Easily Obtain Trade License

Any place of business within the corporation or municipal limits will require a Gumasta license or Trade license from the concerned State Government.Fillingguru can help obtain Trade License for your organisation at just Rs.9899/-

From Rs.9899 /- all inclusive fees EMI: Rs.884 for 12 months*

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Trade License

A place of business within a State, Corporation or Municipality will require a trade license from the concerned State Government or Corporation or Municipality for operating. Rules and regulations pertaining to trade license varies from state to state. Hence, to obtain trade license, the applicant must first understand the jurisdiction under which he/she is operating the business and the applicable Act.

In most states, the application for grant or renewal of license will be made to a Commissioner in the Corporation. The application must be made within 30 days of starting to operate a business. On applying with the required information and documents, the concerned Officer will ensure that the business is suitable for the purpose used, there is no possibility of danger or nuisance for any person around and issue the license. Trade license would normally be issued within a period of 7-15 days on submission of application. Fillingguru can help you obtain trade license for your business. Get in touch with an IndiaFilings Advisor to know more about the rules and regulations applicable for your business and begin the process of applying for a trade license.

Important Aspects Relating to Trade License

Gumasta License

Trade license is known by different names in different parts of the country. For instance, trade license is referred to as Gumasta license in the state of Maharashtra.

Application

Trade license application must be made to the concerned State Government or Corporation or Municipality. The jurisdiction and procedure for application would differ based on the State regulations. 
 

Processing Time

The normal processing time for trade application is 10 - 15 days subject to Government processing time. The certificate can be downloaded online after approval. 
 
 

Verification

In some State, the trade license would be issued only after in-person verification from the concerned authorities. However, many states have also done away with the requirement. 
 

Validity

In most states, trade licenses are issued with a validity of 1 year. Trade license can be renewed at the end of each year by paying the renewal fee.

Easy to Close

The Proprietor and the proprietorship are one and the same for all legal purposes. Hence, there is no formality for winding up or closing a proprietorship. In most cases, to close a proprietorship, only the tax registrations obtained in the name of the proprietor must be cancelled. 
 

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Basic

Rs.9899

all inclusive fees
  • Trade license for one business. 
     
Standard

Rs.15899

all inclusive fees
  • Trade license and trademark registration.
Complete

Rs.17899

all inclusive fees
  • Trade license and LLP registration.

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How we help with Trade License

Fillingguru.com can help you obtain trade license 7 to 10 days, subject to government and client processing time.

Free Consultation

Got questions? Request a call from an IndiaFilings Business Advisor.

Requirement Gathering

A Fillingguru expert will collect the information and documents required for applying for trade license from the concerned Government authority.

Application Submission

The trade license application will be submitted with the concerned department. A Fillings expert will follow up on the status of the application periodically.

Registration Certificate

On obtaining approval, trade license certificate will be forwarded through courier or in-person.

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