List of steps
(Total number of steps: 30)
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)
Open bank account  (4)
Obtain project approval  (2)
Obtain business license  (3)
Obtain tax payer number  (2)

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Request visa recommendation letter
(last modified: 7/13/2017)

Timeframe ( see details )

Wait until next step

5 mn  -  15 mn
0 days  -  1 day

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 Tshokey

Industries officer
Tel: +975 2 337 623
Email: stshokey@moea.gov.bt

Expected results

Appointment 01 - Appointment

Requirements

1. Business guest visa application form
Business guest visa application form (3 original )
2. Visa application form
Visa application form (3 original )
3. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Passport size photograph of proponent (3 original )
on visa application form
4. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Legal stamp (3 original )
on business guest visa application forms
5. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Trade/ Industry license (Simple copy)
(of domestic partner)
6. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Passport of foreign investor (3 simple copies)
7. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Visa request letter (original)
8. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Work plan for visiting guests (original)
9. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Consent letter from parent company (Simple copy)

Time frame

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

Legal justification

1. Immigration Rules and Regulations of Bhutan 2012
Immigration Rules and Regulations of Bhutan 2012
Article 63
2. The Immigration Act of Kingdom of Bhutan, 2007
The Immigration Act of Kingdom of Bhutan, 2007
Section 43(e)

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 Phuntsho Norbu

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