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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
Pre-Approval by Ministry of Fisheries  (2) expand_more expand_less
Obtain licence for fishing vessel  (4) expand_more expand_less
Obtain licence for fish processing plant  (5) expand_more expand_less
Obtain Export Permit from Fisheries  (3) expand_more expand_less
Obtain Health Certificate  (1) expand_more expand_less
Customs Export Clearance (Port)  (4) expand_more expand_less
Final release of goods (Port)  (2) expand_more expand_less

Apply online for fishing processing plant licence
(last modified: 18/09/2019)

You can apply for this step online

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Contact details

Entity in charge

Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources

Kukum Highway, P.O. Box G2 , Honiara
Tel: (677) 39143

Unit in charge

Licensing and Compliance Unit-Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources

Mon: 09:00 - 12:00, 13:00 - 16:30
Tue: 09:00 - 12:00, 13:00 - 16:30
Wed: 09:00 - 12:00, 13:00 - 16:30
Thu: 09:00 - 12:00, 13:00 - 16:30
Fri: 09:00 - 12:00, 13:00 - 16:30
Sat: closed
Sun: closed

Expected results

Invoice - Fisheries


1. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Certificate of Incorporation (original)
2. Business License
Business License (original)
Tax Certificate (original)
4. Business Plan
Business Plan (original)
5. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Notification of TIN Registration (original)
Document with TIN number
Foreign Investors
Foreign investment Board Approval Certification (original)


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Time frame

Assessment of documents and preparing invoice can take between 1-3 weeks

Legal justification

1. Fisheries Management Act, 2015

Additional information

Before submitting the required documents via the online system, you have to create an account with an account number via the following link:
Fishing licences are valid for a year (Jan-Dec)

For renewals of licence the requirements are slightly different, please consult the attached check list.
Check List Requirements Check List Requirements
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