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WE ARE NOW ONLINE. Applying
for accreditation is now a 3-step process. Have yourself
or your business accredited and be part of the
established network of trusted and recognized tourism
entities of the Department. Our list of accredited
entities is globally available and accessible to
tourists and businesses through the web. Please have
copy as well of our
Accreditation Quick Guide(PDF) available
at our Download Center.
First, tell us what you
do. Let us know the products and services
that you offer to tourists, both domestic
and international. This will help us
determine what standards to apply during
assessment of your application.
Next, you need to know the
preliminary requirements that will be assessed,
inspected, and accredited by the Department.
This self-assessment exercise prepares you
before actually beginning the application
process, saving you time and effort.
Finally, fill up the
Accreditation Application form. After satisfying
the necessary requirements, complete the
application form for your category and submit
the accomplished form online. A notification
will be sent to you upon successful submission
of the form.
Features of the Online
- Save time and effort through the online Self-Assessment exam. Find
out if your business conforms to the Department’s standards and check
what requirements you need to secure before applying for Accreditation.
- No more queues. Apply online and receive feedback online
- Online submission of supporting documents.
- Monitor progress of your application through the DOT portal
- Get an electronic notification when your accreditation is due for
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What is Accreditation?
A certification issued by the Department of Tourism that the holder is
recognized by the Department as having complied with its minimum
standards in the operation of the establishment concerned.
Accreditation Frequently Asked Questions
Q: I offer room
accommodations. How would I know if I am a Hotel, Tourist Inn, Motel or
Q: I own a spa, what is
the minimum standard requirements to be accredited?
Q: I am a Foreign Exchange
Dealer, should I apply for accreditation?
Q: I offer travel and
tours services and I want to be accredited, how can I do that?
Q: What are the rules and
regulations that govern the accreditation of ambulatory clinics?
To see all the related documents about the rules and regulations
governing the accreditation of establishments or individuals, go to the
Tourism Standards Download Center.
For more information on applying for accreditation download related
Please do have a copy of our
accreditation quick guide for more instructions on how to apply online.