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Procedures on Business registration and operation.

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General Information for Enterprise Registration procedures

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The following form/s are used in this procedure Title
Showing 1 - 6 of 6 items
TitleDescriptionCreate DateUpdate DateIssued ByFile Download
Application for Company RegistrationApplication for Company Registration2019-11-082019-11-08Ministry of Industry and Commerce
Application for Company LTD RegistrationApplication for Company LTD Registration2019-11-082019-11-08Ministry of Industry and Commerce
Application for Public Company RegistrationApplication for Public Company Registration2019-11-082019-11-08Ministry of Industry and Commerce
Application for Partnership LTD RegistrationApplication for Partnership LTD Registration2019-11-082019-11-08Ministry of Industry and Commerce
Application for Ordinary Partnership RegistrationApplication for Ordinary Partnership Registration2019-11-082019-11-08Ministry of Industry and Commerce
Application For Sole Proprietiship RegistrationApplication For Sole Proprietiship Registration2019-11-082019-11-08Ministry of Industry and Commerce

This procedure applies to the following measures
Showing 1 - 20 of 29 items
NameMeasure TypeAgencyDescriptionCommentsLegal DocumentValidity
Investment Approval ProceduresAuthorization / permit requirements Ministry of Planning and InvestmentThere are investment approval procedures that must be undertaken in the registration of a business enterprise-Law on Investment Promotion No. 02/NA, dated 8 July 200931-12-9999
Establishment of a Distribution CompanyAuthorization / permit requirements Ministry of Information, Culture and TourismIndividuals and organizations wishing to establish a books and/or other printed materials distribution company must submit their application to the relevant sector for authorization to do so in accordance with laws and regulations, detailing the name, objective, targets to serve and feasibility study; Location, vehicles, technical equipment, capital in order to ensure the activities operations; and personnel who has qualifications, knowledge, capability in the field of marketing-Law on Publishing No. 05/NA, dated 9 December 200831-12-9999
Establishment of a Land Traffic Business related EnterpriseAuthorization / permit requirements Ministry of Public Works and TransportIndividuals, juridic persons or organizations, both domestic and foreign, desirous of establishing an land traffic business related enterprises must obtain approval to establish and operate
such businesses in keeping with the Enterprises Law and Investment Promotion Law
-LAW ON LAND TRAFFIC (Amended) No. 23/NA, dated 12 December 201231-12-9999
Establishment of a Printing design ShopAuthorization / permit requirements Ministry of Information, Culture and TourismIndividuals and organisations desirous of establishing a printing design shop must obtain approval from the relevant sector-Law on Publishing No. 05/NA, dated 9 December 200831-12-9999
Establishment of a Printing ShopAuthorization / permit requirements Ministry of Information, Culture and TourismIndividuals and organizations desirous of establishing a printing shop must submit their application, detailing the name, objective, targets, technical feasibility study and environmental impact;
location, vehicles, technical equipment, capital in order to ensure the activities operations; and personnel with qualifications, knowledge, capability in the field of printing, to the relevant publishing management organization for authorization to do so.
-Law on Publishing No. 05/NA, dated 9 December 200831-12-9999
Requirement on approved investmentsAuthorization / permit requirements Bank of the Lao PDRA Savings and Credit Union shall only invest in investments that have been approved by the Bank of Lao PDR-Regulation For Savings and Credit Unions No. 03/BOL, dated 3 June 200831-12-9999
Requirements to establish a legal enterpriseAuthorization / permit requirements Ministry of JusticeIndividuals and legal entities entitled to apply to
establish a legal enterprise must obtain authorization to operate a legal enterprise from the Ministry of Justice.
-Law on Lawyers No. 010/NA, dated 21 December 201131-12-9999
Form of establishment of securities exchangeForm of establishmentSecurity Exchange commissionThe securities exchange can be established in the form of a limited company or a public company, except as a one-person limited company.-Law on Securities No. 21/NA, dated 10 December 201231-12-9999
Form of Establishment of a Commercial BankForm of establishmentBank of the Lao PDRA commercial bank shall be established and operated as any form of company, except a one-person limited company-Law On Commercial Banks No. 03/NA, dated 26 December 200631-12-9999
Forms of Investment in Construction BusinessesForm of establishmentMinistry of FinanceInvestment in construction businesses can take the form of an individual enterprise, partnership enterprise or company, in keeping with Article 10 of the Law on Enterprise.-Law On Construction No. 05/NA, dated 26 November 200931-12-9999
Requirements to incorporate an asset management companyForm of establishmentSecurity Exchange commissionAn asset management company can be
incorporated in the form of a limited company or a
public company, except as a one-person limited
company. A foreign asset management company
can be incorporated in the form of a sole investment or joint investment with the financial institution(s) incorporated nationally or a branch office or a representative office that is approved.
-Law on Securities No. 21/NA, dated 10 December 201231-12-9999
Application to operate as a joint venture companyJoint Venture Ministry of FinanceA foreign investor may apply to operate an insurance business as a joint venture company in accordance with conditions specified in international agreements which the Lao PDR is a party-Ministerial Guidelines on Insurance Business Licensing No. 770/MOF, dated 21 March 201631-12-9999
Incorporation and operation requirements for approval of audit companyLicensing (based on experience, track record, technical requirements, and/or other)Security Exchange commissionThe approval of an audit company shall be subject to it having been incorporated and operating in Lao PDR for at least three years prior to the submission of application to the SC. In case an audit company has been merged with other company(ies), such merger shall have occurred for more than six months-Law on Securities No. 21/NA, dated 10 December 201231-12-9999
Licensing Requirement to provide telecommunications servicesLicensing (based on experience, track record, technical requirements, and/or other)Ministry of Posts and TelecommunicationsThere are four categories of licensing to operate
telecommunication services
-Law on Telecommunication (Amended) No. 09/NA, dated 21 December 201131-12-9999
Requirement for a license to establish a securities exchangeLicensing (based on experience, track record, technical requirements, and/or other)Security Exchange commissionThe establishment of the securities exchange requires a license.-Law on Securities No. 21/NA, dated 10 December 201231-12-9999
Requirement for a license to establish science and technology enterpriseLicensing (based on experience, track record, technical requirements, and/or other)Ministry of Science and TechnologyAn operating permit must be received to establish a science and technology enterprise by fulfilling criteria including technical certification.-Law on Science and Technology No. 30/NA, dated 19 July 201331-12-9999
Requirement to be licensed to operate insurance broker businessLicensing (based on experience, track record, technical requirements, and/or other)insurance Management AuthorityPersons who wish to operate an insurance broker
business must possess authorized license.
-Ministerial Instruction on implmenting the Law on Insurance No. 539/MOF, dated 19 February 201431-12-9999
Minimum Capital Requirement for approval of Audit CompanyMinimum capital requirementsSecurity Exchange commissionThe approval of an audit company shall be subject to having
a minimum registered capital of not less than one billion Kip
-Law on Securities No. 21/NA, dated 10 December 201231-12-9999
Requirement for establishing an insurance business: a minimum capitalMinimum capital requirementsMinistry of FinanceAn individual or legal entity wishing to establish
an insurance business must have registered capital and
security deposit
-Insurance Law Amended No. 06/NA, dated 21 December 201131-12-9999
Filing of Notification for Enterprise RegistrationAdministrative RequirementsEnterprise Management and Inspection AuthorityAny person intending to conduct business in the Lao PDR shall file a notification for enterprise registration with the concerned enterprise registration authority of the industrial and trade sector, unless otherwise specified in the relevant laws and regulations.-Law on Enterprises No. 46/NA, dated 23 December 201331-12-9999