The Lao Services Portal is a website that provides the necessary regulatory information relating to Trade in Services and Investment in the Lao PDR.
The Lao Trade Services Portal is located in, and managed by, the Department of Foreign Trade Policy (DFTP) of the Ministry of Industry and Commerce, on behalf of all Government agencies involved in trade in services and investment in Laos. This portal is intended to provide and assist domestic and foreign business owners and investors to access key information, including the laws, regulations, measures, procedures and forms which are necessary for their business operation related to trade in services and investment.
To ensure that all information on this website is as accurate as possible, the portal relies on an information exchange mechanism between the FTPD ( as Portal administrator) and relevant agencies based on the right and duties as specified in Ministerial decision on……...No…..
This website has been built with the support of the Second Trade Development Facility, a multi-donor trust fund funded by the government of Australia (Ausaid), the European Union (EU), Germany (GIZ), Ireland (Iris Aid), the United States (USAID) and the World bank (WB) implemented through the Ministry of Industry and Commerce and administered by the World Bank. Click on the link to read a summary of the activities and achievements of the Trade Development Facility.