Notice and Comments
Frequently Asked Questions
What is a Business License?
A business license is a legal authorization to operate a business in a city/town/municipality or boundaries of any country
Who needs a business license?
Any person/entity willing to start a business within a given jurisdiction
Why are business licenses important?
For compliance purposes: business licenses, permits and registrations serve the purpose of advising the licensing authorities that the business is functioning and meeting safety, soundness and tax regulations for the authorities.
Will I need to pay for the license?
For some of the licenses, a fee is required. For more clarification, please check with the concerned institutions through the contact details provided on the portal.
How much time do I have to wait for in order to get my license?
The time required to process a license is mentioned on the portal and it differs from one license to another.
How and where do I report a complaint about my business license?
For assistance in determining where to file a complaint against a business entity and how to proceed, please refer to the concerned institutions as mentioned on the portal
Why should it take 30 days to get my license?
It requires business premises inspections recommendations to be approved by
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GREEN NATIONAL REGISTRATION CARD(NRC)
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