Gujranwala Chamber of Commerce and Industry Membership Criteria

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Membership Department is one of the most important departments of GCCI. It is
responsible for processing of new membership applications, renewals of membership,
issuance of GCCI member cards, attestation of certificate of origin, attestation of
commercial documents, issuance of visa recommendation letters, issuance of visa
invitation letters and co-ordination in conducting annual election of GCCI.

Criteria of Membership:
   ·   The prospective member is a sole proprietorship or a partnership firm or an
       association of persons or a company holding national tax number and sales tax
       registration, if applicable, in the name of the business concern;

   ·   The prospective member’s business fits within the defined business scope or area
       of jurisdiction of District Gujranwala as provided in the memorandum and articles
       of association and under the license granted by the Federal Government;

   ·   The application for grant of membership shall be proposed and seconded by
       existing members of the Gujranwala Chamber of Commerce and Industry;

   ·   The prospective member has no criminal conviction; and

   ·   The prospective member has a valid National Tax Number and Sales Tax
       Registration, if applicable;

   ·   Membership may be cancelled or disqualified, on the grounds provided under the
       trade organization’s memorandum and articles of association, if the member
       breaches any provision of the Trade Ordinance;

   ·   The membership shall be renewable on annual basis subject to fulfillment of
       following conditions, namely:-

          o Payment of prescribed subscription within the time stipulated in the
            Memorandum and Articles of Association, which shall not be later than
            31st March every year;
          o Proof of filing return of Income Tax and Sales Tax, if applicable, for the
            preceding year

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