DOT OSP License

DOT OSP License

Service providers in the telecommunication business, for example, BPO/ centers, e-commerce, telebanking, telemedicine, tele-education, and other IT enabled services are referred to as ‘Other Service Providers’ or generally known as ‘OSP‘. For any of these OSPs to give any telecom services utilizing the telecom resources, for example, public telecom network, mobile network, digital network, etc., they should be registered with Department of Telecommunication (DOT). It is compulsory for the OSP to be a Private Limited corporation to get the OSP license registration.

Reasons for OSP license

The concerned authority for getting OSP license is Telecom Enforcement, Resource and Monitoring (TERM) Cells under the Department of Telecommunications.

After taking OSP license there would be no lawful obstacle as this is the main legal permit required to run BPO’s/Call Center’s or any other business as mentioned above.

Related section with the latest amendment

The organizations entitled for OSP license registration should be a corporation registered under the Companies Act, 2013/1956.

Document Required for DOT OSP Registration

The documents required for OSP license Registration in India are:-

  • Certificate of Incorporation of Private Limited Company.
  • MOA and AOA.
  • Board of Resolution/POA for authorized signatory.
  • Name of Business and Activities Proposed.
  • List of Directors.
  • Present Shareholding

The above documents should be certified with seal by a Company Secretary or Director of the Company or Statutory Auditor or Public Notary.

DOT OSP Registration Process

  1. A) The application could be filled online on the website of the Department of Telecommunications.
  2. b) Fees of Rs. 1000 for each application.
  3. c) Filing of documents with the Concerned Authority.

The validity of the license is for 20 years and after getting these license entities registered under OSP’s shall submit Annual Return within 6 months from the closure of the financial year.

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