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Procedure NameProcedure to request for Import License of Publications
Description

According to Law on Publications No. 05/NA, dated 09 December 2008, the import and export of publications are required to request for license from Ministry of Information, Culture and Tourism.

Specific regulation that governs the import and export of publications is Decision on Procedures for Importation and Distribution of Publications No. 518/MICT, dated 13 June 2012.

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

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

-    Request Letter (download here)
-    Guarantee Letter (download here)
-    A copy of Enterprise Registration Certificate
-    A copy of Annual Tax Payment Certificate
-    List of publications to be imported in detail
-    A copy of Invoice
-    A copy of ID card/passport/household record

2.     Importer submits all mentioned documents above and pay fee (100,000 kips) at Department of Publishing, Ministry of Information, Culture and Tourism.

3.     Department of Publishing considers the application in 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.

4.     Once the documents are complete and correct, Department of Publishing will issue the Import License. (See sample here)

5.     Importer collects the Import License at Department of Publishing, Ministry of Information, Culture and Tourism.

CategoryImport

The following form/s are used in this procedure
TitleDescriptionCreated DateUpdated DateIssued ByDownload
This application is used to the request for Import License of books, publications, magazines, newspapers and others17-03-201726-07-2017Ministry of Information, Culture and TourismThis is Dowload File
Guarantee Letter to Import/Export Publications17-03-201717-03-2017Ministry of Information, Culture and TourismThis is Dowload File
This procedure applies to the following measure/s:
NameMeasure TypeAgencyDescriptionCommentsLegal DocumentValidity To
Import permit fee for books and publicationDuty/Tax PayableMinistry of Information, Culture and TourismImport permit fee for books and publication is 100,000kip/timeFor state revenue collectionEdict on Fees and Service Charges No. 003/PO (Article 1 - 64)31-12-9999