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   Communication Services 02

Level 2
   Audio-visual services 02D

Level 3
  9611,9612 Motion picture and video tape services 02Da

Measures Applicable at this Level
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NameTypeAgencyLawValidity
    
Head and Deputy Head of the Mass Media Organisation to be a Lao NationalNationality and Residency Requirements (for senior personnel)Ministry of Information, Culture and TourismLaw on the Media No. 01/NA, dated 25 July 200831-12-9999
Head and Deputy Head of the Mass Media Organisation to be at least 23 years oldAdministrative RequirementsMinistry of Information, Culture and TourismLaw on the Media No. 01/NA, dated 25 July 200831-12-9999
Head and Deputy Head of the Mass Media Organisation to be permanent resident of Lao PDRNationality and Residency Requirements (for senior personnel)Ministry of Information, Culture and TourismLaw on the Media No. 01/NA, dated 25 July 200831-12-9999
Requirement to obtain approval before distributing a movie over televisionAuthorization / permit requirements Ministry of Information, Culture and TourismDECREE ON FILM No. 246/GOV, dated 23 July 201431-12-9999
Requirement to obtain ID card for staff employed in the film industryAdministrative RequirementsMinistry of Information, Culture and TourismDECREE ON FILM No. 246/GOV, dated 23 July 201431-12-9999
Requirement to obtain the authorization for film productionAuthorization / permit requirements Ministry of Information, Culture and TourismDECREE ON FILM No. 246/GOV, dated 23 July 201431-12-9999
Requirement to obtain the authorization for foreigner's to record filmAuthorization / permit requirements Ministry of Information, Culture and TourismDECREE ON FILM No. 246/GOV, dated 23 July 201431-12-9999
Authorization for producing films relating Lao PDRAuthorization / permit requirements Ministry of Information, Culture and TourismDECREE ON FILM No. 246/GOV, dated 23 July 201431-12-9999
Prohibition on Individuals and Organisations from bribing media personnel or media organisationsProhibitionMinistry of Information, Culture and TourismLaw on the Media No. 01/NA, dated 25 July 200831-12-9999
Prohibition on Individuals and Organisations from interfering with the lawful contents of news, texts and programsProhibitionMinistry of Information, Culture and TourismLaw on the Media No. 01/NA, dated 25 July 200831-12-9999
Prohibition on Individuals and Organisations from obstructing the production and dissemination of all types of lawful media productsProhibitionMinistry of Information, Culture and TourismLaw on the Media No. 01/NA, dated 25 July 200831-12-9999
Prohibition on Individuals and Organisations from producing importing and/or disseminating media products without authorizationAuthorization / permit requirements Ministry of Information, Culture and TourismLaw on the Media No. 01/NA, dated 25 July 200831-12-9999
Film import-export authorizationImport permitsMinistry of Information, Culture and TourismDECREE ON FILM No. 246/GOV, dated 23 July 201431-12-9999
Films submission requirementAdministrative RequirementsMinistry of Information, Culture and TourismDECREE ON FILM No. 246/GOV, dated 23 July 201431-12-9999
Inspection of films prior to public displayAdministrative RequirementsMinistry of Information, Culture and TourismDECREE ON FILM No. 246/GOV, dated 23 July 201431-12-9999
Level 0, Level 1 and Level 2 Measures Also Applicable
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NameTypeAgencyLawValidity
    
Must not consitute any other behavior against the law and regulations.ProhibitionMinistry of Planning and InvestmentDecision on Establishment and Management of Representative Office for Foreign Legal Entities in Lao PDR no. 1815/MPI, dated 30 July 201816-09-9999
Representative office must be extended 30 days prior to its expiration dateAdministrative RequirementsMinistry of Planning and InvestmentDecision on Establishment and Management of Representative Office for Foreign Legal Entities in Lao PDR no. 1815/MPI, dated 30 July 201816-09-9999
Application form for extending representative officeAdministrative RequirementsMinistry of Planning and InvestmentDecision on Establishment and Management of Representative Office for Foreign Legal Entities in Lao PDR no. 1815/MPI, dated 30 July 201816-09-9999
Type 2 of Representative office is valid for 1 year Numerical restrictions (duration license)Ministry of Planning and InvestmentDecision on Establishment and Management of Representative Office for Foreign Legal Entities in Lao PDR no. 1815/MPI, dated 30 July 201816-09-9999
Type 2 of Representative office shall stop its operation after the MOU or agreemnt between parent company and the government is terminatedAdministrative RequirementsMinistry of Planning and InvestmentDecision on Establishment and Management of Representative Office for Foreign Legal Entities in Lao PDR no. 1815/MPI, dated 30 July 201816-09-9999
Representative office shall stop its operation after parent company is permitted to do investment and register as legal entityAdministrative RequirementsMinistry of Planning and InvestmentDecision on Establishment and Management of Representative Office for Foreign Legal Entities in Lao PDR no. 1815/MPI, dated 30 July 201816-09-9999
Type 1 of Representative office is valid for 1 year and can be extended for 3 times (1 time/1 year)Numerical restrictions (duration license)Ministry of Planning and InvestmentDecision on Establishment and Management of Representative Office for Foreign Legal Entities in Lao PDR no. 1815/MPI, dated 30 July 201816-09-9999
Must inform to the Investment Promotion Department, Ministry of Planning and Investment when the organization is amendedAdministrative RequirementsMinistry of Planning and InvestmentDecision on Establishment and Management of Representative Office for Foreign Legal Entities in Lao PDR no. 1815/MPI, dated 30 July 201817-09-9999
Must inform to the Investment Promotion Department, Ministry of Planning and Investment when the amount of registered capital is amendedAdministrative RequirementsMinistry of Planning and InvestmentDecision on Establishment and Management of Representative Office for Foreign Legal Entities in Lao PDR no. 1815/MPI, dated 30 July 201817-09-9999
Must inform to the Investment Promotion Department, Ministry of Planning and Investment when the amount of Article of Association is amendedAdministrative RequirementsMinistry of Planning and InvestmentDecision on Establishment and Management of Representative Office for Foreign Legal Entities in Lao PDR no. 1815/MPI, dated 30 July 201817-09-9999
Must submit the annual activity report or semi annual activity report (as provided) to the Investment Promotion Department, Ministry of Planning and Investment Administrative RequirementsMinistry of Planning and InvestmentDecision on Establishment and Management of Representative Office for Foreign Legal Entities in Lao PDR no. 1815/MPI, dated 30 July 201817-09-9999
Must open bank account in any commercial bank in lao PDRAdministrative RequirementsMinistry of Planning and InvestmentDecision on Establishment and Management of Representative Office for Foreign Legal Entities in Lao PDR no. 1815/MPI, dated 30 July 201817-09-9999
Must not constitute any other behavior against the law and regulations (Representative)ProhibitionMinistry of Planning and InvestmentDecision on Establishment and Management of Representative Office for Foreign Legal Entities in Lao PDR no. 1815/MPI, dated 30 July 201817-09-9999
the official launch of Representative Office must be widely announced to the public through newspaper or any other appropriate media channelsAdministrative RequirementsMinistry of Planning and InvestmentDecision on Establishment and Management of Representative Office for Foreign Legal Entities in Lao PDR no. 1815/MPI, dated 30 July 201818-09-9999
Must set up location and name of representative office within 60 days from the date getting approval to establish the representative officeAdministrative RequirementsMinistry of Planning and InvestmentDecision on Establishment and Management of Representative Office for Foreign Legal Entities in Lao PDR no. 1815/MPI, dated 30 July 201818-09-9999
Registered capital shall not be under 50,000 USD Minimum capital requirementsMinistry of Planning and InvestmentDecision on Establishment and Management of Representative Office for Foreign Legal Entities in Lao PDR no. 1815/MPI, dated 30 July 201819-09-9999
Representative office shall be registered as legal entityForm of establishmentMinistry of Planning and InvestmentDecision on Establishment and Management of Representative Office for Foreign Legal Entities in Lao PDR no. 1815/MPI, dated 30 July 201819-09-9999
Representative office must be enterprise or limited company, sole limited company, state enterprise or public companyForm of establishmentMinistry of Planning and InvestmentDecision on Establishment and Management of Representative Office for Foreign Legal Entities in Lao PDR no. 1815/MPI, dated 30 July 201819-09-9999
For legal entity or company who used to launch representative office in laos, its previous representative office must be closed at lease 3 years before launching the new one Administrative RequirementsMinistry of Planning and InvestmentDecision on Establishment and Management of Representative Office for Foreign Legal Entities in Lao PDR no. 1815/MPI, dated 30 July 201819-09-9999
For legal entity or company who used to launch representative office in laos, its previous representative office must be closed at lease 3 years before launching the new one Administrative RequirementsMinistry of Planning and InvestmentDecision on Establishment and Management of Representative Office for Foreign Legal Entities in Lao PDR no. 1815/MPI, dated 30 July 201819-09-9999
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