This is to notify and inform the general public that the SHORT-TERM WORK PERMIT (E-Work Permit) is now being initiated by the Ministry of Industry, Commerce and Employment. The employers wishing to import foreign workers even for the duration less than 30 days should now compulsorily apply online through BLMIS with immediate effect. Besides the normal required documents, the individual/FWRA/employers should submit the medical clearance certificate of the foreigners obtained from the country of origin.This notification is referred to the approval of the night halt work permits only and for other categories and updates, MoICE will keep notifying in future.

Department of Industry

Notification – Trade and Industry Rules 2023

We are pleased to inform you that the Trade and Industry Rules, following a comprehensive review and deliberation, have been approved by the Cabinet. This development is a significant milestone in our ongoing efforts to enhance and regulate trade and industrial...

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Announcement for call of application for industrial plot

The Department of Industry, Ministry of Industry, Commerce and Employment would like to invite interested proponents from Agro-based (Production and Manufacturing) sector to apply for industrial plot at Cottage and Small Industry Park, Changchey, Tsirang Dzongkhag on...

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General Stakeholder Consultation – Membership to WAIPA

The Ministry of Industry, Commerce and Employment (MoICE) would like to inform that under the Economic Cluster Programme one of the Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) is to increase Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) to Nu. 100 billion by the year 2029 and the Invest...

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Subsequent to the enactment of Forest and Nature Conservation Act, 2023 during 9th Session of the Third Parliament, the Ministry would like to inform the general public and relevant agencies that with the effective date of this Act, no forest clearance shall be...

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