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Steps (23) arrow_drop_up arrow_drop_down
Register a business  (4) expand_more expand_less
Obtain Tax Identifcation Number (TIN)  (2) expand_more expand_less
Obtain operational business licence from Honiara City Council  (3) expand_more expand_less
Obtain Shipping Documents  (1) expand_more expand_less
Hire a certified Customs Broker expand_more expand_less
Obtain plant import licence  (4) expand_more expand_less
Customs clearance at port - Obtain release order  (4) expand_more expand_less
Pay shipping agent to receive delivery order  (1) expand_more expand_less
Pay Port Authority Fees  (2) expand_more expand_less
Quarantine Clearance  (1) expand_more expand_less
Final release at port  (1) expand_more expand_less

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Summary of the procedure

Institutions involved 8 expand_more expand_less

Company Haus, Ministry of Commerce Industries Labour & Immigration (x 2)
Ministry of Finance and Treasury
Inland Revenue Department, Ministry of Finance and Treasury (x 2)
Honiara City Council (x 3)
Shipping Agent (x 2)
Biosecurity Solomon Islands (BSI) (x 4)
Customs & Excise Division, Ministry of Finance and Treasury, Solomon Islands (x 3)
Solomon Islands Ports Authority (x 3)

Results 5 expand_more expand_less

Certificate of Incorporation
Notification of TIN Registration
Business License
Bill of lading/Air way Bill
Release Order

Required Documents expand_more expand_less

Schedule of fees and penalties for Company Haus
Schedule of fees and penalties for Company Haus
Payment Receipt- Treasury
Application Form IR1 - TIN Number
Application Form IR1 - TIN Number
Certificate of Incorporation (x 3)
Trustees Deed of Agreement
Notification of TIN Registration (x 3)
Business Licenses Application Form
Business Licenses Application Form
HCC Invoice (x 2)
Payment Receipt-HCC
Accredited SPS Certificate from exporting country
Application to import plant material
Service Charge Payment Advice
Service Charge Payment Advice (stamped)
Payment Receipt- Biosecurity
Commercial Invoice (x 3)
Bill of lading/Air way Bill (x 3)
Sanitary and phytosanitary Certificate
Self Assessment Document (x 3)
Payment Receipt- Customs
Release Order (x 2)
Release Order-Check and Stamp

Estimated cost SBD  1,925

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SBD expand_more expand_less
  • SBD Add Name Here
SBD 1,250
Application fee to register a local company
SBD 150
Application fee to register a business name
SBD 425
Commercial Plant Import Permit - Single Entry
SBD 100
SAD Acceptance Fee Import

Total Duration 6 d - 21 d expand_more expand_less

  min max
Total time (sum): 6 d 21 d
of which:
Waiting time in queue (sum): 1h. 25mn 18h. 30mn
Attention at counter: 1h. 30mn 5h. 45mn
Waiting time until next step (sum): 6 d 20 d

Laws 7 expand_more expand_less

Biosecurity Act 2013 Biosecurity Act, 2013
  Section  28 (2)
Biosecurity Regulations 2015 Biosecurity Regulations, 2015
  Section  16 ,  articles III, Schedule 17
Business Names Act 2014 Business Names Act, 2014
  Article 4
Business Names Regulations 2016 Business Names Regulations, 2016
  Article Schedule
Companies (Amendment) Regulations 2016 Companies (Amendment) Regulations, 2016
  Article 1
Honiara City Council (Regulation of Business License) Ordinance Honiara City Council (Regulation of Business Licenses) Ordinance, 2011
Income Tax Act Income Tax Act
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