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VIP License

VIP License

The proccess of obtaining a VIP License is as same as obtaining a New License, but a certain amount of fees will be charged.


The fees is for the following services:

  1. According to the provisions of this procedure, the Special Section (VIP) in the Central Registration Office will be established to provide special services to applicants who have a high social and political position and activities.
  2. Other natural or domestic persons, if they request the use of special services (VIPs), may also benefit from the payment of certain fees related to special services (VIPs) mentioned in Article 4 of this procedure. Applicants pay this fee in addition to the fixed fee listed in the General Directorate of Central Registration's Regulations and Intellectual Property.
  3. Applicants who are present in the Presidency for various reasons may not only be required to pay certain fees and services of the Special Sector (VIP) but also to pay fees and transportation expenses, the fees of which are listed in the attached table. The fourth article of this procedure is listed.

VIP Licenses Relevant Fees

Transportation costs in Afghani
Services fees in Afghani
Areas of activity # 
1،000 15،000New license1
1،00015،000

License Renewal

2
-15،000
Job Certification
3
-5،000Visa Extending Services4

# Required Docs for obtaining new license Sample
1 Original ID and verified
  • An indiction of age is required (The minimum age to start a business is 18)
2 The business' office lease
  • If the office is owned, the property deed is required
3 Study document in case of obtaining consultancy license
4 The business' Tax Identification Numbers (TIN)
  • A TIN can be obtained from the central Business Registry in Kabul and through the relevant revenue collection departments (Mastufiats) in the provinces.
5 The business' name
  • We recommend that a few business name options be selected prior to license registration.

You can also check your candidate names via:

6 Four photographs (3x4 cm) of each of the founders and shareholders.
  • Include a full face, front view and open eyes
  • Make sure photo presents full head from top of hair to shoulders
  • Take the photo in a plain white or off-white background
  • Avoid shadows on the face or background
  • Face in the photo should have a natural expression (closed mouth)
  • Photos should not include sunglasses or hats
  • The contrast and lighting in the photo should be normal
7 Bank Statment
    • The bank statement for individual entrepreneurs is 500,000 Afghanis 

    * The following organizations are not required to provide bank documents:
    1- kindergartens
    2- Schools
    3- Agricultural Cooperatives
    4- Handicrafts
    5- Agricultural companies produce vegetables and fruits
    6- Processing and packaging companies for vegetables and fruits
8 Bank Statement
    • The bank statement Business Partnerships companies are 1,000,000 Afghanis.

    * The following organizations are not required to provide bank documents:
    1- kindergartens
    2- Schools
    3- Agricultural Cooperatives
    4- Handicrafts
    5- Agricultural companies produce vegetables and fruits
    6- Processing and packaging companies for vegetables and fruits
9 Approval and certification of sectoral departments in case of obtaining a sectoral license
# Renewal of the license
1 Renewing a Business License
2 A business license is valid for 1 year from the day it is issued. Business Owners have the option of renewing a license for two or threee years.

Important Note: Business owner should renew his/her business license well before the license expiration date. Once the license has expired, renewal will be subject to fines.

3 Complete tax payments are also required for license renewal.

The business owner should ensure that all taxes are paid either to the taxpayer's office in Kabul or to the relevant revenue collection departments (Mastufiats) in the provinces. A Tax Clearance Certificate is required at the time of license renewal.

4 License renewal requirements are as follows:
5 The Physical presence of one of the founders or his/her legal representative
6 The tax clearance documents.

 (Tax Clearance Certificate) from the taxpayers' office in Kabul or the revenue collection departments (Mastufiats) in the provinces (for the years the business license was active)

7 The original business license

If the license is missing, evidence of the missing document must be submitted.

8 Two Photographs (3x4 cm) of founder(s) and shareholders.
  • Include a full face, front view and open eyes
  • Make sure photo presents full head from top of hair to shoulders
  • Take the photo in a plain white or off-white background
  • Avoid shadows on the face or background
  • Face in the photo should have a natural expression (closed mouth)
  • Photos should not include sunglasses or hats
  • The contrast and lighting in the the photo should be normal
9 The License renewal fee
10 Making changes to a Business License
11 Changes to a business license must be made in the event of the following:
  • Changes to the company name
  • Changes to the company's founders and/or shareholders
  • Change company's address (in the presence of the company's president or deputy)
  • A business sector is added to the company's scope of work
  • A merger of two or more companies
  • An increase in the company's capital (in the case of expanded activites)
  • The death of a founder or shareholder
  • In the above-mentioned changes section, the physical presence of the founders/shareholders or their legal attorney is mandatory.
# The following documents are required to represent Foreign Companies Sample
1 Physical presence of partners or legal power of attorneys who have legal representation
2 Presenting a document approving the General Assembly of the company's shareholders to establish a representative office of the company in Afghanistan

 

3 Approval and certification of sectoral departments in case of obtaining a sectoral license
4 Company Articles of Association
  • The above documents were confirmed by the Afghan Embassy in the relevant country of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs
  • Or from the Ministry of Industry and Trade's business fire series
  • Or, after the approval of the relevant Chamber of Commerce of the relevant country, it should be sent to the attachment of an official letter

# The following documents are required for obtaining a license on a regular basis by Foreign Nationals. Sample
1 Colored Copy of the passport with the Afghanistan visa

 

2 In the presence of the applicant or his / her legal counsel for the purpose of documenting and obtaining a fingerprint in the documents,

 

3 Study document in case of obtaining an advisory license

 

4 Obtaining information about the irresponsibility of a foreigner from the Interpol police

 

5 Praise and approval of the sectoral departments in case of obtaining a sector license
6 Bank Statment
    • The bank statement for individual entrepreneurs are 500,000 Afghanis and for companies are 1,000,000 Afghanis.

    * The following organizations are not required to provide bank documents:
    1- kindergardens
    2- Schools
    3- Agricultural Cooperatives
    4- Handicrafts
    5- Agricultural companies produce vegetables and fruits
    6- Processing and packaging companies for vegetables and fruits