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

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

Specific regulation that governs the import and export of Gas is Decision on the Procedure for Import and Distribution of Gas in the Lao PDR No.0238/MOIC.DIMEX dated 2 February 2012.

 

Note: In order to provide a comprehensive explanation, we classify procedure into colors as followings:

-   Blue Area: Action conducted by importer;
-   Green Area: Action conducted by Import Authority;
-   Yellow Area: Required documents;
-   Pink Area: Import License.


1.  To request for Import License of Gas for Distribution, importer shall prepare following documents:

-   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 Gas Distribution (Approved by Department of Domestic Trade, Ministry of Industry and Commerce. Click to see Sample). See procedure to request for the Permission here.

2.  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.

3.  Department of Import and Export, Ministry of Industry and Commerce considers the request to issue “Import License of Gas for Distribution” immediately or not exceeding 03 working days.

4.  Import License (See sample here)

5.  When obtained all mentioned documents above, importer can declare with customs authority to import Gas for distribution in Lao PDR.

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
Requirement to obtain import license - GasLicensing RequirementMinistry of Industry and CommerceTo import gas 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 operation For statistical purpose Decision On the Procedure for Import and Distribution of Gas in the Lao PDR No.0238/MOIC.DIMEX 31-12-9999
Permit Fee for Import of GasDuty/Tax PayableMinistry of Industry and CommercePermit Fee for Import of Gas of 10,000 kipFor administrative revenue collection of stateEdict on Fees and Service Charges No. 003/PO (Article 1 - 64)31-12-9999