About the Ministry of Commerce, Industry, Labour & Immigration (MCILI)

The Ministry of Commerce, Industry, Labour and Immigration (MCILI) is one of the government ministries under the Democratic Coalition Government for Advancement (DCGA).  Its key functions include Commerce, Industry, Labour, Immigration, Consumer Affairs and Price Control, Foreign Investment, trade development and business registration all deliver services that are essential for the economic development and national security of Solomon Islands.

Functions of the Ministry:

- Executive Leadership- Private sector growth and development
- Corporate Services- Business Development
- Policy and Planning- Fair competition
- Immigration- Cooperatives Development
- Labour and employment services- Industrial Development
- Industrial relations- Trade testing and certification
- Foreign Investment- Trade disputes Resolution
- Business Registration- Consumer Affairs and Price Control
- MSME Development- Marketing and Export Promotion

Minister of Commerce, Industry, Labour & Immigration

Hon. Harry Kuma

Welcome to The Ministry of Commerce, Industry, Labour and Immigration (MCILI).


The MCILI is no doubt a key government ministry.  The services it seeks to provide are vital to the growth of our economy, for increasing indigenous participation in commerce and business, for encouraging foreign investment, for protecting our borders, for protecting consumer affairs, for ensuring fair trade and competition, and for ensuring market access for Solomon Islands products

Our Services

Ministry Services include:

  • Foreign investment online application
  • Foreign Investment Division provides aftercare services to foreign investors
  • Registration of businesses, companies, secure transactions, and charitable trusts can be done at the Company Haus and online
  • Attend to complaints relating to increase in prices of controlled goods in shops
  • Secure export markets for products from Solomon Islands
  • Deal with trade disputes
  • Decide and approve SME applications for the Subvention Grant
  • Facilitate applications for the SME Guarantee Scheme
  • Deal with grievances such as unfair dismissal, redundancy and minor disputes
  • Deal with complaints on accidents and occupational diseases

Essential Services

  • Issuance of passports to Solomon Islanders
  • Issuance of long term visas to foreigners
  • Airport and seaport clearances
  • Issue work permits to foreign workers
  • Apprentice program – sponsor SINU students to undertake skills development programs

Divisions and Departments



Immigration (+677) 25907, 22179
Labour (+677) 22856, 25081
Industrial Development (+677) 28104
Business & Cooperatives (+677) 22856, 25081
Foreign Investment (+677) 22856, 25081
Marketing & Export Promotion
Consumer Affairs & Price Control (+677) 22856, 25081
Company Haus (+677) 22856, 25081, 26812
Trade Disputes Panel (+677) 23500
Corporate Services (+677) 25083

Documents and Links

Express Directory

Here you will find the direct contact details for relevant staff at The Ministry of Commerce, Industry, Labour and Immigration. Please feel free to get in touch should you have any queries you wish to discuss.

Main Office (+677) 22856, 25081, 25082, 25083, 20323
Minister (+677) 21081
Permanent Secretary (+677) 22317
Undersecretary (+677) 22808
Administration (+677) 20323
Human Resource Manager (+677) 23699
Assistant Admin (+677) 20323
Receptionist (+677) 20323
Driver (+677) 20323
Senior Admin (+677) 20323
Financial Controller (+677) 23699
Senior Accountant (+677) 20323


If you’re in the Solomon Islands and wish to visit us, our office location is provided below for your convenience. We look forward to welcoming you.

Physical Adrress
Ministry of Commerce, Industry, Labour and Immigration

P.O Box G26


Solomon Islands



(+677) 22856

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