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Construction Development Board


Specialized Trade Registration Click here to apply for the service

This is to reiterate that based on the decision of the 51st Meeting of the Construction Development Board (CDB), a new Class for Specialty Works has been introduced as a step towards promoting an orderly growth of professionals and encourage specialization. Amongst the numerous trades/crafts that prevail in the construction industry, the CDB started with five specific trades which are Masonry, Plumbing, Electrical House Wiring, Construction Carpentry and Welding & Fabrication.

Further, the amended Standard Bidding Document for Works requires any specialized subcontracts to be mandatorily awarded to Specialized Trades/Contractors registered with CDB.

Therefore, all aspiring specialized trades (individuals/groups) who are dully trained and certified are requested to register with CDB in one of the following categories: 

SL. #

Name of Trade

Category

Qualification required

1

Masonry

SP1

National Certificate & Above

2

Plumbing

SP2

National Certificate & Above

3

Electrical House Wiring

SP3

National Certificate & Above

4

Construction Carpentry

SP4

National Certificate & Above

5

Welding and Fabrication

SP5

National Certificate & Above

6

Lhadri (Traditional Bhutanese Painting)

SP6

Certificate of 2 year & above

7

Patra (Curving)

SP7

Certificate of 2 year & above

8

Transmission & Distribution

SP8

National Certificate & Above

9

Underground Power Cable Trenching & Laying

SP9

National Certificate & Above

10

Computer Hardware & Networking

SP10

National Certificate & Above

*SP – Specialized Professionals

The validity of the registration certificate will be for 3 years and the registration fee is not applicable for the first time applicant. However, the first renewal fee is Nu. 1000/- and Nu. 500/- thereafter.