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Procedure NameImport Registration Certificate (IRC)
Description

Category                                             : Certificate

Renewal Frequency of the Permit          :Annual

Issuing Ministry                                   : Ministry of Commerce

Incumbent Office:                                : Office of Chief Controller of Imports and Exports (CCI&E)

                                                            Address: National Sports Council Building (NSC Tower) 16th Floor, 62/3, Purana                                                                      Paltan, Dhaka-1000

                                                            Phone: +88-02-9553349

                                                            Fax: +88-02-9550217

                                                            E-mail: controller.chief@ccie.gov.bd

                                                            Website: www.ccie.gov.bd

Legal Basis of the Permit               : Import Policy Order, 2015-2018

 

Issuance of IRC

Serial

Required Documents

Remarks

1

Passport size photograph of the entrepreneur/managing partner/managing director

A copy of the original duly attested by a First Class gazette officer

2

Valid Trade License

A copy of the original duly attested by a First Class gazette officer

3

Valid Membership Certificate from a local Chamber of Commerce and Industry or from concerned Trade Associations

A copy of the original Certificate Attested by local Chambers of Commerce and Industry or Trade Associations

4

Financial solvency certificate

From bank

5

Citizenship Certificate

A copy of the original duly attested by the Ward Commissioner/Union Parishad Chairman

6

Treasury Challan

Original

7

TIN Certificate

A copy of the original duly attested by a First Class gazette officer

8

Partnership Deed

A copy of the original duly attested by a First Class gazette officer (in case of partnership)

9

Certificate of Incorporation, Memorandum and Articles of Association

A copy of the original duly attested by a First Class gazette officer: in case of Limited Company

Process Steps

Step 1

Applicant collects the Form of IRC, for free of cost, from the 3rd floor of Controller of Imports & Exports (CCI&E) office

Step 2

Applicant deposits the Registration fee and the cost of pass-book in Bangladesh Bank or Sonali bank and collection of three (3) copies of Treasury Challan

Step 3

Applicant arranges the copies of required documents

Step 4

Applicant submits the filled-in Application Form along with required documents and Treasury Challan at the receipt dispatch section on 3rd floor of CCI&E office

Step 5

Applicant gets the office entry number with official stamp from the CCI&E office

Step 6

Applicant obtains the Certificate and passbook when issued

 

Process Map

 

Renewal of IRC

Serial

Required Documents

Remarks

1

IRC and the Passbook

Original copy issued by the Chief Controller of Imports and Exports

2

Treasury Challan

The renewal fee can also be deposited at the Nominated Bank’s counter

Process Steps

Step 1

Arranges the required documents

Step 2

Deposits the annual renewal fee at Bangladesh Bank or Sonali Bank

Step 3

Submits of one copy of Treasury Challan along with expired IRC – Commercial at CCI&E or at the counter of the Nominated Bank

Step 4

Obtains the renewed Certificate when issued

Comment

Renewal of IRC can also be done by the Nominated Banks as per the Import Policy Order 2012-15. The IRC applicant needs to mention the name of a single Nominated bank in the IRC application form for subsequent renewals.

CategoryProcedure

The following form/s are used in this procedure
TitleDescriptionCreated DateUpdated DateIssued By
Import Registration Certificate (IRC) Application Form19-01-201510-06-2017Chief Controller of Imports & Exports (CCI&E)This is Dowload File
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