Trade License is a certificate that is essential to start or carry on a particular trade or business for which it is issued. In DigboiTown Area, Trade licenses are issued by the Digboi Municipal Board. It is not just important but absolutely essential for any business establishment to apply for a license before starting on any business functions such as manufacturing, exchange or storage of any activity/commodity.


All required documents must be submitted while submitting the form. If filling offline, for more information please visit office.

Fees for Trade License:

License fees based on the type of business.

Eligibility for getting a trade license:-

  • Person must have crossed minimum ages (18 years)
  • Person must not have any criminal records
  • Business must be capable of executing legal work

Processing time:-

Trade license has to be obtained within 7-10 days in DMB, if documents are not filled according to the rules; it will take time as in 15- 20 working days. It has to be obtained within 30 days of commencement of business in municipal areas.

Documents Required:

  • ID Proof of the Applicant (PAN/DL/Passport/Bank Passbook)
  • Address Proof of the Applicant (DL/ Passport/Bank Passbook/APDCL)
  • Passport Photograph (for single owner) or Jt. Photography (for Jt. Owners)
  • For Companies/Firms/Societies (Registration Certificate)
  • Property Tax up-to-date tax receipt (Commercial –Business –Industrial)
  • Other documents according to the trade as specified.
  • NOC (NO Objection Certificate) from the land-owning agency Or Municipal Area.
  • Documentary proof regarding the non-existence of unauthorized construction

Validity Period:

Valid for 1 financial year i.e., 1st April to 31st March next year

Renewal of License:

You should submit the application form offline or in the DMB office after filling the details. Two fees are collected in this process:
1. Application fee of Rs: 100.00
2. License fees based on the type of business

Duplicate License:

You should submit an application addressed to the DMB along with an Affidavit and address proof. Associated charges: Rs. 500/-