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Monday, November 28, 2022

DA-10’s issuance of foodlane passes available on weekends

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY (PIA)–Issuance of Foodlane passes is available on weekends, Saturdays and Sundays, aside from regular workdays at the Department of Agriculture – Regional Field Office (DA-RFO)- 10, here.

Food and production item suppliers, delivery truckers, and other registered logistics/distribution entities are urged to secure Foodlane Accreditation Certification and Foodlane Vehicle Pass Cards.

Amid the implementation of community quarantine by the different localities in Mindanao, the agency advises them to do so, to avoid long-hour queues at checkpoints.

“More importantly, this will ensure unimpeded delivery and supply of staple and essential food and production items in these trying times,” Carlota S. Madriaga, regional technical director for operations of DA-Regional Field Office 10, said.

Handling the receipt of applications and issuances of such documents will be the Agribusiness and Marketing Assistance Division (AMAD).

For easily facilitation, eligible applicants should present their Department of Trade and Industry (DTI)/ Cooperative Development Authority (CDA)/ Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE)/ Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) registration as well as their valid business permits, indicating they deliver food and other agricultural produce, products and inputs.

Also required are the following: Official Receipt of Registration and Certificate of Registration (OR/CR) of the vehicle; and filled-out forms, namely: Foodlane Accreditation Application, Foodlane Reference Form and Statement of Commitment.

“Validity of such issuances shall be valid for two years upon release and are free-of-charge,” the director added.

The agency is also accepting online applications by accessing https:/bit.ly/3aYJKBQ and https://bit.ly/38Z71sc.

Completed forms shall then be forwarded to amad1northmin@gmail.com.The different operations centers of DA-10 in the region are tasked in facilitating the issuance of documents throughout the provinces. (DA10/PIA10)