List of steps
(Total number of steps: 33)
Purchase legal stamps  (1)
Obtain security clearance  (2)
Obtain name clearance  (1)
Obtain FDI registration certificate  (2)
Obtain business guest visa clearance  (4)
Obtain site layout and location maps  (1)
Sign agreement on land use  (1)
Obtain gewog administrative approval  (2)
Obtain location clearance  (2)
Register company  (3)
Obtain project approval  (5)
Obtain business license  (3)
Open bank account  (4)
Obtain tax payer number  (2)

Preview & Print

Submit payment receipt
(last modified: 6/18/2018)

Timeframe ( see details )

Wait until next step

5 mn  -  20 mn
30 days  -  90 days

Contact details

Entity in charge

Any competent authority


1. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Payment receipt

Time frame

Waiting time in queue: Max. 10mn
Attention at counter: Min. 5mn - Max. 10mn
Waiting time until next step: Min. 30 days - Max. 90 days

Legal justification

1. Regulation for the Environmental Clearance for Projects 2006
Regulation for the Environmental Clearance for Projects 2006 Annex 1

Additional information

Depending on the location, size and/or complexity of the project, some activities may take more than 12 months to get the EC. Once cleared, the competent authority will forward the EC to the Department of Industry.
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