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VAT Registration Procedure

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Procedure NameVAT Registration Procedure

For VAT purposes, companies register with the Customs, Excise, and VAT Commissionerate under the National Board of Revenue. The company's VAT is regulated by the Customs, VAT and Excise Department of the region in which it operates. When an enterprise submits a VAT Registration application to the VAT authority an application must accomplish or enclosed the Trade License, Bank Solvency Certificate, TIN Certificate, Copy of BOI Registration & Deed of Agreement.

Responsible Agency

National Board of Revenue (NBR)

Legal Basis of the Registration

The Value Added Tax Act, 1991

Process Step

Step 1:  Collecting prescribed application form from the NBR Zonal Office or NBR website

Step 2: Submitting filled in application form with supporting documents to the Zonal Office

Step 3: Verifying the documents by NBR officials 

Step 4: Physical inspection of the business premises

Step 5: Obtaining a VAT Registration Certificate





Process Map


Required Document

  1. Fill-up an application form
  2. Enterprise Trade License.
  3. Bank Solvency Certificate.
  4. Owners 02 photograph
  5. National ID/Passport copy of owners.
  6. IRC/ERC if enterprise is doing Import and Export Business
  7. Article & Memorandum of Association (if enterprise is Limited Company.)
  8. TIN Certificate
  9. Location map of Enterprise premises
  10. Copy of BOI Registration
  11. Deed of Agreement 


1-2 Working day


No Charge


National Board of Revenue (NBR)

Segun Bagicha, Dhaka-1000

Phone: +88-02-9358223


CategoryNational Board of Revenue (NBR)

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