Business License

Import of tobacco and alcoholic products

When a company engages in the importation of tobacco or alcoholic products with below circumstances, it is required to apply for approval:

  • Set up a new company;
  • An existed company enters into this business; or
  • Change its representative
Requirements

The type of the entity must be “a company”. In other words, a branch, a partnership, or a representative office is not acceptable.

Procedures
NOProcedureAuthorityTime
1Reserve the company name with new business scopeMinistry of Economic Affairs1~3 days
2Apply for the permit of entering the businessNational Treasury Administration,
Ministry of Finance
1~2 weeks
3Change the company registrationMinistry of Economic Affairs1 week
4Apply for the business licenseNational Treasury Administration,
Ministry of Finance
1~2 weeks
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