Mainland Activities
Mainland Activities

Mainland companies can apply for three types of licenses: commercial, industrial, and professional. Each type of license allows companies to conduct specific activities.

  • Commercial license: This license is for companies involved in trading. It involves import and export of goods as well as all marketing activities. A general list of activities covered in this license include



Insurance company

Providing financial protection services to individuals and companies


Includes hotels, foods, and beverage activities such as restaurants

Rental service

Include renting of cars and other vehicles


Includes services such as gyms and personal trainers

Real Estate services

Assisting in the buying, selling and renting of real estate property

Clothing retailer

Involves buying and selling of clothes

Entertainment and event management

These services include public and private event management and other entertainment activities such as cinemas and theme parks

  • Industrial license: This license is required for all business activities that involve the production and manufacture of goods. A general list of activities that can be conducted with this license include



Food manufacturing

Involves the production and packaging of foodstuffs

Garments manufacturing

This activity involves manufacturing clothes

Automobile manufacturing

Includes the development and production of a wide range of vehicles such as cars and trucks

Manufacturing furniture

The license can be used for furniture manufacturing businesses

Pharmaceutical Industry

Involves the manufacturing and production of medical equipment and market drugs

  • Professional license: This license is needed for business activities that provide professional skills-based services. The types of business conducted under this license include



Business consultancy

Provide management services to companies to help them improve their performance & activities

Lawyers and legal advisors

Provide legal assistance and advice regarding the legal rules and procedures of a country

Health and medical services

Include doctors and nurses who provide medical services

Education providers

Teachers and academics providing educational training

Beauty salons

For providing spa, beauty, and makeup services

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