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Before you can begin trading, you need to register your business with the Registrar of Joint Stock Companies and Firms (RJSC) and obtain an Incorporation Certificate. In this guide, we’ll take you through the steps to incorporate your business in Bangladesh.

What is an Incorporation Certificate?

An Incorporation Certificate is a legal document issued by the RJSC that confirms the registration of your business. (Read more here- This certificate provides evidence that your company is a legally recognized entity in Bangladesh.

How to Register a Small Business in Bangladesh?

If you’re planning to start a small business in Bangladesh, you can register it as a sole proprietorship or a partnership firm. To register your business, you need to submit the following documents to the RJSC:

  1. Application for Registration
  2. Memorandum and Articles of Association
  3. A statement of the Nominal Capital
  4. Payment of Registration Fees

Process of Obtaining an Incorporation Certificate in Bangladesh

To obtain an Incorporation Certificate in Bangladesh, you need to follow these steps:

Step 1: Obtain a Digital Signature Certificate (DSC)

Step 2: Check and Reserve the Name of your Company

Step 3: Prepare and File the Memorandum and Articles of Association

Step 4: Pay the Fees

Step 5: Obtain the Incorporation Certificate

How Shapla Start Can Help

Incorporating a business in Bangladesh can be a complex and time-consuming process. Shapla Start can help you simplify the process with its easy-to-use platform that provides step-by-step guidance on the incorporation process. Shapla Start also offers free business consultations to help you identify your business needs and provide tailored advice to help you achieve your goals.

In Bangladesh, it takes an average of 19 days and 12 procedures to start a business, which is higher than the average for South Asia (15.4 days and 8.6 procedures). With Shapla Start’s assistance, you can ensure that your business registration process is smooth, hassle-free, and compliant with legal regulations.
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