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Steps (13) arrow_drop_up arrow_drop_down
Obtain security clearance  (2) expand_more expand_less
Purchase legal stamps  (1) expand_more expand_less
Obtain clearance for tour operator license  (2) expand_more expand_less
Obtain business license  (3) expand_more expand_less
Obtain office set-up/ location approval  (2) expand_more expand_less
Open current bank account  (1) expand_more expand_less
Obtain tax payer number  (2) expand_more expand_less
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Summary of the procedure

Institutions involved 5 expand_more expand_less

Any post office or local stationery shop
Tourism Council of Bhutan (x 4)
Ministry of Economic Affairs, Regional Office of Economic Affairs, Thimphu (x 3)
Any commercial bank in Bhutan
Regional Revenue and Customs Office, Thimphu (x 2)

Results 3 expand_more expand_less

Recommendation form for issuance of license for establishment of places of entertainment
Recommendation form for issuance of license for establishment of places of entertainment
Business license
Tax payer number

Required Documents expand_more expand_less

Application form for tour operator license clearance
Declaration
Lease agreement (office space)
Security clearance certificate
Citizenship ID Card (x 3)
Legal stamp (x 2)
Recommendation form for issuance of license for establishment of places of entertainment
Recommendation form for issuance of license for establishment of places of entertainment
Tour operator assessment/ monitoring form
Business license (x 3)
Consent letter from building owner(s)
Current account opening form
Current account number
Promoter's details

Estimated cost BTN  13,130

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BTN 30 -
BTN  10 per 
legal stamp
BTN 12,000
Business license fee
BTN 1,000
Registration fee
BTN 100
Booklet fee

Total Duration 6d - 14d  expand_more expand_less

  Min. Max.
Total time (sum): 6d 14d
of which:
Waiting time in queue (sum): 5mn 1h. 20mn
Attention at counter: 10mn 45mn
Waiting time until next step (sum): 6d 13d

Laws 7 expand_more expand_less

Evidence Act of Bhutan, 2005 Evidence Act of Bhutan, 2005 Section 35(c)
GENERAL GUIDELINES FOR INDUSTRIAL AND  COMMERCIAL VENTURES IN BHUTAN, 1997 General Guidelines for Industrial and Commercial Ventures in Bhutan, 1997
  articles 2.4, ii
Income Tax Act of the Kingdom of Bhutan 2001 Income Tax Act of the Kingdom of Bhutan 2001 Part II, Chapter 6, Section 14
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 Rule 1
Rules on the Income Tax Act of the Kingdom of Bhutan 2001 Rules on the Income Tax Act of the Kingdom of Bhutan 2001 Part II, Rule 3.1 (page 16)
Standard delivery service for issuance of recommendation letter for TO license Standard delivery service for issuance of recommendation letter for TO license
Tourism Rules and Regulations 2017 Tourism Rules and Regulations 2017
  articles 2.2.1, 2.13.1
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