Procedures and Documents Required

For The Approval Of Investment Projects

  • Procedures of the approval of investment project establishmentThe application regarding the establishment of the investment project to be submitted to the PIB in a form designed for this purpose and can be obtained,

    directly, from the PIB administration .

    The application-should be attached with :
    A- a memorandum to specify :-

    1. Amount of the capital intended to be invested.
    2. Local and imported raw materials to be utilized by the project.
    3. Technical specifications of the project.
    4. A time table determining the duration of the execution of the project.
    5. Estimations of local and foreign manpower expected to be employed by the project.
    1. Investorís certificate of nationality issued by competent authority of his country for natural persons.
    1. C-Recently -dated official abstract of the commercial register in the country of origin for juridical persons provided that the documents stated in paragraphs (B-C) are originalwith an enclosed Arabic translation.
    2. The Authority for PIB undertakes to consider the applications, to prepare the related technical, administrative reports and the required recommendationsincluding its opinion regarding the project, shedding light upon its profitability to the national economy and to submit its recommendations to

      the authority , to take the required decision. Once the decision of approval of such project is issued

      by the authority , the PIB shall notify the investor concerned of such decision requesting his submission of

      the required documents for project registration and the issue of the related license of such project.

    1. .Registry in the Investment register :
    2. Article 23 of the Law stipulates thatî The project is not subjected to procedures related to commercial, import and export registrationîThe project will take one of the following legal forms:
      1. Joint Stock Company.
      2. Limited Liability Company.
      3. Branch of a foreign company .
      4. Individual project .
      5. The registration of the project in the investment register to be done with the Privatization and Investment Board and the related application to be submitted on the form preparedby PIB for this purpose.
    1. Documents required for the registration in the investment register:
      1. The memorandum and articles of association for the project that should take the form of a joint-stock company or of a limited liability Company.
      2. Act of incorporation + articles of association of the main company in the event that the project takes the form of a branch of a foreign company in addition to decisionof the board of directors concerning the incorporation of such branch and that related to the designation of the manager of such branch and its legal representative in

    the Libya .

    1. Document of empowerment with authorities or of a delegation of authority regarding the administration of such project issued in favor of such projectís manageror in favor of his legal representative that must include the statement of such authorities and the duration of validity of such empowerment.
    2. Specimen of projectís manager signature or that of his legal representative in the Great Jamahirya.
    3. Certificate issued by a bank stating the deposit of the equivalent of 10 % in cash from the capital to be invested, in the name of such project.
    4. The registration in the investment register will have the same legal effects of the registration in the commercial register including the establishment of the juridical person character.
    5. After completion of the implementation of the project and once ready to be operated, the PIB will issue the operating license for the project to commence its activities,fixing in that way the effective date of the five-years tax exemption, as provided for in article 10 of the Law.