Import Export Code

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Import Export Code

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.

Documents Required for Import Export Code

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Ans:-Individual desiring to import or export goods and services from or to India must acquire IEC Code. One can apply code online and obtain their import export license or IE code.

Ans:-DGFT returns in 5-10 days after an online application for IEC Code is submitted along with the documents needed for import export code.

Ans:-You are required to apply for the modification, if there is any change in the details such as the name of the applicant, change of address or any such detail. It can be done online with the help of Skill Development Advisor.

Ans:-You don’t need to make any additional compliance, once your IEC online registration is done and you receive your import export license. IEC registration is an approval which you take from the Government to import or export.