Available online services

Bangladesh Power Development Board (BPDB)

The investor needs to log in to Bangladesh Investment Development Authority (BIDA) One Stop Service portal. After login, an Investor opens the Bangladesh Power Development Board (DBDB) New Connection from under Business License Menu. Fill up the all information and attached the related document then need to click the payment option. After clicking the payment option through Application Programming Interface (API) OSS system connects to the DPDB system. If payment calculation OK then the system gives the option for payment. When click the Payment option views the payment gateway. The investor pays the fee and completes the payment application submit through Application Programming Interface (API) at the BPDB system. BPDB authority can view the application and complete the process and approve it. After approval from the concerned officer, the new connection will show at BIDA, OSS system. An investor can download the Approval copy.

BIDA Registration

All Bangladesh industrial enterprise is required to be registered with Bangladesh Investment Development Authority (BIDA). 

Fees:
Fixed amount based on the invested capital for BIDA registration fees should be submitted using online payment gateway (Credit Card : Visa/Master Card), Mobile Banking (Bkash), Counter payment for Sonali Bank after approved the application.

For (1-100,000,000) BDT - 5000 BDT
For (100,000,001-250,000,000) BDT - 10,000 BDT
For (250,000,001-500,000,000) BDT - 25,000 BDT
For (500,000,001-1,000,000,000) BDT - 50,000 BDT
For (1,000,000,001-1,000,000,000,000,000) BDT - 100,000 BDT

Process for registration with BIDA
The investor is required to apply online from BIDA One Stop Service (OSS) Portal. Also, attached the relevant documents. The list of required documents is provided below.

For local investment project:
1. Attachment of Company's Comments as per BIDA Requirement
2. Others necessary documents (please attach if any)
3. According to the industrial policy, 2016 NOC from concern Ministry/Directorate/ Department for the controlled sector to be submitted
4. Project profile if project cost is 100 million above
5. List of Directors with Nationality & Address
6. Land Purchase/Rental deed agreement of Project.
7. Up to date TIN Certificate
8. Trade License
9. Memorandum and Article of Association
10. Certificate of Incorporation

For foreign investment/ joint venture project:
1. Attachment of Company's Comments as per BIDA Requirement
2. According to the industrial policy, 2016 NOC from concern Ministry/Directorate/ Department for the controlled sector to be submitted
3. Encashment certificate
4. List of Machineries Local & Imported to be submitted in official pad of the company
5. Project profile if project cost is 100 million above
6. List of Directors with Nationality & Address
7. Land Purchase/Rental deed agreement of Project.
8. Up to date TIN Certificate
9. Trade Licence
10. Memorandum & article of Association
11. Certificate of Incorporation
12. Others necessary documents (please attach if any)

It is very easy to apply for BIDA Registration Amendment from OSS. Information required to apply as like below-
Fees:
BIDA registration Amendment fees are 1000 (One Thousand) BDT should be submitted using an online payment gateway (Credit Card: Visa/Master Card), Mobile Banking (Bkash), Counter payment for Sonali Bank after approved the application.
Process for registration with BIDA
The investor is required to apply online from BIDA One-Stop Service (OSS) Portal. Also, attached are the relevant documents. The list of required documents is provided below.

Required attachments
1. Copy of Board Resolution amendment related documents
2. Certificate of Incorporation
3. Memorandum & article of Association
4. Trade Licence
5. Up to date TIN Certificate
6. Land Purchase/Rental deed agreement of Project.
7. List of Directors with Nationality & Address
8. Encashment certificate
9. List of Machineries Local & Imported to be submitted in the official pad of the company
10. Project profile if project cost is 100 million above
11. According to the industrial policy, 2016 NOC from concern Ministry/Directorate/ Department for the controlled sector to be submitted
12. Other necessary documents (please attach if any)
13. Attachment of Company's Comments as per BIDA Requirement
14. Previous all BIDA Registration Amendment Certificate

Chattorgam Development Authority (CDA)

Large and Special Project Permit is the first step of the Large and Special project permit-related service of Chattogram Development Authority (CDA). The CDA is the sole authority to issue the Large and Special Project Permit under the CDA area. The One-Stop Service (OSS) system facilitates you to get the Large and Special Project Permit directly from the CDA system.
How to get the Large and Special Project Permit of CDA from OSS in the shortest time
Step 1:
1. log in to OSS Portal & fill up Large and Special Project Permit applications form carefully.
2. Attached are all necessary documents
3. Submit an application for Payment confirmation.
Note: When you submit the application the CDA system will confirm you the necessary fees.
Step 2:
Submit necessary payment through online payment gateway:
1. After confirmation from CDA you will get the payment option. Please click on the payment option & choose your payment channel.
Note: For processing the request, you will have to pay the required fees through OSS online payment gateway. You can choose the various cards, mobile financial services, or direct counter payment. Once the payment is completed, the application will be submitted to CDA.
Step 3:
Application Notification
After successful application submission, you will get the Electronic Large and Special Project Permit Number on your Mobile Number, Email & OSS system. Further, you will get the application processing status when CDA will work.
Step 4:
Large and Special Project Permit Certificate
After approval from CDA, you will get the Draft Large and Special Project Permit Certificate on the OSS system. To collect the final approval, copy please contact to Service Delivery Counter (SDC). Chattogram Development Authority (CDA), CDA building, Court Road, Kotowali Circle, Chittagong-4000, Bangladesh. Mobile No. +8801819336870

NB: If you are facing any difficulties, you can communicate with us through email ossbida@bidaquickserv.org & Call centre +8809678771353.

The Land Use Clearance (LUC) is the first step of Land related service of Chattogram Development Authority (CDA). The CDA is the sole authority to issue the Land Use Clearance under CDA area. The One Stop Service (OSS) system facilitates you to get the LUC directly from the CDA system.

How to get the Land Use Clearance (LUC) of CDA from OSS in the shortest time

Step 1:

  1. Login to OSS Portal & fill up LUC application from carefully.
  2. Attached all necessary documents
  3. Submit application for Payment confirmation.

Note: When you submit the application the CDA system will confirm you the necessary fees.

Step 2:

Submit necessary payment through online payment gateway:

  1. After confirmation from CDA you will get the payment option. Please click to payment option & choose your payment channel.

Note: For processing the request, you will have to pay the required fees through OSS online payment gateway. You can choose various card, mobile financial services or direct counter payment. Once the payment is completed, the application will be submitted to CDA.

Step 3:

Application Notification

After successful application submission you will get the Electronic LUC Number on you Mobile Number, Email & OSS system. Further you will get the application processing status when CDA will work.

Step 4:

Land Use Clearance (LUC) Certificate

After approval from CDA you will get the Draft Land Use Clearance (LUC) Certificate on OSS system. To collect the final approval copy please contact to Service Delivery Counter (SDC). Chattogram Development Authority (CDA), CDA building, Court Road, Kotowali Circle, Chittagong-4000, Bangladesh. Mobile No. +8801819336870


NB: If you are facing any difficulties, you can communicate with us through email ossbida@bidaquickserv.org & Call centre +8809678771353.

Building construction case is the first step of this service of Chattogram Development Authority (CDA). The One-Stop Service (OSS) system facilitates you to get the Building construction case directly from the CDA system.
How to get the Building construction case of CDA from OSS in the shortest time
Step 1:
4. log in to OSS Portal & fill up the Building construction case application form carefully.
5. Attached are all necessary documents
6. Submit an application for Payment confirmation.
Note: When you submit the application the CDA system will confirm you the necessary fees.
Step 2:
Submit necessary payment through online payment gateway:
2. After confirmation from CDA you will get the payment option. Please click on the payment option & choose your payment channel.
Note: For processing the request, you will have to pay the required fees through OSS online payment gateway. You can choose the various cards, mobile financial services or direct counter payment. Once the payment is completed, the application will be submitted to CDA.
Step 3:
Application Notification
After successful application submission, you will get the Electronic Building construction case Number on your Mobile Number, Email & OSS system. Further, you will get the application processing status when CDA will work.
Step 4:
Building construction case Certificate
After approval from CDA, you will get the Draft Building construction case Certificate on the OSS system. To collect the final approved copy please contact to Service Delivery Counter (SDC). Chattogram Development Authority (CDA), CDA building, Court Road, Kotowali Circle, Chittagong-4000, Bangladesh. Mobile No. +8801819336870

NB: If you are facing any difficulties, you can communicate with us through email ossbida@bidaquickserv.org & Call center +8809678771353.

Chief Controller of Imports & Exports (CCI&E)

The investor needs to log in to Bangladesh Investment Development Authority (BIDA) One Stop Service portal. After login, an Investor opens the Chief Controller of Imports & Exports (CCI&E) Industrial IRC (First Ad hoc) Form under Business License Menu. Fill up the all information and attached the related document then need to click the payment option.
After clicking the payment option through Application Programming Interface (API) OSS system connects to the CCI&E system. If payment calculation OK then the system gives the option for payment. When click the Payment option views the payment gateway. The investor pays the fee and completes the payment application submit through Application Programming Interface (API) at the CCI&E system. CCI&E authority can view the application and complete the process and approve it.
Required Attachments-
1. List of raw material with HS Code
2. Registration Certificate for Industrial Project issued by the sponsoring authority (In the case of Ad hoc IRC)
3. T.R Challan of Registration Fees & VAT (According to VAT code of concerned regional Office)
4. Up to date Trade License of Factory
5. E-TIN/Income Tax Certificate
6. Up to date Membership Certificate of concerned Trade Association/ Recognized Chamber
7. Bank Solvency Certificate from Nominated Bank/ NOC from both the bank in case of changing nominated bank
8. Up to date Fire License of Factory
9. Environment Clearance (If applicable)
10. National Identity Card /Birth Certificate/ Passport of Applicant
11. L C statements with Proven record of using 70% recommended import entitlement certified by Bank
12. Recommendation of relevant sponsoring authority

Company Registration (RJSC)

The One Stop Service (OSS) system facilitates you to getting the Private Limited Company Registration within the shortest time.

The Registrar of Joint Stock Companies and Firms (RJSC) is the authority to register Private Limited Company, Public Limited Company, Foreign Company, Trade Organization, Society & Partnership Firm in Bangladesh

The Company Registration is the second step to register an entity to RJSC in Bangladesh. An entrepreneur of a new entity (already who has a Name Clearance) applying for registration needs to prepare Memorandum of Association (MOA) & Articles of Association (AOA). You have to login the OSS portal & follow the steps:

How to get company registration from OSS in the shortest time

Step 1:

  1. Prepare a Memorandum of Association (MOA) for your organization.
  2. Prepare Articles of Association (AOA) for your organization.

Note: You have to write the above clauses while entering the OSS portal. The shorter the text, the better.

Step 2:

Collect your all director’s information as below:

  1. Director Name, 2. Father’s Name, 3. Mother’s Name, 4. Address: Present & Permanent, 5. Date of Birth, 6. E-mail address, 7. Mobile & Phone Number, 8. Taxpayer Identification Number (TIN), 9. NID/Passport No., 10. Nationality, 11. Scan Signature & 12. Picture.

Note: You have to write the above director’s information when you fill-up the Company Registration Application in OSS. All the above information must be valid.

Step 3:

If you are a Joint Venture (JV) Company, you have to collect the Encashment Certificate for your foreign Director from the Bank. The encashment amount must be equal on the share price.

Note: You have to submit the Encashment Certificate through OSS when you fill-up the Company Registration application in OSS. After successfully submitting, you have to submit the Original Copy of Encashment Certificate to RJSC. After receiving the encashment certificate, your application will be processed.

Step 4:

For processing the request, you will have to pay the required fees through OSS online payment gateway. You can choose various card, mobile financial services or direct counter payment. Once the payment is completed, the application will be submitted to RJSC.

Step 5:

Your application will be submitted through OSS & all correspondence will be received through OSS. After successful submission, you can view the current status of the application. Once RJSC approves the application, the digitally signed documents (Certificate of Incorporation, Memorandum of Association, Articles of Association & List of Directors) will be available in OSS. 

NB: If you are facing any difficulties, you can communicate with us through email ossbida@bidaquickserv.org & Call centre +8809678771353.

The Name Clearance is the first step of a Company Registration in Bangladesh. The Registrar of Joint Stock Companies and Firms (RJSC) is the sole authority to issue the Name Clearance Certificate for starting a Limited Company. The One Stop Service (OSS) system facilitates you to get the Name Clearance directly from the RJSC system.

How to get the Name Clearance within an hour

Step 1:

Just specify the name that you want to create a Company in Bangladesh.

Note: To select the name of your company you have to follow the instructions -

  • The name cannot be the same as an existing entity name. It should not be similar to the written, listening or pronunciation of an existing company.
  • The name should not be similar to an existing International Company, Organization or Social and Cultural Organization.
  • The name should not be similar to any existing social organization, business organization, cultural organization, sports organization or entertainment which continues for a long time in the country.
  • The name should not be similar to any registered institute which has been registered by another government organization.
  • Criticism word or slang word cannot be used as an entity name.
  • Promoters personally attain to RJSC with organizing committee regulation for registration of a previously established (established before 10 years) Social Organization.
  • A name which is creating national, religious and cultural conflict should not take.
  • Simply Name Clearance Certificate is not the final decision of the Registration.
  • Cultural, Social & Sporting Organization’s need prior permission from the ministry for registration.
  • Any existing political party’s slogan or their program or name can’t be used as an entity name.
  • RJSC can change providing a name if anybody disobeys any Name Clearance terms and conditions.
  • Prior permission should be taken from Govt. and particular family in case of using the entity name of a nationally famous person or family.
  • For registering an entity name related to freedom fighter must be taken prior to permission from Freedom Fighter Ministry.
  • The name should not be similar to Govt. development organization or development program.

Step 2:

Fill-up your company’s basic information (proposed Name, Address, Information of CEO/Managing Director etc.) in the OSS portal and then select the Name Clearance services. Before submission, you have to check the availability of the proposed name through a search option. If the proposed company name is available, then you can apply. For processing of request, you have to pay the fee through OSS online payment gateway. You can choose various card, mobile financial services or direct counter payment. Once the payment is completed, the application will be submitted to RJSC. The RJSC system will confirm the payment instantly & your Name Clearance certificate will be generated. The Certificate will be available in the OSS portal. 

Step 3:

The  Name Clearance validity is only one month. If you receive a Name Clearance from RJSC, you will have to submit your company registration application within a month of such receipt . If you fail to submit the registration within the timeline, the Name Clearance will be invalid.

NB: If you are facing any difficulties, you can communicate with us through email ossbida@bidaquickserv.org & Call centre +8809678771353.

The One Stop Service (OSS) system facilitates Investor to getting the Foreign Company Registration within the shortest time.


The Registrar of Joint Stock Companies and Firms (RJSC) is the authority to register Private Limited Company, Public Limited Company, Foreign Company, Trade Organization, Society & Partnership Firm in Bangladesh
The Foreign Company at first need to take office permission from BIDA through OSS the second step to company registration from RJSC in Bangladesh. Investor have to login the OSS portal & follow the steps:


How to get foreign company registration from OSS in the shortest time
Step 1:
Prepare a Memorandum of Association (MOA) for your organization.
Prepare Articles of Association (AOA) for your organization.
Note: You have to write the above clauses while entering the OSS portal. The shorter the text, the better.
Step 2:
Collect your all director’s information as below:
Director Name, 2. Father’s Name, 3. Mother’s Name, 4. Address: Present & Permanent, 5. Date of Birth, 6. E-mail address, 7. Mobile & Phone Number, 8. Taxpayer Identification Number (TIN), 9. NID/Passport No., 10. Nationality, 11. Scan Signature & 12. Picture.
Note: You have to write the above director’s information when you fill-up the Company Registration Application in OSS. All the above information must be valid.
Step 3:
Foreign company registration needs to collect the Encashment Certificate for your foreign Director from the Bank. The encashment amount must be equal on the share price.
Note: You have to submit the Encashment Certificate through OSS when you fill-up the Foreign Company Registration application in OSS. After successfully submitting, you have to submit the Original Copy of Encashment Certificate to RJSC. After receiving the encashment certificate, your application will be processed.
Step 4:
For processing the request, you will have to pay the required fees through OSS online payment gateway. You can choose various card, mobile financial services or direct counter payment. Once the payment is completed, the application will be submitted to RJSC.

Step 5:
Your application will be submitted through OSS & all correspondence will be received through OSS. After successful submission, you can view the current status of the application. Once RJSC approves the application, the digitally signed documents (Certificate of Incorporation, Memorandum of Association, Articles of Association & List of Directors) will be available in OSS.
Required attachments
1. Audited Accounts of last financial year of the principal company.
2. Company's board of directors’ resolution regarding opening of office in Bangladesh.
3. Proposed organogram of the office showing the posts to be occupied by both expatriates and local personnel.
4. Details of activities of the principal company and Details of the activities to be performed through the proposed branch office in Bangladesh.
5. Name and Nationality of the Directors/Promoters of the Principal Company.
6. Memorandum and Articles of Association of the Principal Company
7. Certificate of Incorporation
8. Attachment of Company's Comments as per BIDA Requirement
9. Office permission Approval Copy


NB: If you are facing any difficulties, you can communicate with us through email ossbida@bidaquickserv.org & Call center +8809678771353.

Department of Environment (DoE)

Department of Environment, Ministry of Environment and Forests.

It is mandatory to obtain Environmental Clearance for each and every type of industry and project as per Bangladesh Environment Conservation Act, 1995 (Amended 2010). For the purpose of issuance of Environmental Clearance Certificate, the industrial units and projects shall, in consideration of their site and impact on the environment, be classified into the following four categories:

  • Green
  • Orange-A
  • Orange-B
  • Red

 

Industries and projects included in the various categories as specified in rule 7(2) of ECR, 1997 have been described in Schedule-1 (Environment Conservation Rules, 1997). Environmental Clearance for Green category industries and projects is provided through comparatively simple procedure. In case of Orange-A, Orange-B and Red Category industries and projects, Site Clearance is mandatory at the beginning, then EIA approval and finally Environmental Clearance is issued. The Environment Clearance is to be renewed after three (03) years for Green category and one (01) year for Orange-A, Orange-B and Red category industries respectively.

 

Environmental Clearance Certificate’s shall be issued to all existing industrial units and projects and to all proposed industrial units and projects falling in the Green Category. For industrial units and projects falling in the Orange-A, Orange-B, first a Site Clearance Certificate and thereafter an Environmental Clearance Certificate shall be issued. In case of Red category industries, firstly a Location Clearance Certificate, then Environment Impact Assessment (EIA) approval and thereafter an Environmental Clearance Certificate shall be issued.

 

Documents Required for Different Categories of Industrial Units or Projects:

  • Green
  1. Application submission through One Stop Service (OSS) System
  2. Prescribed fees under schedule-13 under Environment Conservation Rules 1997 (Amended 2002)
  3. General information about the industrial unit or project;
  4. Exact description of the raw materials and the manufactured product; and
  5. No objection certificate (Prescribed Form) from the local authority;

 

If an application for an Environmental Clearance Certificate for an industrial unit or project of Green Category is made under article 7(5) along with the relevant documents specified in Article7(6), then, within 15 days of the receipt of the application, the certificate shall be issued or the application shall be rejected mentioning appropriate reason for such rejection.

  •  Orange-A
  1. Application submission through One Stop Service (OSS) System
  2. Prescribed fees under schedule-13 under Environment Conservation Rules 1997 (Amended 2002)
  3. General information about the industrial unit or project;
  4. Exact description of the raw materials and the manufactured product;
  5. No objection certificate (Prescribed Form) from the local authority;
  6. Process flow diagram;
  7. Layout Plan (showing location of Effluent Treatment Plant);
  8. Effluent discharge arrangement;
  9. Outlines of the plan for relocation, rehabilitation (if applicable);
  10. Other necessary information (if applicable);

 

If an application is made under Article 7(5) along with the relevant documents specified in Article 7(6), then in the case of an Orange- A Category industrial unit or project, within 30 days of the receipt of the application.

  •  Orange-B
  1. Application submission through One Stop Service (OSS) System
  2. Prescribed fees under schedule-13 under Environment Conservation Rules 1997 (Amended 2002)
  3. Report on the feasibility of the industrial unit or project (applicable only for proposed industrial unit or project);
  4. Report on the Initial Environmental Examination of the industrial unit or project, and also the process flow diagram, Layout Plan (showing location of Effluent Treatment Plant), design of the Effluent Treatment Plant (ETP) of the unit or project (these are applicable only for a proposed industrial unit or project);
  5. Report on the Environmental Management Plan (EMP) for the industrial unit or project, and also the Process Flow Diagram, Layout Plan (showing location of Effluent Treatment Plant), design of the Effluent Treatment Plant and information about the effectiveness of the ETP of the unit or project, (these are applicable only for an existing industrial unit or project);
  6. No objection certificate (Prescribed Form) from the local authority;
  7. Emergency plan relating adverse environmental impact and plan for mitigation of the effect of pollution;
  8. Outline of the relocation, rehabilitation plan (where applicable);
  9. Other necessary information (where applicable).

 

If an application is made under Article 7(5) along with the relevant documents specified in Article 7(6), then Orange-B Category industrial unit or project, within 60 days of the receipt of the application, a Location Clearance Certificate shall be issued or the application shall be rejected mentioning appropriate reasons for such rejection.

  •  Red
  1. Application through prescribed form-3 under Environment Conservation Rules 1997
  2. Prescribed fees under schedule-13 under Environment Conservation Rules 1997 (Amended 2002)
  3. Report on the feasibility of the industrial unit or project (applicable only for proposed industrial unit or project);
  4. Report on the Initial Environmental Examination (IEE) relating to the industrial unit or project, and also the terms of reference (ToR) for the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) of the unit or the project and its Process Flow Diagram; or Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) report prepared on the basis of terms of reference previously approved by the Department of Environment, along with the Layout Plan (showing location of Effluent Treatment Plant), Process Flow Diagram, design and time schedule of the Effluent Treatment Plant of the unit or project, (these are applicable only for a proposed industrial unit or project);
  5. Report on the Environmental Management Plan (EMP) for the industrial unit or project, and also the Process Flow Diagram, Layout Plan (showing location of Effluent Treatment Plant), design and information about the effectiveness of the Effluent Treatment Plan of the unit or project (these are applicable only for an existing industrial unit or project);
  6. No objection certificate (Prescribed Form) of the local authority:
  7. Emergency plan relating adverse environmental impact and plan for mitigation of the effect of pollution;
  8. Outline of relocation, rehabilitation plan (where applicable);
  9. Other necessary information (where applicable);

 

If an application is made under Article 7(5) along with the relevant documents specified in Article 7(6), then Red Category industrial unit or project, within 60 days of the receipt of the application, a Location Clearance Certificate shall be issued or the application shall be rejected mentioning appropriate reasons for such rejection.

Dhaka Chamber of Commerce & Industry (DCCI)

The investor needs to log in to Bangladesh Investment Development Authority (BIDA) One Stop Service portal. After login, an Investor opens the Dhaka Chamber of Commerce & Industry (DCCI) Country of Origin service (COS) Form under Business License Menu. Fill up the all information and attached the related document then need to click the payment option.


After clicking the payment option through Application Programming Interface (API) OSS system connects to the DCCI system. If payment calculation OK then the system gives the option for payment. When click the Payment option views the payment gateway. The investor pays the fee and completes the payment application submit through Application Programming Interface (API) at the DCCI system. DCCI authority can view the application and complete the process and approve it. After approval from the concerned officer, the COS service will show at BIDA, OSS system. An investor can download the Approval copy.


Attachment:
1. Invoice
2. Exp No
3. L/C/T.T/CONT/P.I.
4. Other Files

Dhaka Electric Supply Company Limited (DESCO)

The investor needs to log in to Bangladesh Investment Development Authority (BIDA) One Stop Service portal. After login, an Investor opens the Dhaka Electric Supply Company Ltd New Connection from under Business License Menu. Fill up the all information and attached the related document then need to click the payment option. After clicking the payment option through Application Programming Interface (API) OSS system connects to the NBR system. If payment calculation OK then the system gives the option for payment. When click the Payment option views the payment gateway. The investor pays the fee and completes the payment application submit through Application Programming Interface (API) at the DESCO system. DESCO authority can view the application and complete the process and approve it. After approval from the concerned officer, the New connection will show at BIDA, OSS system. An investor can download the Approval copy.

Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC)

Trade License from Dhaka South City Corporation

The investor needs to log in to Bangladesh Investment Development Authority (BIDA) One Stop Service portal. After login, an Investor opens the Dhaka South City Corporation Trade License Form under Business License Menu. Fill-up the all information and attached the related document then need to click the payment option. After clicking the payment option through Application Programming Interface (API) OSS system connects to the DSCC system. If payment calculation OK then the system gives the option for payment. When click the Payment option views the payment gateway. The investor pays the fee and completes the payment application submit through Application Programming Interface (API) at the DSCC system. DSCC authority can view the application and complete the process and approve it. After approval from the concerned officer, the Trade license will show at BIDA, OSS system. An investor can download the Trade license.

IRC Recommendation

BIDA is providing IRC 2nd ad hoc. Investors can apply through OSS for this recommendation. Information required to apply as like below-

Required attachments:
1. BIDA Registration along with the last amendment.
2. Copy of Trade License against factory address
3. Copy of TIN certificate
4. Copy of Fire License
5. Copy of Environment/Site clearance certificate
6. Copy of Bank Solvency certificate issued by the concerned bank
7. Copy of incorporation certificate and memorandum in case of the company
8. Copy of partnership deed in case of partnership
9. Copy of Membership certificate of the concerned association
10. LC Copy against of the 1st Adhoc IRC Spare parts/Raw Materials Imported or Purchase.
11. Attachment of Company's Comments as per BIDA Requirement No file found
12. Others necessary documents (please attach if any) No file found
13. Copy of 1st IRC approved Copy.
14. Copy of 1st IRC approved Production Capacity.
15. Copy of 1st IRC approved Existing Machinery.
16. Copy of 1st IRC approved Entitlement paper.

The objective of this assignment is to develop a national online OSS to provide electronic investor services to domestic and foreign investors. These services shall entirely be automated, paperless, and cashless. Specifically, all services shall be requested and rendered electronically via an online platform; all required supporting documents shall be transmitted, stored, and processed in electronic format; all applications shall be signed electronically; and all required official payments shall be made electronically in real time. The OSS shall be owned, operated, and regulated by BIDA. Its implementation shall adopt a service-oriented architecture that allows it to interface with already existing independent electronic systems of other participating agencies. The OSS shall ultimately serve as a single window and the only point of contact between the Government of Bangladesh and investors.

To get the services please follow the following instructions;

Fill the application form correctly with all mandatory fields (*)

All documents shall have to be attested by the Chairman/CEO/Managing Director/Country Manager/Chief executive of the organization.

Required documents for the services are;

1. BIDA Registration along with last amendment.
2. Copy of Trade License against factory address
3. Copy of TIN certificate
4. Copy of Fire License
5. Copy of Environment/Site clearance certificate
6. Copy of Bank Solvency certificate issued by concerned bank
7. Copy of incorporation certificate and memorandum in case of company
8. Copy of partnership deed in case of partnership
9. Copy of Membership certificate of the concerned association

All supporting documents must be as PDF format & each file size to be maximum 2MB

After successfully fill up the application form you have to submit the Convenience Fee BDT 250 through online payment gateway.

When the application will approve, you will get the notification through the system, email & SMS.

If your application will fallen shortfall, you will get a notification through email & OSS. You can edit the application & then resubmit again.

You will get the IRC recommendation letter through the system & email.

The Office of Chief Controller of Imports and Exports (CCI&E) will receive the recommendation through API & Email.

You will see a QR code in the IRC Recommendation letter. To verify the IRC Recommendation, please scan the QR code & you will get the original copy of the letter.

For any kinds of technical help please contact with OSS Call Center: +8809678771353

If you are submitting any false documents & information through the system, you shall be liable for any false information is given as per ICT act of Government of Bangladesh.

New Connection DPDC

The investor needs to log in to Bangladesh Investment Development Authority (BIDA) One Stop Service portal. After login, an Investor opens the Dhaka Power Distribution Company New Connection from under Business License Menu. Fill up the all information and attached the related document then need to click the payment option. After clicking the payment option through Application Programming Interface (API) OSS system connects to the DPDC system. If payment calculation OK then the system gives the option for payment. When click the Payment option views the payment gateway. The investor pays the fee and completes the payment application submit through Application Programming Interface (API) at the DPDC system. DPDC authority can view the application and complete the process and approve it. After approval from the concerned officer, the New connection will show at BIDA, OSS system. An investor can download the Approval copy.

New Connection NESCO

The investor needs to log in to Bangladesh Investment Development Authority (BIDA) One Stop Service portal. After login, an Investor opens the Northern Electricity Supply Company Limited New Connection from under Business License Menu. Fill up the all information and attached the related document then need to click the payment option. After clicking the payment option through Application Programming Interface (API) OSS system connects to the NBR system. If payment calculation OK then the system gives the option for payment. When click the Payment option views the payment gateway. The investor pays the fee and completes the payment application submit through Application Programming Interface (API) at the NESCO system. NESCO authority can view the application and complete the process and approve it. After approval from the concerned officer, the New connection will show at BIDA, OSS system. An investor can download the Approval copy.

Office Permission

Required Documents:
1. Audited Accounts of last financial year of the principal company.
2. Company's board of director’s resolution regarding opening of office in Bangladesh.
3. Proposed organogram of the office showing the posts to be occupied by both expatriates and local personnel.
4. Details of activities of the principle company and Details of the activities to be performed through the proposed branch office in Bangladesh.
5. Name and Nationality of the Directors/Promoters of the Principal Company.
6. Memorandum and Articles of Association of the Principal Company
7. Certificate of Incorporation

Required Documents:
1. Copy of the last office permission letter
2. Company's Board of Director's resolution for extension/renewal of the office permission
3. Latest income tax clearance certificate of the office
4. Audited accounts of last financial year of the principal company
5. Latest audit report of the Bangladesh office
6. Up to date encashment certificate of inward remittance
7. Notification letter of Bangladesh Bank under section-18(B) of the Foreign Exchange Regulation Act, 1947    
8. Statement of all existing local & foreign manpower with designation, salary and allowances, nationality and date of the first appointment

Required Documents:
1. Copy of the office permission letter
2. Income tex clearance (Paid in full) certificate (Org.) last 03 (three) years & under section-89
3. NOC from House holder
4. Copy of Globally board resolution for closing of the office
5. Cancellation letter of work permit of all expatriate
6. All dues Settlement certificate
7. Up to date Bank Statement
8. Up to date Audit Report
9. Copy of public notice (to be published at least before 03 (three) months for closure of foreign office in Bangladesh

Required Documents:
1. Copy of the office permission letter
2. Copy of Globally board resolution
3. Description of Amendment

Outward Remittance Approval

Required Documents:
1. Attested copy of Patent Right/Trade Mark/Brand Name Registration in Bangladesh.
2. Authenticated Banking documents showing Export Earning.
3. Invoice(s) in support of fees to be remitted
4. Income Tax Return certified/authenticated/attested by Chartered Accountant Firm for the concerned Assessment Year along with Computation Sheet for taxable income for the same period and Tax Clearance Certificate issued by Deputy Commissioner of Taxes.
5. Copy of Annual Report of the company/Firm comprising Audited Balance Sheet along with the Profit and Loss Accounts (in case of the project in operation) or Bill of Entry/Invoices of the Imported Machinery (in case of under implementation project)
6. Resolution of the Board of Directors of the company/ Partners of the Firm regarding remittance of fees/showing amount, due year of remittance and name & address of the foreign service provider as per Agreement
7. Copy of Technology Transfer Agreement (Franchise/Other Fee Agreement)

Tax Identification Number

The investor needs to log in to Bangladesh Investment Development Authority (BIDA) One Stop Service portal. After login, an Investor opens the National Board of Revenue VAT Registration Form under Business License Menu. Fill up the all information and attached the related document then need to click the payment option. After clicking the payment option through Application Programming Interface (API) OSS system connects to the NBR system. If payment calculation OK then the system gives the option for payment. When click the Payment option views the payment gateway. The investor pays the fee and completes the payment application submit through Application Programming Interface (API) at the NBR system. NBR authority can view the application and complete the process and approve it. After approval from the concerned officer, the VAT Registration will show at BIDA, OSS system. An investor can download the Approval copy.

An online TIN Registration for Company, apply directly through this portal.

Visa Recommendation

Required Documents:
1. Appointment Letter/transfer order/service contract or agreement for expatriate/investors.
2. Specific activities of the organization
3. Board Resolution for employment of foreign nation(s) mentioning Expatriate Name, Nationality & Passport Number
4. Copy of passport of the Expatriate/Investor/Employee (Whole of the used part)
5. Up-to-date Income tax clearance certificate (Organization)
6. Encashment certificate of inward remittance of minimum U.S $50,000.00 as initial establishment cost for branch/liaison/representative office and locally incorporated/ joint venture and 100% foreign ownership companies.(Please attach if any)
7. Statement of manpower showing list of local and expatriate personal employed with designation, salary break-up, nationality and date of first appointment. (Latest Copy)

Required Documents:
1. Visa Recommendation /Work Permit copy already issued by BIDA
2. Copy of Board Resolution amendment related documents (Passport/Appointment letter/Name/Address etc.)
3. Copy of Old and New Passport in case of amendment of Passport Information (Whole of the used part)

West Zone Power Distribution Company Limited (WZPDCL)

The investor needs to log in to Bangladesh Investment Development Authority (BIDA) One Stop Service portal. After login, an Investor opens the West Zone Power Distribution Company Limited New Connection from under Business License Menu. Fill up the all information and attached the related document then need to click the payment option. After clicking the payment option through Application Programming Interface (API) OSS system connects to the NBR system. If payment calculation OK then the system gives the option for payment. When click the Payment option views the payment gateway. The investor pays the fee and completes the payment application submit through Application Programming Interface (API) at the WZPDCL system. WZPDCL Authority can view the application and complete the process and approve it. After approval from the concerned officer, the New connection will show at BIDA, OSS system. An investor can download the Approval copy.

Work Permit

Work permit is mandatory for every foreign national seeking employment in Bangladesh.


Private sector industrial enterprises, branch office, liaison/representative office desiring to employ foreign nationals are required to apply to BIDA in a prescribed from. While issuing work permit, BIDA usually follows the following guidelines:
1.Only nationals of countries recognized by Bangladesh are considered for employment.
2. Employment of expatriate personnel will be considered only in industrial/commercial establishments which are sanctioned/registered by the appropriate authority.
3. Employment of foreign nationals is normally considered for the job for which local experts/technicians are not available.
4. Persons below 18 years of age are not eligible for employment.
5. A decision of the board of directors of the concerned company for new employment/employment extension is to be furnished in each case.
6. The number of foreign employees should not exceed 5% in the industrial sector and 20% in commercial sector of the total employees, including top management personnel.
7. Initially, employment of any foreign national is considered for a term of two years, which may be extended on the basis of merit of the case.
8. Ministry of Home Affairs will issue necessary security clearance certificate.

Required Documents:
For Industrial Company:
1. Permission letter of Branch/Liaison/Representative office or Memorandum & Articles of Association and certificate of incorporation in case of locally incorporated company
2. Board Resolution for employment of foreign nation(s) mentioning Expatriate Name, Nationality & Passport Number
3. Visa Recommendation Letter of the Expatriate/Investors issued by BIDA
4. Copies of all academic qualification & professional experience certificate for the employee
5. Service contract/ agreement and appointment letter/ transfer order in case of employee
6. Passport of the Employee/Expatriate/Investor/ (Whole of the used part)
7. Statement of the manpower showing list of local & expatriate personnel employed with designation, salary break-up, nationality and date of first appointment
8. Encashment certificate of inward remittance of minimum U.S $50,000.00 as initial establishment cost for branch/liaison/representative office and locally incorporated/ joint venture and 100% foreign ownership companies.(Please attach if any)
9. Up-to-date Income tax clearance certificate (Organization)


For Commercial Company:
1. Permission letter of Branch/Liaison/Representative office or Memorandum & Articles of Association and certificate of incorporation in case of locally incorporated company
2. Board Resolution for employment of foreign nation(s) mentioning Expatriate Name, Nationality & Passport Number
3. Visa Recommendation Letter of the Expatriate/Investors issued by BIDA
4. Copies of all academic qualification & professional experience certificate for the employee
Service contract/ agreement and appointment letter/ transfer order in case of employee
Passport of the Employee/Expatriate/Investor/ (Whole of the used part)
5. Statement of the manpower showing list of local & expatriate personnel employed with designation, salary break-up, nationality and date of first appointment
6. Encashment certificate of inward remittance of minimum U.S $50,000.00 as initial establishment cost for branch/liaison/representative office and locally incorporated/ joint venture and 100% foreign ownership companies.(Please attach if any)
7. Up-to-date Income tax clearance certificate (Organization)

Required Documents:
For Industrial Company:
1. Permission letter of Branch/Liaison/Representative office or Memorandum & Articles of Association and certificate of incorporation in case of locally incorporated company.
2. Copy of the board resolution for extension the work permit.
3. Security clearance of the expatriate from Ministry of Home Affairs, Bangladesh.
4. Appointment Letter/Service Contract Agreement/Transfer Letter of the Expatriate/Investor.
5. Up-to-date Encashment certificate.
6. Appointment Letter/Service Contract Agreement/Transfer Letter of the Expatriate/Investor.
7. Statement of the manpower showing list of local & expatriate personnel employed with designation, salary break-up, nationality and date of first appointment.
8. Up-to-date income tax clearance certificate for branch/ liaison/ representative office/ locally incorporated companies (Paid in Full).
9. Income tax clearance certificate from the concerned tax circle for the previous working period
10. Copy of the last Work Permit issued by BIDA
11. Copy of the first work permit issued by BIDA
12. Copy of passport with VISA and arrival stamps for employees/Investors


For Commercial Company:
1. Permission letter of Branch/Liaison/Representative office or Memorandum & Articles of Association and certificate of incorporation in case of locally incorporated company.
2. Copy of the board resolution for extension the work permit.
3. Security clearance of the expatriate from Ministry of Home Affairs, Bangladesh.
4. Appointment Letter/Service Contract Agreement/Transfer Letter of the Expatriate/Investor.
5. Up-to-date Encashment certificate.
6. Appointment Letter/Service Contract Agreement/Transfer Letter of the Expatriate/Investor.
Statement of the manpower showing list of local & expatriate personnel employed with designation, salary break-up, nationality and date of first appointment.
7. Up-to-date income tax clearance certificate for branch/ liaison/ representative office/ locally incorporated companies (Paid in Full).
8. Income tax clearance certificate from the concerned tax circle for the previous working period.
9. Copy of the last Work Permit issued by BIDA
10. Copy of the first work permit issued by BIDA.
11. Copy of passport with VISA and arrival stamps for employees/Investors.

Required Documents:
For Industrial  and Commercial Company:
1. Copy of the last work permit.
2. Copy of the Passport with the last arrival and departure seal.
3. Board resolution or acceptance of the resignation letter/release letter.
4. Resignation letter/transfer order
5. Up-to-date income tax clearance certificate of the expatriate under section-91 of ITO 1984 for the year.
6. Up-to-date income tax clearance of the expatriate for the previous years.
7. Copy of the First work permit.

Required Documents:
For Industrial Company:
1. Copy of Board Resolution regarding the Amendment.
2. Reason of the amendment
3. Copy of amendment related documents (Passport/Appointment letter/Name/Address etc)
4. Copy of the last Work Permit issued by BIDA


For Commercial Company:
1. Copy of Board Resolution regarding the Amendment.
2. Reason of the amendment
3. Copy of amendment related documents (Passport/Appointment letter/Name/Address etc)
4. Copy of the last Work Permit issued by BIDA