Tour Operator Registration

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Description

Overview:

A tour operator typically combines tour and travel components to create a package holiday. They advertise and produce brochures to promote their products, holidays and itineraries. Assam has several reputed and experienced tour operators operating across the length and breadth of the state to suit all budgets. The licensing of all tour operators will be mandatory and no one can operate in Assam without grant of license, irrespective of the size of business turnover.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Tour Operators should have been in operation for a minimum period of one year before the date of application.
  • The minimum office space should be at least 200 sq. ft. Besides, the office should be located in neat and clean surroundings and equipped with telephone, fax and computer/computer reservation system etc.
  • There should be sufficient space for reception and easy access to toilets.
  • The applicant should have a Permanent Account No. (PAN) and should have Service Tax Number.

Guidelines for filling the form:

 As per the Guidelines of Assam Tourism enclosed within: Click here

Fees:

 A draft of Rs. 2000/- as license fee (non refundable) is required to be paid.

Documents Required:

  • Permanent Account No. (PAN)
  • Service Tax No
  • Prescribed Form in Schedule I

Important Timeline:

  • The license shall be granted for three years and renewal thereof after every three years on the application of renewal submitted.
  • Tour Operators should have been in operation for a minimum period of one year before the date of application

How to apply:

Application for licensing shall be addressed to the Director of Tourism, Assam, Station Road, Panbazar, Guwahati – 781001, Assam.

The application is given in Schedule I.

A draft of Rs. 2000/- as license fee (non refundable) in the name of Director of Tourism, Assam, station road, Panbazar, Guwahati – 1 have to be enclosed with the application form.

Type of Service:

Offline: Yes

Forms to be filled:

Schedule I - Application Form    

Whom to Contact:

Directorate of Tourism, Govt. of Assam Station Road, Guwahati 781001

Phone: +91-361- 2547102 / 2542748

Fax: +91-361-2547102

Email: directortourism1@gmail.com

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