Online business permits application in Tagbilaran is all set for 2021

          The City of Tagbilaran is on the move to go contactless this 2021. All business permits applications, whether new or renewal, will be done online. Clients are directed to log in at the official website of Tagbilaran City,, register an account by clicking the E-Business Permitting and Licensing Portal, fill out the necessary information, and a confirmation notice will be sent in your email. As for the payment, you can just click the link provided in the email which would be sent to you, it will redirect you to online billing. An electronic official receipt will be sent to your email after successfully completing the transaction. Then wait for 1 to 3 working days for the delivery of your business permit. The client can also inquire of the delivery status at 411-22-22 local 777.

           This new method was explained to business stakeholders in Tagbilaran City during the Online Business Forum. Joel Buena, the programmer from the Information Technology Office in the City Government gave a detailed explanation among the business owners, bookkeepers, and accountants on how to go about the system. Several panelists were also present to provide clarifications to the business community led by USAID SURGE’s Program Coordinator Dr. Rosalinda Paredes, Acting City Administrator Cathelyn Torremocha, City Legal Officer Atty. Kathy Blanche Borja-Jamila, BPLO Thea Ivory Parras, City Assessor Fe Almine, City Treasurer Christine Bitoy, City Financial Adviser Primitiva Ontong, City LEIPO Head Bebiano Inting, City Tourism Officer May Hope Arcenal, City Health Officer Dr. Jeia Pondoc, Sanitary Inspector Myla Sumampong, City Fire Chief Marlyn Macatangay, SSS Engr. Alieta Basubas, PAG-IBIG Felix Garan, DTI Ma. Soledad Balistoy, PHILHEALTH Mona Lisa De Vera, Joint Inspection Team Fermin Lumantas, Cresenciano Salvaleon, City Engineers Teodoro Estoque and Gina Inting.  “We will always be behind the welfare and safety of our business owners. Digital technology has helped us to do so. With these online transactions, the health protocols will be strictly observed without compromising our economy”, City Mayor John Geesnell “BABA” Yap emphasized.