What licences required for selling products online in India


First of all you have to Incorporate your Business Registration. You have many option to register your business.

  • Proprietorship Firm
  • Partnership Firm
  • Pvt Ltd Company or One Person Company
  • LLP

Registration for TAN (tax deduction Account Number) would be necessary, if you’re hiring even a single person. Sole proprietors do not need a TAN, unless their turnover exceeded Rs. 1 Crore in the previous year.

Registration of VAT/CST will be compulsory if you want to sell online.

Registration for Service Tax is mandatory, if you will be providing any services; though you can claim a one-time exemption of Service Tax on an amount not exceeding Rs. 10 Lakh in your first year.

Specific licenses regarding specific products, like food items or pharmaceutical drugs, and so on.