How to export from Bangladesh?


Detailed exportation process of Bangladesh


How to complete an export process in Bangladesh? How to export from Bangladesh? What are the export registration procedures, export customs process, export cargo movement methods in Bangladesh


This post explains about step by step procedures that need to be finished with Bangladesh government authority for exportation from Bangladesh.


Ministry of Commerce Of Bangladesh is the Ministry responsible or issues Import Registration Certificate (IRC) to qualified persons who applied for import. In the ministry, Office of Chief Controller of Imports and Exports (CCI&E) is the incumbent office whose main functions regards;

a)      Issuance of Industrial & Commercial Import Registration Certificate (IRC).

b)      Issuance of Export Registration Certificate (ERC).

c)       Issuance of Indenting Registration Certificate (Indenting RC).

d)      Issuance of Import Permit (IP).

e)      Issuance of Export Permit (EP).

f)       Prior permission for Import.

g)      Issuance of permit involved in national & international trade fair etc.

h)      Issuance of Import cum Export permits.

i)        Issuance of Export cum Import permits.

j)        Issuance of explanation regarding Import policy.

The National Board of Revenue (NBR) is the apex authority for tax administration in Bangladesh. Bangladesh Customs is the official customs department of the country which works under NBR.

ASYCUDA is a computerised customs management framework which covers most overseas trade procedures.  The framework handles manifests and customs declarations, accounting procedures, and transit and suspense procedures. ASYCUDA accommodates Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) amongst dealers and Customs utilising EDIFACT (Electronic Data Interchange for Administration, Commerce and Transport) rules. The ASYCUDA programme is coordinated at reforming the customs clearance process.


Generally in all countries there are three stages of process for export.    One time registration procedure to obtain export licence, documentation needed for exportation and Export customs clearance formalities.   Detailed information on these three stages of exports has been mentioned separately in this website.  You may click below those information links to know more about step by step procedures on how to export:


Export Registration and Licence procedures

Export Customs procedures

Export documents required


This post explains about different phases in export process that every exporter needs to go through for completing exportation from Bangladesh.



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