Sarrat adopts “One Stop Shop” for fast issuance of business permits


SARRAT, Ilocos Norte – Business owners in this town are availing of the newly-launched Paspas One-Stop-Shop Business Processing conducted by the municipal government here.

The usual 2-to-5 day practice of securing a business permit in the past is now shortened to only an hour of processing, said municipal administrator Paolo de la Cruz.

De la Cruz, a former councilor of this town, said that “all requirements are streamlined and concerned signatories to all needed papers are present at the licensing site for quick processing.”

Sarrat Mayor Remigio Medrano said that “the new quick One Stop Shop system is a great help to the businessmen known for their precious time.

He assured other prospective businessmen and investors that Sarrat is fast becoming a business-friendly LGU (Local Government Unit) in the province.

It was learned that there are more than 500 commercial establishments in this town. (tsg)