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
Business Registration Section
Permits and licensing unit
Foreign investment unit
Legal vehicle registration unit
Information services unit
Insolvency and liquidation services unit
Employment Registration Section
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.