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.

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Bhutan Seal & Grown in Bhutan (GIB) Award Ceremony, 2023

The Bhutan Seal Award 2023 and Grown in Bhutan (GIB) Award Ceremony under the Brand Bhutan initiative was held by the Department of Trade on 16th August 2023, at the Ministry of Industry, Commerce and Employment (MoICE), Thimphu. BHUTAN SEAL AWARD 2023 A total of 14...

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Press Release from Department of Trade

The Bhutan Trade and Investment Fair 2023 was organized jointly by the Department of Trade, MoICE in collaboration with the Department of Agricultural Marketing and Cooperatives and the Royal Bhutanese Embassy, Dhaka. The main objective was to expand trade and...

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Press release by Department of Trade

Following the successful implementation of Bhutan Trade FinNet (BTFN) System Phase-I from December 2022, the Department of Trade in collaboration with Royal Monetary Authority, Department of Industry and Department of Revenue and customs  launched BTFN system Phase-II...

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Notification by Department of Trade

This is to inform that the product-based distribution system for three hardware products, namely Electrical  Wires,  Cables,  and  Pipes,  which  was  introduced  on  1  January  2023,  will  remain temporarily suspended with immediate effect owing to practical...

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Press Release, Department of Trade, MoICE

The Department of Trade (DoT), Ministry of Industry, Commerce and Employment (MoICE) in collaboration with the International Trade Centre (ITC) is conducting a four-day training programme on Branding, Packaging, and Labeling at Hotel Tara Phendeyling, Thimphu from...

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