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 business license
(last modified: 7/13/2017)

Wait until next step

0 days  -  0.5day

Expected results

Application number (SMS notification) 01 - Application number (SMS notification)
Payment notification (SMS notification) 01 - Payment notification (SMS notification)

Requirements

1. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Certificate of incorporation (Simple copy)
2. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Project approval (Simple copy)
3. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Business plan (Simple copy)
Follow the guidelines for preparation of business plan given in Annexure I of the FDI Rules and Regulations 2012. You do not have to submit the business plan unless the Project Approval does not mention certain requirements for business license. For example: investment size, no. of employees, etc.

Time frame

Waiting time until next step: Max. 0.5day

Legal justification

1. Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) Policy, 2010 (Amended on July 18, 2014)
Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) Policy, 2010 (Amended on July 18, 2014)
Article 3.7
2. Rules and Regulations for establishment and operation of industrial and commercial ventures in Bhutan, 1995
Rules and Regulations for establishment and operation of industrial and commercial ventures in Bhutan, 1995 Rules 1, 29
3. FDI Rules and Regulations 2012 (Amended Dec 13, 2014)
FDI Rules and Regulations 2012 (Amended Dec 13, 2014) Annex 1

Additional information

Choose "Company" for ownership type and provide the required information.

Recourse: Ministry of Economic Affairs, Regional Trade and Industry Office, Thimphu

Entity in charge

Ministry of Economic Affairs, Regional Trade and Industry Office, Thimphu

Changzamtok Industrial Estate , Thimphu
Tel: +975 2 325 622/+975 2 331 901

Unit in charge

Licensing Section, RTIO, Thimphu

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

Namgay Dorji

ICT Officer
Tel: +975 17 280 353
Email: namgayd@moea.gov.bt
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