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Steps (7) arrow_drop_up arrow_drop_down
Register a company  (3) expand_more expand_less
Obtain a Business License  (4) expand_more expand_less

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Summary of the procedure

Institutions involved 2 expand_more expand_less

Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Labour (x 3)
Ministry of Revenue (x 4)

Results 2 expand_more expand_less

Certificate of Incorporation
Business Licence (with the exception of primary producers)

Required Documents expand_more expand_less

Form 2 - Consent of director or directors- Company registration
Confirmation of registered Postal Box (Samoa Post Office)
National I.D. - Copy of Passport/Driver´s License (x 2)
Evidence of Rules of Incorporation overseas
Evidence of Incorporation overseas
Payment Form for RCIP Division (filled)
Payment Receipt (filled and stamped)
Application for Business Licence
Evidence of capital or funding of business
Foreign Investment Certificate
Partnership Agreement
Deed of Trust
Non-Profit Organization Incorporation Certificate
Filled Business Licence Application Form with TIN Number
Payment Receipt - Ministry of Revenues
Filled Business Licence Application Form with TIN Number (stamped by cashier)

Estimated cost WST  1,050

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WST 250
Company Registration Fee
WST 800 -
WST  800 per business activity
Annual business licence fee per activity for company/joint venture/commercial traveller
WST 0 -
WST  352 per business activity
Annual business licence fee par activity for partnerships/non profit organization

Total Duration 2 d - 5 d expand_more expand_less

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Total time (sum): 2 d 5 d
of which:
Waiting time in queue (sum): 15mn 7h. 20mn
Attention at counter: 25mn 55mn
Waiting time until next step (sum): 2 d 4 d

Laws 4 expand_more expand_less

Business Licences Act 1998 Business Licences Act, 1998
  Section tion 6
Companies Act 2001 Companies Act, 2001
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