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Steps (37) arrow_drop_up arrow_drop_down
Obtain security clearance  (2) expand_more expand_less
Purchase legal stamps  (1) expand_more expand_less
Obtain letter of interest  (2) expand_more expand_less
Sign land lease agreement  (6) expand_more expand_less
Obtain project approval  (20) expand_more expand_less
Obtain business license  (3) 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 8 expand_more expand_less

Any post office or local stationery shop
Ministry of Economic Affairs, Department of Cottage and Small Industry (x 8)
Ministry of Economic Affairs, Department of Industry (x 4)
Ministry of Economic Affairs, Regional Office of Economic Affairs, Thimphu (x 4)
Ministry of Agriculture and Forests, Bhutan Agriculture and Food Regulatory Authority , Thimphu (x 5)
Any commercial bank in Bhutan
Regional Revenue and Customs Office, Thimphu (x 2)

Results 5 expand_more expand_less

Land lease certificate
Land lease agreement (Thromde)
Project approval (CSI)
Business license
Tax payer number

Required Documents expand_more expand_less

Cover letter for LoI (DCSI)
Business plan (x 3)
Google map
Application form for lease of state land - Form SL-1
Letter of interest (DCSI)
Business proposal
Location map
Citizenship identity card (x 4)
Legal stamp (x 2)
Bank guarantee
Legal stamps
Lease rental payment invoice
Cover letter for project approval (CSI)
Forwarding letter for location clearance
Initial environmental examination (IEE) - Industry
Forwarding letter for environmental clearance
Location map
Application form for licensing of food business
Forwarding letter for conditional food safety clearance
Project proposal for BAFRA license
Application registration number
Location clearance (dairy products)
Environmental clearance
Conditional food safety clearance
Land lease certificate
Project approval (CSI)
Business proposal
Current account opening form
Business license (x 2)
Current account number
Promoter's details

Estimated cost BTN  8,360

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BTN 40 -
BTN  10 per 
BTN 20
20/sqft
BTN 2,000
Env assessment fee
BTN 500
Application fee
BTN 500
Env assessment fee
BTN 500
Application fee
BTN 100
registration fee
BTN 1,000
Business license fee
BTN 2,000
Registration fee
BTN 100
Booklet fee
BTN 500
Business license fee
BTN 1,000
Registration fee
BTN 100
Booklet fee

Total Duration 53d - 126d  expand_more expand_less

  Min. Max.
Total time (sum): 53d 126d
of which:
Waiting time in queue (sum): 5mn 2h. 45mn
Attention at counter: 15mn 2h. 25mn
Waiting time until next step (sum): 52d 125d

Laws 14 expand_more expand_less

Environmental Assessment Act, 2000 Environmental Assessment Act, 2000 Chapter 2
Evidence Act of Bhutan, 2005 Evidence Act of Bhutan, 2005 Section 35(c)
Fee schedules to cover the cost of administering the environmental assessment act 2000 Fee schedules to cover the cost of administering the environmental assessment act 2000
  articles 5.4, 6
Food Rules and Regulations of Bhutan 2017 Food Rules and Regulations of Bhutan 2017
  articles 29, 30, 33
GENERAL GUIDELINES FOR INDUSTRIAL AND  COMMERCIAL VENTURES IN BHUTAN, 1997 General Guidelines for Industrial and Commercial Ventures in Bhutan, 1997
  articles 2.4, 4.1 (iii), 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
Land Lease Rules and Regulations 2018 Land Lease Rules and Regulations 2018 47 (3), Chapter 4
  articles 3, 55-63, 60, 61, 178-185, 188-192
Regulation for the Environmental Clearance for Projects 2006 Regulation for the Environmental Clearance for Projects 2016
  articles 18, 93
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 and Regulations for Lease of Government Reserved Forest Land & Government Land 2009 Rules and Regulations for Lease of Government Reserved Forest Land & Government Land 2009 Annexure (1), Annexure (5)
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
Standard operating procedure, Thimphu Thromde Standard operating procedure, Thimphu Thromde
  Article 7.3
The Land Act of Bhutan 2007 The Land Act of Bhutan 2007
  Article 309
Thimphu Municipal Development Control Regulation 2016 Thimphu Municipal Development Control Regulation 2016
  Article 3
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