How To Get A Shop License In Zimbabwe

shop license ZimbabweIf your business sells from a shop in Zimbabwe, you’re going to require a shop license to trade legally and fully formalize your business. Here is how to get it done for yourself if you have the time. If you need help with the process we are happy to help for a small fee, just use the form below to get in touch

Procedure For Application For A Shop License

  1. Pay $20-00 administration fee at banking hall (Rowan Martin Building/ City of Harare), ground floor. Take receipt to Licensing office, also on round floor.
  2. You will be issued with a) SL2 Form and b) Advertising forms to advertise in a daily paper
  3. Advertise, then bring cutting of first advert together with completed SL2 forms to Licensing office. You will be required to pay a $60 submission fee at this point.
  4. A Health inspection form will be issued, and a health inspector will look at your premises.
  5. If all is satisfactory, you will be given a BUS account number (room 104) – then pay $160 for a temporary trading permit, pending date of meeting.
  6. Now you’ll be required to bring a cutting of your second advert to licensing office before the date of your meeting.
  7. Pay the licensing fee after date of authority meeting

Please note, it’s important to submit your applications and reports for advertised dates on time or you may be forced to advertise again.

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8 Replies to “How To Get A Shop License In Zimbabwe”

  1. I want to buy and sell furniture from home and dont want any problems with the police. What type of license is required and were/how do i get one?

  2. What are the requirements for opening a tuckshop in rural areas of zimbabwe?

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