Consent for Establishment of Economic Area

Ministry of Trade and Industry, Kosovo Investment and Enterprise Support Agency

Purpose: The purpose of this procedure is to make sure that the land where it is planned to build economic zones, has defined properties, is not agricultural land, is not part of cultural heritage, is not rich in mineral and mines, there is no activity that pollutes the environment, there is access to roads, it has plans for sewage treatment, etc.

Description: The initiator of the creation of the economic zone must first complete and submit the documentation to the Agency for the Promotion of Private Sector Development. The Agency, after reviewing the documentation gives recommendation (positive or negative) to the Minister of Trade and Industry, which shall issue a decision on the establishment of the economic zone, or rejection of its founding. When the initiator is the Ministry, is is proceeded to the Government, while if the initiative is of the municipality, then the creation of the economic zone ends with the consent given by the Ministry of Trade and Industry.

Legal basis

Validity of permit: 99 years

Authority for appeal: Ministry of Trade and Industry

Deadline for appeal: 30 days

Information requested

  • Information on the Initiator/Economic zone developer
  • Information on the Economic Zone
  • Documents required for creating Economic zones:
  • Number of businesses planned to placed within the Economic Zone
  • Number of employees
  • Social environment - the impact of the Zone in development of the area where it operates
  • Authorized contact person
  • Other information required for the initiator

Anticipated time within which must be answered for procedure (days): 60

Documents requested

  • Where the initiator is a public institution, a decision must be attached and where the initiator is another legal entity, the statute shall be attached; (Original)
  • Rationale (feasibility study) for establishing an EZ; (Original, Verified copy, Copy)
  • Evidence of ownership or possession/contract for use, (Original)
  • Urban municipal regulatory plan; (Copy)
  • Consent from the responsible institutions: (Original)
  • Evidence of conducting public consultations (Original)
  • EZ concept project. (Original, Verified copy, Copy)
  • Investment plan, (Original)
  • Duration of operation of the Zone; (Original, Verified copy)
  • Project for treatment of waste waters; (Original)
  • Project for water supply; (Original)
  • Project for supply with electricity - technical solution (Original)
Payment typeAmount (in Euro)Method of paymentAccount number
PaymentWithout paymentBanking transfer

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