Trading Licenses

To apply for a trading license in Mbale, you would typically need to follow these steps:

  1. Contact the Mbale Municipal Council: Reach out to the municipal council or the designated department responsible for trading licenses. Inquire about the specific requirements, procedures, and fees for obtaining a trading license in Mbale.
  2. Gather necessary documentation: Prepare the required documents, which may include identification documents (such as a national ID or passport), proof of address, business registration documents, tax identification number (TIN), and any other documents specified by the municipal council.
  3. Complete the application form: Obtain and fill out the trading license application form. Provide accurate and complete information about your business, including the nature of the business, location, and other relevant details.
  4. Pay the required fees: There is usually an application fee associated with obtaining a trading license. Inquire about the fee amount and the acceptable modes of payment. Ensure that you submit the required payment along with your application.
  5. Submit the application: Submit the completed application form, along with the necessary supporting documents and payment, to the designated office or department of the Mbale Municipal Council. Keep copies of all submitted documents for your records.
  6. Await processing and approval: The municipal council will review your application and process it accordingly. The duration for processing can vary, so it is advisable to inquire about the estimated processing time.
  7. Receive the trading license: If your application is approved, you will be issued a trading license. The license will specify the permitted scope of your business activities and the duration of validity. Ensure that you display the license prominently at your place of business as required.