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Summary of the procedure
 

Where to go? (8)

You will have to go to the following agencies. The number indicates how many interactions are required with each entity.
Any post office or local stationary shop
1
Any post office or local stationary shop
Any Concerned Geog Administration Office (x 2)
4 5
Any Concerned Geog Administration Office
Any relevant agency (x 3)
6 7 16
Any relevant agency
Ministry of Economic Affairs, Department of Industry (x 3)
8 17 18
Ministry of Economic Affairs, Department of Industry
Any competent authority (x 2)
9 11
Any competent authority
Revenue section of the competent authority
10
Revenue section of the competent authority
District Administration, Thimphu (x 4)
District Administration, Thimphu
Ministry of Economic Affairs, Regional Trade and Industry Office (x 3)
19 20 21
Ministry of Economic Affairs, Regional Trade and Industry Office

What you will get (3)

The objective of the procedure is to obtain those documents.
Project approval
18
Project approval
Business license
21
Business license
Tax payer number
23
Tax payer number

Required documents 

The documents with green band will be provided to you during the procedure.

Application form to lease GRF land for business activity - DA-1
4
Application form to lease GRF land for business activity - DA-1
Business plan (x 5)
4 6 8 12 19
Business plan
Covering letter
6
Covering letter
Location clearance
8
Location clearance
Security clearance certificate
8
Security clearance certificate
Citizenship identity card of domestic investor (x 2)
8 22
Citizenship identity card of domestic investor
Initial environmental examination (IEE) - Industry
9
Initial environmental examination (IEE) - Industry
Environmental clearance payment notification
10
Environmental clearance payment notification
Payment receipt
11
Payment receipt
Application form to lease GRF land for business activity - Form IE-1
12
Application form to lease GRF land for business activity - Form IE-1
Preliminary assessment report to lease GRF land for business activity - form DA-2
12
Preliminary assessment report to lease GRF land for business activity - form DA-2
Preliminary assessment report to lease GRF land for business activity - form DA-3
12
Preliminary assessment report to lease GRF land for business activity - form DA-3
Letter of intent from relevant agency
12
Letter of intent from relevant agency
Location map
12
Location map
Legal stamp (gl) (x 2)
16 19
Legal stamp (gl)
Land lease agreement
17
Land lease agreement
Application form for industry license
19
Application form for industry license
Project approval (sol)
19
Project approval (sol)
Application letter for license
19
Application letter for license
Revenue receipt
21
Revenue receipt
Business license
22
Business license
Promoter's details
22
Promoter's details

How much?

Cost of the procedure  BTN  54,630

Cost detail

Estimate your cost

BTN 30
3 legal stamps for BTN 10 each
BTN 50,000
Environmental Clearance fee
BTN 500
Environmental clearance application fee
BTN 4,000
Business license fee
BTN 100
Booklet fee

How long ?

The estimated total time is calculated by adding the time spent: 1) waiting in queue, 2) at the counter and 3) between steps.
  Min. Max.
Total time (sum): 57 d 99 d
of which:
Waiting time in queue (sum): 0mn 2h. 30mn
Attention at counter: 40mn 3h. 20mn
Waiting time until next step (sum): 57 d 99 d

Legal justification?

The regulations which justify the procedure and its content
Environmental Assessment Act, 2000 Environmental Assessment Act, 2000
  Section  35.3 and 63
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, 5.4
Income Tax Act of the Kingdom of Bhutan 2001 Income Tax Act of the Kingdom of Bhutan 2001 Part II, Chapter 6, Section 14
Public Finance Act of Bhutan 2007 Public Finance Act of Bhutan 2007
  articles 171, 172
Regulation for the Environmental Clearance for Projects 2001 Regulation for the Environmental Clearance for Projects 2001
  Article 31
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
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 Annex C- 9, 11(a)
Rules on the Income Tax Act of the Kingdom of Bhutan 2001 Rules on the Income Tax Act of the Kingdom of Bhutan 2001
  articles II, Rule 3
The Land Act of Bhutan 2007 The Land Act of Bhutan 2007
  Sections 184-188, 306 ,  articles 309, 310
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