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Trade License rules in Kolkata

Every India citizen who is carrying on or intending to start his/her own trade needs to have a valid trade license. Without a valid trade license any trade will be deemed as illegal. Any trader can obtain a trade license from the local administrative authority of his/her state. To obtain a trade license the traders will have to furnish certain details which include the personal details of the trader and also the concerned trade.

Different rules of trade license

In general the trades which are included in the 33 heads as mentioned in Annex A, comes under “Red Category”. Whereas, the trades that are not included in the red category belongs to the “Green Category”. In case if a trade belongs to a Green Category trade, license will be issued on the same day of submission of application form without any enquiry only after the payment of the required license fees in Cash or by Bank Draft/Pay Order. However, payment by cheque is not allowed in such case. In case the trade belongs to the Red Category trade, license will only be issued after a detail enquiry.

Similarly, as per the rules and regulation regarding the trade license a trader is also required to pay the required license fees. If he/she defaulters then a penalty, depending upon the period of default, will be issues against the trader. Traders are also required to renew their trade license in due time.

Rules regarding false documentation

In case if the license department discovers that false documents have been submitted by a trader to obtain a license, then they will immediately cancel the issued trade license at once penal measures will be taken against such applicants.

In case you need any further information on Trade License you can easily contact the Help Desk Counter in the License department, at the KMC head office. You can also call helpdesk at 2286 1000 (extension number - 2839. You can also opt to purchase a copy of the book “Trade License (C. E.) Demystified” which explains the various rules and procedures regarding the trade license from the help desk counter of the license department or any other units of license department. The cost of the book is around Rs 25.

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I want to start a business from home in kolkata.how to apply for trade licenseand after how many years i have to renew it and what is the charge of making a trade license, and what is the license fees??plz advise.

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I want to start a business. What should i do..the charges of trade licence..if there yearly return....how many time it will take for a new licence

I want to complaint against one broking firm who is running their business in kolkata without any trade liceance or labour buro licence, Please advice as early as possible,

Dear Sir, Registered Office of a Company is in Tripura and it has taken a Trade Licence there. The Company intends to maintain a small office here in Kolkata. Will it be required to take a trade licence here ? Please advise.

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I have question regarding trade.....actually i m staying in kolkata.My trade lience issued aganist my native place i.e. witin west bengal.but now i want all my raw matarial issued aganist my calcutta address & despatch all the FG from calcutta.if does not want to change my trade lience address?is there any problem legally.......can any one sloved my question?

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We are a limited company, we are having head office in Kolkata. We have taken trade licence for our Head office from Kolkata Municipal Corporation. Also we are having 3 godowns under kolkata municipal corporation area. Trade name is the same. Is it mandatory to obtain separate trade licence for all 3 godowns ???? If yes , then is it possible to endorse all the godowns name in the our head office licence since all 3 godowns and Head office comes under the same Kolkata Municipal corporation jurisdiction ?? I have gone through the KMC Act, but nothing is clearly mentioned in the act. Please advice me as a good samaritan as the same informations are most urgently required . Please e.mail me in my ID km4d@hotmail.com. Thanks

We are a limited company, we are having head office in Kolkata. We have taken trade licence for our Head office from Kolkata Municipal Corporation. Also we are having 3 godowns under kolkata municipal corporation area. Trade name is the same. Is it mandatory to obtain separate trade licence for all 3 godowns ???? If yes , then is it possible to endorse all the godowns name in our head office licence since all 3 godowns and Head office comes under the same Kolkata Municipal corporation jurisdiction ?? I have gone through the KMC Act, but nothing is clearly mentioned in the act. Please advice me as a good samaritan as the same informations are most urgently required . Please e.mail me in my ID km4d@hotmail.com. Thanks

Hi, I want to start an interior designing firm at home.Please suggest how to go about applying for a trade license. Thanks.

Hi, I want to start an interior designing firm at home.Please suggest how to go about applying for a trade license. Thanks.

Hi, I want to start an interior designing firm at home.Please suggest how to go about applying for a trade license. Thanks.

Hi, I want to start an interior designing firm at home.Please suggest how to go about applying for a trade license. Thanks.

I would like to start an Educational Consultancy Firm in Kolkata. This firm would help students to study abroad. Appreciate if somebody could help me out in this i.e. step by step procedures to get a trade license.

We are a Private Limited company, say; "A private ltd co." Can we get a trade license for our forth coming jewellery business under the name and style different from our company's name; "B jewellers". pl explain.

We are a Private Limited company, say; "A private ltd co." Can we get a trade license for our forth coming jewellery business under the name and style different from our company's name; "B jewellers". pl explain.

We are a Private Limited company, say; "A private ltd co." Can we get a trade license for our forth coming jewellery business under the name and style different from our company's name; "B jewellers". pl explain.

We are a Private Limited company, say; "A private ltd co." Can we get a trade license for our forth coming jewellery business under the name and style different from our company's name; "B jewellers". pl explain.

We are a Private Limited company, say; "A private ltd co." Can we get a trade license for our forth coming jewellery business under the name and style different from our company's name; "B jewellers". pl explain.

We are a Private Limited company, say; "A private ltd co." Can we get a trade license for our forth coming jewellery business under the name and style different from our company's name; "B jewellers". pl explain.

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