Apply Clearances

Sr No Name of the Clearance Department Name Online Links Time Limit (Working Days) Procedure
1 Allotment of Land in industrial area State Industries Promotion Corporation of Tamil Nadu Ltd Apply 60 days
2 Application for Incentives from sipcot State Industries Promotion Corporation of Tamil Nadu Ltd Apply 1 Day
3 Application for Land Allotment from TANSIDCO TANSIDCO Apply 60 Days
4 Application for NOC(bank mortgage) from sipcot State Industries Promotion Corporation of Tamil Nadu Ltd Apply 1 Day
5 Apply for certified copy of Encumbrance Certificate Inspector General of Registration Apply 3 days
6 Apply for certified copy of property document Inspector General of Registration Apply 3 days
7 Approval for factory plan Directorate of Industrial Safety and Health Apply 14 days
8 Building permit Greater Chennai Corporation Apply 14 days
9 Concurrence from District Collector for development of land located in non-planned areas (Wet land) Revenue Department Apply 30 days
10 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
11 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
12 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
13 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
14 G2C - No Objection Certificate for Multi Storied Buildings (MSB) Fire and Rescue Services Department Apply 30 days
15 G2C - No Objection Certificate for Non-Multi Storied Buildings (Non-MSB) Fire and Rescue Services Department Apply 15 days
16 High Tension - Temporary Power Connection Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Corporation Limited Apply High Tension:
(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
Extra High Tension:
(a) Involving Extension & Improvement - 110 days
(b) Involving enhancement of Power Transformers / Addition of Power Transformers - 132 days
(c) Involving commissioning of new substation - 198 days
17 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
18 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.
19 No Objection Certificate for Building Plan and Installation Department of Public Health and Preventive Medicine Apply 15 days
20 No Objection Certificate for construction in the vicinity of Heritage Sites National Monuments Authority Apply 30 days
21 No Objection Certificate for Multi Storied Buildings (MSB) Fire and Rescue Services Department Apply 30 days
22 No Objection Certificate for Non-Multi Storied Buildings (Non-MSB) Fire and Rescue Services Department Apply 15 days
23 No Objection Certificate (NOC) for Retail Outlets – Establishment, Storage and Sale of Petroleum Revenue Department Apply 30 days
24 No Objection Certificate pertaining to Sanitary for School Commissionerate of Municipal Administration Apply 30 days
25 Obtaining Water and Sewer Connection for Commercial Establishments (G+2 and below - Multiple Assesment) Chennai Metropolitan Water Supply and Sewerage Board Apply For issue of Sanction Order - 7 days
For effecting Connection - 21 days
26 Permission for installation of over-ground telecom infrastructure Chennai District - Commissioner,Greater Chennai Corporation, Other Districts - Respective District Collectors Apply 15 days
27 Permission for Road cutting Commissionerate of Municipal Administration Apply 7 days
28 Permission for Road Cutting Greater Chennai Corporation Apply 7 days
29 Permission to erect the Lift Electrical Inspectorate - Government of Tamil Nadu Apply 30 days
30 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
31 Registration of Establishments for Employing Building and Other Construction Workers Directorate of Industrial Safety and Health Apply 7 days
32 Registration of Partnership Firms Inspector General of Registration Apply 1 days
33 Registration of Societies Inspector General of Registration Apply 1 days
34 Report for development of land located in non-planned areas (Dry Land) Agriculture Department Apply 20 days
35 Sewer Connection for Commercial Establishments Commissionerate of Municipal Administration Apply 30 days
36 Statutory Approval of Electrical Drawings Electrical Inspectorate - Government of Tamil Nadu Apply 5 days
37 Water and Sewer Connection for Commercial Establishments (G+2 and below - Single Assesment) Chennai Metropolitan Water Supply and Sewerage Board Apply For issue of Sanction Order - 7 days
For effecting Connection - 21 days
38 Water Connection for Commercial Establishments Commissionerate of Municipal Administration Apply 30 days
39 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 Handling Hazardous Wastes Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board Apply 45 days
4 Authorization of manufacturer under E-waste (Management and Handling) Rules, 2016 Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board Apply 30 days
5 Brand and Label Registration Prohibition and Excise Department Apply 15 days
6 Compliance Certificate for Multi Storied Building (MSB) Fire and Rescue Services Department Apply 30 days
7 Consent to Operate (CTO) 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 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
9 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
10 Dealer Licence under Legal Metrology Act, 2009 Labour Department Apply 15 days
11 Factory Registration and License Directorate of Industrial Safety and Health Apply 14 days
12 Fire License for Multi Storied Buildings (MSB) Fire and Rescue Services Department Apply 30 days
13 Fire License for Non-Multi Storied Buildings (Non-MSB) Fire and Rescue Services Department Apply 15 days
14 G2C - Compliance Certificate for Multi Storied Building (MSB) Fire and Rescue Services Department Apply 30 days
15 G2C - Fire License for Multi Storied Buildings (MSB) Fire and Rescue Services Department Apply 30 days
16 G2C - Fire License for Non-Multi Storied Buildings (Non-MSB) Fire and Rescue Services Department Apply 15 days
17 Grant of Authorization under Bio-Medical Waste Management Rules, 2016 Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board Apply 45 days
18 Grant of recognition of manufacturer of Boilers Directorate of Boilers Apply 22 days
19 High Tension - New Power Connection Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Corporation Limited Apply High Tension:
(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
Extra High Tension:
(a) Involving Extension & Improvement - 110 days
(b) Involving enhancement of Power Transformers / Addition of Power Transformers - 132 days
(c) Involving commissioning of new substation - 198 days
20 Importers registration under Legal Metrology (packages commodities) Rule Labour Department Apply 7 days
21 Issue of Assessment Number for Property Tax Commissionerate of Municipal Administration Apply 30 days
22 Issue of Assessment Number for Property Tax Greater Chennai Corporation Apply 30 days
23 Issue of trade license Greater Chennai Corporation Apply 15 days
24 Issue of Trade License Commissionerate of Municipal Administration Apply 15 days
25 Licence for Contractor under Contract Labour (Regulation and Abolition) Act, 1970 Labour Department Apply 7 days
26 Licence for Contractor under Inter-State Migrant Workmen (RECS) Act, 1979 Labour Department Apply 7 days
27 Licence for working of new lift Electrical Inspectorate - Government of Tamil Nadu Apply 30 days
28 Licence to Manufacture Allopathic Drugs Food Safety and Drug Administration Apply 75 days
29 License for Contractor for Employing Contractual Workmen Directorate of Industrial Safety and Health Apply 7 days
30 License for Manufacturer of weights and measures under Legal Metrology Act Labour Department Apply 15 days
31 Loan Licence to Manufacture Allopathic Drugs Food Safety and Drug Administration Apply 75 days
32 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
33 Name Transfer of Property Commissionerate of Municipal Administration Apply 15 days
34 Name Transfer of Property Greater Chennai Corporation Apply 15 days
35 No Objection Certificate for Movie shooting in public places within Chennai city limits Commissionerate of Police, Chennai Apply 2 days
36 Packer Registration under Legal Metrology (Packaged Commodities) Rules 2011 Labour Department Apply 7 days
37 Permanent License for Sale of Crackers Revenue Department Apply 30 days
38 Permission for Movie Shooting Commissionerate of Municipal Administration Apply 7 days
39 Permission for Movie Shooting on Land / Site / Property Owned by Greater Chennai Corporation Greater Chennai Corporation Apply 10 days
40 Permission given for film/movie shooting in government owned places Department of Information and Public Relations(DIPR) Apply 3 days
41 Permit to export beer to other states and countries.  Prohibition and Excise Department Apply 30 days
42 Permit to import foreign liquors by FL2, FL3, FL3A and FL3AA Licensees  Prohibition and Excise Department Apply 15 days
43 Provisional Registration of Boilers Directorate of Boilers Apply 15 days
44 Registration and Certification of Steam Pipeline Directorate of Boilers Apply 22 Days
45 Registration of Company Tax Greater Chennai Corporation Apply 1 day
46 Registration of Diesel Generator set installation Electrical Inspectorate - Government of Tamil Nadu Apply 30 days
47 Registration of Principal Employer Establishments for Employing Contractual Workmen Directorate of Industrial Safety and Health Apply 7 days
48 Registration of Principal Employer Establishments for Employing Inter-State Migrant Workmen Directorate of Industrial Safety and Health Apply 7 days
49 Registration of Principal Employer Establishments under Contract Labour (Regulation and Abolition) Act, 1970 Labour Department Apply 7 days
50 Registration of Principal Employer Establishments under Inter-State Migrant Workmen (RECS) Act, 1979 Labour Department Apply 7 days
51 Registration under Motor Transport Workers Act, 1961 Labour Department Apply 15 days
52 Registration under Plastic waste (Management and Handling) Rules 2016 Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board Apply 30 days
53 Registration under Tamil Nadu Catering Establishments Act, 1958 Labour Department Apply 7 days
54 Repairer Licence Under Legal Metrology Act 2009 Labour Department Apply 15 days
55 Re-verification and Stamping under Legal Metrology Act, 2009 Labour Department Apply 1 day
56 Safety Certificate Electrical Inspectorate - Government of Tamil Nadu Apply 7 days
57 Test Licence to Manufacture Allopathic Drugs Food Safety and Drug Administration Apply 10 days- Without Inspection
30 days- With Inspection
58 Transfer of Ownership of Boiler Directorate of Boilers Apply 22 days
59 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 Additional Product Endorsement - Loan Licence Food Safety and Drug Administration Apply 60 days
3 Amendment under Tamil Nadu Catering Establishment Act, 1958 Labour Department Apply 3 days
4 Application for Change of Technical Staff - Loan License Food Safety and Drug Administration Apply 75 days
5 Application for Payment of Retention Fees for Schedule X Drugs (Sales) Food Safety and Drug Administration Apply Auto Renewal
6 Application for Post Approval Changes - Change of Brand Name, Composition, Specification - Manufacture Licence Food Safety and Drug Administration Apply 75 days
7 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
8 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
9 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
10 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
11 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
12 Approval for Low Tension Power Tariff (LTPT) Subsidy - Eligibility Certificate (EC) Commissionerate of Industries and Commerce Apply 30 days
13 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
14 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
15 Change of Technical Staff – Allopathic Drug Manufacturing Licence Food Safety and Drug Administration Apply 75 days
16 Change of Technical Staff - Allopathic Drug Sale Licence Food Safety and Drug Administration Apply 22 days
17 Closure under Tamil Nadu Catering Establishment Act, 1958 Labour Department Apply 30 days
18 Dealer Licence Amendment under Legal Metrology Act, 2009 Labour Department Apply 7 days
19 Dealer Licence Renewal under Legal Metrology Act, 2009 Labour Department Apply Auto Renewal
20 Final Registration of Boilers Directorate of Boilers Apply 30 days
21 G2C - Renewal of Fire License for Multi Storied Buildings (MSB) Fire and Rescue Services Department Apply 15 days
22 G2C - Renewal of Fire License for Non-Multi Storied Buildings (Non-MSB) Fire and Rescue Services Department Apply 10 days
23 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
24 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
25 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
26 Issue of Assessment Number for Professional Tax Commissionerate of Municipal Administration Apply On the spot
27 Issue of Assessment Number for Professional Tax Greater Chennai Corporation Apply On the spot
28 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
29 Manufacturer Licence Renewal under Legal Metrology Act, 2009 Labour Department Apply Auto Renewal
30 Packer Registration - Amendment under Legal Metrology (Packaged Commodities) Rules 2011 Labour Department Apply 7 days
31 Payment of Retention Fee for Allopathic Drugs (Sales) Food Safety and Drug Administration Apply Auto Renewal
32 Permission for making additions / alterations to existing lift Electrical Inspectorate - Government of Tamil Nadu Apply 30 days
33 Renewal of Allopathic Drug Manufacturing Licence - Payment of Retention Fee Food Safety and Drug Administration Apply Auto Renewal
34 Renewal of Allopathic Drug Manufacturing Loan Licence - Payment of Retention Fee Food Safety and Drug Administration Apply Auto Renewal
35 Renewal of Authorization for Hazardous Waste Management Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board Apply 45 days
36 Renewal of Authorization under Bio-Medical Waste Management Rules, 2016. Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board Apply 45 days
37 Renewal of authorization under E-Waste (Management and Handling) Rules, 2016 Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board Apply 30 days
38 Renewal of Boiler Registration Directorate of Boilers Apply 7 days
39 Renewal of Consent to Operate Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board Apply Green - 30 days
Orange - 30 days
Red Small - 30 days
Red Medium and Large - 45 days
40 Renewal of Contractor License for Employing Contractual Workmen Directorate of Industrial Safety and Health Apply Auto Renewal
41 Renewal of Contractor's Licence under Inter-State Migrant Workmen (RECS) Act, 1979 Labour Department Apply Auto-Renewal
42 Renewal of factory License Directorate of Industrial Safety and Health Apply Auto Renewal
43 Renewal of Fire License for Multi Storied Buildings (MSB) Fire and Rescue Services Department Apply 15 days
44 Renewal of Fire License for Non-Multi Storied Buildings (Non-MSB) Fire and Rescue Services Department Apply 10 days
45 Renewal of FL licenses Prohibition and Excise Department Apply 30 days
46 Renewal of licence for working of lift. Electrical Inspectorate - Government of Tamil Nadu Apply 30 days
47 Renewal of Manufacturer License under Legal Metrology Act Labour Department Apply Auto Renewal
48 Renewal of Permanent License for Cinema Theatres (Form C License Renewal) Revenue Department Apply 15 days
49 Renewal of Recognition as Erector/Repairer of Boiler and Boiler Components Directorate of Boilers Apply 7 Days
50 Renewal of recognition of manufacturer of Boilers Directorate of Boilers Apply 7 days
51 Renewal of Registration under Plastic waste (Management and Handling) rules 2016 Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board Apply 30 days
52 Renewal of Trade License Commissionerate of Municipal Administration Apply Auto-renewal
53 Renewal of Trade License Greater Chennai Corporation Apply Auto Renewal
54 Renewal under Tamil Nadu Catering Establishment Act, 1958 Labour Department Apply 3 days