Uzbekistan - Country Commercial Guide
Licensing Requirements for Professional Services

Includes license requirements for key professional services that are open to U.S. service providers.

Last published date: 2022-07-08

Presidential decree #6044 of August 24, 2020, abolished license requirements for a number of activities starting from January 1, 2021 (and proposed alternative regulatory mechanisms), including: 

  • Auditing services 

  • Professional activity in the securities market, activities of investment funds 

  • Production and wholesale of medical devices and supplies 

  • Design, construction, use and repair of defense systems 

Law #ZRU-701 of July 14, 2021 lists activities requiring licenses, including: 

  • Design, construction, operation and repair of main gas pipelines, oil pipelines, and oil product pipelines 

  • Medical services 

  • Development of architectural and urban planning documentation 

  • Non-state educational services 

  • Extraction, processing and sale of oil, natural gas and natural gas condensate 

  • Banking services 

  • Tourism services 

  • Design, construction, use and repair of high-risk objects and potentially dangerous productions 

  • Production of ethyl alcohol and alcoholic beverages 

  • Activity of religious educational institutions 

  • Design, construction, use and repair of bridges and tunnels 

  • Production of tobacco products