|Procedure Name||Application for Import/Export License (Energy and Mines)|
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.
The application can be drafted on a free form letter.
Note 2The following documents must be submitted with the application letter.
Any documents in a foreign language must be accompanied by a translation into Lao certified by the Lao PDR Notary Office.
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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.
|Title||Description||Created Date||Updated Date||Issued By|
|Import/Export License for Minerals and Mineral Products||Import/Export License for Minerals and Mineral Products||02-12-2012||11-08-2014|
|Name||Measure Type||Agency||Description||Comments||Legal Document|
|Requirement to obtain import license - Mineral and mineral products||Licensing Requirement||Mineral and mineral products need to be obtained an import permit by Department of Mines, MEM||For the management of import mineral and mineral products for the maximum benefits of country’s economy|
|Requirement to obtain export license - Mineral and mineral products||Licensing Requirement||Export mineral and mineral products need to obtain an export permit from Department of Mines, MEM||For the management of mineral and mineral products export for the maximum benefits of country’s economy|
|Inspection requirement for export - Mineral Product||Inspection Requirement||The mineral products need to be inspected at the processing or production site by Ministry of Energy and Mines before an exportation.||For the management, inspection and value evaluation before exportation.|