DOCUMENT and Fee REQUIRED for Publishing Licence

New Licence: Publishing House  (Newspaper and/or Periodical)

  1. Project Proposal including but not limited to:
  • Financial Details
  • Cost Projection for the next 6 Months
  • Editorial Team, their CVs and CID Copies
  • Editorial Policy
  • Frequency, Location, Media Profile, Distribution/Circulation Plan etc.
  • Number of Employees
  • Target Audience
  1. Printed dummy copy of the Newspaper/Periodical
  2. Source of Funding/Bank Statement from last 6 Months as evidence to Fund the Project
  3. Agreement with any Printers to Print
  4. CID Copy, Security Clearance Certificate and CV of the Applicant
  5. Duly filled Publishing Licence Application Form.

New Licence: Publishing House (Publication of Books)

  1. Project Proposal including but not limited to:
  • Financial Details
  • Types of books to publish,
  • Services to offer,
  • Distribution Plan
  • Location
  • Number of Employees
  1. Source of Funding/ Bank statement for the last 6 months
  2. Agreement with Printers if any
  3. CID Copy, Security Clearance Certificate and CV of the Applicant
  4. Duly filled Publishing Licence Application Form.

Renewal: Book, Newspaper & Periodical

  1. Application Letter
  2. Tax Clearance Certificate for the past 5 Years
  3. Original copy of the Licence
  4. List of Books Published for the last 5 Years (for Book Publishers)

 “One time” Individual Publishing Licence

  1. Cover Letter to the Authority
  2. Curriculum Vitae (Bio-data) of the Applicant
  3. CID Copy and Security Clearance Certificate of the applicant
  4. Duly filed Licence Application Form

 

Fee:

Publishing House (Newspaper and/or Periodical/ Books)
New Licence: Nu. 10,000/-
Renewal: Nu. 10,000/-
“One time” Individual Publishing Licence
If the intended print run of the book is One Thousand (1,000) copies or less: Nu. 3,000/-
If the intended print run of the book is between One Thousand One (1,001) and Five Thousand (5,000) copies: Nu. 5,000/-
If the intended print run of the book is Five Thousand One (5,001) and above copies: Nu. 10,000/-

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