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Procedure NameProcedures to request for Import License of Rough Diamond
Description

According to Notification No.0076/MOIC.DIMEX dated 13 January 2012, the import and export of Rough Diamond 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 Rough Diamond is Decision on the Import and Export of Rough Diamond, No. 0224/MoIC.DIMEX, dated 8 February 2016.

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 Rough Diamond, 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)
-   Shipping Note
-   Certificate of KPC from Export Country (Approved by the Diamond exporting Country). Click to see Sample.

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 Rough Diamond” immediately or not exceeding 03 working days.

4.  Import License (See sample here)

5.  After received the import license, importer can declare with customs authority to import Rough Diamond 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 - Rough DiamondsLicensing RequirementMinistry of Industry and CommerceTo import rough diamonds an import license is required and it is obtainable from MOIC/DIMEX. Certain specific documents must be submitted to DIMEX. Check the relevant decree for a list of these documents.For the management and monitoring and comply with KP Organization's ruleDecision on the Import and Export of Rough Diamond, No. 0224/MoIC.DIMEX, dated 8 February 201631-12-9999