Requirements for Business Licence

Local Businesses/ Investors

  • Application form must be completed (Form A - Application for Business Licence in accordance with Sections 5 of the Trades, Businesses, Occupations and Professions Licensing Act T40 of 2000)

  • Business Plan must be done for Technical Businesses

  • Qualifications must be provided for Technical Businesses

  • If Company, provide Certificates and Articles of Incorporation

  • If Business involves sale of food, Environmental Health approval must be indicated.

Overseas Investors

  • Application form must be completed (Form A – Application for Business Licence in accordance with Sections 5 of the Trades, Businesses, Occupations and Professions Licensing Act T40 of 2000)

  • Business Plans must be done

  • Qualifications and Resume must be provided

  • If Company, provide Certificates and Articles of Incorporation

  • Provide Police Record no later than 6 months

  • Provide Passport Information including pictures

  • Provide at least 3 Character References or Testimonials other than family members

  • Provide a Statement of Financial Ability/ Bank Letter

  • A Due Diligence will have to be done using passport information

NB. Planning approval must be given for new businesses and change of use.

Businesses