How to Apply for Dealer License under Weights and Measure In India

Apply for Dealer License under Weights and Measure In India By Yourself

  • For those who want to engage in business with a measure and weight dealership, then you need to obtain the dealer license through the relevant state metrology department.
  1. The applicant should go to the at the address of the Local Legal Metrology Officer (Assistant Controller of Legal Metrology / controller of Legal Metrology/Inspectorate Offices) under the control of which the proposed unit is situated.
  2. Visit the office.
  3. Get the application form, or complete the application on an A4 sheet according to the instructions.
  4. Once you’ve completed your application, be sure to complete the application form and attach all documents required in accordance with our document requirements section.
  5. The document should be submitted together with the fee applicable to the authority receiving the request.
  6. Applications submitted will be inspected through the authority. If everything is in order the application will be considered.
  7. Authorities will confirm the information submitted.
  8. The Authority, after reviewing the application and concluding that it is acceptable for granting a License could require applicants to pay the fee required.
  9. Pay at the appropriate counters, and remember to keep the receipt.
  10. After the fee has been paid and a copy of it is received by the appropriate authority The application is considered further.
  11. The applicant will receive a letter of the authority. Follow the notification and guidelines provided by the department’s authority.
  12. Authorities will examine and confirm the documents. After the inspection, the report, it will be presented to the authorities for approval.
  13. The decision is made by the authority designated to issue the license.
  14. The applicant will be informed of the approval. The license will be issued according to the norms applicable.
  15. When a license application is denied for non-compliance with all or any of the requirements the reasoning for the decision will be made public within 15 days to the person applying for the license.
  • NOTE:
      • If a dealer wishes to market and trade weights and measurements within more than one jurisdiction, the dealer must get a separate license as a dealer for each state in which they wish to operation.

The location should be appropriate and sufficient (not lower than space as specified)

  • Documents Required
  • Application form
  • Identity and Residence Documentation.
  • 2 Passport size photograph.
  • A letter of consent from the Manufacturer that they would like to designate you as an agent for the Dealer
  • Manufacturing Licence is required if you plan to import measures and weights from outside of the State.
  • Model Approval Certificate for weights and other measures to be dealt with.
  • GST Registration/Professional Tax Licence / Labour License.
  • Trade Licences from the relevant ADC for non-tribal transactions in accordance with the area requirements.
  • A valid document confirming Proprietorship
  • If the company is not a sole proprietorship concern, the company should be able to provide an original duplicate of Partnership deed that has been certified by a First Class Magistrate/Notary or Oath Commissioner, and in the the case of private Company or Limited Company, Memorandum of Association that is approved from the Ministry of Company Affairs, Govt. of India.
  • Premises Documents of ownership/registered rent or leave license or lease agreement with a NOC from the owner/NOC of the member , if the property is owned by a the family member.
  • Equipment, tools and machinery list
  • PAN card
  • Self-declaration of whether the applicant has violated any requirements of Legal Metrology Act, 2009 or the rules thereunder.
  • Current electricity bill.
  • Aadhaar Card of Directors


    • Self-certified copies of the relevant documents must be included.
    • In addition to the previously mentioned documents, authorities can require additional information or documents. You must provide them with the information needed for efficient processing.

Office Locations and Contacts

Controller Legal Metrology,Room no118, C-Block Vkas Bhawan,
IP ESTATE, New Delhi-2.
Phone: 23379267
Link to contact information Link 1 and Link 2 Link2


  • The applicant should be a citizen of India
  • Age limit is 18 years old and over
  • A person or a business that is registered under a government law is capable of applying.
  • Financial status proof


  • Details about fees should be sought during the application process. There are categories-based fees that applicants have to pay for when applying.


Each license issued to a manufacturer is applicable for an initial time of one calendar calendar year. The license is able to be renewed.


  • If the importer/manufacturer want to act as the dealer of the equipment, he/she must also obtain the Dealer License in addition to the importer/manufacturer license.
  • The premises for the shop must be appropriate and adequate, and have an separate entrance, without opening any residential area of the building.
  • Do not forget to get all originals of the document, along with the an additional copy to apply.
  • It is better to consult a chartered accountant, and ask for his help.
  • Check that your application is complete before submitting.

The Information You Need

  • Name of the person who is applying
  • Address of the applicant’s address
  • Father’s Name
  • Email ID
  • Mobile number

Need to have the Document

  • The Department gives dealership licenses to deal in weighing and measuring instruments.
  • The practice of selling measures and weights that are not covered by the license is liable to be punished. Therefore, it is necessary to follow the steps laid out in this article to get one.

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