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Visitor's Guidelines

A. In-House Educational Tour for Groups

1. Official Letter of Request

The interested group must send a letter requesting a visit to the FPRDI facilities and laboratories. Request must be made at least two weeks before the intended visit and must be addressed to:

Forest Products Research and Development Institute (FPRDI)
College, Laguna
Tel Nos. (049) 536-2377/7408/2586/3630
Fax No. (049) 536-3630/7408

Ms. Ronelia O. Lalap
Public Assistance Coordinator
Technology Promotion and Information Services Section

2. Schedule of Visiting Hours

Visitors must strictly observe FPRDI visiting hours:

8:00 – 11:00 A.M.
1:00 – 4:00 P.M.
Mondays to Fridays

3. Allowable Number of Visitors

To ensure efficiency and order, a maximum of 100 student visitors/school/day will be accommodated by the Institute.

4. Visit Confirmation

Groups should confirm their visit with the FPRDI Public Assistance Coordinator (PAC) one week before the coming visit. Changes in schedules and cancellations of arranged visits must be relayed immediately to the FPRDI PAC so that wait-listed groups can be accommodated by the Institute.

5. Visitors’ Assistance Form

The visiting group’s coordinator and selected members of the group must accomplish the FPRDI Visitors’ Assistance Form before leaving the FPRDI premises.

6. Visitor Etiquette

Visitors are expected to behave properly inside the FPRDI Compound and must cooperate with the assigned tour guides to ensure public order. Visitors should exercise caution so as not to cause damage to the Institute’s properties. Littering and creating unnecessary noise within the FPRDI premises are strictly prohibited.

7. Waiver of Accident

The Institute will not be held responsible for any accident or untoward incident that may arise during the visit. A signed waiver by the group’s representative is required prior to the visit.

B. Walk-In Visits

Walk-in visitors are welcome to the Institute during the specified visiting hours. However, they should register with the security guard upon arrival so that they would be given prior assistance.