License & Permits

License & Permits

The following authorities are designated to issue Import License.

Parties that do not possess a permit to trade imported items will be issued Import License from Ministry of Economic Development.


Customs Branches Issuing Import License

Import License are issued from the following customs branches.

  1. Sea Cargo Documentation Section (Male’ Head Office)
  2. Air Cargo Documentation Section (Hulhule’)
  3. H. Dh. Kulhudhuffushi Customs
  4. S. Hithadhoo Customs
  5. S. Gan Customs

In order to obtain a license, an Application Form (downloadable from here) must be sent to the above mentioned office branches.