How To Register In Lahore Chamber of Commerce

How To Register In Lahore Chamber of Commerce

The Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) was set up in 1923. It was built up to serve and speak to the interests of the business group in Lahore, Pakistan.

Classes of Membership
There are two classes of memberships in almost every Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

Corporate Class
A member of Chamber of Commerce and Industry which is either a body corporate or a multinational corporation with its head office or branch office in Pakistan or a sales tax registered concern having the annual turnover of Rs. 50 million or above.

Associate Member
A member of Chamber of Commerce and Industry which is not a body corporate or a multinational or a sales tax registered business concern having the annual turnover of Rs. 50 million or above.

Membership Procedure for Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI)

Eligibility for Membership
  • The applicant is a sole proprietorship or a partnership firm or an association of persons or a company holding national tax number and sales tax registration, if applicable, in the name of the business concern.
  •  The applicant’s business fits within the defined business scope or area of jurisdiction of District of Karachi.
  •  The application for grant of membership shall be proposed and seconded by existing members of the Karachi Chamber of Commerce and Industry; 
  • The applicant has no criminal conviction
Membership Procedure
  • The applicant shall duly fill the Membership Form, available at Lahore Chamber registration office.
  •  The Membership Form shall be proposed by one and seconded by the other existing valid members.
  • The applicant shall attach the required documents with the membership Form mentioned hereinafter.
  •  The application must accompany the required Fee Pay Order (fee mentioned hereinafter) shall be made at the cash counter of Registration Office of Lahore Chamber of Commerce.
  •  The Membership Certificate should be collected in person by the applicant or in the case of authorized representative, an authority letter must be provided in the name of the person authorized for collection of Membership Certificate on behalf of Proprietor / Partner / Director.
Documents Required 
Following is the list of documents required for Membership Registration with the 
Chamber for Proprietorship, Partnership and Private Limited Company:

1-Written application on business’ letterhead addressed to the Secretary General KCCI for grant of membership 
2- Completely filled in Membership Form and Signature / ID Card From.

3- Photocopy of C.N.I.C of the Proprietor / Partners / Directors.

4- Photocopy of Sales Tax Registration Certificate (if applicable)

5- Photocopy of National Tax Number Certificate of the Proprietor / Partners /Directors

6- Original bank certificate in the name of business applied for membership.

7- Copy of partnership deed executed on Rs.500/ stamp paper duly attested by Notary Public (Only For Partnership Business)

8- Copy of Firm Registration Certificate issued by the Registrar of Firms other than A.O.P (Only For Partnership Business)

9- Copy of Firm Registration Certificate issued by the Registrar of Firms other than A.O.P (Only For Partnership Business)

10- Copy of memorandum and articles of association of the Company.(Only For Private Limited Company)

11- Copy of Incorporation Certificate issued by Securities & Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) (Only For Private Limited Company)


Important Note
  • Overwriting or cutting in the Membership Form will not be acceptable.
  • Signature of the applicant on Membership Form should match with signature on CNIC.
Cancellation of Membership
Membership may be cancelled or disqualified, on the grounds provided under the trade organization’s memorandum and articles of association, if the member breaches any provision of the Trade Ordinance.

Renewal of Membership
The membership shall be renewable on annual basis subject to fulfilment of following conditions, namely:
  • Payment of prescribed subscription within the time stipulated in the memorandum and articles of Association, which shall not be later than 31st March every year.
  • Proof of filing return of income tax and sales tax, if applicable, for the preceding year.
Membership Fee Associate Class

Membership Form --------------------------------------------- Rs.100/-
Annual Membership -------------------------------------------- Rs.500/-
R&D ----------------------------------------------------------- Rs.300/-
Welfare Fund --------------------------------------------------- Rs.200/-
ID Card --------------------------------------------------------- Rs.100/-
Membership Group Insurance ------------------------------------ Rs.200/-
Publication Charges (One time at the time of Membership)-------- Rs.1000/-
Associate Class Total Fee ----------------------------------------- Rs.2400

Membership Fee Corporate Class

Membership Form --------------------------------------------- Rs.100/-
Annual Membership --------------------------------------------Rs.1500/-
R&D ---------------------------------------------------------- Rs.1000/-
Welfare Fund -------------------------------------------------- Rs.500/-
ID Card ------------------------------------------------------- Rs.100/-
Membership Group Insurance ----------------------------------Rs.200/-
Publication Charges (One time at the time of Membership)------Rs.3000/-
Corporate Class Total Fee -------------------------------------Rs.6400

Urgent Membership Fee

Associate Class
Normal Fee ------------------------------------------------ Rs.2400/-
Additional Fee -------------------------------------------- Rs.800/-
Chamber Membership Identity Card fee (Per Scanned Cards) -- Rs.100/-
Total ----------------------------------------------------- Rs.3300/-        

Corporate Class
Normal Fee ------------------------------------------------ Rs.6400/-
Additional Fee -------------------------------------------- Rs.250/-
Chamber Membership Identity Card fee (Per Scanned Cards) -- Rs.100/-
Total ----------------------------------------------------- Rs.9000/-   


Note
1. Last date for Submission of Annual fee is March 31st every year. Late fee amounting to Rs.300/- shall be charged after the 31st march of every year for Associate Class.

2. Last date for Submission of Annual fee is March 31stevery year. Late fee amounting to Rs.750/- shall be charged after 31st of every year for Corporate Class. 



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