List of steps
(Total number of steps: 15)
Purchase Legal Stamps  (1)
Obtain security clearance  (2)
Sign MoU on office lease  (1)
Obtain location clearance  (4)
Obtain Project Approval  (2)
Obtain business license  (3)
Obtain tax payer number  (2)

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Summary of the procedure
 

Where to go? (5)

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 building owner/ institution
4
Any building owner/ institution
City Corporation, Thimphu (x 4)
5 6 7 8
City Corporation, Thimphu
Ministry of Economic Affairs, Department of Cottage and Small Industry (x 2)
9 10
Ministry of Economic Affairs, Department of Cottage and Small Industry
Ministry of Economic Affairs, Regional Trade and Industry Office (x 3)
11 12 13
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
10
Project approval
Business license
13
Business license
Tax payer number
15
Tax payer number

Required documents 

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

Legal stamp (cnsi) (x 2)
4 5
Legal stamp (cnsi)
Application form for industry license (x 2)
5 11
Application form for industry license
Concern letter from building owners
5
Concern letter from building owners
Occupancy certificate
5
Occupancy certificate
Location clearance
9
Location clearance
Security clearance certificate
9
Security clearance certificate
Business plan (x 2)
9 11
Business plan
Citizenship identity card of domestic investor (x 2)
9 14
Citizenship identity card of domestic investor
Legal stamp (cs)
11
Legal stamp (cs)
Project approval
11
Project approval
Application letter for license
11
Application letter for license
Revenue receipt
13
Revenue receipt
Business license
14
Business license
Promoter's details
14
Promoter's details

How much?

Cost of the procedure  BTN  1,140

Cost detail

Estimate your cost

BTN 40
4 legal stamps for BTN 10
BTN 1,000
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): 9 d 23 d
of which:
Waiting time in queue (sum): 0mn 1h. 55mn
Attention at counter: 10mn 1h. 20mn
Waiting time until next step (sum): 9 d 23 d

Legal justification?

The regulations which justify the procedure and its content
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 Rules 1, 29
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 Tenancy Act of the Kingdom of Bhutan 2004 The Tenancy Act of the Kingdom of Bhutan 2004
  Section tion 6.1
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