DOT OSP License

DOT OSP License

DOT OSP License stands for telecom services providers in India such as BPO/Call Centers, E-commerce, telebanking, telemedicine, -education and other IT enabled services. Department of Telecommunication made it compulsory under the new telecom policy (NTP 1999). All OSP services providers must to get dot osp license.

Overview of dot osp license

The Telecom Commission formulated terms & conditions with regards to dot OSPs. As per the terms & conditions, OSP should not provide switched telephony. They are allowed to take telecom services from only authorized telecom services providers in India. Department of telecommunication provides registration to telecom resources. It includes services like telebanking, call center and other IT enabled services.

Dot OSP License Registration Requirement

To get dot osp license, the entity must be a private limited Company. There are some essential documents required to get dot osp license given below:

  1. Certificate of incorporation of Private Limited Company

  2. Memorandum of Association (MOA) and Article of Association (AOA)

  3. Board of Resolution or Power of Attorney Authorizing the authorized signature.

  4. Name of Business and Activities Proposed.

  5. List of Directors

  6. Present Shareholding.

Some Important Questions:

What is the Validity of OSP License?

OSP Licence is valid for 20 years which can be extended for 10 years when it is renewed.

Can a company apply for more than 1 OSP License?

Yes, a company can apply for more than one osp license after receiving the first one.

Is OSP License transferable?

No, OSP license can not be transferred as it is prohibited by DOT.

When should the annual return be submitted after registration?

OSP annual return can be submitted within 6 months of the financial year.

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