BoC-NAIA bolsters border security capabilities

The Port also deployed the Trace Detection System to reinforce non-intrusive scanning capabilities and combat agricultural smuggling in the country.

September 11, 2022

As the holiday season approaches, the Bureau of Customs Port of NAIA has intensified its border security activities.

With more balikbayan boxes and presents from overseas Filipino workers anticipated, the port promised to offer non-intrusive exams around-the-clock while moving releases along quickly to prevent delays and backlogs.

The BoC-NAIA is also coordinating with the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency to enhance K-9 screening and guard against the importation of illegal drugs.

In addition, the Port also deployed the Trace Detection System to reinforce non-intrusive scanning capabilities and combat agricultural smuggling in the country.

BoC-NAIA District Collector Carmelita Talusan said that the Port of NAIA is the nation’s premier port acting as an international gateway to the country.

Collector Talusan has assured that the Port is ready for the influx of Christmas packages and travelers.

She added that the BoC-NAIA remains dedicated to guarding the nation’s borders and offering top-notch public services to all stakeholders under the direction of Customs Commissioner Yogi Filemon Ruiz.


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