|Procedure Name||Procedure to request for Import License of Publications|
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)
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.
|Title||Description||Created Date||Updated Date||Issued By|
|Request to Import/Export Books - Publications||This application is used to the request for Import License of books, publications, magazines, newspapers and others||17-03-2017||26-07-2017|
|Guarantee Letter to Import/Export Publications||Guarantee Letter to Import/Export Publications||17-03-2017||17-03-2017|
|Name||Measure Type||Agency||Description||Comments||Legal Document|
|Requirement to obtain import license - Publications||Licensing Requirement||To import printed products, it is needed to be obtained an import permit from Department of Publication, MICT||For statistical purpose. this measure takes no more than two working days|
|Import permit Fee for Printing Equipment||Duty/Tax Payable||Fee for Importing Printing machines and Photocopiers of 50,000 Kip/time||For administrative revenue collection of state|
|Export permit Fee for Printing Equipment||Duty/Tax Payable||Fee for Exporting Printing machines and Photocopiers of 50,000 Kip/time||For administrative revenue collection of state|
|Permit Fee for Exporting Books and Publication||Duty/Tax Payable||Permit Fee for exporting books and publication of 25,000 Kip/time||For administrative revenue collection of state|
|Import permit fee for books and publication||Duty/Tax Payable||Import permit fee for books and publication is 100,000kip/time||For state revenue collection|