License for wholesale in heavy oils

Ministry of Trade and Industry, Department of Oil

Purpose: The aim is to have legal entities trading in petroleum and petroleum products comply with the technical requirements on safety, health and environment protection, and meet the financial, administrative, tax, municipal and legal requirements. Identification of entities that deal with petroleum activity, providing revenues to the Kosovo Budget.

Description: The request for license is submitted by the party (the entity) to the Ministry of Trade and Industry (MTI). Initially, the case is reviewed by the Internal Committee of Department for regulating the petroleum market (DRPM) for possible deficiencies and submitted to the Commission for Verification of Technical Conditions (CVTC) If it is determined that there are deficiencies, the commission will require completion of documentation within the given deadline. CVCT will conduct a field visit to verifies the technical conditions according to applicable laws and bylaws. The Commission drafts the minutes which it submits to the Internal Committee, which then with its three members carries out final verification of documentation and prepares a report for the Director. The application must be verified by the Director and a decision on granting or refusing a license is issued within 30 days from the date of application. The application together with the decision for approval is submitted to the cabinet of the Minister along with the license prepared for signature.

Legal basis

Validity of permit: 2 years

Authority for appeal: Complaint Commission, Ministry of Trade and Industry

Deadline for appeal: 15 days from the decision

Information requested

  • Name of business entity
  • Applicant
  • Headquarters and unit address
  • Telephone, email
  • Name and surname of the person in charge
  • Seal/stamp of the business entity

Anticipated time within which must be answered for procedure (days): 30

Documents requested

  • Business Registration Certificate (Verified copy)
  • Value Added Tax Certificate (if registered) (Verified copy)
  • Evidence from Tax Administration of Kosovo to have fulfilled fiscal obligations (Verified copy)
  • Evidence from the Basic Court that the director/general manager has not been convicted of crime with imprisonment of 6 (six) months or more. (Original)
  • Evidence from the Commercial Court that the company is not in bankruptcy or under court-ordered administration (Original)
  • Proof of possession of the reservoirs or Valid copy of limport icense for heavy oils (Copy)
  • Approval from the Agency for Emergency Management at the Ministry of Interior Affairs or valid copy of import licence for heavy oils (Original)
Payment typeAmount (in Euro)Method of paymentAccount number
Payment2000 Euro payment for license 1000 Euro for renewal Banking transfer 1000400070002411

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