Need to apply for DoT's IP-1 License?

Our legal experts and ISP business consultants can help you with DoT’s application process for IP-1 License for Infrastructure Providers.

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4 steps to get your IP-1 License

Our ISP consultants can help you apply for a Infrastructure Provider – 1 (IP-1) License

1. Check eligibility criteria

Apply for an IP-1 license in India with our ISP consultant’s assistance. But first, check if you’re eligible.

2. Check required documents

To assist you with your IP-1 License application, you or your CA need need to check required documents.

3. Compile Documents

A dedicated consultant will guide you after have you have kept your basic documents ready.

4. Get your IP-1 License!

After getting your IP-1 license from the DoT, our consultants could assist you with a bunch of ISP related services.

Eligibility Criteria

To apply for an IP-1 License in India you need:

1. A Private or Public limited company

To apply for an IP-1 License you must have registered Private Limited (Pvt. Ltd.) or Public Limited (Ltd.) company. (Ask your CA for more details if you are unsure about this)

2. 'Internet Infrastructure Provider' mentioned in company's MoA

Your company’s Memorandum of Assoication (MoA) should have the term ‘Internet Infrastructure Provider’ mentioned in it. (Ask your CA for more details if you are unsure about this)


To assist you with your IP-1 License Application, we need you or your CA to send us the following information:

Company Information

Company Name (Pvt. Ltd or Ltd)
Company’s Email ID
Registered Company Number
Registered Address of the Company
Company Directors’ Names Profit sharing ratio of Directors
Name of Authorized Director of company (for signing and communications via DoT)

Company Documents

A scanned copy of your company’s Article of Association (AoA) A scanned copy of your company’s Memorandum of Association (MoA) A scanned copy of your company’s Certificate of Incorporation (COI)

Your CA's details

Name of your CA
Contact Number of your CA
CA’s Firm name
CA Membership No.
CA’s Firm Reg. No.

A dedicated license consultant will be assigned to you after you compile the required documents

Frequently Asked Questions

Some insights between our clients and our Consultants

Why do I need an IP-1 license?
IP-1 License is required for those infrastructure companies providing assets like dark fiber, duct space, right of way and towers to Internet Service Providers.
How long is the IP-1 License valid till?
Your IP-1 License is valid forever. When you stop your business, you will need to surrender your license to the DoT.
How much time does this application take?
The complete process from filing your application to getting the IP-1 license will take you about 2 months.
I have an ISP license, do I need IP-1 license as well?
If you have an ISP license, you can legally lay down infrastructure to provide connectivity to your customers. Although, if you’re renting your fiber to other ISPs, you will need an IP-1 license.


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