Ready-made garments industry being the leading industry in terms of export earnings attracts a satisfactory number of investors from home and abroad. In order to initiate a factory establishment in Bangladesh, they have to suffer to find the right places to submit right documents to get the right license or registration certificate. The following flowcharts illustrate the process of acquiring the permits, licenses, certificates and registration for setting up a RMG factory.
The following list of documents put forward the process of acquiring the permits, licenses, certificates, along with required documents for setting up a RMG factory. The list doesn’t cover the entire process from a commercial point of view rather it is constructed from a social and environmental point of view. Factories located in EPZ areas follow a different set of regulatory practices which has been also specified as a part of the flowchart. Not all the RMG factories need to acquire permit from EPZ, but the factories that will be established in the EPZ area will require it.