Apply Clearances

Sr No Name of the Clearance Department Name Online Links Time Limit (Working Days) Procedure
1 Apply for certified copy of Encumbrance Certificate Inspector General of Registration Apply 3 days
2 Apply for certified copy of property document Inspector General of Registration Apply 3 days
3 Building permit Greater Chennai Corporation Apply 14 days
4 Concurrence from District Collector for development in wet land for non-planned areas Revenue Apply 30 days
5 Consent to Establish (CTE) Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board Apply Green - 30 days
Orange - 30 days
Red Small - 30 days
Red Medium and Large - 45 days
6 Consent to Establish (CTE) -  Expansion Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board Apply Green - 30 days
Orange - 30 days
Red Small - 30 days
Red Medium and Large - 45 days
7 Consent to Establish (CTE) -  Extension Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board Apply Green - 30 days
Orange - 30 days
Red Small - 30 days
Red Medium and Large - 45 days
8 Consent to Establish (CTE) - Revision Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board Apply Green - 30 days
Orange - 30 days
Red Small - 30 days
Red Medium and Large - 45 days
9 Factory Plan Approval Directorate of Industrial Safety and Health Apply 14 days
10 HT Temporary Connection Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Corporation Limited Apply (a) Involving Extension & Improvement - 44 days
(b) Involving enhancement of Power Transformers/ Addition of Power Transformers - 88 days
(c) Involving commissioning of new substation - 132 days
11 Land Allotment State Industries Promotion Corporation of Tamil Nadu Ltd Apply 60 days
12 Low Tension - Temporary Power Connection Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Corporation Limited Apply (a) Involving no Extension or Improvement work - 7 days-22days
(b) Involving Extension & Improvement without Distribution Transformers - 44 days
(c) Involving Extension & Improvement with Distribution Transformers - 66 days
13 New Water Connection for Industries and Institutions Tamil Nadu Water Supply and Drainage Board Apply 1. Completion of prefeasibility and intimation of rough cost to applicant – 22 days
2. Completion of Detailed Project Report, clearance from Regional office and Head Office – 80 days
3. Issue of Government Order by Industries Department for source clearance – 22 days
4. Concluding of MoU between TWAD Board and the beneficiary – 22 days
5. Administrative and Technical approval by TWAD Board – 22 day
6. Execution of work for water connection - 66 days to 264 days.
14 NOC for Building Plan and Installation Department of Public Health and Preventive Medicine Apply 15 days
15 NOC for construction near Heritage Sites National Monuments Authority Apply 30 days
16 No Objection Certificate (NoC) for Multi Storied Buildings (MSB) Fire and Rescue Services Department Apply 30 days
17 No Objection Certificate (NoC) for Non-Multi Storied Buildings (Non-MSB) Fire and Rescue Services Department Apply 15 days
18 No Objection Certificate (NOC) for Retail Outlets – Establishment, Storage and Sale Revenue Apply 30 days
19 No Objection Certificate pertaining to Sanitary - School Commissionerate of Municipal Administration Apply 30 days
20 Obtaining Water and Sewer Connection for Commercial Establishments (G+2 and below - Multiple Assesment) Chennai Metropolitan Water Supply and Sewerage Board Apply 21 days
21 Permission for installation of over-ground telecom infrastructure Chennai District - Commissioner,Greater Chennai Corporation, Other Districts - Respective District Collectors Apply 60 days
22 Permission for Road cutting Commissionerate of Municipal Administration Apply 7 days
23 Permission for Road Cutting Greater Chennai Corporation Apply 7 days
24 Permission to erect the Lift Electrical Inspectorate - Government of Tamil Nadu Apply 30 days
25 Planning Permission for building Directorate of Town and Country Planning Apply Clearances given at Field Office level - 15 days
Clearances given at Head Office level - 21 days
Multi-Storied Buildings - 50 days
Industry in Hilly Areas (HACA) - 50 days
26 Registration of Establishments for Employing Building and Other Construction Workers Directorate of Industrial Safety and Health Apply 7 days
27 Registration of Partnership Firms Inspector General of Registration Apply 1 days
28 Registration of Societies Inspector General of Registration Apply 1 days
29 Report for Development in Dry Land in Non-Planned areas Department of Agriculture Apply 20 days
30 Sewer Connection for Commercial Establishments Commissionerate of Municipal Administration Apply 30 days
31 Statutory Approval of Electrical Drawings Electrical Inspectorate - Government of Tamil Nadu Apply 5 days
32 Water and Sewer Connection for Commercial Establishments (G+2 and below - Single Assesment) Chennai Metropolitan Water Supply and Sewerage Board Apply 21 days
33 Water Connection for Commercial Establishments Commissionerate of Municipal Administration Apply 15 days
34 Water Connection for Industries Chennai Metropolitan Water Supply and Sewerage Board Apply For issue of Sanction Order - 7 days
For effecting Connection - 21 days
Sr No Name of the Clearance Department Name Online Links Time Limit (Working Days) Procedure
1 Application for grant of Licence of Allopathic Drugs (Sales) Food Safety and Drug Administration Apply 22 days
2 Application for grant of Licence of Schedule X drugs (Sales) Food Safety and Drug Administration Apply 22 days
3 Authorization for Hazardous Waste Management Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board Apply 45 days
4 Brand and Label Registration Prohibition and Excise Apply 90 days
5 Consent to Operate (CTO) - After-Consent to Establish Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board Apply Green - 30 days
Orange - 30 days
Red Small - 30 days
Red Medium and Large - 45 days
6 Consent to Operate (CTO) - Expansion Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board Apply Green - 30 days
Orange - 30 days
Red Small - 30 days
Red Medium and Large - 45 days
7 CTO Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board Apply Green - 30 days
Orange - 30 days
Red Small - 30 days
Red Medium and Large - 45 days
8 Dealer Licence under Legal Metrology Act, 2009 Labour Department Apply 15 days
9 Factory Registration and License Directorate of Industrial Safety and Health Apply 14 days
10 Fire License for Multi Storied Buildings (MSB) Fire and Rescue Services Department Apply 30 days
11 Fire License for Non-Multi Storied Buildings (Non-MSB) Fire and Rescue Services Department Apply 15 days
12 Grant of Authorization under Bio-Medical Waste Management Rules, 2016 Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board Apply 45 days
13 Grant of Authorization under E-Waste (Management) Rules, 2016. Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board Apply 45 days
14 Grant of Recognition as Manufacturer of Boilers and Boiler Components Directorate of Boilers Apply 22 days
15 HT New Connection Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Corporation Limited Apply (a) Involving Extension & Improvement - 44 days
(b) Involving enhancement of Power Transformers/ Addition of Power Transformers - 88 days
(c) Involving commissioning of new substation - 132 days
16 Importer Registration under Legal Metrology (Packaged Commodities) Rules, 2011 Labour Department Apply 7 days
17 Issue of Assessment Number for Property Tax Commissionerate of Municipal Administration Apply 30 days
18 Issue of Trade License Commissionerate of Municipal Administration Apply 15 days
19 Licence for Contractor under Contract Labour (Regulation and Abolition) Act, 1970 Labour Department Apply 7 days
20 Licence for Contractor under Inter-State Migrant Workmen (RECS) Act, 1979 Labour Department Apply 7 days
21 Licence for working new lift Electrical Inspectorate - Government of Tamil Nadu Apply 30 days
22 Licence to Manufacture Allopathic Drugs Food Safety and Drug Administration Apply 75 days
23 License for Contractor for Employing Contractual Workmen Directorate of Industrial Safety and Health Apply 7 days
24 Loan Licence to Manufacture Allopathic Drugs Food Safety and Drug Administration Apply 75 days
25 Low Tension- New Power Connection Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Corporation Limited Apply (a) Involving no Extension or Improvement work - 7 days-22days
(b) Involving Extension & Improvement without Distribution Transformers - 44 days
(c) Involving Extension & Improvement with Distribution Transformers - 66 days
26 Manufacturer Licence under Legal Metrology Act, 2009 Labour Department Apply 15 days
27 Multi Storied Building (MSB) Compliance Certificate Fire and Rescue Services Department Apply 30 days
28 Name Transfer of Property Commissionerate of Municipal Administration Apply 30 days
29 Name Transfer of Property Greater Chennai Corporation Apply 15 days
30 New Assessment of Property Greater Chennai Corporation Apply 15 days
31 New Trade License Request Greater Chennai Corporation Apply 15 days
32 No Objection Certificate (NoC) for Movie shooting in public places within Chennai city limits Police Apply 2 days
33 No Objection Certificate (NOC) for Movie Shooting on Land/ Site/ Property Owned by Greater Chennai Corporation Greater Chennai Corporation Apply 15 days
34 Packer Registration under Legal Metrology (Packaged Commodities) Rules 2011 Labour Department Apply 7 days
35 Permanent License for Sale of Crackers Revenue Apply 30 days
36 Permission for Movie Shooting Commissionerate of Municipal Administration Apply 7 days
37 Permission given for film/movie shooting in government owned places Department of Information and Public Relations(DIPR) Apply 3 days
38 Permit to export beer to other states and countries.  Prohibition and Excise Apply 15 days
39 Permit to import foreign liquors by FL2, FL3, FL3A and FL3AA Licensees  Prohibition and Excise Apply 15 days
40 Provisional Registration of Boilers Directorate of Boilers Apply 15 days
41 Registration of Company Tax Greater Chennai Corporation Apply 1 day
42 Registration of Diesel Generator set installation Electrical Inspectorate - Government of Tamil Nadu Apply 30 days
43 Registration of Principal Employer Establishments under Contract Labour (Regulation and Abolition) Act, 1970 Labour Department Apply 7 days
44 Registration of Principal Employer Establishments under Inter-State Migrant Workmen (RECS) Act, 1979 Labour Department Apply 7 days
45 Registration of Principal Employer Establishment under Contract Labour Act Directorate of Industrial Safety and Health Apply 7 days
46 Registration of Principal Employer Establishment under Inter State Migrant Workmen Act Directorate of Industrial Safety and Health Apply 7 days
47 Registration under Motor Transport Workers Act, 1961 Labour Department Apply 15 days
48 Registration under Plastic waste management rules 2016 Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board Apply 45 days
49 Registration under Tamil Nadu Catering Establishments Act, 1958 Labour Department Apply 7 days
50 Repairer Licence Under Legal Metrology Act 2009 Labour Department Apply 15 days
51 Re-verification and Stamping under Legal Metrology Act, 2009 Labour Department Apply 1 day
52 Safety Certificate Electrical Inspectorate - Government of Tamil Nadu Apply 7 days
53 Test Licence to Manufacture Allopathic Drugs Food Safety and Drug Administration Apply 10 days- Without Inspection
30 days- With Inspection
54 Verification and Stamping under Legal Metrology Act, 2009 Labour Department Apply 1 day
Sr No Name of the Clearance Department Name Online Links Time Limit (Working Days) Procedure
1 Additional Product Endorsement - Allopathic Drug Manufacturing Licence Food Safety and Drug Administration Apply 20 days - Without Inspection
30 days- With Inspection
2 Amendment under Tamil Nadu Catering Establishment Act, 1958 Labour Department Apply 3 days
3 Application for Change of Technical Staff - Loan License Food Safety and Drug Administration Apply 75 days
4 Application for Payment of Retention Fees for Schedule X Drugs (Sales) Food Safety and Drug Administration Apply Auto Renewal
5 Apply for New Entrepreneur-cum-Enterprise Development Scheme (NEEDS) Commissionerate of Industries and Commerce Apply Sanction of individual based subsidy / Interest subvention - 30 days
Disbursement after the issue of valid sanction order / letter, subject to the availability of necessary funds - 15 days
6 Apply for Unemployed Youth Employment Generation Programme (UYEGP) Commissionerate of Industries and Commerce Apply Sanction of individual based subsidy - 30 days
Disbursement after the issue of valid sanction order / letter, subject to the availability of necessary funds - 15 days
7 Approval for 3% Interest Subsidy (Back ended interest Subsidy) Commissionerate of Industries and Commerce Apply Sanction of individual based subsidy - 30 days
Disbursement after the issue of valid sanction order / letter, subject to the availability of necessary funds - 15 days
8 Approval for capital subsidy Commissionerate of Industries and Commerce Apply Issue of Sanction Order - 30 days
Disbursement of incentive to applicant after allotment of funds by the government - 15 days
9 Approval for Low Tension Power Tariff (LTPT) Subsidy- Claim Commissionerate of Industries and Commerce Apply Sanction - 30 days
Disbursement after the issue of valid sanction order / letter, subject to the availability of necessary funds - 15 days
10 Approval for Low Tension Power Tariff (LTPT) Subsidy - Eligibility Certificate (EC) Commissionerate of Industries and Commerce Apply 30 days
11 Approval for Promotion of Energy Audit and Conservation of Energy (PEACE)- Energy Audit Commissionerate of Industries and Commerce Apply Sanction of Incentive - 30 days
Disbursement after the issue of valid sanction order / letter, subject to the availability of necessary funds - 15 days
12 Approval for Promotion of Energy Audit and Conservation of Energy (PEACE) - Incentive for Implementation Commissionerate of Industries and Commerce Apply Sanction of Incentive - 30 days
Disbursement after the issue of valid sanction order / letter, subject to the availability of necessary funds - 15 days
13 Change of Technical Staff – Allopathic Drug Manufacturing Licence Food Safety and Drug Administration Apply 75 days
14 Change of Technical Staff - Allopathic Drug Sale Licence Food Safety and Drug Administration Apply 22 days
15 Closure under Tamil Nadu Catering Establishment Act, 1958 Labour Department Apply 30 days
16 Dealer Licence Amendment under Legal Metrology Act, 2009 Labour Department Apply 7 days
17 Dealer Licence Renewal under Legal Metrology Act, 2009 Labour Department Apply Auto Renewal
18 Final Registration of Boilers Directorate of Boilers Apply 30 days
19 High Tension - Load Addition/ Reduction Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Corporation Limited Apply (a) Involving Extension & Improvement - 44 days
(b) Involving enhancement of Power Transformers/ Addition of Power Transformers - 88 days
(c) Involving commissioning of new substation - 132 days
(d) Extra High Tension - 110 days
20 Issuance of Ceritificate (without product) not covered under Drugs and Cosmetics Act 1940. Issue of Validity Certificate, Issue of Good Manufacturing Practice Certificate, Issue of Manufacturing and Market Standing Certificate, Issue of Non Conviction Certificate, Issue of Performance Certificate, Quality & Capacity Certificate, Good Laboratory Practice Certificate, Others Food Safety and Drug Administration Apply 20 days - Without Inspection
30 days- With Inspection
21 Issuance of Ceritificate (with product) not covered under Drugs and Cosmetics Act 1940-With Product. Issue of Manufacturing and Market Standing Certificate, Issue of Non Cancellation Certificate, Issue of Performance Certificate, Quality & Capacity Certificate, Others Food Safety and Drug Administration Apply 20 days - Without Inspection
30 days- With Inspection
22 Issue of Assessment Number for Professional Tax Commissionerate of Municipal Administration Apply On the spot
23 Low Tension - Load Addition/ Reduction Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Corporation Limited Apply (a) Involving no Extension or Improvement work - 7 days-22days
(b) Involving Extension & Improvement without Distribution Transformers - 44 days
(c) Involving Extension & Improvement with Distribution Transformers - 66 days
24 Manufacturer Licence Renewal under Legal Metrology Act, 2009 Labour Department Apply Auto Renewal
25 New assessment request-profession tax Greater Chennai Corporation Apply On the spot
26 Packer Registration - Amendment under Legal Metrology (Packaged Commodities) Rules 2011 Labour Department Apply 7 days
27 Payment of Retention Fee for Allopathic Drugs (Sales) Food Safety and Drug Administration Apply Auto Renewal
28 Permission for making additions / alterations to existing lift Electrical Inspectorate - Government of Tamil Nadu Apply 30 days
29 Renewal of Allopathic Drug Manufacturing Licence - Payment of Retention Fee Food Safety and Drug Administration Apply Auto Renewal
30 Renewal of Allopathic Drug Manufacturing Loan Licence - Payment of Retention Fee Food Safety and Drug Administration Apply Auto Renewal
31 Renewal of Authorization for Hazardous Waste Management Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board Apply 45 days
32 Renewal of Authorization under Bio-Medical Waste Management Rules, 2016. Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board Apply 45 days
33 Renewal of Boiler Registration Directorate of Boilers Apply 7 days
34 Renewal of Contractor License for Employing Contractual Workmen Directorate of Industrial Safety and Health Apply Auto Renewal
35 Renewal of Contractor's Licence under Inter-State Migrant Workmen (RECS) Act, 1979 Labour Department Apply Auto-Renewal
36 Renewal of CTO Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board Apply Green - 30 days
Orange - 30 days
Red Small - 30 days
Red Medium and Large - 45 days
37 Renewal of factory License Directorate of Industrial Safety and Health Apply Auto Renewal
38 Renewal of Fire License for Multi Storied Buildings (MSB) Fire and Rescue Services Department Apply 15 days
39 Renewal of Fire License for Non-Multi Storied Buildings (Non-MSB) Fire and Rescue Services Department Apply 10 days
40 Renewal of FL licenses Prohibition and Excise Apply 90 days
41 Renewal of licence for working of lift. Electrical Inspectorate - Government of Tamil Nadu Apply 30 days
42 Renewal of Permanent License for Cinema Theatres (Form C License Renewal) Revenue Apply 15 days
43 Renewal of Recognition as Manufacturer of Boiler and Boiler Components Directorate of Boilers Apply 7 days
44 Renewal of Registration under Plastic waste management rules 2016 Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board Apply 45 days
45 Renewal of Trade License Greater Chennai Corporation Apply Auto Renewal
46 Renewal under E-Waste (Management) Rules, 2016 Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board Apply 45 days
47 Renewal under Tamil Nadu Catering Establishment Act, 1958 Labour Department Apply 3 days
48 Repairer Licence Renewal under Legal Metrology Act, 2009 Labour Department Apply Auto Renewal
49 Trade license renewal Commissionerate of Municipal Administration Apply Auto-renewal