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Measures Applicable at this Level
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NameTypeAgencyLawValidity
    
Application Requirement of foreign enterprises providing financial services to establish branches in the Lao PDRAdministrative RequirementsMinistry of Industry and CommerceGuidelines for Establishment of Foreign Enterprise Branch (Legal Entity) in Lao PDR No. 1619/MOIC.ERM, dated 28 August 201331-12-9999
Membership feeFeeBank of the Lao PDRDecision on the Membership Fee and Service Charge for Credit Information No. 927/BoL, dated 20 Sep 201231-12-9999
Requirement for approval to establish domestic and foreign commercial banksAuthorization / permit requirements Bank of the Lao PDRDecision on the Establishment of Commercial Banks Branches of Commercial Banks No. 42/BoL, dated 15 January 201631-12-9999
Requirement for authorization for change in major shareholdersAuthorization / permit requirements Bank of the Lao PDRDecision on the Establishment of Commercial Banks Branches of Commercial Banks No. 42/BoL, dated 15 January 201631-12-9999
Requirement for establishment of foreign exchange bureau or agentAdministrative RequirementsBank of the Lao PDRAdditional Instruction for Implementation of Some Articles of The Instruction No. 01/BOL, dated 05 Feb 200431-12-9999
Requirement for feeFeeBank of the Lao PDRDecision Concerning fees, service charge in seeking authority to operate business and fees for yearly management of Financial Institution No. 378/BOL, dated 23 May 201431-12-9999
Requirement for feeFeeBank of the Lao PDRDecision Concerning fees, service charge in seeking authority to operate business and fees for yearly management of Financial Institution No. 378/BOL, dated 23 May 201431-12-9999
Requirement for foreign commercial banks when applying for general activitiesAdministrative RequirementsBank of the Lao PDRDecision on the Establishment of Commercial Banks Branches of Commercial Banks No. 42/BoL, dated 15 January 201631-12-9999
Requirement for maximum shareholdingsNumerical restrictions (other)Bank of the Lao PDRDecision on the Establishment of Commercial Banks Branches of Commercial Banks No. 42/BoL, dated 15 January 201631-12-9999
Requirement for permit to operate financial institution businessAuthorization / permit requirements Bank of the Lao PDRDecision on the Provision of Additional Information for Financial Institution No. 45/BoL, dated 15 Jan 201631-12-9999
Requirement for recipient of a temporary establishment licence to open accountAdministrative RequirementsBank of the Lao PDRDecision on the Establishment of Commercial Banks Branches of Commercial Banks No. 42/BoL, dated 15 January 201631-12-9999
Foreign Exchange Operation of a Commercial Bank and a Foreign Exchange BureauAuthorization / permit requirements Bank of the Lao PDRInstruction on Implementation of Decree Law on Management of Foreign Currency and Precious Metals No. 1/PC dated 17 March 2008 No. 01/BOL, dated 2 April 201031-12-9999
Opening and Using a Bank Deposit Foreign Account of a Resident of the Lao PDR OverseasAuthorization / permit requirements Bank of the Lao PDRInstruction on Implementation of Decree Law on Management of Foreign Currency and Precious Metals No. 1/PC dated 17 March 2008 No. 01/BOL, dated 2 April 201031-12-9999
Record non-performing loanOther measuresBank of the Lao PDRRegulation For Savings and Credit Unions No. 03/BOL, dated 3 June 200831-12-9999
Application for Authorization from the Bank of Lao PDRAdministrative RequirementsBank of the Lao PDRDecree on Microfinance Institutions No. 460/G, dated 3 October 201231-12-9999
Application for establishment of Finance Leasing CompaniesAdministrative RequirementsBank of the Lao PDRDecree On Financial Leasing No. 11/PM, dated 18 February 1999 31-12-9999
Application to operate a commercial bankAuthorization / permit requirements Bank of the Lao PDRLaw On Commercial Banks No. 03/NA, dated 26 December 200631-12-9999
Approval by the Bank of Lao PDR for the establishment of Affiliates, Branches, Representative Offices and Service UnitsAuthorization / permit requirements Bank of the Lao PDRLaw On Commercial Banks No. 03/NA, dated 26 December 200631-12-9999
Auditing and Control FunctionsOther measuresBank of the Lao PDRLaw On Commercial Banks No. 03/NA, dated 26 December 200631-12-9999
Bringing cash in foreign exchange precious Metals and Kip in and out of the Lao PDRNumerical restrictions (repatriation funds)Bank of the Lao PDRInstruction on Implementation of Decree Law on Management of Foreign Currency and Precious Metals No. 1/PC dated 17 March 2008 No. 01/BOL, dated 2 April 201031-12-9999
Level 0 Measures Also Applicable
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NameTypeAgencyLawValidity
    
Approved lease or concession of state owned land is zonedZoning restrictionsLand inspection AuthorityInstruction As regards the implementation of decree on state-owned land approval for lease or concession No. 20/PMO.NLMA, dated 9 April 201031-12-9999
Capital requirement by foreigners for investment in general business.Minimum capital requirementsMinistry of Planning and InvestmentLaw on Investment Promotion No. 02/NA, dated 8 July 200931-12-9999
Duration for Business Establishment or Project OperationNumerical restrictions (duration license)Land inspection AuthorityPrime Minister’s Decree on the Leasing of State Land No. 135/PM, dated 25 May 200931-12-9999
Investment Approval ProceduresAuthorization / permit requirements Ministry of Planning and InvestmentLaw on Investment Promotion No. 02/NA, dated 8 July 200931-12-9999
Limitation placed on duration of land lease for foreignersNumerical restrictions (duration license)Land inspection AuthorityAmended Land Law No. 04/NA, dated 21 October 200331-12-9999
Prohibition of sending Lao labor overseas in dangerous work conditionsProhibitionMinistry of Labour and Social WelfareAmended Labour Law No. 43/NA, dated 24 December 201331-12-9999
Requirement for acquisition of land use rights to be determined on 3 basesLand Ownership Land inspection AuthorityAmended Land Law No. 04/NA, dated 21 October 200331-12-9999
Requirement for approval for lease or concession of state owned landAuthorization / permit requirements Land inspection AuthorityInstruction As regards the implementation of decree on state-owned land approval for lease or concession No. 20/PMO.NLMA, dated 9 April 201031-12-9999
Requirement for approval for transferring concession rights or sharesAuthorization / permit requirements Ministry of Planning and InvestmentDecree on the Implementation of the Investment Promotion Law No. 119/PM, dated 20 April 201131-12-9999
Requirement for approval to grant lease or concession of State land which must specify land use objctivesPerformance requirements (mandatory)Land inspection AuthorityPrime Minister’s Decree on the Leasing of State Land No. 135/PM, dated 25 May 200931-12-9999
Requirement for authorisation to use rights acquired from land lease or land concession as collateralAuthorization / permit requirements Land inspection AuthorityPrime Ministerial Decree on the Implementation of the Land Law No. 88/PM, dated 3 June 200831-12-9999
Requirement for branches of foreign legal entity to be registeredAdministrative RequirementsMinistry of Planning and InvestmentLaw on Investment Promotion No. 02/NA, dated 8 July 200931-12-9999
Requirement for business cooperation contract to be declared and certifiedAdministrative RequirementsMinistry of Planning and InvestmentLaw on Investment Promotion No. 02/NA, dated 8 July 200931-12-9999
Requirement for business operators not to engage in anticompetitve conductProhibitionBusiness competition commissionLaw on Business Competition No. 60/NA, dated 14 July 201531-12-9999
Requirement for change of ownership of trademark to be recordedPerformance requirements (non-mandatory)Science Technology and Environment AgencyDecree on Trademarks No. 06/PM, dated 18 January 199531-12-9999
Requirement for consumer protection organisaitons to provide information on dangerous goods and servicesPerformance requirements (mandatory)Ministry of Industry and CommerceConsumer Protection Law No. 02/NA, dated 30 June 201031-12-9999
Requirement for establishment of recruitment service enterprises to be based on meeting technical requirementsNationality (for services supplier)Ministry of Labour and Social WelfareAmended 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 WelfareAmended Labour Law No. 43/NA, dated 24 December 201331-12-9999
Requirement for establishment of recruitment service enterprises to be based on meeting technical requirementsLicensing (based on experience, track record, technical requirements, and/or other)Ministry of Labour and Social WelfareAmended Labour Law No. 43/NA, dated 24 December 201331-12-9999
Requirement for fee in the form of warranty to be deposited to conduct concession investmentFeeMinistry of Planning and InvestmentDecree on the Implementation of the Investment Promotion Law No. 119/PM, dated 20 April 201131-12-9999
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