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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.

 

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 Publications, importer shall prepare following documents:

-    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 (MOICT)

3.   Department of Publishing, Ministry of Information, Culture and Tourism (MOICT) considers the request to issue “Import License of Publication” within 03 working days.

4.   Import License (See sample here)

5.   Importer declare with customs authority to import.

CategoryImport

The following form/s are used in this procedure
TitleDescriptionCreated DateUpdated DateIssued ByDownload
Request to Import/Export Books - Publications17-03-201717-03-2017Ministry 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