We need to liaison representative and branch office know first if we are going to open a liaison representative branch. A branch office is deliberated as a country office of a foreign entity. Usually branch office is also confined to started any business activity in Bangladesh and cannot have any income in Bangladesh. And liaison means office also known as representative office can have started only liaison activitiesas a channel of communication between head office abroad and parties in Bangladesh also it is not allowed to started any business activity in Bangladesh and cannot have any income in Bangladesh. So foreign investors who are intending to assume responsibility restricted supervisory, monitoring and marketing actions may open up a liaison or branch office in Bangladesh without registering a limited company under Bangladeshi laws. If how to open a liaison representative and branch office the procedure of getting permission from Bangladesh Investment Development Authority. Then all the procedures have to be followed:

  1. Opening bank account
  2. Time period of the validity of the license.
  3. Everything in regards to registering a liaison office in Bangladesh with infographics and diagrams.
  4. Bangladesh bank approval.
  5. Registering the liaison office with the registrar of joint stock companies.

Liaison & representative and branch office by the opening these services provided:

  • Formation of a foreign liaison company in Bangladesh.

  • Incorporation foreign company office in Bangladesh.

  • Representative or agent office registration services.
  • Setting up branch office & liaison office in Bangladesh.
  • Setting up a foreign company for business in Bangladesh.

Key Facts About Branch Office in Bangladesh:

  • A branch office of foreign company can engage in commercial actions with previously approval of Bangladesh Investment Development Authority.

  • A branch office has local source of income from the approved field of business activities.

Documents Required for Open a Liaison and Representative Branch Office approval

  • Memorandum and Articles of Association and Certificate of Incorporation of the parent company.
  • Name and nationality of the promoters of the main company.
  • Application in formal form signed by the authorized person for establishment of branch and liaison office – 4 copies.
  • Company’s board of director’s resolution pertaining opening of office in Bangladesh.
  • Details of demonstrator to be accomplished through the proposed branch and representative office in Bangladesh.
  • Audited Accounts of last financial year of the principal company.
  • Company’s board of director’s resolution regarding opening of office in Bangladesh.
  • Details of activities to be performed through the proposed branch and liaison office in Bangladesh.

Government Fees:

A fee of twenty-five thousand is necessary to be give through bank pay order and the original copy of the pay order has to be Presented to the Bangladesh Investment Development Authority.