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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
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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
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NameMeasure TypeAgencyDescriptionCommentsLegal DocumentValidity
Application for establishment of Finance Leasing CompaniesAdministrative RequirementsBank of the Lao PDRDomestic juristic entities seeking to establish a Finance Lease Company must apply to the Bank of the Lao PDR, and foreign entities to the Foreign Investment Promotion and Management Committee-Decree On Financial Leasing No. 11/PM, dated 18 February 1999 31-12-9999
Application to operate a commercial bankAdministrative RequirementsBank of the Lao PDRAny person or organisation that wishes to establish a commercial bank shall submit an application to the Bank of the Lao PDR for a license-Law On Commercial Banks No. 03/NA, dated 26 December 200631-12-9999
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
Establishment of a Books CompanyAdministrative RequirementsMinistry of Information, Culture and TourismIndividuals and organizations wishing to establish a books 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 Company dealing with other printed materialsAdministrative RequirementsMinistry of Information, Culture and TourismIndividuals and organizations wishing to establish a company dealing with other printed materials 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 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 HouseAdministrative RequirementsMinistry of Information, Culture and TourismOrganizations of the party, of the State, Lao National Front for Construction, mass organizations, social organizations, Professional associations and individuals wishing to establish their printing house must apply to the Ministry of Information Culture and Tourism to do so.-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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Procedure for temporary and permanent licenseAdministrative RequirementsSecurity Exchange commissionA temporary certificate to the securities company
will be issued within 30 days from the date of
application. A permanent certificate of incorporation is issued within 30 days from meeting all additional
conditions.
-Law on Securities No. 21/NA, dated 10 December 201231-12-9999
Registration Requirement for Domestic Private InvestorAdministrative RequirementsMinistry of Industry and CommerceDomestic private investor wishing to establish an enterprise as an individual or legal entity which is a sole trader enterprise, partnership enterprise or company, shall apply for an enterprise registration certificate from the enterprise registration office in compliance with the Enterprise Law-Instruction of the Minister of Industry and Commerce regarding the Declaration for Enterprise Registration in accordance with the Enterprise Law No. 0995/MOIC, dated 19 June 200831-12-9999