Registration and operations services



Registration of seals

Why do I need to do this?

Follow this user guide if you need to register a seal under your existing business.

Where can I apply for the service?

You can apply in person at MED

How long will the process take?

Same day as date of application (Day 1)


What are the fees and charges involved?

§  Registration fee of MVR 100.


Which documents do I need to submit?



Check for:


Seal registration application form

§  All required fields filled correctly

§  Business name written correctly

§  Sample seal pasted in application form, and whether business registration number is included

§  Logo registered in MED (if applicatble)

§  All documents listed in the application form are submitted

§  Signature


Softcopy of seal

§  Softcopy of seal in JPEG format


Registration certificate copy of business

§  Copy of business registration certificate


A copy of registered logo

§  Copy of registered logo, if it is included within the seal to be registered.


Registration fee

§  MVR 100


How do I apply for the service?

Day 1:

1. Lodge application at counter.

2. If any information is missing, provide the required information.

If application is in order, receive invoice slip for payment.

3. Make payment.

4. Receive the original of certificate, stamped with Ministry seal.

What would I receive at the end of the process?

§  Seal registration certificate

§  Copy of payment receipt



Did you know:

§  You must have a registered business (a company, partnership, cooperative society or sole proprietor) at the Ministry.

§  If logo is included within seal, you will first need to get the logo approved

§  Duly completed application for registration along with necessary documents.

§  Payment by cheque is acceptable only with bank guarantees.


§  Business Registration Act

§  Business Registration Regulation

§  User guide for registration of companies

§  User guide for registration of partnerships

§  User guide for registration of cooperative societies

§  User guide for registration of sole proprietorships

§  User guide for business name registration

§  User guide for logo registration