1. Unlock international Markets • Import export code is popularly known as IEC code, which is a 10 digit number issued by DGFT in India. • IEC is a mandatory requirement to import or export from India
Any bonafide person/ company starting a venture for International trade..
Yes, PAN is mandatory. Self Certified Photocopy of PAN card of the Applicant has to be submitted along with the application.
Yes, DSC is mandatory to apply import exports code online.
All applications will be processed and disposed within 5-6 working days of their receipt.
A business entity must apply for iec registration before engaging in the business of Import or Export of goods and services. No entity can import or export goods or services unless the registration is obtained.
No, the requirement to obtain registration does not arise in following circumstances: • Goods are imported or exported for the personal use and will not be used for any business or related purpose; or • Import or export by government ministries and departments, and certain notified charitable organizations.
Yes, an individual can also make the application to obtain the code by filing online application with required documents.
No, there is no requirement to make separate application for different place of business. This registration is PAN based registration, hence the single registration will be valid for all the businesses and branch under same entity.
No, there is no form or monthly/ annual return to be filed after obtaining the code.
No, the registration is granted for lifetime without any renewal requirements.