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Register a company  (3) expand_more expand_less
Obtain Foreign Investment Certificate  (4) expand_more expand_less
Obtain a Business License  (4) expand_more expand_less
Obtain Foreign Employment Employee Permit  (3) expand_more expand_less
Obtain Temporary Residence Permit  (3) expand_more expand_less

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Apply for Foreign Investment Certificate
(last modified: 27/05/2020)

Contact details

Entity in charge

Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Labour

ACC House 3+4th Floor , Apia PO Box 862
Tel: +685/20441
Tel. 1: +685 20443
Email: mpal@mcil.gov.ws
Website: https://www.mcil.gov.ws/
Directions: Google maps

Unit in charge

Industry Development and Investment Promotion Division (4th Floor)

Mon: 09:00 - 17:00
Tue: 09:00 - 17:00
Wed: 09:00 - 17:00
Thu: 09:00 - 17:00
Fri: 09:00 - 17:00
Sat: closed
Sun: closed

Person in charge

Hope Latu

Foreign Investment Registrar
Tel: 20441
Email: hope.latu@mcil.gov.ws

Expected results

Foreign Investment Certificate Payment Form

Requirements

Companies
1. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Valid Passports of all shareholders (original + an authentic copy)
Copies to be certified by a lawyer
2. Foreign Investment Certificate Application Form
Foreign Investment Certificate Application Form (original)
printed and filled
3. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Certificate of Incorporation
4. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Passport photo per shareholder (original)
one per shareholder
5. Lease or Rental Agreement for Land/Premises
Lease or Rental Agreement for Land/Premises (original + an authentic copy)
Copy to be certified by lawyer
6. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Evidence of capital or funding of business (Simple copy)
7. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Site map of business location (Simple copy)
printed or drawn
Soletraders
1. Foreign Investment Certificate Application Form
Foreign Investment Certificate Application Form (Simple copy)
Partnerships
1. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Partnership Agreement

Cost WST 100

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WST 50
Lodgement fee
WST 50
Issuance fee
Payment methods: cash, Check

Time frame

Waiting time in queue: max  5mn
Attention at counter: min   5mn - max   10mn

Legal justification

1. Foreign Investment Act, 2000
2. Foreign Investment Regulations, 2011

Additional information

More information can be found at https://www.mcil.gov.ws/services/business-registration/foreign-investment-registration/

Complaints: Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Labour

Entity in charge

Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Labour

ACC House 3+4th Floor , Apia PO Box 862
Tel: +685/20441
Tel. 1: +685 20443
Email: mpal@mcil.gov.ws
Website: https://www.mcil.gov.ws/
Directions: Google maps

Unit in charge

Industry Development and Investment Promotion Division (4th Floor)

Mon: 09:00 - 17:00
Tue: 09:00 - 17:00
Wed: 09:00 - 17:00
Thu: 09:00 - 17:00
Fri: 09:00 - 17:00
Sat: closed
Sun: closed

Person in charge

Fiu Jacinta Matulino

ACEO Industry Development and Investment Promotion
Tel: 20441 / 32549
Email: jacinta.matulino@mcil.gov.ws
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