Calcutta Chamber of Commerce: the oldest chamber of commerce in IndiaCalcutta Chamber of Commerce: the oldest chamber of commerce in India
 




 
 
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MEMBER SERVICES

Dissemination of Information

The Chamber regularly disseminates information so as to keep the members update regarding changes in Government policies and procedures as well as latest trends in the economy.

Submission of Memorandum/ Representations

The Chamber provides a crucial link between members and Government authorities both at Central and State levels by submitting memorandum/representations on major' policies of the Government (e,g. Union and State Budgets) It also takes up problems of individual members with the appropriate authorities for redressal.

Liaison with Public Bodies

The Chamber is represented through its nominees in a number of public bodies and takes active part in their deliberations. These include the State Export Promotion Council, Regional Direct Taxes Advisory Committee, WBIDC. Divisional Railway User's Consultative Committee, etc.

Publications

The Chamber regularly issues circulars on important issues, trends and developments in business and the economy.

Conference / Exhibition Facilities

The Chamber has a well-equipped air-conditioned Conference Room and two air- conditioned halls which are available for members for holding meetings, exhibitions, etc. on payment of a nominal usage fee.

Certificate of Origin

Calcutta Chamber of Commerce is officially authorized by the Ministry of Commerce, Government of India to issue Certificate of Origin ( Non-Preferential) in respect of goods exported from India. It also attests Export Documents like Invoices, Packing List, Declaration, etc. as required by the applicant for facilitating their trade activities.

Authentication / attestation fee is accepted in cash only.

The charges for authentication / attestation of documents are as under: Rs. 50/- + 12.3% Service Tax per shipment.

Visa Recommendation

Calcutta Chamber of Commerce issues recommendation letters to member companies for issue of visa for business promotion visits to foreign countries. Calcutta Chamber has been advised to obtain certain basic information before issuing the recommendation letters for issuance of visa. Member companies desirous of obtaining recommendation letters for issue of visa are requested to furnish the following information to Calcutta Chamber at the time of applying.

1. Request letter addressed to Calcutta Chamber, on the printed letterhead of the company, clearly specifying the name of the person who is seeking the visa, his / her designation in the company, his / her passport number and the country(s) to be visited.

2. Photocopy of the passport of the person applying for the visa.

3. Photocopies of invitation letters / trade enquiries received from the country(s) to be visited.

4. Fee payable: Rs. 300/- + 12.3% Service Tax per person.


 
 
 

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