Transit refers to the customs procedure under which goods, in its original form, are transported under customs control from one customs office to another, or to a free zone. (Sec. 101(rr), R.A. No. 10863)

Under the Strategic Trade Management Act (STMA), transit refers to shipment of strategic goods within the Philippines and those entering and passing through the territory of the Philippines with an ultimate destination outside the Philippines in such a manner that the strategic goods remain at all times in or on the same carrier. (Sec. 5(z), R.A. No. 10697)