Just recently, the Department of Trade and Industry Guimaras Provincial Office – Negosyo Centers (NC) processed 164 Business Name Registrations for the first two months of this year. The data include applications for new and renewal of business names (BN).
The NC Jordan registered a total of 21 BN, NC Buenavista with 57 BN, NC Nueva Valencia with24BN, NC San Lorenzo with four (4) BN, NC Sibunag with five (5), and the provincial office processed a total of 53 BN. For those aspiring to register their business name, they may apply at the DTI Provincial Office or nearest Negosyo Center. They are encouraged to bring a fully filled-up registration form, a government-issued identification card, and your registration fee – P230, barangay; P530, city/ municipality; P1,030, region; and, P2030, national. Or, they may opt to register online at bnrs.dti.gov.ph.
Aside from business registration, the NC also offers orientation on entrepreneurship once every month and facilitates the registration of Barangay Micro Business Enterprises (BMBEs), among others.
For more inquiries, visit DTI Guimaras Provincial Office and look for Ruth Penuela or Marry Joy Gelanan. Or call 0917-6263403 or landline (033) 396-9083. (Melecia U. Pait/ DTI Guimaras)