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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 Form is necessary to import goods. 19-01-201509-10-2017 This is Dowload File
This procedure applies to the following measures
NameMeasure TypeAgencyDescriptionCommentsLegal DocumentValidity ToMeasure Class
Fee Payable for Importer RegistrationRegistration Fee Requirement Registered commercial and industrial importers have been classified into following six categories on the basis of ceiling- value of overall annual import. (This specific measures is applicable for all commodities)Fee Payable for Importer RegistrationImport Policy Order 2015-1830-06-2018Good
Import Permit required to import Potato SeedsPermit Requirement Potato SeedsImport Permit required to import Potato SeedsImport Policy Order 2015-1830-06-2018Good
Import Permit required to import Rice SeedsImport Permit  Rice SeedsImport Permit required to import Rice SeedsImport Policy Order 2015-1830-06-2018Good