National Budget Circular 542, issued by the Department of Budget and Management on August 29, 2012, reiterates compliance with Section 93 of the General Appropriations Act of FY2012. Section 93 is the Transparency Seal provision, to wit:

Sec. 93. Transparency Seal. To enhance transparency and enforce accountability, all national government agencies shall maintain a transparency seal on their official websites. The transparency seal shall contain the following information: (i) the agency’s mandates and functions, names of its officials with their position and designation, and contact information; (ii) annual reports, as required under National Budget Circular Nos. 507 and 507-A dated January 31, 2007 and June 12, 2007, respectively, for the last three (3) years; (iii) their respective approved budgets and corresponding targets immediately upon approval of this Act; (iv) major programs and projects categorized in accordance with the five key results areas under E.O. No. 43, s. 2011; (v) the program/projects beneficiaries as identified in the applicable special provisions; (vi) status of implementation and program/project evaluation and/or assessment reports; and (vii) annual procurement plan, contracts awarded and the name of contractors/suppliers/consultants. The respective heads of the agencies shall be responsible for ensuring compliance with this section

A Transparency Seal, prominently displayed on the main page of the website of a particular government agency, is a certificate that it has complied with the requirements of Section 93. This Seal links to a page within the agency’s website which contains an index of downloadable items of each of the above-mentioned documents.


  1. Agency's Mandate and Functions
  2. DBM Approved Budget and Corresponding Targets
  3. Modifications Made Pursuant to the General and Special Provisions in the FY 2018 GAA (not applicable)
  4. Annual Procurement Plan (APP)
  5. Major Projects, Programs and Activities, Beneficiaries, and Status of Implementation
  6. Annual Financial Reports
    1. FAR 3 2019
    2. FAR 3 2020
  7. A. 2016 Performance and 2018 Targets 
  8.  D. SAAOBDB (2013-2019 FAR No. 1)
    • FY 2015
      1. As of March 31, Page 1
      2. As of June 30
      3. As of September 30
      4. As of December 31
    • FY 2014
    • FY 2013
    • FY 2013
    • Financial Plan (2017-2018)
    • FY 2018
    • FY 2017
    • Statement of Approved Budget, Utilizations, Disbursements, and Balances for Trust Receipts(FAR No. 6)
    • FY 2019
  9. Annual Reports on the Status of Income (not applicable)
  10. QMS Certification
  11. QMS Manuals
  12. System Ranking Delivery Units
  13. The Agency Review and Compliance Procedure of Statements and Financial Disclosure
  14. The Final People's Freedom to Information (FOI)
  15. Compliance Certifications and Reports