Summary print

Preview & Print

Properties

Steps (3) arrow_drop_up arrow_drop_down
Apply for a business license  (3) expand_more expand_less
language
language
language
flag

1
Apply online
(last modified: 25/11/2020)

You can apply for this step online

language Apply online

Timeframe ( ver detalles )

Espera hasta paso siguiente

0 mn  -  0 mn
 -  3h.

Contact details

Entity in charge

One-Stop Business Facilitation Centre (OBFC)

Kingsway Road LNDC Phase II 1st floor , Maseru 100
Tel: +266 22324667
Website: www.obfc.org.ls

Unit in charge

Data Entry Kiosque

Mon: 08:00 - 12:45, 14:00 - 16:30
Tue: 08:00 - 12:45, 14:00 - 16:30
Wed: 08:00 - 12:45, 14:00 - 16:30
Thu: 08:00 - 12:45, 14:00 - 16:30
Fri: 08:00 - 12:45, 14:00 - 16:30

Person in charge

eLicenses

Online Registration Platorm

Expected results

Electronic request for Payment

Requirements

1. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
National ID Card (simple copy)
CEO or sole proprietor
or 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Passport (simple copy)
CEO or sole proprietor
2. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Company extract (simple copy)
company only
3. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Certificate of incorporation (simple copy)
company only
4. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Lease - certified (simple copy)
5. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Sublease
rented premises
6. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Health inspection certificate (simple copy)
business activitiy with human or environmental impact

Time frame

Attention at counter: Max.   15mn
Waiting time until next step: Max.   3h.

Legal justification

1. Trading Enterprises Order 1993
Trading Enterprises Order 1993
Articles 14, 16, 28
2. Trading Enterprises Regulations 1999
Trading Enterprises Regulations 1999
Articles 10, 11, 15, 16
3. Trading Enterprises (Amendment) Regulations 2011
Trading Enterprises (Amendment) Regulations 2011
Article 2
4. Memorandum Trading Enterprises Regulations as Amended 2012
Memorandum Trading Enterprises Regulations as Amended 2012
Article 1
5. Industrial Licensing Act 2014
Industrial Licensing Act 2014
6. Industrial Licensing Regulations 2014
Industrial Licensing Regulations 2014

Additional information

The applicant lodges an application online on eLicenses for a Trading or a Manufacturing License. He/she can benefit fo a free and open access to eLicenses platform at the OBFC's Data Entry Kiosque. He/she can also ask support and guidance from any licensing officer.

The hard copies of the documents must be scanned and uploaded in eLicenses. The required documents may vary in regards with the type of license (trading or manufacturing) and the nature of the business activity (to assess for instance any environmental impact).

The online application will be reviewed by the relevant Licensing authority by 3-4 days. If the license is granted, the applicant will receive automatically an electronic notification by mail to make the payment. The certificate will be delivered right after payment.

Recourse: One-Stop Business Facilitation Centre (OBFC)

Entity in charge

One-Stop Business Facilitation Centre (OBFC)

Kingsway Road LNDC Phase II 1st floor , Maseru 100
Tel: +266 22324667
Website: www.obfc.org.ls

Unit in charge

Licensing Unit

Mon: 08:00 - 12:45, 14:00 - 16:30
Tue: 08:00 - 12:45, 14:00 - 16:30
Wed: 08:00 - 12:45, 14:00 - 16:30
Thu: 08:00 - 12:45, 14:00 - 16:30
Fri: 08:00 - 12:45, 14:00 - 16:30

Person in charge

Solomon Maleke

Licensing manager
Tel: +266 58004858
Email: malekesolomon@gmail.com
Powered by eRegulations ©, a content management system developed by UNCTAD's Business Facilitation Program and licensed under Creative Commons License