PIA Press Release
Monday, January 16, 2012
Mall giant, renews tie up with DTI on business name registrationCALAMBA CITY, Laguna, Jan. 16 (PIA) -- The SM Department Store renewed its tie-up with the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) recently, making it easy for customers to transact business with the agency while doing shopping in the department store.
The tie up was formalized in a memorandum of agreement (MOA) with DTI Undersecretary Merly Cruz, Regional Director for Luzon Blesilda Lantayona and Regional Director for Mindanao Nazrullah Manzur and SM SVP for Controllership Ricky Lim and SM AVP for Controllership Meynard Mendoza at SM Megamall Megatrade Hall.
With the agreement, business name registration certificate can now be obtained in 15 minutes at SM business centers. Likewise, application for business name registration can be processed with the help of the new DTI enhance business registration system (eBNRS), which allows SM business center to process it online and print out business name registration certificate in just one click.
Application for business name registration can now also be processed by simply visiting any nearest SM business center in your area. Fill up the necessary form, submit requirements and pay necessary fees and get your business name registration certificate in 15 minutes.
SM Business Center has been the one-stop shop of government services to shoppers. It has been offering DTI consumer welfare desk and DTI business name registration services in 12 SM branches in Metro Manila since 2007. Additionally, newly-established DTI eBNRS application is now also available in all SM business centers in the provincial areas. SM Business Centers are located at most SM Supermalls. (Joanna Carla Meneses-Saquilayan, SM City Calamba/CPG, PIA-4A)