Welcome to City of Ilagan

Ilagan is one of the most competitive cities in the country and is fast becoming the premier growth center and investment hub of the Cagayan Valley Region. Named as the Corn Capital of the Philippines, Ilagan continues to become a place where people and business thrive – a liveable city for everyone.

About us

The City of Ilagan is the capital of the Province of Isabela. As the gateway to the coastal areas of the province, it is a strategic location for investment. Boasting of being the top producer of quality corn, the Department of Agriculture declared it as the Corn Capital of the Philippines. With a mindset that goes beyond agriculture, the city was recently declared the Sports Tourism Hub of the Philippines by the Philippine Athletics Track and Field Association. It is also the recipient of the 2022 ASEAN Clean Tourist City Award.

The CITY OF ILAGAN is at the heart of the Province of Isabela located north of the Philippines. The largest component city in terms of land area and hailed as the Corn Capital of the Philippines, the city boasts of its vast agricultural area. Noted as one of the most competitive cities in the country a five-time finalist in the Most Business Friendly City by the Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry, the City of Ilagan is fast becoming an ideal investment destination in the north. Its strong investment incentives cater to your fiscal and non-fiscal needs. A stable political climate and an efficient way of doing business, shall ensure a business-friendly environment for all.

Considered as the most tourism-oriented local government unit in the Philippines, the hospitality of every Ilagueño will make you feel right at home. With colleges, a university, technological and vocational schools, several villages, subdivisions, and five hospitals located in the city, its network of roads that lead to the highways and coastal areas makes it accessible to all.

Come see the sights, sounds and endless possibilities in the City of Ilagan – YOUR HOME AWAY FROM HOME.


City Mayor

What WE Do

Doing Business

The City of Ilagan, being recognized as a business-friendly city, ensures to take care
of you and your business. Be our partner. Do business in the City of Ilagan.

Business Registration

Doing business has never been this fast and easy! Register your business online. 


Application of Incentives

Register and apply to avail our fiscal and non-fiscal incentives!


Cost of doing business

Discover the relatively low wage rate and other related cost!




The City of Ilagan, being the heart of the Province of Isabela and referred to as the gateway to vast Cagayan Valley Region, is the most viable site for industry development in the country. With its strategic location, strong investment
incentives, stable political climate and business-friendly environment, come and
discover the endless possibilities in the City of Ilagan.

Why invest in the city of ilagan

As a growing local economic haven of the Cagayan Valley Region, City of Ilagan is the most viable site…..


what to expect in city of ilagan

As good business climate with guaranteed goverment investment incentives….


Business incentives

Investments in Priority Investment Categories and Investment Areas shall be entitled to fiscal…..


Priority Investment Areas

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Environmental Sanitation

Industrial/ Manufacuring

Information and Communication Technology

Top producer of quality corn in the country and the center of eco-tourism in the region.

Top Producer

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