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)
Open bank account  (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)
Obtain tax payer number  (2)

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Obtain name clearance
(last modified: 10/26/2017)

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

Company Registry 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

Karma Yeshey

Registrar of Companies
Tel: +975 2 325 637
Email: kyeshey@moea.gov.bt

Expected results

Name clearance 01 - Name clearance

Requirements

1. Name clearance form
Name clearance form (2 original )
2. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Legal stamp (original)
1 legal stamp on name clearance form
3. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Passport of all foreign investors (an authentic copy)
For joint venture company, supplement:
1. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Security clearance certificate (original)
2. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Citizenship identity card of investor (Simple copy)

Time frame

Waiting time in queue: Max. 5mn
Attention at counter: Max. 15mn

Legal justification

1. FDI Rules and Regulations 2012 (Amended Dec 13, 2014)
FDI Rules and Regulations 2012 (Amended Dec 13, 2014) Schedule VI
2. Companies Act of Bhutan 2016
Companies Act of Bhutan 2016 Chapter 5, Sections 38-43

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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