4 Questions about Sikkim Home Stay Registration Application

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Sep-Oct 2016

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The Sikkim Registration of Home Stay Establishment Rule 4 summarizes home stay registration application process and answers the related questions.

Q1: Who can apply for registration? (Rule 4.1)

A: A private house owner having all required documents that confirm ownership of the house/land situated within rural areas of Sikkim.

Q2: How to apply for registration? (Rule 4.1)

A: Fill the prescribed application form published in the Annexure 1 of the Sikkim Registration of Home Stay Establishment Rules, 2013.

To fill the form you need the following documents and information:

4 Documents Required for Sikkim Home Stay Registration Application

  1. A certificate of identification and proof of being a Sikkim subject
  2. A proof of ownership of the unit and the land on which home stay is built
  3. A location sketch (without scale) / map (on scale) showing principal roads leading to the home stay unit
  4. A passport size photograph of the applicant

15 Information Required for Sikkim Home Stay Registration Application

      Applicant Details

  1. Name
  2. Age
  3. Academic Qualifications
  4. Father’s Name (There is no column for mother’s name in the application form.)
  5. Complete Address of the Applicant, including phone number

      Details of Home Stay Unit in Sikkim

  1. Name of the unit
  2. Area of the house in which home stay is Located
  3. Number of available rooms
  4. Number of bathrooms / toilets
  5. Any additional facilities provided by the proposed home stay unit
  6. Distance between (nearest) airport and the home stay unit
  7. Distance between (nearest) railway station and the home stay unit
  8. Distance between the nearest bus stand and the home stay unit
  9. Distance between the nearest shopping center and the home stay unit
  10. Distance between the nearest dispensary / hospital and the home stay unit

Q3: Where to submit the application form?

A: Submit the application form to the prescribed authority looking after the area in which the establishment is located. (Rule 4.1)

Q4: Who verifies the home stay unit?

A: Prior to registration, the prescribed authority physically verifies the

(1) Location

(2) Architectural design

(3) Cleanliness

(4) Facilities

(5) Hygiene

(6) Safety of tourists

(7) Security

(8) Surrounding environment

 

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