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Procedure NameProcedures to request for Import License of Fuel for Distribution
Description

According to Notification No.0076/MOIC.DIMEX dated 13 January 2012, the import and export of fuel are required to request for a license from Department of Import and Export, Ministry of Industry and Commerce.

Specific regulation that governs the import and export of fuel is Decision on the Procedure for Import and Distribution of Fuel in the Lao PDR No.0237/MOIC.DIMEX dated 2 February 2012.

 

To request for Import License of Fuel for Distribution is required to make a request per import as follows:

1.     Importer prepares documents for the application of Import License, which consists of:

-   Request (download here)
-   Import License Application (download here)
-   A copy of Enterprise Registration Certificate (Original version is required for the first-time of importation)
-   A copy of Annual Tax Payment Certificate (Original version is required for the first-time of importation)
-   Invoice
-   Packing List
-   Certificate of Annual Fuel Distribution (Approved by Department of Domestic Trade, Ministry of Science and Technology. Click to see Sample). See procedure to request for the approval here.

Importer pay fee (10,000 Kips) at Finance Division, Permanent Secretariat Office of Ministry of Industry and Commerce (MOIC). Then submit the receipt of this payment together with other documents mentioned above to the front desk office of Department of Import and Export, Ministry of Industry and Commerce.

2.     Department of Import and Export considers the application immediately or no later than 03 weekdays.

-         If the application is correct, the department will sign and authenticate the Import License.

-         If the application is incorrect, the department will notify the importer to re-submit the application.

3.     Once the documents are complete and correct, Department of Import and Export will issue the Import License.

4.     Importer collects the Import License at Department of Import and Export, Ministry of Industry and Commerce.

When obtained the Import License, the importer can proceed to inspect and examine fuel quality with Quality Assurance Authority at border checkpoints in order to request for Certificate of Fuel Quality. After that, the importer can declare to import fuel with customs authority.

-    Petroleum Quality License (issued by Department of Standardization and Metrology, Ministry of Science and Technology). Traders shall attach Petroleum Quality License with the set of declaration documents for import to authorities at border checkpoint. Click here to see procedure to request for Petroleum Quality License.

CategoryImport

The following form/s are used in this procedure
TitleDescriptionCreated DateUpdated DateIssued ByDownload
This form is used to request for Import License at Department of Import and Export, Ministry of Industry and Commerce.25-01-201213-02-2017Ministry of Industry and CommerceThis is Dowload File
Import License Application (Car, Petroleum, Fuel, Gas, Rough Diamond)04-04-201613-03-2017Ministry of Industry and CommerceThis is Dowload File
This procedure applies to the following measure/s:
NameMeasure TypeAgencyDescriptionCommentsLegal DocumentValidity To
Permit Fee for Import of FuelDuty/Tax PayableMinistry of Industry and CommercePermit Fee for Import of Fuel of 10,000 Kip For technical management and to support expenditure of state budgetEdict on Fees and Service Charges No. 003/PO (Article 1 - 64)31-12-9999
Requirement to obtain Import Permit - FuelLicensing RequirementMinistry of Industry and CommerceTo import fuel it it necessary to obtain a permit from the Department of Import and Export of the Ministry of Industry and Commerce based on verification by the Department of Domestic Trade on the basic infrastructure of the company and its business operationFor statistical purposeDecision On the Procedure for Import and Distribution of Petroleum in the Lao PDR No.0237/MOIC.DIMEX31-12-9999