On the following list, you will find a series of key links, including Government Institutions, Ministries, Private Institutions and other important organizations that can help you further evaluate the viability of your project in Nicaragua.

Goverment Institutions

National Assembly

Central Bank of Nicaragua (BCN)

Center for Exports Procedures (CETREX)

National Free Zones Commission (CNZF)

Supreme Electoral Council (CSE)

General Comptroller of the Republic (CGR)

Supreme Court (CSJ)

General Customs Department (DGA)

General Revenue Department (DGI)

International Airports Administration Company (EAAI)

Nicaraguan Energy Institute (INE)

National Institute of Development Information (INIDE)

National Technologic Institute (INATEC)

Nicaraguan Institute of Territorial Studies (INETER)

Nicaraguan Social Security Institute (INSS)

Nicaraguan Institute of Telecommunications and Post (TELCOR)

Nicaraguan Tourism Board (INTUR)

Attorney General's Office (PGR)



Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry (MAGFOR)

Ministry of Education (MINED)

Ministry of Energy and Mines (MEM)

Ministry of Development, Industry and Trade (MIFIC)

Ministry of Governance (MIGOB)

Ministry of Treasury (MHCP)

Ministry of Family (MiFamilia)

Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MINREX)

Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure (MTI)

Ministry of the Environment and Natural Resources (MARENA)

Public Ministry

Ministry of Defense (MIDEF)

Ministry of Health (MINSA)

Ministry of Family, Community, Cooperative and Associative Economy

Ministry of Labor (MITRAB)


Private Institutions

Superior Council of Private Enterprise (COSEP)

Nicaraguan Association of the Textiles and Apparel Industry (ANITEC)

Association of Producers and Exporters of Nicaragua (APEN)

Nicaraguan Chamber of Commerce and Services (CCSN)

Chamber of Industry of Nicaragua (CADIN)

Chamber of Construction of Nicaragua (CNC)

Nicaraguan Institute of Development (INIDE)

Union of Agricultural Producers (UPANIC)

National Chamber of Tourism (CANATUR)

Nicaraguan Association of Coffee Exporters (EXCAN)

American Chamber of Commerce of Nicaragua (AMCHAM)


Other Important Links

Trámites Nicaragua (A user friendly guideline of business related procedures in Nicaragua)

Nicaraguan Embassies Abroad

Foreign Embassies in Nicaragua

Latin American Association of Services Exporters (ALES)