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How to become a METRO Cardholder

METRO's Cash & Carry business model is based on a Business to Business (B2B) concept and focuses on meeting all the needs and requirements of business customers. It is a modern format of wholesale trading, catering only to business customers.

The METRO model offers many advantages over conventional wholesale:

  • Competitive pricing
  • Scope of food and non-food assortments
  • Immediate availability of merchandise
  • Customer-oriented working hours
  • And many more

How to become a Metro Customer? Apply for a card in a few easy steps:

  1. 1

    Fill in the application form. Download Customer Registration Form.

  2. 2

    Present your business documents and the filled application form along with your ID proof (PAN Card, Driving License, Voter ID, etc) at the front desk of the nearest METRO store.

  3. 3

    You will immediately be issued a Permanent or temporary METRO Card.


As METRO offers a Business to Business service, there are certain regulatory constraints on who can be issued a METRO membership card:

  1. 1

    Anyone who has a Service Tax / Professional Tax license. However, certain categories of customers who have a Service Tax/ Professional Tax license, cannot be issued a METRO card. For example individual lawyers, chartered accountants, real estate agents, phone booth operators, cable operators, Architects, Detective Agencies, Forex Dealers, Pawn Brokers, and Doctors.

  2. 2

    Practicing doctors with their own establishments, hospitals, clinics or nursing homes can be issued METRO cards.

  3. 3

    In the case of proprietorship firms, a self- declaration is needed declaring that the person is a proprietor of the firm and purchases made at METRO will be for business purposes.

  4. 4

    In case of Partnership Firms, any partner has to come in person with their valid business license, partnership deed and ID Proof.

  5. 5

    In case of Private Ltd firm, any valid business license, MOA, Self Declaration letter and ID Proof is required.

For the rest, the following documents are required:

  • A declaration by the authorized signatory stating that the purchases are for business purpose
  • An authorization letter on the firm’s letterhead to issue card in the name of the person along with his designation
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