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Business Licence Information Services
If your business involves the following situations, you may need to apply for specific licence(s). Please put a √ in the appropriate box(es) for further information:
You will import, manufacture, repackage, supply, store or sell registered pesticides.
You will import any plants or plant materials (including seeds).
You will import/introduce from the sea any endangered species of animals/plants, alive or dead, parts (e.g. meat/skin/hair/leather/teeth/tusk), or their derivatives.
You will export/re-export any endangered species of animals/plants, alive or dead, parts (e.g. meat/skin/hair/leather/teeth/tusk), or their derivatives.
You will possess any endangered species of animals/plants, alive or dead, parts (e.g. meat/skin/hair/leather/teeth/tusk), or their derivatives.
You will need the Re-export Cerificate for re-exporting any non-CITES species or species not yet controlled under Cap. 586 as required by the place of import.
You will operate a kiddie ride on your premise.
You will sell medicine as Part 2 Poisons under the Pharmacy and Poisons Ordinance, Cap. 138.
You will import/manufacture air conditioners/refrigerating appliances/compact fluorescent lamps/washing machines/dehumidifiers/televisions/storage type electric water heaters/induction cookers which are not listed under mandatory energy efficiency labelling scheme.
Your business entity will operate as a company with limited liability in Hong Kong.
Your company is incorporated outside Hong Kong and planning to establish a place of business in Hong Kong.
You will bake bread or other bakery products for sale at any premises.
You will sell bottled milk, for instance, milk, reconstituted milk or milk requiring storage under refrigeration.
You will sell frozen confections, for consumption off the premises.
You will sell restricted foods such as cut fruit for consumption off the premises.
You will sell sashimi, sushi, raw oyster or meat supplied by approved source for consumption off the premises.
You will prepare, manufacture, further process or pack food for sale for human consumption off the premises.
You will sell fresh provisions, including fresh, chilled or frozen beef, mutton, pork, reptiles (including live reptiles), fish (including live fish) or poultry (including live poultry).
You will have retail sale of siu mei and lo mei.
You will sell food/drinks from a vending machine.
You will import frozen/chilled meat and poultry.
You will carry on food importation/distribution business.
You will release genetically modified (GM) organism (including cultivating GM plants in open farmland, stocking or releasing GM animals/fishes in open or semi-open environment, or displaying GM flowers or potted plants in open environment) or import for release a genetically modified organism into Hong Kong's environment.
You will import or export a genetically modified organism.
Last Review Date : 26 February 2016