Business Services Department

This Department has the overall mandate to ensure that all business activities, which are required to be registered with the Government by Law and specific regulations are registered and the regulatory regime governing foreign employment in Maldives are implemented in an efficient and client friendly manner. 

This Department has 2 sections and 8 units

  1. Business Registration Section 
    • Permits and licensing unit
    • Foreign investment unit
    • Legal vehicle registration unit
    • Information services unit
    • Insolvency and liquidation services unit
  2. Employment Registration Section
    • Quota Unit
    • Work permit, Regularization and Repatriation Unit
    • Registration, Compliance and Awareness Unit

Together the Department offers a total of 66 distinct business and foreign employment related services to the public, the bulk of which is provided through online services.