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Issuance of Trade License (Certificate of Enlistment) including Renewal of Trade License in Municipal Areas

Procedure for Application

Step 1

For Issuance of Trade License (Permanent Certificate of Enlistment) the Applicant have to apply through ONLINE mode only in e- district portal (http://edistrict.wb.gov.in). The applicant has to complete OTP Based Registration for the applying online. Then After Registration Applicant can login using own Username and Password. Application form along with supporting documents should be submitted and after submission of Application Identification Number (AIN) will be generated.
After submission of Application, Applicant can track his/ her application status using AIN No. 

Step 2

Application will come to Inspector for necessary Checking. The concerned Inspector will verify the uploaded documents and if all documents are found in order the application will be forwarded to ULB for necessary action. Inspector can reject the Application or sent back the application for necessary modifications of documents. 

Step 3

Application will come to ULB login for necessary checking. The Authorized person in ULB will verify and accept the application for Payment if all the documents are found in order. ULB  can reject the Application or sent back the application for necessary modifications of documents The application fees (As per Municipality/ Municipal Corporation Act) and Annual fees / Charges for providing different Municipal Charges will be added together and the total charges will be shown  to Applicant’s Login for Payment.

Step 4

After successful payment the Application will come to Approving Authority (EO/Authorized Person) Login for final Approval and Digital Signature. After Final Approval and Digital Signature the Certificate of Enlistment will be available in Applicant’s Login. Applicant Can Download the certificate from own login and no physical touch with ULB is required.

In case the documents are found non- satisfactory / or any discrepancy arises, the application shall be returned to the applicant in the e- district portal mentioning the reasons.