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Obtain security clearance (local partner)  (2) expand_more expand_less
Purchase legal stamps (local partner)  (1) expand_more expand_less
Obtain company name clearance  (4) expand_more expand_less
Obtain FDI registration certificate  (3) expand_more expand_less
Register company  (3) expand_more expand_less
Obtain business guest visa clearance  (6) expand_more expand_less
Obtain location clearance  (4) expand_more expand_less
Obtain project approval  (3) 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 business license
(last modified: 12/06/2019)

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0 days  -  0.5day

Contact details

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

Person in charge

Pema Choden

Trade Inspector
Tel: +975 17 873 063
Email: pchoden93@yahoo.com

Expected results

Application number (SMS notification)
Payment advice (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. Business plan
Business plan (Simple copy)
You have to submit the business plan if the Project Approval does not mention the investment size, number of employees, and other requirements for business license.

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)
articles 21(ii)a, c See also Annex 1 for the guidelines to prepare business plan

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

Regional Director's Office, 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

Person in charge

Dhurba Giri

Offtg. Regional Director
Tel: +975 02 323 334
Email: dgiri@moea.gov.bt
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