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Procedure NameApplication for Import/Export License (Energy and Mines)
Description

This procedure applies to the import or export of minerals and mineral products. An automatic license is required and it can be obtained from the Ministry of Energy and Mines (MEM). Please refer to Decision No. 0352/MEM.



Note 1

The application can be drafted on a free form letter.

Note 2The following documents must be submitted with the application letter.

  • Company Registration/Incorporation Certificate.  

  • Mining approval from relevant authority

  • Contract of sale documents

Any documents in a foreign language must be accompanied by a translation into Lao certified by the Lao PDR Notary Office.

Note 3

Click here to view sample Import/Export License

Note 4

The trader may proceed with normal import/export procedures.  The Import/Export License must be presented to Customs together with the normal import/export documentation.

CategoryImport/Export

The following form/s are used in this procedure
TitleDescriptionCreated DateUpdated DateIssued ByDownload
Import/Export License for Minerals and Mineral Products02-12-201211-08-2014Ministry of Energy and Mines
This procedure applies to the following measure/s:
NameMeasure TypeAgencyDescriptionCommentsLegal DocumentValidity To
Requirement to obtain import license - Mineral and mineral productsLicensing RequirementMinistry of Energy and MinesMineral and mineral products need to be obtained an import permit by Department of Mines, MEMFor the management of import mineral and mineral products for the maximum benefits of country’s economy Decision on Import and Export Licensing Procedures of Minerals and Mineral Products No. 0352/MEM31-12-9999
Requirement to obtain export license - Mineral and mineral productsLicensing RequirementMinistry of Energy and MinesExport mineral and mineral products need to obtain an export permit from Department of Mines, MEMFor the management of mineral and mineral products export for the maximum benefits of country’s economy Decision on Import and Export Licensing Procedures of Minerals and Mineral Products No. 0352/MEM31-12-9999