Transparency Seal

National Budget Circular 542

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 categorised 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.

Compliance with Sec. 91 (Transparency Seal) R.A.  No. 10633 (General Appropriations Act FY 2014)


I. The Agency’s Mandate, Mission, Vision and Names of Officials

A. The Agency’s mandates and functions
B. Official, Position and Contact Information

II. Annual Financial Report

FS CY 2023

MDS CY 2023

FS CY 2022
MDS CY 2022
FS 2021
MDS 2021
FS 2020
MDS 2020
FS 2019
FS 2018
FS  2017
FS 2016
FS 2015
FS 2014
FS 2013

III. DBM Approved Corporate Budget and Targets


Report on Ageing of Cash Advances

Annual Reports

IV. Programs/ Projects, Beneficiaries and Status of Implementation

V. Annual Procurement Plan

VI. System of Ranking Delivery Units and Individuals

VII. Quality Management System or Agency Operations Manual
a. Operations Manual

VIII. The Freedom of Information Manual

IX. Certifications