Registration and operations services



Registration of logos

Why do I need to do this?

Follow this user guide if you need to register a logo under your existing business.

Where can I apply for the service?

You can apply in person at MED

How long will the process take?

Same day as date of application (Day 1)


What are the fees and charges involved?

§  MVR 50 per month, according to the fee schedule period you request.

§  Revenue stamp of MVR 25


Which documents do I need to submit?



Check for:


Logo & Seal Application - G003

§  All required fields filled correctly

§  Company/partnership/ cooperative society/ sole trader/ government organisation’s name written correctly

§  Sample logo pasted in application form

§  All documents listed in the application form are submitted

§  Signature (If applicant is an individual, his/her signature. If applicant is a business/government organisation, signature of an authorised person)

§  Seal (If applicant is a government entity or company registered for more than 15 days)



Copy of business name registration approval (if applicable)

§  If logo includes any wordings that is different from the company name


Softcopy of logo

§  Softcopy of logo in JPEG format


Registration certificate copy of business

§  Copy of business registration certificate


Registration fee

§  Calculated as per proposed fee schedule requested by customer


Revenue stamp

§  Revenue stamp of MVR 25


How do I apply for the service?

Day 1:

1. Lodge application at counter.

2. If any information is missing, provide the required information.

If application is in order, receive invoice slip for payment.

3. Make payment.

4. Receive the original of certificate, stamped with Ministry seal and revenue stamp attached.

What would I receive at the end of the process?

§  Logo registration certificate

§  Copy of payment receipt


Did you know:

§  You must have a registered business (a company, partnership, cooperative society or sole proprietor) at the Ministry of Economic Development

§  If there is any writing/wording in the logo (logo name) that is different from the business name, it should first be registered as a business name .

§  Payment by cheque is acceptable only with bank guarantees.


§  Business Registration Act

§  Business Registration Regulation

§  User guide for registration of companies

§  User guide for registration of partnerships

§  User guide for registration of cooperative societies

§  User guide for registration of sole proprietorships

§  User guide for business name registration