In order to implement the Government policy in promoting and attracting the investments from private sectors in the social-economic development of the country, on 25 April 2018, Ministry of Planning and Investment has established an One-Stop Service in line with the Investment Promotion Law (Amended 2016), with focuses on providing investments in the Lao PDR with more facility, transparency, and agility, as the investment from private sectors is an important task for the national social-economic growth and development. It can bring capitals, modern technologies, technical knowledge and wider market approaches into Laos. The One-Stop Service is also the institute which provides all-round services and facilities to the investors with information, consideration and approval processes of investment projects, issuance of Investment License and other investment notices.
The investment one-stop service office, abbreviated as “OSSO”, is the permanent office of the Committee for Investment Promotion and Management where investment one-stop service is provided to investors.
The investment one-stop service office consists of two levels as follows:
- Central investment one-stop service office, abbreviated as “COSSO”; and
- Provincial investment one-stop service office, abbreviated as “POSSO”.