The Bureau of Local Government Finance, since its inception, is geared towards the compliance with regulatory requirements and provision of quality service delivery to its employees, the local government units (LGUs), key stakeholders, and the general public. The BLGF consistently complied with the Republic Act No. 9485 or the Anti-Red Tape Act of 2007. With the enactment of the Republic Act No. 11032, or otherwise known as the Ease of Doing Business and Efficient Government Service Delivery Actof 2018, the BLGF continuously push for quality public service as it integrates the Quality Management System (QMS) in this Citizen's Charter.
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.
Standardized Examination and Assessment for Local Treasury Service (SEAL) Program
Pursuant to Department Order No. 053.2016, the SEAL Program is a joint undertaking of the DOF and the BLGF, in cooperation with the Civil Service Commission (CSC), to professionalize the local treasury service to improve the fiscal position of local governments, and to institutionalize high standards of qualifications, practice and benchmarks for technical proficiencies and competencies in local treasury operations.
The BLGF is pleased to release the list of successful examinees of the ICLTE conducted last November 26, 2017 by the CSC, pursuant to CSC Exam Announcement No. 03. s. 2017 and CSC Exam Advisory No. 1, s. 2018. The conduct of the ICLTE is in line with the DOF Department Circular 053.2016.
Congratulations to all SEAL 2 Certified Examinees!
DOF Department Order No. 053.2016 dated 20 October 2016
Subject: Establishing the Standardized Examination and Assessment for Local Treasury Service Program DOWNLOAD
2017 ICLTE Advisory
Subject: Certificates of Rating of 2017 ICLTE DOWNLOAD
CSC Examination Announcement No. 27, s. 2018
Subject: School Assignment and Important Reminders for BCLTE and ICLTE DOWNLOAD
BLGF Memorandum Circular No.004.2018
Subject: Civil Service Commission (CSC) Examination Announcement on the BCLTE for CY 2018 DOWNLOAD
BLGF Memorandum Circular No. 024.2018
Subject: Official List of Successful Examinees of the Intermediate Competency on Local Treasury Examination (ICLTE) Conducted by the Civil Service Commission (CSC) on 14 October 2018 DOWNLOAD
BLGF Memorandum Circular No. 001.2018
Subject: Official List of Successful Examinees of the Intermediate Competency on Local Treasury Examination (ICLTE) Conducted by the Civil Service Commission (CSC) on 26 November 2017 DOWNLOAD
BLGF Memorandum Circular No. 09-02-2017
Subject: Civil Service Commission (CSC) Resolution Nos. 1701330 and 1701331 on Local Treasury Examinations and Grant of Local Treasury Eligibility, and CSC Examination Announcement Nos. 2 and 3, s.2017 DOWNLOAD
ICLTE Press Release
Subject: 83 pass DOF-BLGF’s level 2 local treasury certification DOWNLOAD
Memorandum dated 07 October 2019
Subject: CSC Examination Advisory on the BCLTE and ICLTE for CY 2019 DOWNLOAD
BLGF Memorandum Circular No. 020-2021
Subject: CSC Examination Advisory for the Conduct of BCLTE for CY 2021 DOWNLOAD
BLGF Memorandum Circular No. 002-2022
Subject: CSC Examination Advisory for the Conduct of Basic Competency on Local Treasury Examination (BCLTE) and lntermediate Competency on Local Treasury Examination (ICLTE) for CY 2022 DOWNLOAD