DOT / OSP License Registration

OSP stands for Other Service Providers referring to the service provided in the Telecommunication Industry which uses telecom resources. It involves BPO/Call centers, e-commerce, tele-banking, telemedicine,-education, and other IT enabled services. Department of Telecommunication under the New Telecom Policy (NTP) 1999 made it compulsory for OSPs using telecom resources to obtain License.

In February 2000 the Telecom Commission formulated terms and conditions with regard to OSPs. According to the terms and conditions OSPs should not provide switched telephony and are allowed to take telecom resources from authorized Telecom Service Providers only. Department of Telecommunication provides registration to telecom resources providing an array of services, which includes services like tele-banking, call center and other IT enabled services.

OSP registration is mandatory for service providers in India providing services like telemedicine, tele-education, Tele-banking, tele-training, call center, e-commerce, network operation center, other IT Enabled Services and is using telecom resources.

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It usually takes 25 to 35 working days, depending upon government approval.

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Services Covered
Who Should Buy
How It's Done
Documents Required
Services Covered

  • Incorporation of a Private Limited Company. Click Here

  • Filing of application to DOT: Filing of application to Chief General Manager of the DOT

  • Evaluation of Application: EAC (External Advisory Committee) must assess the application & call for information and inquiries with the applicant.

  • Granting License: RBI license must be given who satisfies all the eligibility criteria for DOT licenses.

Who Should Buy

  • Businesses looking to expand or scale operations on higher level
  • Business working in Telecom/Call center Sector
How It's Done

  1. DSC Application

  2. Name approval form filing

  3. Preparation of Incorporation Documents

  4. Getting those docs signed by the respective stakeholders

  5. Filing of e-Forms with ROC

  6. Receipt of Incorporation Certificate with PAN, TAN, GST, EPF, ESI & Bank Account.

Documents Required

  1. Only Company under ROC (Pvt Ltd/ LLP/ Section 8/ OPC)

  2. DSC (Digital Signature Certificate)

  3. COI / AOA/ MOA

  4. Board of Resolution or Power of Attorney 

  5. Landline number & Bill of Registered Office.

  6. Nature of business of the proposed Company.

  7. Shareholding pattern (50:50 or 60:40) between the Stakeholders.

  8.  Network Diagram

  9. Internet Service Provider Details

  10. Client Details

  11. Infrastructure & Bandwith Details


The license for OSP is valid for a period of 20 years, if not expressly mentioned otherwise. Annual Return of an OSP is submitted to the Department of Telecommunication mentioning the activities undertaken and present status of OSP. Further, annual return for OSP License renewal must be submitted with 6 months of completion of the financial year. It is noteworthy that it is mandatory for OSPs to maintain compliance with the Terms and Conditions prescribed by the Department of Telecommunication for OSPs.