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Obtain security clearance (local partner)  (2) expand_more expand_less
Purchase legal stamps (local partner)  (1) expand_more expand_less
Obtain company name clearance  (4) expand_more expand_less
Obtain FDI registration certificate  (3) expand_more expand_less
Obtain business guest visa clearance  (6) expand_more expand_less
Obtain location clearance  (4) expand_more expand_less
Register company  (3) expand_more expand_less
Obtain project approval  (3) expand_more expand_less
Obtain business license  (3) expand_more expand_less
Open bank account  (4) expand_more expand_less
Obtain tax payer number  (2) expand_more expand_less
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Request location clearance
(last modified: 22/01/2019)

Timeframe ( see details )

Wait until next step

0 mn  -  20 mn
1 day  -  1 day

Contact details

Entity in charge

Municipality, Thimphu

Gongdzin Lam , Thimphu
Tel: +975 2 336 310 / +975 2 322 757
Fax: +975 2 338 951
Website: www.thimphucity.bt

Unit in charge

Development Control Division, Thimphu Municipality

Mon: 09:00 - 01:00, 02:00 - 05:00
Tue: 09:00 - 01:00, 02:00 - 05:00
Wed: 09:00 - 01:00, 02:00 - 05:00
Thu: 09:00 - 01:00, 02:00 - 05:00
Fri: 09:00 - 01:00, 02:00 - 05:00

Person in charge

Sonam Dhendup

Building Inspector, Inspection and Monitoring Section
Tel: +975 2 325 043
Email: sdhendup1976@gmail.com

Expected results

Appointment

Requirements

1. Application form for industry license
Application form for industry license (original)
2. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Legal stamps (original)
3. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Occupancy certificate (Simple copy)
Obtain the copy of the occupancy certificate from the building owner.
4. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Consent letter from building owner (original)

Time frame

Waiting time in queue: Max.  10mn
Attention at counter: Max.   10mn
Waiting time until next step: Min.   1 day - Max.   1 day

Legal justification

1. General Guidelines for Industrial and  Commercial Ventures in Bhutan, 1997
General Guidelines for Industrial and Commercial Ventures in Bhutan, 1997
Article 4.1(iii)
2. FDI Rules and Regulations 2012 (Amended Dec 13, 2014)
FDI Rules and Regulations 2012 (Amended Dec 13, 2014) Annex I(4)

Additional information

Location clearance is required to ensure that industrial projects are located in areas designated by the local government. Certain activities do not require location clearance. Refer the list attached.
Exemption of location clearance Exemption of location clearance

Recourse: Municipality, Thimphu

Entity in charge

Municipality, Thimphu

Gongdzin Lam , Thimphu
Tel: +975 2 336 310 / +975 2 322 757
Fax: +975 2 338 951
Website: www.thimphucity.bt

Unit in charge

Development Control Division, Thimphu Municipality

Mon: 09:00 - 01:00, 02:00 - 05:00
Tue: 09:00 - 01:00, 02:00 - 05:00
Wed: 09:00 - 01:00, 02:00 - 05:00
Thu: 09:00 - 01:00, 02:00 - 05:00
Fri: 09:00 - 01:00, 02:00 - 05:00

Person in charge

Palden Khandu

Chief Development Control Officer
Tel: +975 2 337 144 / +975 17 118 448
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