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Business Licences Regulations 2012








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BUSINESS LICENCES REGULATIONS 2012

Business Licences Regulations 2012 Arrangement of Sections





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BUSINESS LICENCES REGULATIONS 2012

Arrangement of Sections

Regulation

1 Short title, commencement .................................................................................... 5
2 Interpretation .......................................................................................................... 5
3 Application for Business Licence .......................................................................... 6
4 Business activities .................................................................................................. 6
5 Issue or refusal of Business Licence ...................................................................... 6
6 Withdrawal of application...................................................................................... 6
7 Duration of Licence ............................................................................................... 7
8 Business Licence Register ..................................................................................... 7
9 Cancellation of Business Licence .......................................................................... 7
10 Appeal to Minister ................................................................................................. 8
11 Time cancellation comes into effect ...................................................................... 8
12 Amendment of Register and Licence ..................................................................... 8
13 Penalties ................................................................................................................. 8
14 Electronic documents ............................................................................................. 9
15 Authority to use on-line services ........................................................................... 9
16 Business Licences Regulations repeal ................................................................... 9

SCHEDULE 1 11

PRESCRIBED FEES 11

SCHEDULE 2 12

BUSINESS ACTIVITIES 12

SCHEDULE 3 13

FORMS 13

Business Licences Regulations 2012 Regulation 1





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BUSINESS LICENCES REGULATIONS 2012

BUSINESS LICENCES ACT 2002

IN EXERCISE of the powers conferred by section 23 of the Business Licences

Act 2002, the Minister with the consent of Cabinet hereby makes the following

regulations -



1 Short title, commencement

(1) These regulations may be cited as the Business Licences Regulations 2012.

(2) These regulations shall come into force on the same date that the Business

Licences (Amendment) Act 2012 comes into force.

2 Interpretation

In these regulations, unless the context otherwise requires –

“access information” means information assigned for the purpose of

maintaining the integrity of the registry (for example, passwords, access

number, user Ids, and “PINs”);

“Act” means the Business Licences Act 2002 as amended;

“application” means an application for a business licence made under section

7 of the Act and “applicant” shall have a corresponding meaning;

“authorized user” means a person who has log-on access to the registry;

“online service” means a service provided by, or on behalf of, the Registrar

that allows documents to be registered, delivered, sent, or forwarded to the

Registrar by means of the internet.

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3 Application for Business Licence

(1) An application for a business licence shall be accompanied with the correct

fee as prescribed in Schedule 1 and be –

(a) made in the form prescribed in Form 1 of Schedule 3 and delivered to

the Registrar in person or by post if submitted by paper; or

(b) submitted to the Registry via an on-line service.

(2) Where an application is rejected by the Registrar, the Registrar shall advise

the applicant in a written communication of the reasons for rejection.

(3) Upon receipt of an application the Registrar shall cause the applicant to be

issued a receipt indicating the date of receipt.

4 Business activities

(1) A business shall only require one business licence for all business activities.

(2) An application shall list the specific business activities to be engaged in from

those listed in Schedule 2 to these regulations.

(3) One application is sufficient to cover all proposed business activities.

(4) In the event business activities change over time, the business person shall

submit an amendment to the Registrar that depicts the then current business

activities.

5 Issue or refusal of Business Licence

(1) Where an application is received pursuant to section 7 of the Act, the

Registrar shall within 3 working days either issue the applicant with a

business licence or advise the applicant in writing of the statutory grounds for

refusing the application.

(2) A business licence issued shall be in the form prescribed in Form 2 of

Schedule 3.

(3) Where an application is rejected on the specific statutory grounds set out in

section 5 of the Act, the application fee shall not be refundable.

6 Withdrawal of application

(1) An application may be withdrawn by written application to the Registrar by

the applicant.

(2) The application fee shall not be refunded where the application is withdrawn.

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7 Duration of Licence

(1) A business licence shall have a perpetual duration so long as the business

licence holder complies with law and a notice of continued business activity is

properly registered.

(2) A notice of continued business activity shall be submitted annually and be –

(a) made in the form prescribed in Form 3 of Schedule 3; and

(b) accompanied with the correct notice of business activity fee as

prescribed in Schedule 1.

(3) Upon receipt of a notice of continued business activity together with the

proper fee, the Registrar shall register the notice and issue the applicant with a

renewed business licence.

8 Business Licence Register

(1) The Registrar shall establish and maintain a Business Licence Register in a

format deemed acceptable to Registrar under section 22 of the Act.

(2) The Business Licence Register shall contain, at a minimum, the following

information –

(a) business name;

(b) licence number;

(c) business activity or activities;

(d) address or address of the place or places of business;

(e) taxpayer identification number;

(f) date of issue;

(g) a history of all filings under the Act related to the business licence; and

(h) such statistical information the Registrar deems appropriate from time

to time to collect, which information shall be held as confidential.

(3) The Business Licence Register shall be available for inspection or copying of

entries by the public at least during normal business hours upon payment of

the fees prescribed in Schedule 1.

(4) Where a business licence is cancelled, the Business Licence Register shall

contain details of the cancellation.

9 Cancellation of Business Licence

Where the Registrar cancels a Business Licence the Registrar –

(a) shall notify the licensee in a written communication of the reason for the

cancellation; and

(b) the notice shall inform the licensee of its right of appeal.

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10 Appeal to Minister

(1) An appeal may be made against a decision made under regulation 3(2), 5(1),

7(3), 9 and 10 and 15(6) and shall be made in writing to the Minister within

14 working days from the date the licensee is given notice of the decision.

(2) The appeal shall set out the grounds of appeal.

(3) The Minister shall, within 28 working days of receiving the appeal, consider

all relevant information made by the licensee and decide the appeal.

(4) The Minister shall within 3 working days of the date of deciding the appeal,

advise the licensee in a written communication of his decision.

11 Time cancellation comes into effect

Where the Registrar cancels a business licence, the cancellation shall not come into

effect until the expiry of the time within which an appeal may be made and, if such

appeal is duly made, then until that appeal has been finally decided.

12 Amendment of Register and Licence

(1) Where the information contained on the business licence or the Business

Licence Register is no longer correct due to a change in circumstances, the

licensee shall within 10 working days file an amendment to the business

licence, which shall be in the form prescribed in Form 4 of Schedule 3.

(2) Where the Registrar receives an amendment under sub-regulation (1) that

indicates the Business Licence Register contains information that is no longer

correct, the Registrar shall amend the Business Licence Register within 7

working days of receiving the notice.

(3) Where the Registrar receives an amendment under sub-regulation (1) that the

Business Licence issued contains information that is no longer correct, the

Registrar shall issue the licensee with an amended business licence upon

application and payment of the fee prescribed in Schedule 1.

(4) Where the Registrar amends the Business Licence Register, the Registrar shall

within 7 working days of the amendment give notice in writing to the

licensee.

13 Penalties

(1) Where a licensee fails to comply with the Act or these Regulations, the

Registrar may impose a penalty as prescribed under the Act.

(2) Where the Registrar imposes a penalty under sub-regulation (1), the Registrar

shall advise the licensee in a written communication.

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14 Electronic documents

(1) Any person, including any legal entity, foreign legal entity or government

agency, may submit documents to the Registrar via an online service in a

manner made available by the Registrar.

(2) If a document is registered, delivered, sent, or forwarded to the Registrar

using an online service —

(a) an email address for communication with the person who registers,

delivers, sends, or forwards the document to the Registrar must be

provided with the document; and

(b) an email address for communication with the business person must be

provided with the document if different from the email address of the

person who registers the document.

15 Authority to use on-line services

(1) Any person, including any legal entity, foreign legal entity or government

agency, may become an authorized user for the purpose of submitting

documents to the Registrar and to arrange for the payment of fees hereunder.

(2) The Registrar may seek documentation or other evidence from any person that

is or seeks to become an authorized user of the on-line services sufficient to

authenticate the identity of such person or entity to the reasonable satisfaction

of the Registrar.

(3) There shall be no fee for becoming an authorized user of the on-line services.

(4) Payments and payment methods for using the on-line service may be made

pursuant to procedures announced from time to time by the Registrar.

(5) In order for an authorized user to have access to make a filing within the

registry, the authorized user shall enter the relevant access information. The

Registrar is not required to verify that the authorized user is entitled to use the

access information entered by the authorized user.

(6) The Registrar may disclose access information only if –

(a) the Registrar is reasonably satisfied that the person to whom the access

information is to be disclosed is entitled to the information; and

(b) the disclosure of the access information is necessary to facilitate the

operation of the registry.

(7) The format provided by the electronic registry shall be used for all documents

submitted via the on-line service.

16 Business Licences Regulations repeal

The Business Licences Regulations 2007 is hereby repealed.

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Made in Nuku’alofa on this 18
th
day of December 2012.







Hon. Dr. Viliami Uasike Latu

Minister of Commerce, Tourism and Labour



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SCHEDULE 1

(Regulation 3(1), 7(1)(b), 8(3) & 12(3))



PRESCRIBED FEES



Item



Activity



Fee ($TOP)



Due date



1. Application for Business Licence

submitted via paper

$100.00 Upon submission of

application

2 Application for Business Licence

submitted via on-line services



$50.00 Upon submission of

application

3 Notice of continuation of business

activity submitted via paper



$50.00 Upon filing

4 Notice of continuation of business

activity submitted via on-line services

$25.00 Upon filing

5 Amendment of Business Licence

submitted via paper



$30.00 Upon filing

6 Amendment of Business Licence

submitted via on-line services



$20.00 Upon filing

7 Inspection of physical Business

Licence Register maintained at the

Ministry



$10.00 Prior to inspection

8 Copies from the physical Business

Licence Register maintained at the

Ministry



$1.00 per page Upon providing

copies

9 Inspecting an online electronic

database that contains the Business

Licence Register

No Charge

10 Certification of a Business Licence

Register record

$100 Upon providing

certification

11 Late fee for filing required amendment

to business licence

$100 Upon filing of

amendment

12 Late fee for filing Notice of continued

business activity

$50 Upon filing of Notice

13 Reinstatement fee after cancellation of

business licence

$100 Upon reinstatement

14 Cancellation of business licence by

licensee

No Charge Upon filing



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SCHEDULE 2

(Regulation 4(2))

BUSINESS ACTIVITIES



1. Service
2. Professional Service
3. Manufacturing/ Processing
4. Agriculture
5. Fisheries
6. Entertainment/catering
7. Financial Institutions
8. Retail
9. Distribution (including import, wholesaling and delivery)
10. Liquor Sales
11. Therapeutic Goods Sales
12. Flammable Goods Sales
13. Transportation (non-taxi)
14. Taxi Services
15. Recycling Services
16. Telecommunication
17. Construction
18. Information Technology
19. Tourism
20. Other (please specify)
21. Export and import








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SCHEDULE 3

FORMS

Form 1 | Application for business licence

Section 7, Business Licences Act 2002


Note

If there is insufficient space on the form to supply the information required, attach a

separate sheet containing the information set out in the prescribed format.


The information on this form must be either typewritten or printed legibly in BLOCK

letters.


1 Business Name








2 Details of owners

Provide the true name and business address of each person or entity that has an

ownership or other control interest in the business to be transacted under the business

name. If the owner(s) is a natural person, you must provide their true legal name and

other pertinent information. If the owner(s) is an entity registered with the Registrar,

you must provide the exact registered name and the registration number. If the

owner(s) is a partnership or unregistered organization, you must provide the true legal

name and address of each partner and managing person.

Owners that are natural persons














For office use only

Document number



Full legal name:

Business address:

Postal address:

Email address:

Nationality:


Gender:


Date of Birth:

Full legal name:

Business address:

Postal address:

Email address:

Nationality:


Gender:


Date of Birth:


Place barcode here






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Owners that are registered entities in the Kingdom of Tonga






















Email addresses are optional, but by providing an email address you will later be

able to use the online filing services.



If there are more than four natural persons or registered entities that are owners

please attach a separate sheet containing the information set out in the prescribed

format. All names should be in BLOCK letter format.



3 Beneficial owners

Are any owners acting on behalf of third parties?

Yes No


If “Yes” is checked than attach a separate sheet to this application that explains the

relationship between the owner(s) listed on this application and the third party.


4 Business name ownership structure

Indicate the ownership structure of the business name registrant as one of the following:


Natural person (individual)


Partnership


Incorporated company


Any other incorporated entity


Exact registered entity name:

Registration number:

Email address


Exact registered entity name:

Registration number:

Email address:

Exact registered entity name:

Registration number:

Email address:

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Other


Instructions for Item 4

 If a business name is owned by two or more individuals it is likely the ownership
structure is a partnership.

 If a business name is owned by two or more registered entities it is likely the ownership
structure is a partnership.

 If a business name is owned by both a natural person and a registered entity, it is likely
the ownership structure is a partnership.

 If a business name is owned by a single incorporate company then that entity type is the
owner.



5 Ownership Composition


Majority male owned


Majority female owned


Equally male and female owned


Publicly traded entity that does not track gender



6 Addresses


Principal place of business
This is the primary address at which

business is conducted. It must be a

specific street/location. A PO Box
is not allowed.





Additional places where

business is conducted

















Island Group:



Island Group:



Island Group:



Island Group:

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If there are more than three additional locations at which business will be conducted

please attach a separate sheet containing the information set out in the prescribed format.

All addresses should be in BLOCK letter format.


Postal address (if different)
Postal address to which

communications from
the Registrar may be sent.







Email address
This is the address to which
communications from the Registrar

will be sent. An email will be required

in order to use the on-line filings services.


7 Business Activity

The following are the proposed principal activity (ies) of the proposed business (check

all that apply):



8 Sector Specific requirements

If you are engaged in certain business activities you may be required to obtain other

governmental approvals, permits or satisfactory inspection results. The following is a

list of business activities that are currently subject to this requirement. By submitting

this application for business licence you certify under penalty of law that all such

governmental approvals, permits or satisfactory inspection results have been obtained

or will be obtained prior to commencing business.


1 Liquor Sales Liquor Licence from Ministry of Police

2 Fish & Marine Product Related

Businesses

Fishing Licence from Fisheries

3 Restaurant & Food Related

Businesses

Health Certificate

4 Distribution Health Certificate

5 Technical Trades & Profession Qualification documents or practicing

certificates specific to each trade or

profession.

Email address:

Postal address:

Island Group:

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6 Financial Institution Letter of approval from the National Reserve

Bank of Tonga

7 Electrical Services Letter of approval from Tonga Electric

Power Board (TEPB)

8 Construction Services Letter of approval from the Ministry of

Infrastructure

9 Taxi Services Vehicle Registration Certificate

10 Therapeutic Goods Outlets Letter of approval from the Ministry of

Health

11 Flammable Goods Outlets Letter of approval from the Fire Department

12 Services involving the use of Gases Letter of approval from the Department of

Environment

13 Businesses involving Agricultural

Products/Plants

Letter of approval from the Ministry of

Agriculture, Fisheries & Forestry

14 Recycling Operators Letter of approval from the Waste Authority

9 Notice to Foreign Investors Only

Where the business is a foreign investment business under the Foreign Investment Act

2002, a Foreign Investment Certificate is REQUIRED before issuance of a Business

Licence.

10 Signed by authorised person(s)

I/We declare the above information is true and complete and that I/We are eligible to

hold a business licence under the Act. I/We understand that if it is subsequently

discovered that any statement contained herewith is false or misleading, or that relevant

information has been withheld, or that I/We are not qualified to hold a business licence,

my/our application may be disqualified or, if a Business Licence has been issued, it

may be revoked, and that I/We may be subject to prosecution for making a false

declaration.




Name: Signature:

……………………………………………………………………….

(Please give first name(s) followed by surname in BLOCK letters)


Designation: Owner or Authorised person Date:










Name: Signature:

……………………………………………………………………….

(Please give first name(s) followed by surname in BLOCK letters)


Designation: Owner or Authorised person Date:







/ /



/ /



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Name: Signature:

……………………………………………………………………….

(Please give first name(s) followed by surname in BLOCK letters)


Designation: Owner or Authorised person Date:







Name: Signature:

……………………………………………………………………….

(Please give first name(s) followed by surname in BLOCK letters)


Designation: Owner or Authorised person Date:









11 Lodged by
Other contact details:

















12 Checklist

The following must accompany this form:

If there are additional owners that are not able to fit on this form then their names

must appear on an attached sheet.

If there are beneficial owners then their names must appear on an attached sheet.

The prescribed fee of TOP$100 (plus 15% Consumption Tax) - Please make

cheques payable to ‘Registrar of Business Licences’.


Please deliver documents to: Ministry of Commerce, Tourism and Labour

Name:


Address:


Email (optional):

Telephone:

/ /



/ /



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FORM 2







MINISTRY OF COMMERCE, TOURISM & LABOUR



BUSINESS LICENCE



[Insert Business Name]

[Insert business licence number]



This is to certify that [insert business name] was issued a business licence under section 9
of the Business Licences Act on the [insert date of registration].






Address of Principal Place

of Business:
[insert address]



Business Activity for

which Licence is issued:
[insert list of activities]












[insert official stamp]



Registrar of Business Licences


Dated at Nuku’alofa this [insert date] day of [insert month, year]

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Form 3 | Business licence notice of continued activity

Section 10, Business Licences Act


Note
If there is insufficient space on the form to supply the information required,

attach a separate sheet containing the information set out in the prescribed

format.


The information on this form must be either typewritten or printed legibly

in BLOCK letters.







1 Name of business Business licence

registration number






2 Taxpayer Identification number




3 Ownership structure:


No Change



Pursuant to section 13 of the Business Licences Act a business licence is not transferable. If

there has been a change in the ownership structure of a licensee you must obtain a new business

licence.


4 Business Activities (refer to Schedule 2):


No Change


If there are changes to the business activities from those approved on the existing business
licence, provide details below. Please note that certain new activities require approvals from

other governmental agencies. All such approvals must be obtained for any additional activities

listed here. The following are the current activity (ies) of the business (check all that apply):

For office use only

Document number








Place barcode here



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5 Sector Specific requirements
If you are engaged in certain business activities you may be required to obtain other

governmental approvals, permits or satisfactory inspection results. The following is a

list of businesses that are currently subject to this requirement. By submitting this

business licence annual notice you certify under penalty of law that all such

governmental approvals, permits or satisfactory inspection results have been obtained

or will be obtained prior to commencing business for any of these activities.


1 Liquor Sales Liquor Licence from Ministry of Police

2 Fish & Marine Product Related

Businesses

Fishing Licence from Fisheries

3 Restaurant & Food Related Businesses Health Certificate

4 Distribution Health Certificate

5 Technical Trades & Profession Qualification documents or practicing

certificates specific to each trade or

profession.

6 Financial Institution Letter of approval from the National

Reserve Bank of Tonga

7 Electrical Services Letter of approval from Tonga Electric

Power Board (TDPB)

8 Construction Services Letter of approval from the Ministry of

Infrastructure

9 Taxi Services Vehicle Registration Certificate

10 Therapeutic Goods Outlets Letter of approval from the Ministry of

Health

11 Flammable Goods Outlets Letter of approval from the Fire

Department

12 Services involving the use of Gases Letter of approval from the Department of

Environment

13 Businesses involving Agricultural

Products/Plants

Letter of approval from the Ministry of

Agriculture, Fisheries & Forestry

14 Recycling Operators Letter of approval from the Waste

Authority


6 Addresses


No Change


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If there are changes to the addresses related to the business from those listed on the existing

business licence, provide details below.


Principal place of business
This is the primary address at which

business is conducted. It must be a

specific street/location. A PO Box
is not allowed.







Additional places where

business is conducted

If there are more than three

additional locations at which

business will be conducted

please attach a separate sheet

containing the information

set out in the prescribed

format.



All addresses should be in

BLOCK letter format













Postal address (if different)
Postal address to which

communications from

the Registrar may be sent.








Email address
This is the address to which
communications from the Registrar

will be sent. An email is required in

order to use the on-line filing services.


7 Notice to Foreign Investors Only

Where the business is a foreign investment business under the Foreign Investment Act,

a Foreign Investment Certificate is REQUIRED before issuance of a Business Licence.



8 Signed by authorised person(s)

I/We declare the above information is true and complete and that I/We are eligible to

hold a business licence under the Act. I/We understand that if it is subsequently



Island Group:

Email address:



Island Group:

Postal address:

Island Group:



Island Group:



Island Group:

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discovered that any statement contained herewith is false or misleading, or that relevant

information has been withheld, or that I/We are not qualified to hold a business licence,

my/our application may be disqualified or, if a Business Licence has been issued, it

may be revoked, and that I/We may be subject to prosecution for making a false

declaration.



Name: Signature:

……………………………………………………………………….

(Please give first name(s) followed by surname in BLOCK letters)


Designation: Owner or Authorised person Date:








Name: Signature:

……………………………………………………………………….

(Please give first name(s) followed by surname in BLOCK letters)


Designation: Owner or Authorised person Date:









Name: Signature:

……………………………………………………………………….

(Please give first name(s) followed by surname in BLOCK letters)


Designation: Owner or Authorised person Date:







Name: Signature:

……………………………………………………………………….

(Please give first name(s) followed by surname in BLOCK letters)


Designation: Owner or Authorised person Date:






9 Lodged by
Other contact details:







10 Checklist
The following must accompany this form:

Name:


Address:


Email (optional):

Telephone:

/ /



/ /



/ /

/ /

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The prescribed fee of TOP$50 (plus 15% Consumption Tax) - Please make cheques payable to ‘Registrar

of Business Licences’.

Please deliver documents to: Ministry of Commerce, Tourism and Labour























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Form 4 | Business licence amendment

Section 14, Business Licences Act




Note
If there is insufficient space on the form to supply the information required,

attach a separate sheet containing the information set out in the prescribed format.


The information on this form must be either typewritten or printed legibly in

BLOCK letters.




1 Name of business Business licence

registration number









2 OWNERSHIP STRUCTURE:


No Change



Pursuant to section 13 of the Business Licence Act a business licence is not transferable. If there

has been a change in the ownership structure of a licensee you must obtain a new business

licence.



3 BUSINESS ACTIVITIES (refer to Schedule 2):


No Change


If there are changes to the business activities from those approved on the existing business

licence, provide details below. Please note that certain new activities require approvals from

other governmental agencies. All such approvals must be obtained for any additional activities

listed here. The following are the current activity(ies) of the business (check all that apply):




4 Sector Specific requirements
If you are engaged in certain business activities you may be required to obtain other

governmental approvals, permits or satisfactory inspection results. The following is a

For office use only

Document number






Place barcode here



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list of business activities that are currently subject to this requirement. By submitting

this business licence annual notice you certify under penalty of law that all such

governmental approvals, permits or satisfactory inspection results have been obtained

or will be obtained prior to commencing business for any of these activities.


1 Liquor Sales Liquor Licence from Ministry of Police

2 Fish & Marine Product Related

Businesses

Fishing Licence from Fisheries

3 Restaurant & Food Related

Businesses

Health Certificate

4 Distribution Health Certificate

5 Technical Trades & Profession Qualification documents or practicing certificates

specific to each trade or profession.

6 Financial Institution Letter of approval from the National Reserve Bank

of Tonga

7 Electrical Services Letter of approval from Tonga Electric Power

Board (TDPB)

8 Construction Services Letter of approval from the Ministry of

Infrastructure

9 Taxi Services Vehicle Registration Certificate

10 Therapeutic Goods Outlets Letter of approval from the Ministry of Health

11 Flammable Goods Outlets Letter of approval from the Fire Department

12 Services involving the use of

Gases

Letter of approval from the Department of

Environment

13 Businesses involving

Agricultural Products/Plants

Letter of approval from the Ministry of Agriculture,

Fisheries & Forestry

14 Recycling Operators Letter of approval from the Waste Authority



5 Addresses


No Change


If there are changes to the addresses related to the business from those listed on the existing

business licence, provide details below.







Principal place of business
This is the primary address at which

business is conducted. It must be a
specific street/location. A PO Box

is not allowed.









Additional places where

business is conducted




Island Group:



Island Group:

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If there are more than three

additional locations at which

business will be conducted

please attach a separate sheet

containing the information

set out in the prescribes

format.















All addresses should be in

BLOCK letter format.
















Postal address (if different)
Postal address to which

communications from
the Registrar may be sent.













Email address
This is the address to which

communications from the Registrar
will be sent. An email is required in

order to use the on-line filings services.





6 Notice to Foreign Investors Only
Where the business is a foreign investment business under the Foreign Investment Act,

a Foreign Investment Certificate is REQUIRED before issuance of a Business Licence.



7 Signed by authorised person(s)

I/We declare the above information is true and complete and that I/We are eligible to

hold a business licence under the Act. I/We understand that if it is subsequently

discovered that any statement contained herewith is false or misleading, or that relevant

information has been withheld, or that I/We are not qualified to hold a business licence,

my/our application may be disqualified or, if a Business Licence has been issued, it

Email address:

Postal address:

Island Group:



Island Group:



Island Group:



Island Group:

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may be revoked, and that I/We may be subject to prosecution for making a false

declaration.




Name: Signature:

……………………………………………………………………….

(Please give first name(s) followed by surname in BLOCK letters)


Designation: Owner or Authorised person Date:









Name: Signature:

……………………………………………………………………….

(Please give first name(s) followed by surname in BLOCK letters)


Designation: Owner or Authorised person Date:





Name: Signature:

……………………………………………………………………….

(Please give first name(s) followed by surname in BLOCK letters)


Designation: Owner or Authorised person Date:







Name: Signature:

……………………………………………………………………….

(Please give first name(s) followed by surname in BLOCK letters)


Designation: Owner or Authorised person Date:






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Other contact details:

















9 Checklist
The following must accompany this form:

The prescribed fee of TOP$30 (plus 15% Consumption Tax) - Please make cheques payable to ‘Registrar

of Business Licences’.

Please deliver documents to: Ministry of Commerce, Tourism and Labour

Name:


Address:


Email (optional):

Telephone:

/ /



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Form 5 | Application for cancellation of business licence

Section 11, Business Licence Act



Note
If there is insufficient space on the form to supply the information required,

attach a separate sheet

containing the information set out in the prescribed format.


The information on this form must be either typewritten or printed legibly

in BLOCK letters.





1 Name of business Business licence

registration number









2 Date of cessation of business






3 Signed by authorised person(s)

I/We declare the above information is true and complete. By signing this Application I/We

request that the Registrar cancel the business licence for this business. I/We understand that if it

is subsequently discovered that any statement contained herewith is false or misleading, or that

relevant information has been withheld, that I/We may be subject to prosecution.




Name: Signature:

……………………………………………………………………….

(Please give first name(s) followed by surname in BLOCK letters)


Designation: Owner or Authorised person Date:











Name: Signature:

……………………………………………………………………….

(Please give first name(s) followed by surname in BLOCK letters)


Designation: Owner or Authorised person Date:







For office use only

Document number

/ /

/ /




/ /




Place barcode here



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Name: Signature:

……………………………………………………………………….

(Please give first name(s) followed by surname in BLOCK letters)


Designation: Owner or Authorised person Date:








Name: Signature:

……………………………………………………………………….

(Please give first name(s) followed by surname in BLOCK letters)


Designation: Owner or Authorised person Date:







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Other contact details:

















*Note : There is no fee for filing of cancellation of a Business Licence



Please deliver documents to: Ministry of Commerce, Tourism and Labour









Name:


Address:


Email (optional):

Telephone:

/ /



/ /



Business Licences Regulations 2012 SCHEDULE 3





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Form 6 | Application for reinstatement of business licence

Section 11, Business Licence Act




Note

If there is insufficient space on the form to supply the information

required, attach a separate sheet containing the information set out

in the prescribed format.



The information on this form must be either typewritten or printed

legibly in BLOCK letters.




1 Name of business Business licence

registration number









2 Grounds for reinstatement

The business licence for the aforementioned business was cancelled by the Registrar

due to failure by the licence holder to comply with the Act. The applicant hereby

affirms that the noncompliance has been corrected.


If the cancellation was due to a failure to file the annual notice of business activity,

the past due notice of business activity must be submitted with this Application,

together with back due filing fees and penalties.


If the cancellation was due to some other noncompliance with the Act the Registrar

may request additional information sufficient to determine if grounds for

reinstatement exist.


3 Signed by authorised person(s)

I/We declare the above information is true and complete. By signing this Application

I/We request that the Registrar reinstate the business licence for this business. I/We

understand that if it is subsequently discovered that any statement contained herewith is

false or misleading, or that relevant information has been withheld, that I/We may be

subject to prosecution.


Name: Signature:

……………………………………………………………………….

(Please give first name(s) followed by surname in BLOCK letters)


Designation: Owner or Authorised person Date:

For office use only

Document number

/ /








Place barcode here



SCHEDULE 3 Business Licences Regulations 2012





Page 32 to




Name: Signature:

……………………………………………………………………….

(Please give first name(s) followed by surname in BLOCK letters)


Designation: Owner or Authorised person Date:








Name: Signature:

……………………………………………………………………….

(Please give first name(s) followed by surname in BLOCK letters)


Designation: Owner or Authorised person Date:







Name: Signature:

……………………………………………………………………….

(Please give first name(s) followed by surname in BLOCK letters)


Designation: Owner or Authorised person Date:





4 Lodged by
Other contact details:

















5 Checklist
The following must accompany this form:

The prescribed fee of TOP$100 (plus 15% Consumption Tax) - Please make cheques payable to

‘Registrar of Business Licences’.

Please deliver documents to: Ministry of Commerce, Tourism and Labour

Name:


Address:


Email (optional):

Telephone:

/ /

/ /

/ /

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