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Procedures for establish employment services enterprise

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Procedures for establish employment services enterprise

Domestic and foreign investor that wish to establish employment services enterprise has to submit an application form with Lao single window office (Ministry of Industry and Commerce) then the application form will be forwarded to department of labor skills development (Ministry of Labor and Social Welfare) for consideration and issue the license under the guidance of minister of Ministry of Labor and Social Welfare.



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The following form/s are used in this procedure Title
Showing 1 - 4 of 4 items
TitleDescriptionCreate DateUpdate DateIssued ByFile Download
Application for company registrationApplication for company registration2017-08-302017-08-30Ministry of Industry and Commerce
Application on registration form for company LTDApplication on registration form for company LTD2017-03-162017-03-16Ministry of Industry and Commerce
LTD partnership application formLTD partnership application form2017-03-162017-03-16Ministry of Industry and Commerce
Branch registrationBranch registration2017-08-302017-08-30Ministry of Industry and Commerce

This procedure applies to the following measures
Showing 1 - 9 of 9 items
NameMeasure TypeAgencyDescriptionCommentsLegal DocumentValidity
Requirement for establishment of recruitment service enterprises to be based on meeting technical requirementsNationality (for services supplier)Ministry of Labour and Social WelfareEstablishment of recruitment service enterprises
subject to Lao nationality
-Amended Labour Law No. 43/NA, dated 24 December 201331-12-9999
Requirement for establishment of recruitment service enterprises to be based on meeting technical requirementsAuthorization / permit requirements Ministry of Labour and Social WelfareEstablishment of recruitment service enterprises
subject to the authorisation procedures
-Amended Labour Law No. 43/NA, dated 24 December 201331-12-9999
Applications for Extension of Employment Recruitment Enterprise Establishment LicenseNumerical restrictions (duration license)Ministry of Labour and Social WelfareAn employment recruitment enterprise that wishes to extend its establishment license shall meet the following conditions:
• Have properly implemented laws and regulations issued by the State;
• Has provided employment recruitment services and managed workers in an efficient manner;
• Has not caused socio-economic damage;
• Has performed obligations to the State in a timely manner and in full; and
• Has reported on employment recruitment activities to the State Employment Recruitment Management Organization on a regular basis.
-Decision on the Establishment and Management on Employment Recruitment Enterprises No. 043/MLSW, dated 12 January 201031-12-9999
Authorization requirement for oversea recruitment enterprisesOther measuresMinistry of Labour and Social WelfareEnterprises engaged in labor recruitment for working abroad must be a company authorized to conduct the business of exporting Lao laborers to work abroad.-Decree on Exportation of Lao Labor to work overseas No. 68/PM, dated 28 May 200231-12-9999
Authorization requirement for oversea recruitment enterprisesLicensing (based on experience, track record, technical requirements, and/or other)Ministry of Labour and Social WelfareEnterprises engaged in labor recruitment for working abroad must be a company which has organizational structure, personnel who have knowledge and capacity-Decree on Exportation of Lao Labor to work overseas No. 68/PM, dated 28 May 200231-12-9999
Authorization requirement for oversea recruitment enterprisesOther measuresMinistry of Labour and Social WelfareEnterprises engaged in labor recruitment for working abroad must be reliable company, having capital to secure the export of Lao laborers to work abroad.-Decree on Exportation of Lao Labor to work overseas No. 68/PM, dated 28 May 200231-12-9999
Collection of Service Charges by Employment Recruitment EnterprisesOther measuresMinistry of Labour and Social WelfareThe collection of service charges by employment recruitment enterprises shall be performed as follows:
• For sending a worker to work abroad, the employment recruitment enterprise shall charge an equivalent of 5% of the monthly salary of the worker each month, or the service charges may be collected in a single payment at the origin or destination as agreed between the supplier and the worker;
• For domestic employment recruitment services, the employment recruitment enterprise shall collect a service charge of 50% of the initial salary of the worker and shall only be collected one time; and
• A receipt shall be issued for each collection of employment recruitment service services charges and fees.
-Decision on the Establishment and Management on Employment Recruitment Enterprises No. 043/MLSW, dated 12 January 201031-12-9999
Duties of Employment Recruitment EnterprisesPerformance requirements (mandatory)Ministry of Labour and Social WelfareThe Decision on the Establishment
and Management on Employment Recruitment Enterprises (No. 043/LSS) sets out a lengthy list of substantial obligations of Employment Recruitment Enterprises, which should be reviewed prior to any investment in this sector.
-Decision on the Establishment and Management on Employment Recruitment Enterprises No. 043/MLSW, dated 12 January 201031-12-9999
Foreign investment restrictions in the Employment Recruitment sectorNationality (for services supplier)Ministry of Labour and Social WelfareIndividuals or legal entities which are Lao citizens, including foreign individuals and legal entities investing in a joint venture with Lao citizens are entitled to establish employment recruitment enterprises in accordance with the laws and regulations of the Lao PDR and this Decision.-Decision on the Establishment and Management on Employment Recruitment Enterprises No. 043/MLSW, dated 12 January 201031-12-9999