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Thane - Apply for Go-Carting Certificate

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This procedure explains various ways to Apply for Go-Carting Certificate in Thane.

The Entertainment Duty Department, the Government of Thane provides online facility to user to apply for Go-Carting Certificate. User can read the instructions and fill the form. Online service is provided by the government to save time of the user. The portal is available in two languages English and Marathi; user can select any of the preferred language. However, the application form can be printed and applied in person along with the necessary documents to the District Office.

Apply Online through aaplesarkar

  1. The applicant needs to register on the website Create User Id
  2. The applicant can login using the credentials and fill the form as instructed.
  3. The applicant can fill the online application form for “Go-Carting Certificate” in the citizen login section: Online Application
  4. Submit the application.
  5. After submitting the application, user will get a reference slip or number which should be kept for future reference.
  6. Status of the application can be tracked by the user in “Track your Application” section. For tracking the application, application id or reference number will be required.

Apply in Person:

  1. The applicant can download the application form:Application
  2. The filled application form along with the necessary documents mentioned below should be submitted to the Licensing Authority.
  3. Applications can also be made in-person through the Entertainment Duty Department offices and sub-offices through the following link:Applications select the station by clicking on the drop-down menu box.
  4. Please make sure you have all the documents that are listed under the “Required Documents” section of this page.
  5. After the authorities validate your application and the documents that are submitted the process for Go-Carting certificate will be initiated.
  6. After the receipt of all the required documents the application will be processed. Enquiries will be made by the concerned Police station regarding suitability of the place and from the point of law and order situation.

Required Documents[edit]

Identity Proof (Any one)
  • Pan Card
  • PassPort
  • Aadhar Card
  • Election Card
  • Driving License

Proof of Address (Any one)
  • Rent Receipt
  • Address Proof
  • Telephone Bill
  • Property Letter
  • Electricity Bill
  • Water Rate Bill
  • Property Tax receipt
  • 7/12 and 8 Ace Extra
  • Semi-Government identity card
  • Property Registration Extraction
  • Description of the immovable property of the applicant and documents to be attached (home / shop / office / business place)

Mandatory Documents (all documents are mandatory)
  • Food License
  • Self-declaration Letter
  • No-Objection Certificates
  • Government Proof of Identity
  • Space license / property card
  • Local Agency issued the license
  • License from Public Works Department
  • Non-Conduct License from Fire Brigade
  • Hotel License (food and drug administration)
  • Other required documents by the Entertainment Branch
  • National Savings Certificates of Deposit /Bank Guarantee
  • License given by a competent authority related to business

Photocopy of documents should be attached while applying in person and scanned documents should be uploaded while applying online. Keep all the documents in scanned form like JPEG, GIF and PDF, so that it can be uploaded while making online application on the website. If submitting in person, xerox copies needs to be attached.

Office Locations & Contacts[edit]

Further information and clarification can be obtained through following link: Contact Information


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Explain the fees structure which is required for obtaining the certificate/document.


Explain the time until which the certificate/document is valid.
e.g. Birth Certificate Valid Forever

Documents to Use[edit]

Application form for go carting certificate:Application

Sample Documents[edit]

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Processing Time[edit]

It takes thirty days for processing of the certificate.

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Required Information[edit]

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1. Date of Birth.
2. City or County of Birth.

Need for the Document[edit]

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Information which might help[edit]

Q1. I wish to start a go karting establishment. What are the licenses I require?
You require a Premises license, a Ticket selling license and Performance license.

Q2. Which authority issue these license
The Premises license and Ticket-selling license are issued by the office of the Commissioner of Police. The Performance license is issued by the office of the Divisional Asst. Commissioner of Police.

Q3. What do I need to do in order to procure these licenses
You will have to make an application in the prescribed format affixing a court fee stamp of Rs. 5 on it.

Q4. Where I will get the application form?
You can collect the form from the Theatre Branch situated in the C.P. office, Mumbai or you can receive it though fax.

Q5. What are the requirements to start the said business?
You will have to submit the following documents along with your application: 

  1. The plan (map) showing details of the premises where the go-kart will be played. The map should also show the number of lanes. 
  2. Geographical location of the site (showing road approach building/adjoining the proposed place i.e. on east, west, north and south sides). The plan should be drawn by the Registrar of architect with his counter signature. 
  3. Certificate or receipt of fire fighting equipment installed in the proposed premises.
  4. Documents showing ownership/title/rights of the premises (owned/leased/rented). 
  5. If the premises are rented, then NOCs from the concerned landlord stating that he does not have any objection starting the said activities. 
  6. NOC from the Fire Brigade office.
  7. NOC from the Health Department of BMC.
  8. If there is telephone, then a certificate from the MTNL office. 
  9. NOC from the electrical Inspector.
  10. Number of Karts 
  11. Undertaking regarding not installing gambling activities.

Q6. I don't have all these required documents at present. Can I submit them afterwards?
Unless you submit these documents, your application will not be processed and you cannot start the business by submitting an incomplete application.

Q7. I have submitted all the documents. Are there any other requirements?
After receipt of all the required documents, the application will be processed. enquiries will be made by the concerned Police station regarding suitability of the place as well as on the law and order situation.

Q8. What about enquiries regarding suitability of the place?
enquiries will be made by the concerned/local Police station on the following points

  1. Whether the place is surrounded by narrow streets (Street less than 40 feet in width) 
  2. Whether the place is situated in a predominantly commercial areas;a license will not be granted if the premises are used exclusively for residential purposes.
  3. Even in case of predominantly commercial areas, preference will be given to places of public amusement that are situated in the premises or compounds of big residential hotels. 
  4. A license will not be granted if the place is situated in the close vicinity of a place of religious worship, educational institutions like schools, colleges, coaching classes etc. (“in the vicinity” means within the parameter of 75 metres).
  5. A license will not be granted if noise or sound created in the premises is audible from a distance of 15 feet (4. metres). 
  6. The amusement parlor should not be opened before 8.00 a.m. and should not run beyond 11.00 p.m. 
  7. A license will not be issued if a similar place of amusement exists within a radius of 75 meters. 
  8. The distance between two machines should not be less than 30 centimetres.
  9. Machines should be installed on either side of the room with the rear end facing the wall. If this is the case then there should be a minimum distance of two meters between the two rows so that adequate space would be available for the face movement of players. 
  10. If the entrance of the place is not located at the end of the two walls of the room but at the side near to any wall, there should be a minimum distance of 2 meters between the door and the first machine near the door.

Q9. Under which rules do you issue the license and the documents required for it?
Rules for Licensing and Controlling Places of Public Amusement (other than cinemas) and Performances for Public Amusements including Melas and Tamashas,1960.

Q10. How long will the process take?
The process will take minimum 30 to 45 days from the date of submission of all the required documents.

Q11. What is the license fee structure?

  • The fee structure is as under:
  • Premises license fees Rs. 1000 per machine/per kart (per month) 
  • Ticket selling fees Rs. 100 per year  Performance license fees (this will be collected by the Divisional Asstt. Commissioner of police.)

Q12. If the report of the Police station is negative, what would be the result of my application
If the report is negative or your application is rejected, you will be given a personal hearing.

Q13. What is the procedure for renewal of the license?
You have to make an application along with a copy of the license one month prior to the expiry of the license and also submit valid NOC's along with the application. enquiries will be made through the concerned Police station and after the receipt of the enquiry report, you will be intimated.

Q14. What are the renewal charges?
Same as license fees.

Rules for licensing and controlling public amusement activities:Rules
More information that would be useful can be obtained through following link:More Information

Other uses of the Document/Certificate[edit]

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