In order to register a flour mill in Pakistan, you will need to follow certain steps and complete certain requirements. The process can vary depending on the type of flour mill you wish to register and the specific industry in which your mill will operate.
- Choose a name for your flour mill and check its availability by conducting a name search with the Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP).
- Obtain a National Tax Number (NTN) and Sales Tax Registration Number (STRN) from the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR).
- Obtain a certificate of incorporation from the SECP. This can be done online via the SECP’s eServices portal.
- Obtain a trade license from the relevant Municipal Corporation or Union Council.
- Register with the Employees Old-Age Benefits Institution (EOBI) and the Social Security Institution (SSI).
- Register with the Pakistan Engineering Council (PEC) if your flour mill is involved in the engineering industry.
- Register for GST if your flour mill’s turnover is more than Rs. 20 million per annum.
- Obtain a license from the Pakistan Standards and Quality Control Authority (PSQCA) to ensure compliance with quality standards.
- Obtain a No Objection Certificate (NOC) from the relevant department of the provincial government if your flour mill is involved in the construction business.
It is important to note that the above process and requirements are subject to change, and it is always best to consult with a legal advisor or a company registration consultant for specific guidance and advice. Additionally, you may need to comply with other regulations such as environmental and health regulations.