Bangladesh National Insurance Company Limited (BNIC) was incorporated in Bangladesh as a public limited company on 21 May 1996 under the Companies Act, 1994 and licensed under the Insurance Act,1938 in order to run all types of general insurance business other than life insurance business. It obtained certificate of commencement of business on 1 June 1996. It got registration from controller of Insurance on 18 June 1996. Presently the Company has been operating its business through 28 branches along with one local office. The branches are located different strategically important areas of the country.