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HOW TO REGISTER YOUR COMPANY

1. REGISTRATION OF MYANMAR PRIVATE COMPANIES

Step 1

Check availability of company name at DICA

1

Submit signed name check form to DICA

2

Submit company director identification documents (for each director) to DICA

1. Name-check form (bought from DICA or downloaded from DICA website)

+ 1,000 Kyats

1. Copy of national registration card

Step 2

Obtain company registration forms at DICA and pay stamp duty

3

Obtain company registration forms at DICA

4

Pay stamp duty at One Stop Service (OSS) or Internal Revenue Department

1. Application cover letter
2. Declaration of registration (Form 1)
3. Situation of registered office form
4. Statement of company objectives
5. Directors’ details (Form 26)
6. Memorandum of Association
7. Articles of Association

+ 5,100 Kyats

Step 3

Submit signed company registration forms at DICA and pay registration fees

5

Submit completed and signed company registration forms to DICA

6

Pay company registration fee at OSS

1. Application cover letter
2. Declaration of registration (Form 1)
3. Situation of registered office form
4. Statement of company objectives
5. Directors’ details (Form 26)
6. Memorandum of Association
7. Articles of Association

1. Payment acceptance letter from OSS

+ 500, 000 Kyats

Step 4

Obtain company incorporation certificate

7

Obtain company incorporation certificate from DICA Confirm registered office address (within one month of registration)

1. Company incorporation certificate issued by DICA
2. Letter from DICA requesting confir mation of registered office address
3. Submit confirmation from ward administration office

REGISTRATION OF MYANMAR PUBLIC COMPANIES

2. REGISTRATION OF MYANMAR PUBLIC COMPANIES

Step 1

Check availability of company name at DICA

1

Submit signed name check form to DICA

2

Submit company director identification documents (for each director) to DICA

1. Name-check form (bought from DICA or downloaded from DICA website)

+ 1,000 Kyats

1. Copy of national registration card

Step 2

Obtain company registration forms at DICA and pay stamp dutyObtain company registration forms at DICA and pay stamp duty

3

Obtain company registration forms at DICA

4

Pay stamp duty at One Stop Service (OSS) or Internal Revenue Department

1. Application cover letter
2. Declaration of registration (Form 1)
3. Situation of registered office form
4. Statement of company objectives
5. Directors’ details (Form 26)
6. Directors’ contact details form
7. Memorandum of Association
8. Articles of Association

+ 5,100 Kyats

Step 3

Submit signed company registration forms at DICA and pay registration fees

5

Submit completed and signed company registration forms to DICA

6

Pay company registration fee at OSS

1. Application cover letter
2. Declaration of registration (Form 1)
3. Situation of registered office form
4. Statement of company objectives
5. Directors’ details (Form 26)
6. Directors’ contact details form
7. Memorandum of Association
8. Articles of Association

1. Payment acceptance letter from OSS

+ 2,500,000 Kyats

Step 4

Incorporation certificate

7

Obtain company incorporation certificate from DICA

1. Company incorporation certificate issued by DICA

Step 5

Prepare for business commencement

8

Confirm registered office address (within one month of registration)

9

Publish newspaper advertisements

10

Prepare company prospectus and submit to SECM for approval

11

Open bank account

12

Prepare to submit form 6 and 26 with Board of Directors’ resolution

1. Letter from DICA requesting confirmation of registered office address 2. Submit confirmation from ward administration

+ 50,000,000 kyat minimum deposit

1. Forms 6 and 26 2. Board of Directors’ resolution

Step 6

Submit documents for Business Commencement Certificate

13

Submit completed and signed business commencement documents to DICA

1. Application cover letter
2. Application form (Form 1)
3. Certified declaration for commencement of business
4. Consent to act form (signed by all directors) (Form 2)
5. Directors’ agreement to buy share qualification (Form 25)
6. Prospectus
7. Copy of newspaper advertisements
8. Bank account statement (minimum deposit)
9. Forms 6 and 26 (for initial share issue) with Board of Directors’ resolution (for initial share issue)

Step 7

Submit documents for Business Commencement Certificate

14

Obtain company registration forms at DICA

1. Business commencement certificate issued by DICA

REGISTRATION OF FOREIGN COMPANIES

3. REGISTRATION OF FOREIGN COMPANIES

Step 1

Check availability of company name at DICA

1

Submit signed name check form to DICA

1. Name-check form (bought from DICA or downloaded from DICA website)

+ 1, 000 Kyats

Step 2

Obtain company registration forms from DICA or through the DICA website

2

Obtain company registration forms from DICA or through the DICA website

3

Pay stamp duty at One Stop Service (OSS) or Internal Revenue Department

1.Application cover letter
2. Declaration of registration (Form 1)
3. Situation of registered office form
4. Declaration of Legal Version
5. Certificate of Translation
6. Directors’ details (Form 26)
7. Memorandum of Association
8. Articles of Association
9. Application form for permit (Form A)
10. Statement of company objectives and undertaking not to conduct trading activities Other documents to be provided by applicants:
- Copy of passport of shareholder (if an individ ual) or directors’ resolution (if a company)
- Copy of passport of foreign directors or copy of the NRC for local directors.

+ 5,100 Kyats

Step 3

Submit signed company registration documents to DICA

4

Submit completed and signed forms to DICA

1. Application cover letter
2. Declaration of registration (Form 1)
3. Situation of registered office form
4. Declaration of Legal Version
5. Certificate of Translation
6. Statement of company objectives and undertaking not to conduct trading
7. Directors details (Form 26)
8. Memorandum of Association
9. Articles of Association
10. Application form for permit (Form A)
11. Copy of passport of shareholder and directors’ resolution
12. Copy of passport of foreign directors or copy of the NRC for local directors

Step 4

Pay registration fee

5

Pay registration fee at OSS

1. Payment acceptance letter issued by OSS

+ 500,000 Kyats

Step 5

Obtain temporary registration and Permit to Trade (if desired)

6

Obtain temporary incorporation certificate and temporary permit from DICA (if desired)

1. Conditions letter issued by DICA 2. Temporary incorporation certificate issued by DICA 3. Temporary Permit to Trade issued by DICA

Step 6

Transfer minimum capital and submit other documents

7

Confirm registered office address (within one month of registration)

8

Submit proof of minimum capital transfer and signed conditions letter to DICA

1. Credit advice confirming transfer of minimum capital required 2. Submit conditions letter signed by company

US$50,000 minimum capital required for service companies

US$150,000 minimum capital required for other foreign companies

Step 7

Permanent incorporation certificate and permit

9

Obtain permanent incorporation certificate and permanent Permit to Trade from DICA

1. Incorporation Certificate (Permanent) issued by DICA 2. Permit to Trade (Permanent) issued by DICA

REGISTRATION OF BRANCHES OR REPRESENTATIVE OFFICES OF FOREIGN COMPANIES

4. REGISTRATION OF BRANCHES OR REPRESENTATIVE OFFICES OF FOREIGN COMPANIES

Step 1

Prepare application documents for submission to DICA

1

Obtain application documents from DICA or through the DICA website

1. Application cover letter
2. Declaration of registration (Form 1)
3. Situation of registered office form
4. Declaration of legal version
5. Authorized persons’ details (Form 18)
6. Application form for permit (Form A)
7. Statement of company objectives and undertaking not to conduct trading activities Other documents to be provided by applicant company:
- Directors’ resolution of applicant company
- List of directors of applicant company
- Copy of passport or NRC of authorized person
- * Memorandum and Articles of Association of applicant company (in English)
- * Annual report or audited financial statements of applicant company for previous two years
- * Appointment letter/power of attor ney for authorized persons

(*Indicates documents that must be notarized and certified by the appropriate authorities of the resident country and by the Embassy of Myanmar in that country)

Step 2

Submit signed application documents to DICA

2

Obtain application documents from DICA or through the DICA website

1. Application cover letter
2. Declaration of registration (Form 1)
3. Situation of registered office form
4. Declaration of legal version
5. Authorized persons’ details (Form 18)
6. Statement of company objectives and undertaking not to conduct trading activities
7. Application form for permit (Form A)
8. Directors’ resolution of applicant company
9.List of directors of applicant company
10. Copy of passport or NRC of authorized person
11.* Memorandum and Articles of Associ ation of applicant company (in English). 12.* Annual report or audited financial state ments of applicant company for previous two years.
13.* Appointment letter/power of attorney for authorized persons.

Step 3

Pay stamp duty and registration fee

3

Pay stamp duty at One Stop Service (OSS) or Internal Revenue Department

4

Pay registration fee at OSS

1. Payment acceptance letter issued by OSS

+ 500,000 Kyats

Step 4

Obtain temporary registration and Permit to Trade

6

Obtain temporary incorporation certificate and temporary permit from DICA (if desired)

1. Conditions letter issued by DICA
2. Temporary incorporation certificate issued by DICA
3. Temporary Permit to Trade issued by DICA

Step 5

Transfer minimum capital and submit other documents

7

Confirm registered office address (within one month of registration)

8

Submit proof of minimum capital transfer and signed conditions letter to DICA

1. Credit advice confirming transfer of minimum capital required
2. Submit conditions letter signed by company

US$50,000 minimum capital required for service companies

US$150,000 minimum capital required for other foreign companies

Step 6

Permanent incorporation Certificate and Permit

9

Obtain permanent incorporation certificate and permanent Permit to Trade from DICA

1. Incorporation Certificate (Permanent) issued by DICA
2. Permit to Trade (Permanent) issued by DICA

REGISTRATION OF JOINT VENTURE COMPANIES (Incorporated under 1950 Special Companies Act)

5. REGISTRATION OF JOINT VENTURE COMPANIES (Incorporated under 1950 Special Companies Act)

Step 1

Check availability of company name at DICA

1

Submit signed name check form to DICA or through the DICA website

1. Name-check form (bought from DICA or downloaded from DICA website

+ 1,000 kyats

Step 2

Obtain company registration forms

2

Obtain JV company registration forms from DICA or through the DICA website

1. Company registration form
2. Declaration of registration (Form 1)
3. Situation of registered office form
4. Declaration of Legal Version
5. Certificate of Translation
6. Directors’ details (Form 26)
7. Forms of Articles of Association (AOA)
8. Form of Memorandum of Association (MOA)

Step 3

Submit company registration application and pay stamp duty

3

Prepare and submit completed and signed company registration application documents at DICA

4

Pay stamp duty at One Stop Service (OSS) or Internal Revenue Department

Required documents: (i) Application letter; (ii) AOA form (completed and signed); (iii) MOA form (completed and signed); (iv) Draft JV Agreement; (v) Recommendation letter from the Union Attorney Generals’s office; and (vi) Letter for Incorporation (from relevant government agency) AND:
1. Citizens of Myanmar: Copies of national registration card of all directors
2. Myanmar-based companies: (i) Copy of company certificate; (ii) BOD resolution; (iii) Proposed representative of company
3. Foreigners/foreign companies: (i) Copy of passport of director/ share-holders; (ii) If one investor is institutional investor, a resolution of BOD of the institution + authorized letter of person

Step 4

Pay registration fee

5

Pay the registration fee at OSS

1. Payment acceptance letter from OSS

+ 500,000 kyats

Step 5

Obtain Incorporation Certificate

6

Obtain Company Incorporation Certificate

7

Receive notification from Ministries regarding incorporation (also published in government gazette)

Company Incorporation certificate signed by DICA

REGISTRATION OF BUSINESS ASSOCIATIONS

6. REGISTRATION OF BUSINESS ASSOCIATIONS

Step 1

Check availability of desired name

1

Submit signed name check form to DICA

1. Name-check form (bought from DICA or downloaded from the DICA website)

+ 1,000 kyats

Step 2

Prepare application documents

2

Obtain association registration forms from DICA or through the DICA website

1. Application cover letter
2. Application form
3. Declaration of registration (Form 1)
4. Declaration of legal version
5. Certificate of translation
6. Situation of registered office form
7. Statement of association objectives
8. List of executive members
9. Matters to be included in MoA + AoA

Step 3

Submit signed application documents to DICA

3

Submit completed and signed company registration forms to DICA

1. Application cover letter
2. Application form
3. Declaration of registration (Form 1)
4. Declaration of legal version
5. Certificate of translation
6. Situation of registered office form
7. Statement of association objectives
8. List of executive members by applicants:
9. Memorandum of Association (MoA), signed in the presence of a witness
10. Articles of Association (AoA). signed in the presence of a witness
11. Brief biography for each executive member, along with: - Copy of NRC

Step 4

Submit request to relevant ministries and organizations

4

Request recommendation letter from relevant ministries and organizations

5

Receive approval from relevant ministries and organizations.

Step 5

Submit to Executive Committee Meeting

6

Submit to Executive Committee Meeting of the Ministry of Planning and Finance

7

Receive approval from Ministry Executive Committee

Step 6

Payment order and pay registration fee

8

Pay association registration fee at DICA

Payment order for association registration fee and get payment receipt voucher

500,000 kyats for national-level association

300,000 kyats for regional/state level association

100,000 kyats for township-level association

Step 7

Obtain registration certificate and license

9

Obtain (i) Registration Certificate issued by DICA; and (ii) Registration License issued by DICA

1. Registration certificate issued by DICA
2. Registration License issued by DICA


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