Trade License

Step by Step Process of acquiring Trade License for any Business Entity

The acts/legal authorities which overseen the process of obtaining the trade license in Bangladesh are

  • The Companies Act- 1994,
  • Dhaka City Corporation Ordinance – 1983,
  • Municipal Taxation Rules – 1986.
  • Municipal/City Corporation/Union Parishad.

Step 1:

Collect prescribed Application Form from the City Corporation/ Municipal Corporation/ Union Parishad’s Office.

Step 2:

Submit completed Application Form with supporting documents to the concerned section.

Step 3:

Inspection by the Licensing Supervisor regarding proof of information in the application.

Step 4:

Required fees to deposit at the concerned office.

Step 5:

Obtain Trade License form the City Corporation/ Municipal Corporation/ Union Parishad office.

Required Documents:

  1. Application Form
  2. National ID Card of the Entrepreneur/ Director/ Partner(s)
  3. Holding Tax Payment Receipt
  4. Recent Passport Size Picture of the Entrepreneur/ Director/ Partner(s)
  5. Declaration of non –Judicial stamp to abide by the rules & regulation of City Corporation & Municipal Corporation
  6. A certified copy of the Memorandum and Articles of Association (In case of Company)
  7. A copy of the certificate of incorporation (In case of Company)
  8. Agreement of Partnership (In case of Partnership Firm)
  9. Tax Identification Number (TIN) certificate
  10. A copy of the lease agreement of the registered office
  11. Work Permit from Bangladesh Investment Development Authority (Foreign Entity/Employee)
  12. Statement of Bank Solvency.

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