Import Registration and import Licence procedures required in Bangladesh

Permit and registration required to import goods in Bangladesh

Import Licence process required in Bangladesh


How to start an import business in Bangladesh? What are the certification formalities to import to Bangladesh? How to get the status of an importer in Bangladesh? How to get import licence in Bangladesh? What are the procedures for registration as an importer in Bangladesh?


This post explains about import registration procedures to be obtained from Bangladesh government authority for importation to Bangladesh.


If you need to import goods or services, a onetime registration procedure is being completed in most of the countries.  Such import export licence may be obtained from concerned government department of Bangladesh if required.


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

a)      Issuance of Export Registration Certificate (ERC). 

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

c)       Issuance of Import Permit (IP).

d)      Issuance of Export Permit (EP).

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

f)       Prior permission for Import.

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

h)      Issuance of Export cum Import permits.

i)        Issuance of Import cum Export permits.

j)        Issuance of explanation regarding Import policy.



Licensing procedure to import goods to a country is almost same in all countries worldwide.  Detailed information on how to obtain a licence to import to a country is explained in detail as separate post in this website.  Click below to read the same.


Import Registration and Licensing Process



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