The Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) was established in 1923 and is currently
regulated by the Trade Organization Ordinance 2007. The main purpose of the LCCI is to serve and
protect the interests of businesses in Pakistan by proposing policies to the government. It also acts
as a liaison between businesses and the state to promote economic activity and development in
Pakistan. In order to do this, the LCCI cooperates with small and medium businesses to help them
grow in their respective domains and sectors.
LLCI strives to maintain relationships with influential business people, trade associations, chambers
of commerce both domestically and internationally, and government delegates in order to further its
objectives of business growth and development. The Chamber also believes in the power of
networking, which is why it regularly hosts events such as business expos and training sessions as
well as facilitating international trade opportunities - all in the name of helping Pakistan's economy
grow. If you're interested in joining, you can register with Lahore Chamber of Commerce and
Industry (LCCI) - an organization that offers a platform for businesses to make connections and
Classes of Membership
There are two types of memberships in most Chambers of Commerce and Industry:
This is a membership class for companies that are either based or have a branch in Pakistan. In order
to apply for this type of membership, the company must have an annual turnover of Rs. 50 million or
An associate member is an individual who is interested in the activities of the Chamber of Commerce
and Industry, but does not represent any company.
To become a member of the Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI), the applicant must
be an entity, such as a sole proprietorship, partnership firm, an association of persons, or a
company. The entity must hold a valid National Tax Number (NTN) and Sales Tax Registration (if
applicable) in the name of the business concern. In addition, the applicant's business must fall within
the defined scope or area of jurisdiction of the District of Lahore. Lastly, the application must be
proposed and seconded by existing members of the LCCI. The applicant cannot have any criminal
Procedure of Membership
To become a member of the Lahore Chamber of Commerce, please fill out the prescribed
Membership Form. The Membership Form must be proposed and seconded by two existing
members. Please attach all requisite documents and pay the requisite fee at the cash counter of the
Registration Office of Lahore Chamber of Commerce.
Please see below for the list of documents required for Membership Registration.
Documentation Required for Sole Proprietorship
Request letter by proposed member on Business letterhead to the Secretary General Lahore
Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) for grant of Registration LCCI membership.
Complete LCCI membership form proposed and seconded by at least 2 existing members.
Photocopy of Identity Card of Proposed member
Photocopy of NTN certificate of proprietorship Business.
Photocopy of STRN certificate (if applicable).
Photocopy of Electricity Bill of Business Premises
Original bank maintenance certificate in the name of Proprietorship business.
If you are interested in becoming an LCCI member, you will need to submit a request on firm
letterhead to the Secretary General of the Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry. The request
must be proposed and seconded by at least two existing members. In addition, you will need to
submit the following documentation:
- Complete LCCI membership form
- Form C
- Partnership Deed
- Photocopies of Identity Cards for all partners/proposed members
- Photocopy of NTN certificate for the Partnership Firm
- Photocopy of STRN certificate (if applicable)
- Photocopy of Electricity Bill for Business Premises
- Original bank maintenance certificate in the name of the firm
You can apply for membership to the Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) by filling out
an application form on company letterhead and submitting it to the Secretary General.
Complete the membership form and have it verified by two existing LCCI members whose
representatives are different from each other and from the proposed applicant business. Include a
copy of the Incorporation Certificate issued by SECP, the Memorandum of Association, and the
Articles of Association. Also include Form II, photocopies of the identity cards for the
directors/proposed members, NTN and STRN certificates (if applicable), and a copy of the electricity
bill for the business premises. Lastly, provide an original bank maintenance certificate in the name of
The membership will need to be renewed yearly.
The LCCI has the right to cancel a membership or disqualify a member if they breach any provision of
the Trade Organization Ordinance, 2007.
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