Trade License

General Storage / Trade License Issued by Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD)

Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) issues general Trade/Storage License to the traders/ establishments for permitted trade activities under Section 2 (59) of the DMC Act, 1957. It is mandatory for all traders/ establishments to obtain a trade/ storage license under Section 417 of the DMC Act, 1957 in the jurisdiction of MCD explained by Edge Legal.

The necessity of Municipal License

Section 417 of the DMC Act-1957 (amended time to time) provides that any person, who so ever desires to establish a business of a General Trade and Storage, is required to obtain a license from MCD.

Amendment in the license

No amendment in case of an increase/ decrease in the area for trade/ storage will be permissible. In case of an increase in the area of the trade premises, a fresh application will be entertained on submission of the requisite difference of fees as per prescribed rates of License Fee.


1. Trade /Storage License;
2. Health Trade License;
3. Veterinary License;
4. Other MCD Licenses like Factory license, Hawking license, etc.

Example of Trade License

  • Marble stone items Shop
  • TV, Radio shop
  • Shoe sale shop
  • Candles Shop
  • Brushes Shop
  • Wooden furniture works Shop
  • Mobile phone, charger, telephone Shop
  • Spectacles Shop
  • Umbrellas Shop
  • Timber Shop
  • Toilet goods Shop
  • Bricks and Tiles Shop
  • Stationery/Books/Gifts/Bookbinding
  • Photostat/Fax/STD/PCO;
  • Cybercafe/ Call phone booths;
  • LPG booking office/Showroom without LPG cylinders
  • Tailoring shop
  • Electrical/Electronic repair shop
  • Photo studio
  • Cable TV/DTH Operation
  • Hosiery/Readymade Garments/Cloth shop
  • Cycle Repair Shop
  • Barber Shop/Hair Saloon
  • Beauty Parlor
  • Gymnasium
  • Health Club
  • SPA
  • Milk and Milk Products
  • Pan shop
  • Cold Storage
  • Bakery and Confectionary products
  • Kirana Goods and dry fruits
  • Ice depot
  • Icecream Parlour
  • Guest House
  • Three-star and Five-star hotel
  • Dharamshala
  • Hotel with restaurant
  • Dhaba
  • Fruit Juice
  • Catering
  • Coffee house
  1. Proof of legal occupancy of the establishment or allotment letter of Govt. agency/tenancy proof/ Electricity/Water connection bill/Landline Telephone Bill/lease deed /sale deed/GPA.
  2. Photograph of the establishment with front-facia, display of goods traded from the premises, or the business is carried out from the premises
  3. Copy of the PAN/VAT/TIN
  4. Unit Area of the Establishment In Square meter.
  5. Site Plan/Key Plan showing the area under the occupation of the applicant or earmarking salient features of the neighborhood of the site.
  6. Aadhar Card/Voter ID/ PAN Card/ Valid Indian Passport/ Permanent driving license/ Bank passbook with photograph and signature of Director/Partners/Proprietor
  7. Electric Connection No
  8. Phone (Mobile) no
  9. E-Mail id
  10. Classification Of Trade and Trade Description
  11. One Passport Size Photograph

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