reef.

Silop Cave

Stalagmites and stalactites dominate the chambers, accessible through its twelve entrances. It is approximately 7 kilometers from the city proper.

San Pedro Cantiasay Footbridge

This wooden footbridge is among the country's longest at 391 meters, connecting Sibale and Nonoc Islands.

How to Apply Business Permit?

HOW TO APPLY BUSINESS PERMIT?
 
Prior to the application for a business permit license, you need to get the following requirements:
  • Barangay Clearance
  • Community Tax Certificate
  • Xerox Copy of DTI Certificate (Business name)
  • Copy of Lease of Contract (for Lessor, if any)
  • Income Tax Return or Quarterly VAT (if any)
  • 2” x 2” ID Picture
  • Articles of Incorporation
The following are the procedures in processing a business permit license:

Step 1

BUSINESS PERMITS AND LICENSE OFFICE (BPLO)
  • Secure Application Form
  • Fill up Application Form

 

Step 2

BUSINESS PERMITS AND LICENSE OFFICE (BPLO)
  • Submit duly filled up Application Form together with the required documents for verification
  • Approval of declared Gross Sales (Renewal) and Capital Investment (New) by the Head of BPLO
  • Computation/Assessment of Taxes and Tax Payable

 

Step 3

CITY TREASURER’S OFFICE
  • Verification/Computation of delinquent taxes on Business and Realty Tax
  • Review and sign Assessment of Taxes
  • Issuance of additional Community Tax Certificate

 

Step 4

CITY TREASURER’S OFFICE
  • Payment of taxes due/issuance of Official Receipt

 

Step 5

BUSINESS PERMITS AND LICENSE OFFICE (BPLO)

  • Issuance of Business Permits
The City Government of Surigao sets up a one-stop shop for business licensing from January 2 up to January 20 annually. Businessmen can get new permits and renewal permits from the one-stop shop. If you are an investor, you are encouraged to avail yourself of this service for faster processing.
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