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License for Explosive Import by Water or Land

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Procedure NameLicense for Explosive Import by Water or Land

License for Explosive Import by Water or Land

Category                                             : License

Renewal Frequency of the License  : Renewal isn’t required  

Issuing Ministry                                 : Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources   

Issuing Authority/Incumbent Office:  Department of Explosives


Segunbagicha, 12th Floor Building

Dhaka-1215, Bangladesh

Tel: 88-02-9347000


Website: www.

Legal Basis of the License: The Petroleum Act 1934 and The Petroleum Rules 1937 (Amended up to 2010)

Required Documents


Documents Titles


Application Letter   

Company’s Pad

Explosives Storage License   

A copy of the original dully attested by the First Class Gazetted Officer  

Form 6 issued by Department of Explosives    

Filled in and singed

Prior Permission Letter   

Before opening a L/C





Bill of Lading


Packing List


Certificate of Origin  


Test  Certificate

Third Party Inspection Certificate by BIVAC etc.

Process Steps

Step 1

 Collect the prescribed  Application Form from the website or concerned office

Step 2

Makes a payment collects Treasury Challan

Step 3

 Submits Application Form along with relevant documents

Step 4

Gets the Prior Permission Letter before opening the L/C

Step 5

 Applicant again submits an application along with the L/C paper and other documents

Step 6

If all the documents are appropriate then the authority issues the License

Step 7

Applicant obtains the License

Step 11

Receives the Bond Licenses

Official Time Limit:

15 days for prior permission. 7 days for duty imposition after the application submission

Fee Schedule:

Application Examination Fee: BDT 1,000

License Fee: BDT 10,000

Process Map:

CategoryDepartment of Explosive

The following form/s are used in this procedure
TitleDescriptionCreated DateUpdated DateIssued By
This application Form needs to be submitted to the Department of Explosives while importing explosive items. 30-04-201509-10-2017Department of ExplosivesThis is Dowload File
Application Form to receive the license to transport Explosives Items13-02-201813-02-2018Department of ExplosivesThis is Dowload File
This procedure applies to the following measures
NameMeasure TypeAgencyDescriptionCommentsLegal DocumentValidity ToMeasure Class
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