application for obtaining trade licence is to
be submitted to the Department in the form No.
I which is available in this office/web site
on submission of Bank Receipt of
Rs.20/- trade licence fees along with four
passport size recent photographs of the
Besides these documents following
documents are also to be submitted as per the
amendment by notification No.37(139)
UD&HD/265/ dated 03.11.1993 :
No objection Certificate from the house
owner where the business is intended to be
Occupancy Certificate of the
building/house where the trade is intended to
be carried on.
Recommendation of the Member of
Legislative Assembly of the constituency where
the business is intended to be run.
No Objection Certificate from the
Forest Department where the shop is in the
rural areas/within the road reserve.
the business is regarding manufacturing,
storage or sale of any articles of food
prepared or unprepared, the applicants should
enclosed licence of Sikkim Prevention of Food
Adulteration of Health and Family Welfare
case the application is for medical shop,
Nursing Home, Medical and Dental Clinics
Pathology Laboratory and other investigation
Laboratory no objection certificate from Drugs
Cell of Health and Family Welfare Department
is also to be submitted alongwith form No. I.
Licence for hardware are being issued to those
persons only who has sufficient parking space
and storage facilities.
Every person applying for trade licence
should have attained the age of 18 years on
the date of application for issue of trade
Trade licence for notified bazar area
are issued to the persons having authentic
residential status certificate.
Trade licence for the location outside
bazar area are issued giving preference to
local inhabitants which means, inhabitants
settled in the locality prior to 1961.
of licence – The trade licence is
renewed every year on payment of prescribed
But before renewal of licence, licensee
should clear the ground rent, toll tax and
shop room rent payable to the Department.
The licence submitted after the
prescribed period for renewal shall be charged
late fee of Rs.5/- for every day of delay.