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S.N. License Agency
1 Allotment of Land in the Export Processing Zone
Purpose Providing service for the Allotment of Land in the Export Processing Zones areas for the investors.
Bangladesh Export Processing Zone Authority (BEPZA)
2 Registration of BSCIC
Purpose
Bangladesh Small and Cottage Industries Corporation(BSCIC)
3 Import Registration Certificate (Industrial)
Purpose Providing Import Registration Certificate for Industrial Establishment in Bangladesh.
Bangladesh Small and Cottage Industries Corporation(BSCIC)
4 Allotment of Land in the Industrial Estate
Purpose Allotment of Land in the Industrial Estate of Bangladesh.
Bangladesh Small and Cottage Industries Corporation(BSCIC)
5 Quality Certification Mark/Grand License
Purpose Providing Quality Certification Mark/Grand License to traders in Bangladesh.
Bangladesh Standard and Testing Institution (BSTI)
6 Bonded Warehouse License
Purpose
Customs Bond Commissionerate (CBC)
7 Explosives Licenses
Purpose
Department of Explosives
8 Import Registration Certificate (IRC)
Purpose Providing licenses for import.
Office of the Chief Controller of Imports & Exports (CCI&E)
9 Export Registration Certificate (ERC)
Purpose Providing export license.
Office of the Chief Controller of Imports & Exports (CCI&E)
10 Indenting Registration Certificate (IRC)
Purpose Providing indenting registration in Bangladesh.
Office of the Chief Controller of Imports & Exports (CCI&E)
11 Approval of Factory Plan
Purpose Providing approval of Factory Plan.
Office of the Chief Inspector of Factories and Establishment (CIFE)
12 Certificate of Registration of Factories and Establishment
Purpose Providing Certificate of Registration of Factories and Establishment in Bangladesh.
Office of the Chief Inspector of Factories and Establishment (CIFE)
13 Registration Certificate from Inspector of Boiler and renewal
Purpose Providing Registration Certificate from Inspector of Boiler and renewal in Bangladesh.
Office of the Chief Inspector of Boiler (CIOB)
14 Trade License for a Commercial Firm
Purpose
All City Corporations,Municipilities & Union Parisads
15 Trade License for a Manufacturing Firm
Purpose Providing trade license for a Manufacturing Firm in Bangladesh.
All City Corporations,Municipilities & Union Parisads
16 Renewal Process for a Trade License
Purpose Providing rules for Renewal Process for a Trade License.
All City Corporations,Municipilities & Union Parisads
17 Registration Certificate of Designs
Purpose Providing Registration Certificate of Designs.
Department of Patent, Design and Trade Marks [DPD&T]
18 Registration Certificate of Patent
Purpose Providing Registration Certificate of Patent in Bangladesh.
Department of Patent, Design and Trade Marks [DPD&T]
19 Trade Marks Registration
Purpose Providing Trade Marks Registration in Bangladesh.
Department of Patents, Designs & Trademarks (DPDT)
20 Environmental Clearance Certificate
Purpose Providing Environmental Clearance Certificate in Bangladesh.
Department of Environment (DOE)
21 Duty Drawback
Purpose
Duty Exemption and Drawback Office (DEDO)
22 Enrollment and Renewal of RMG Units
Purpose Providing rules for Enrollment and Renewal of RMG Units in Bangladesh.
Export Promotion Bureau (EPB)
23 Allocation of Quota and its Administration
Purpose
Export Promotion Bureau (EPB)
24 Certificate of Origin (CO)
Purpose
Export Promotion Bureau (EPB)
25 Issuance of Textile Visa
Purpose
Export Promotion Bureau (EPB)
26 Fire License
Purpose
Fire Service and Civil Defence (FS&CD)
27 Tax Holiday Certificate
Purpose
National Board of Revenue (NBR)
28 Tax Identification Number (TIN)
Purpose
National Board of Revenue (NBR)
29 VAT Registration
Purpose
National Board of Revenue (NBR)
30 Certificate of Incorporation
Purpose
Register of Joint Stock Companies and Firms
31 Acid License
Purpose
Deputy Commissioner (DC) of all Districts
32 Construction Certificate
Purpose
RAJUK
33 Work Permit to Expatriate Personnel Working In EPZ Enterprises
Purpose Providing Work Permit to Expatriate Personnel Working In EPZ Enterprises in Bangladesh.
Bangladesh Export Processing Zone Authority (BEPZA)
34 Registration of Local Investment Projects
Purpose
Board of Investment (BOI)
35 Registration of Foreign Investment /Joint Venture
Purpose
Board of Investment (BOI)
36 Importation of Machineries
Purpose
Board of Investment (BOI)
37 First Ad-hoc IRC
Purpose
Board of Investment (BOI)
38 Import Registration Certificate (Industrial, Regular)
Purpose
Board of Investment (BOI)
39 The Bonded Warehouse License
Purpose
Board of Investment (BOI)
40 Registration of Technology Transfer Fee Agreement
Purpose
Board of Investment (BOI)
41 allotment of plot and/or acquisition of land in public owned industrial areas
Purpose BOI recommends industrial plot allotment in all Divisional Headquarters: e.g. RAJUK in Dhaka, CDA in Chittagong, KDA in Khulna etc. and also in all Goverment owned industrial estates other than those of EPZs and BSCIC I/E. BOI also makes recommendations for acquisition of land to the concerned Deputy Commissioner of a district if deemed necessary.
Board of Investment (BOI)
42 Approval of Foreign Borrowing Agreement
Purpose
Board of Investment (BOI)
43 Work Permit for Foreign Nationals in the Private Sector
Purpose Work permit for foreign nationals is a pre-requisite for employment in Bangladesh. Private sector industrial enterprises desiring to employ foreign nationals are required to apply in advance in the prescribed form of BOI. For expatriate employment the guidelines are as described.
Board of Investment (BOI)
44 Remittance of Technology Transfer Fees including Royalty/Technical Know-how fee
Purpose
Board of Investment (BOI)
45 GSP
Purpose
Export Promotion Bureau (EPB)
46 Health and Hygienic condition of factory premise
Purpose
Bangladesh Standard and Testing Institution (BSTI)
47 Check Laboratory facilities and collect sample product randomly to test
Purpose
Bangladesh Standard and Testing Institution (BSTI)
48 Md. Atikur Rahman
Purpose testing re vai
Agriculture Information Service (AIS)