Outline of the system
This law aims to protect and promote environmental quality and public health through the prevention, reduction, and control of pollution; to assess the environmental impact of all proposed projects prior to the issuance of a decision by the Royal Government; to ensure the rational and sustainable conservation, development, management, and use of the natural resources of the Kingdom of Cambodia; to encourage and enable the public to participate in environmental protection and natural resource management; to suppress any acts that cause harm to the environment.
Nature of licensing
If Automatic, administrative purpose
Automatic licensing to protect human, animal or plant life and health; protect environment; collect trade statistics and market surveillance; Protection of patents, trademarks and copyrights, and the prevention of deceptive practices; Pursue under international treaties; Quotas
If Non-Automatic, description of the notified Non-Automatic Licensing regime
Products under restriction as to the quantity or value of imports
Questions for products under restriction as to the quantity or value of imports
The system applies to products originating from which country?
Expected duration of licensing procedure
Is the licensing statutorily required?
Law on Environmental Protection and Natural Resource Management
Does the legislation leave designation of products to be subject to licensing to administrative discretion?
Is it possible for the government to abolish the system without legislative approval?
Eligibility of applicants
Is there a system of registration of persons or firms permitted to engage in importation?
What persons or firms are eligible to apply for a licence?
Is there a registration fee?
Is there a published list of authorized importers?
Contact point for information on eligibility
Ministry of Environment
Morodok Techo Building (Lot 503),
Sangkat Tonle Basac, Khan Chamkarmorn, Phnom Penh
(+855), (+855) 23 220 369