GHMC Trade License
GHMC Trade License
All businesses operating within the jurisdiction of Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) must obtain a trade license. In this article, we look at the process of obtaining a GHMC trade license
Hyderabad Trade License
Hyderabad trade license from the GHMC must be obtained by all businesses operating in Hyderabad within 30 days of commencing activity. GHMC has a turn around time of sanctioning any GHMC trade license application within 7 days from the application, provided the application was complete in all respects at the time of their submission, and there is no further information or query pending.
GHMC Trade License Authority
The authority for the grant of the GHMC trade license would vary based on the category of the establishment. For eating and medical establishments, the Dy. Commissioner is the approval authority and Asst. Medical Officer of Health in the field inspection authority.
For non-eating and non-medical establishments, the Zonal Commissioner is the approval authority, and the License Officer of GHMC is the field inspection authority.
For petty establishments, the Dy. Commissioner is the approval authority and Asst. The license Officer of GHMC is the field inspection authority.
For meat, chicken, and veterinary trades, the Chief Veterinary Officer is the approval authority, and Veterinary Officer is the field inspection authority.
GHMC Trade License Fee
The government fee for obtaining a GHMC trade license is as follows:
|No of Lanes||Road Width||Rate per Square Feet||Maximum Amount|
|1||Single Lane||20 Feet||Rs. 3||Rs. 10,000|
|2||Double Lane||30 Feet||Rs. 4||Rs. 50,000|
|3||Multiple Lane||>30 Feet||Rs. 6||Rs. 2,00,000|
|4||Star Hotels, Corporate Hospitals||>30 Feet||Rs. 6||Rs. 2,50,000|
Documents Required for GHMC Trade License
GHMC has recently simplified the list of documents required for obtaining a trade license in Hyderabad. Now, the following documents are sufficient to obtain Hyderabad Trade License:
- Aadhaar Card – Individual
- PAN or Incorporation Certificate – Business
- Lease Deed or Legal Occupancy
Procedure for Obtaining GHMC Trade License
The Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation has introduced various online and offline modes for obtaining a trade license in Hyderabad. Some of the popular methods are:
On submission of the trade license application along with the documents required and trade license fee, a provisional trade license will be issued on the spot. Thereafter, a field verification would be completed by the approval authority, as mentioned above. On completion of field verification, if the business has complied with all the norms of bye-laws, the final TIN generated certificate will be issued by GHMC.