Exporter/Importer Registration Procedure
|Summary||Obtaining Exporter/Importer Registration from the Trade Policy Division under the Department of Trade, Ministry of Commerce|
Department of Trade
Ministry of Commerce
Procedures for Obtaining Exporter/Importer Registration Certificate
The traders, in person, can file the Pa-Tha-Ka paper-application form along with supporting documents at the Trade Policy Division(TPD) office in the Department of Trade (DOT), Ministry of Commerce (MOC) in Naypyitaw (Head Office) and Yangon, the Yankin Myanmar Investment Commission One Stop Service (MIC) and Thilawa Special Economic Zone (SEZ), Yangon. For online applicants, they can access the website (http://myanmartradenet.com/) to apply it remotely.
The applicant fills in the form and submit the application form along with supporting documents. For online applicants, they can fill in the form and upload all required supporting documents in pdf format. The supporting documents are:
Note: In addition to the Pa-Tha-Ka, the exporters/importers must submit a separate registration application if they would like to apply specific certificates for the following commodities and services:
When finished filling in all the required fields and uploading supporting documents, click “submit” to proceed the next step. The applicant will wait for the Step 3 process after submitting the applications.
The TPD screens, reviews and confirms the application. If the application is incomplete or with incorrect information (data), the TPD will inform the trader to correct and resubmit the application. If screening process is passed, the applicant will be notified to pay (remit) the registration and other additional fees.
The fees can be paid through the licensing payment services of the Myanmar Citizen Banks’ deposit account or the Myanmar Payment Union through Point of Sales (POS) device. The registration period is only valid for 5 years.
Pa-Tha-Ka first time registration fees and others additional fees are listed below.
For the Pa-Tha-Ka, amendment, extension, and duplicate original fees, the applicant must bring and submit the original hardcopy of the exporter/importer registration cards (certificates) and others supporting documents that mentioned in the amendment on the exporter/importer registration newsletter (6/2018). The TPD will allow up to 5 representatives for each company to liaise with the MOC on the application process of the Pa-Tha-Ka. The company can apply the representative cards at the MOC with the following fees.
The fees will be applied as stated below.
For a successful payment or in case of a failure, the payment system will be notified to the applicant with a confirmation and notification. For the successful payment, the TPD will provide a payment slip. After the successful process of the above stated steps, the TPD will issue the Pa-Tha-Ka registration certificate and additional certificates if the traders applied for them. And the traders can collect the Pa-Tha-Ka registration certificate for applying export/import license at the Ministry of Commerce.
The following form/s are used in this procedure.