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Purchase legal stamps  (1) expand_more expand_less
Obtain security clearance  (2) expand_more expand_less
Obtain name clearance  (1) expand_more expand_less
Obtain FDI registration certificate  (2) expand_more expand_less
Obtain business guest visa clearance  (4) expand_more expand_less
Register company  (3) expand_more expand_less
Obtain letter of intent  (2) expand_more expand_less
Obtain geog administration approval/ public clearance  (2) expand_more expand_less
Obtain location map  (1) expand_more expand_less
Obtain land lease approval  (12) expand_more expand_less
Sign land lease agreement  (1) expand_more expand_less
Obtain Project Approval  (5) 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 FDI registration certificate
(last modified: 18/06/2018)

Timeframe ( see details )

Wait until next step

0 mn  -  15 mn
1 day  -  10 days

Contact details

Entity in charge

Ministry of Economic Affairs, Department of Industry

Doebum Lam , Thimphu
Tel: +975 2 325 062
Fax: +975 2 337 624
Website: www.moea.gov.bt

Unit in charge

Foreign Direct Investment Division

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
Sat: closed
Sun: closed

Person in charge

Sonam Lhamo

Industries Officer
Tel: +975 2 337 623
Email: slhamo@moea.gov.bt

Expected results

Appointment

Requirements

Individual investor Corporate investor
For all types of investors:
1. Foreign direct investment registration form
Foreign direct investment registration form (original)
2. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Legal stamp (original)
1 legal stamp on FDI registration form
3. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Name clearance (original)
4. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Letter of authority (original)
or Power of Attorney for the authorized representative of the foreign investor
For foreign corporate investor, supplement:
1. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Certificate of incorporation of the foreign investor company (an authentic copy)
or equivalent. Documents not in English, to be translated and notarised by an authorized organization in the investor's country
2. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Board of Directors'/shareholder's resolution of the foreign investing company (original)
3. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Audited accounts of foreign investing cmpany (Simple copy)
For foreign individual investor, supplement:
1. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
CV of foreign investor (an authentic copy)
Documents not in English, to be translated and notarised by an authorized organization in the investor's country
2. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Passport of all foreign investors (an authentic copy)
3. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Tax return of foreign investors (Simple copy)
record from the past three years to be submitted
For domestic investor, supplement:
1. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Company profile of domestic investor (Simple copy)
in case of individual, personal profile to be submitted
or 01 - Libre deuda de patente
CV of domestic investor (original)
2. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Proof of financial capability of domestic investor (original)
in the form of income/bank statements

Time frame

Waiting time in queue: Max. 5mn
Attention at counter: Max.  10mn
Waiting time until next step: Min.  1 day - Max.  10 days

Legal justification

1. FDI Rules and Regulations 2012 (Amended Dec 13, 2014)
FDI Rules and Regulations 2012 (Amended Dec 13, 2014)
articles 19, 20
2. Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) Policy, 2010 (Amended on July 18, 2014)
Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) Policy, 2010 (Amended on July 18, 2014)
Article 6.1

Recourse: Ministry of Economic Affairs, Department of Industry

Entity in charge

Ministry of Economic Affairs, Department of Industry

Doebum Lam , Thimphu
Tel: +975 2 325 062
Fax: +975 2 337 624
Website: www.moea.gov.bt

Unit in charge

Director General's Office, Department of Industry, Ministry of Economic Affairs

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
Sat: closed
Sun: closed

Person in charge

Dasho Phuntso Norbu

Director General
Tel: +975 2 325 323
Email: phuntsonorbu@moea.gov.bt
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