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Department of Telecommunication and Other Service Providers License

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What is DoT OSP License?

The terms DoT and OSP stands for Department of Telecommunication and Other Service Providers. The OSPs means Telebanking, Telemedicine, Tele- trading, Tele-E- commerce etc. These service providers can use the infrastructure that was built for communication purposes.

The Company that wants to avail OSP licensing should use the Telecom infrastructure for the operation only from registered ISP that are valid under Indian Government Licensing system. Registration of OSPs and Telemarketers is done by the respective Telecom Enforcement, Resource and Monitoring (TERM) Cells (formerly known as VTM Cells) as per location of the OSP/Telemarketing Centre.

Who can apply for OSP License?

To apply an OSP license in India, you need to register a company under the Companies Act, 2013. The Company can be OPC, Private or Public Limited.

Documents Required for OSP License?

PAN Card

PAN Card of shareholders and Directors. Foreign nationals must provide a valid passport.

Identity Proof

Aadhar card and Voter ID/ Passport/ Driving License of Shareholders and Directors.

Director’s Address Proof

Latest Telephone Bill /Electricity Bill/ Bank Account Statement of Shareholders and Directors.


Latest Passport size photograph of Shareholders and Directors.

Business Address Proof

Latest Electricity Bill/ Telephone Bill of the registered office address

NOC from owner

No Objection Certificate to be obtained from the owner(s) of registered office

Rent Agreement

Rent Agreement of the registered office should be provided if any


In case of NRI or Foreign National, documents of director(s) must be notarized or apostilled

What is the process of OSP License registration?

Following are the steps of registration:

  1. Preparation & Submission of Documents 15 to 20 Days
  2. Issuance of Letter of Intent (LOI) 60 to 90 Days
  3. Submission of LOI Compliance 15 to 20 Days
  4. Signing of Final Agreement 15 to 20 Days

Frequently Asked Questions

Who is required to get an OSP License?

Individuals who want to engage with and provide IT enabled services like Call Centre, BPO or KPO need to obtain OSP License from the department of telecommunication.

Who can apply for OSP License?

The applicant needs to have an incorporated company as either a private limited company or an LLP. However, if you haven’t registered a company yet, we provide company registration services as well. After the company registration process, we will help you with obtaining OSP License.

What is the validity of OSP License?

Once you get the OSP License, it is valid up to 20 years from the date of issue.

Whether renewal of OSP registration is required?

Yes, as the validity of OSP License is near expiration, you can renew your license.

Is OSP License transferrable?

No, under department of Telecommunication, the transfer of one OSP License from one company to another is prohibited

Can I use single OSP License for 2 separate branches located at two different places?

OSP License is a location based license. Therefore, if you have two branches of your company situated at different places, then you will need to obtain two separate OSP Licenses in order to conduct OSP operations.

What are the other compliances after getting the registration?

Within six months of completion of the financial year, the OSP must submit “Annual Return” to the authority. The annual return must indicate the details of the activities of the previous financial year and the status of their continuing the OSP operation. Once the status is validated, the operational OSPs shall be put in the list of Active OSPs. OSPs who do not submit the annual return for consecutive three years will be marked as the dormant OSPs and registration will be cancelled after keeping it in a dormant list for two years. Such list would be made available on the DOT website.

Can I connect a domestic OSP with international OSP?

Interconnectivity between Domestic and International OSP is not permitted by the DOT.

Do I have to visit any Government office in person ?

No. OSP DOT License registration process is 100 % online. You need to send us documents over mail. Our expert will make application on behalf of your company.