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Other Service Providers License

A business entity offering application services such as tele-medicine, tele-education, tele-trading, call centre, e-commerce, network operation, and other IT enabled services is called an Other Service Provider. The OSP registration is obtained from the Department of Telecommunications (DOT), Government of India.

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How to register Other Service Providers

As per the New Telecom Policy (NTP) 1999, any company providing ‘Applications Services’ by using telecom resources needs an OSP license. Getting an OSP license is a quick and easy 3-Step process, outlined below:

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Application Preparation & Submission

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What is the Other Service Provider (OSP) License?

A business entity offering application services such as telemedicine, tele-education, tele-trading, call centre, e-commerce, network operation, and other IT enabled services is called the Other Service Provider (OSP). The OSP registration is obtained from the Department of Telecommunications (DOT), Government of India.

Any company providing ‘Applications Services’ like telebanking, telemedicine, telemedicine, tele-education, tele-trading, e-commerce, call center, network operation center and other IT enabled services, by using telecom resources provided by Authorised Telecom Service Providers shall obtain an OSP license.

The entities entitled to OSP registration must be a company registered under the Companies Act, 2013.

There are 2 types of OSPs in India

Domestic OSP- An OSP that provides application services inside the national boundaries is termed as a domestic OSP.

International OSP- An OSP that provides application services beyond the national boundaries is termed as an international OSP.

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What is the procedure for obtaining an OSP license in India?

The Registration of OSPs is done by the respective Telecom Enforcement, Resource and Monitoring (TERM) Cells (formerly known as VTM Cells) under the Department of Telecom (DoT), having jurisdiction in the location of the OSP/Telemarketing Centre.

The following steps are needed to obtain an OSP license in India-

Company incorporation

The first step is to register the company with the MCA (Ministry of Corporate Affairs)

Collecting and uploading necessary documents

Certain documents need to be collected and uploaded for OSP license online registration. Please refer to the following section to know more.

Apply for the OSP license India online

The company can apply online for the OSP license by filling up the Form A available at the Saralsanchar website. It can take help from an OSP license consultant also, to ensure smooth application and registration.

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How can the OSPs maintain OSP registration compliance?

To maintain the OSP registration compliance, an OSP must submit an “Annual Return” to the DoT within 6 months after completion of a given financial year. The Return should mention the present status and the activities of the OSP.

Besides, the OSP should also comply with the terms specified by the DoT, especially for the OSPs.

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Recent Updates

Govt. Relaxes Licensing Norms for OSPs

15-Mar-2020: In a bid to enable the employees in the Indian (IT/ITes) sector to work from home, the Department of Telecommunications has announced modifications to its Other Service Providers (OSP) licensing norms. The requirement of the security deposit for availing work from home facilities by OSPs in IT/ITes firms has now been exempted in the wake of the Covid-19 outbreak.

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