The Department of Health (DOH) issued Administrative Order (AO) No. 2020-0017 entitled “Revised Guidelines on the Unified Licensing Requirements and Procedures of the Food and Drug Administration Repealing Administrative Order No. 2016-0003” to provide simplified and streamlined regulatory requirements and procedures in applying for License to Operate (LTO) of FDA-regulated establishments. This is in compliance with RA No. 11032, otherwise known as, “Ease of Doing Business and Efficient Government Service Delivery Act of 2018” which aims to promote transparency in the government, re-engineering of systems and processes to expedite business and non-business related transactions, and pursuant to RA No. 8792 or the “Electronic Commerce Act of 2000” that promotes the universal use of electronic transaction in the government services, among others.