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TRADE LICENSE

What is Trade License:

A Trade License or Business License is a License issued by the Local authority to run the listed business by the trader within the jurisdiction of the local body. The Local Authority or Local Body may be Municipal Corporation or Municipality or Panchayat.

Every employer and owner of a shop & establishment whether it is Sole Proprietorship, Partnership Firm, LLP, Private Limited Company, Public Limited Company or any other business entity registered under any other law for the time being inforce which are listed by the municipality or municipal corporation shall apply for Trade License. The object of the trade license is to create business atmosphere at a commercial space and to separete residential accomodations and to restrict unlawful business activities. It has to be renewed and the trade license fee has to be paid based on the total sq.ft area of occupency that an entity occupies.

A trade license is needed by a business entity in order to legally carry out various activities. It is a legal document that provides legitimacy to a company and gives it the ability to perform certain actions in the area in which the trade license was granted. This type of license is only good for the activity it was originally granted for. It does not provide any special permission to carry out an activity other than the one it was issued for.

Who issues Trade License:

  • Trade License is issued by a Local Authority or Local Body i.e. such as Municipal Corporation, Municipality, Panchayat.

Gumasta License ~ Trade License:

  • Both are same. It is issued as Gumasta License in the state of Maharashtra and in rest of the states it is issued as Trade License.

Renewal & Fees:

  • It is renewed on yearly basis and the fee is paid based on the total sq.ft area a business entity occupies.

Types of Trade Licenses:

  • Industries license: small, medium and large scale manufacturing factories.

  • Shop license: Dangerous and Offensive trades like a sale of firewood, cracker manufacturer, candle manufacturer, barber shop, dhobi shop etc.,

  • Food establishment license: Restaurants, hotels, food stall, canteen, the sale of meat & vegetables, bakeries etc.,

Documents Required to get a Trade License:

  • A

    For Proprietorship Business

    1. Proprietor PAN, Aadhaar Card or Voter ID or Passport or Driver's License
    2. Latest passport size photograph
    3. Latest Property Tax Receipt
    4. Proprietor Mobile Number
    5. Proprietor Email id
    6. NOC from your immediate neighbor
    7. Layout Plan
    8. Katha Certificate
    9. Occupancy Certificate
    10. Registered Office Address Proof: Latest Power Bill
    11. No-objection letter cum Affidavit from the Landlord if it is owned.
    12. Rental Agreement from the landlord if the premises are rented.
    13. Note: Electricity Bill should be converted from Residential to Non-Residential
  • B

    For Other Businesses

    1. Directors or Partners PAN, Aadhaar Card or Voter ID or Passport or Driver's License
    2. Directors or Partners latest passport size photographs
    3. Latest passport size photograph
    4. Latest Property Tax Receipt
    5. Directors/Partners Mobile Number
    6. Directors/Partners Email id
    7. Partnership Deed in case of Firm
    8. Certificate of Registration of Business
    9. Partnership Deed or MOA, AOA or LLP Agreement
    10. firm/LLP/Company PAN
    11. Board Resolution
    12. NOC from your immediate neighbor
    13. Layout Plan
    14. Katha Certificate
    15. Occupancy Certificate
    16. Registered Office Address Proof: Latest Power Bill
    17. No-objection letter cum Affidavit from the Landlord if it is owned.
    18. Rental Agreement from the landlord if the premises are rented.
    19. Note: Electricity Bill should be converted from Residential to Non-Residential

3 Step Registration Process:

  • 1

    Preparation of Documents

    Through CompaniesHouse - One Hour Job

    We will prepare all the documents in order for online uploading with the Local Authority's web portal.

  • 2

    Online Submission

    Through Local Authority's web Portal - One Hour Job

    We will upload the documents with the Loacal Authority's web portal online and pay the requisite fee.

  • 3

    Certificate of Registration

    Through Online - Under One Week

    After scrutiny, the Officer will approve the form and issues you the Certificate of Registration Online through their web portal. In few states, this facility is online and in rest of the states, the designated officer visits the premises, caluclate the fees payable and after due verification in respects, he approves it and issues you the Trade License.

What are the Benefits of having Trade License

Below are the benefits available for the business entities which are having Trade License.

Legal Entity:

Legal Protection is there for a business entity which takes Trade License. The proprietorship can start business by getting Trade License with Local Authoritie or Local Body.

Goodwill:

A business entity which is having Trade License will enjoy the Goodwill.

Easy to Take:

Most of the Indian states made it online. You can apply it online easily and the License.

Escape from Penalties:

A business entity which is having Trade License can escape from levy of penalties by the Loacal Authority or Local Boady.

Let's Clear Your Doubts


Who has to apply for Trade License?

Any business entity which is listed by the local municipality or municipal corporation has to take trade license.

Do we need to renew this certificate?

Yes.

What is mode of payment?

Online.

Who can issue a trade license?

It is issued by a municipality of municipal corporation.

What happens if we don't trade license?

The municipality or municipal corporation will levy penalty.

In howmany days a trade license is available?

Three to four business days.

What is the government fee for obtaining trade license?

It depends on the locality and sq.ft of area it occupies.

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