Import Export (IE) Code is a registration needed for persons importing or exporting goods and services from India. IE Code is published by the Directorate General of Foreign Trade (DGFT), Ministry of Commerce and Industries, Government of India. IE Code application must be created to the Directorate General of Foreign Trade along with the essential helping documents. DGFT will issue the IE Code for the entity in 15 - 20 working days or less, once the application is submitted. Registration-Cum-Membership Certificate (RCMC) Registration Persons having import export code can request for and achieve RCMC registration. RCMC is a certificate that authenticates an exporter dealing with products registered with an agency/ organization that are approved by the Government of India. The certificate has been published for five years by the Export Promotional Councils or the commodity board in India. An exporter who is wishing to achieve an RCMC has to proclaim his mainstream business in the application. This application would be submitted to the Export Promotion Council/Commodity Board concerning to that line of business.