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SME Registration Form
 
for more details contact :

SMIDO Business Counselling and Facilitation Unit

tel : 233 05 00
fax : 233 55 45
email : smidobcu@intnet.mu
counsel@smido.intnet.mu
  SMEs : small and medium enterprises
 
What is an SME ?
 
SMEs are defined as manufacturing enterprises which use Production Equipment with an aggregate CIF value not exceeding ten million rupees (Rs 10 million).

Manufacturing means the transformation, conversion of raw materials, repair, packing and assembly of semi-finished parts into finished goods.

Production Equipment means machinery and equipment used in the process of manufacturing.
   
  Why register ?
 
SMEs registering with SMIDO will be entitled to the following benefits :
Duty exemption on production equipment
Reduced corporate tax at 15 %
Preferential rates of interest on borrowings from the Development Bank of Mauritius Limited for purchases of production equipment and for working capital
Freight rebate of 50% for enterprises registered in Rodrigues
Technical backup and other support services provided by SMIDO
Duty exemption on raw materials as per scheduled list
   
  How do I register ?
 
Registration is FREE of charge. Application forms are available at the Business Counseling Centre of SMIDO or can be downloaded ( SME Registration Form ).

Completed application forms along with relevant documents (listed below) should be filed with the Director of SMIDO.

Upon approval, a Certificate of Registration is issued by the Ministry of Industry and International Trade.
   
  Documents to be submitted with application form
 

Development Permit from District Council or Municipality of locality or a letter acknowledging receipt of application for a Development Permit
Proforma Invoice of proposed equipment
Location plan of enterprise
Photocopy of Identity Card of applicant
Receipt of existing equipment
Memorandum and Articles of Association in case of a company
Bakery permit in case of a bakery