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Import Export Code Registration

All you need to know

All businesses which are engaged in Import and Export of goods compulsorily require IEC Certificate.

 

Import Export Code  (in short IEC Code) is a ten digit number with permanent validity granted by Directorate General of Foreign Trade under Ministry  of Commerce and Industry, to any bonafide person/ company for carrying out import/export. Importers are not allowed to proceed without this code and exporters can’t take benefit of exports from DGFT, customs, Export Promotion Council, if they don’t have this code.

 

When will there be requirement of IE code

At following instances the IE Code would be required:

  • When an importer has to clear his shipments from the customs then it’s needed by the customs authorities.
  • When an importer sends money abroad through banks then it’s needed by the bank.
  • When an exporter has to send his shipments then it’s needed by the customs port.
  • When an exporter receives money in foreign currency directly into his bank account then submission of IEC is required by the bank.

 

One doesn’t need to be a registered entity to apply for import export code; you can apply even as an individual. IEC Certificate is also known as Export License, Import License, IE Code, IEC code, EXIM License. All have the same meaning.

 

Suggested read: An Exporter can get GST Exemption by Filing LUT

 

EbizFiling.com is an eminent business platform and a progressive concept, which helps end-to-end incorporation, compliance, advisory, and management consultancy services to clients in India and abroad. IEC Registration in India is easy, seamless, cheapest and quickest with EbizFiling.com!

Import Export License Fees

Choose Your Package

ESSENTIAL

2899/-

(All Inclusive)

  • Import Export Code
Popular

ENHANCED

3899/-

(All Inclusive)

  • Import Export Code
  • Digital Signature Class 2 Individual having 2 Years Validity

ULTIMATE

5699/-

(All Inclusive)

  • Import Export Code
  • Digital Signature Class 2 Individual having 2 Years Validity
  • GST Registration

Benefits of IEC Registration in India

Points to make your decision easy

Valid for Life

An online Import Export Certificate once issued is valid for lifetime and has no expiry date. It does not need any renewal as well. Import Export code is valid nationwide and across all factories or branches of the organization.

Required by Importers

All importers who wish to import goods in India need to have a valid IE Code. IE Code must be mentioned in all relevant customs documents. Bankers would require you to have valid IEC registration for making payments abroad.

Required by Exporters

All exporters who export goods out of India need to have a valid IE Code. It must be quoted in relevant customs documents. Bankers would require you to have an IEC registration while receiving money from abroad from your customers.

No Renewal

An IEC code once applied need no renewals. Further, there are no periodic returns to be filed in respect of an IE Code.

IEC For Individuals

An individual may also apply for Import Export Code registration  There is no restriction on you to have a business registered.

Quick Processing

You need not submit any proof for import or exports for applying for IEC Code. IEC Application is online process.

Documents Required for IEC Registration

Quick Checklist

  • Photograph of applicant
  • Self-attested PAN Card of all directors/partners/proprietor
  • Residential Address Proof of all directors/partners/proprietor
  • Entity Pan Card (if any)
  • Cancelled Cheque Or Banker Certificate for IEC

How to get IEC Registration

 

5 easy steps

1

Complete a Simple Form

2

Submit Documents

3

Verification of Documents

4

Application for IEC Registration

5

IE Code Allotted

Fill a Simple Checklist

A Compliance Manager from team Ebizfiling will get in touch with you to obtain your documents along with a simple checklist for Import Export Code registration. You need to fill up that checklist and submit along with all the required documents for processing.

Application

After verifying the documents, we would proceed with IEC registration formalities. We will apply for the same online in Aayaat Niryaat Form 2A (ANF 2A). All throughout the process, your dedicated Compliance Manager will keep you updated on the progress of the same

IEC Allotment

Once the application for IEC registration and the attached supporting documents for the Import Export Code are verified by the concerned Government Officer, the Directorate General of Foreign Trade will allow an Import Export Code registered for your business.

FAQs On IEC Registration

Get answers to all your queries

  • Who requires an IEC?

    Any bonafide person/ company starting a venture for International trade.

  • Where to obtain an IEC?

    Application for obtaining IEC Number in made online at DGFT website https://dgft.gov.in in the prescribed form ANF 2A.

  • Is PAN Number or PAN card essential or what are the alternatives?

    Yes, PAN is mandatory. Self-Certified Photocopy of PAN card of the Applicant has to be submitted along with the application.

  • How much time does it take to get an IEC?

    All applications will be processed and disposed within 5-6 working days of their receipt.

  • What is RBIs Automatic approval or Specific permission when there is Non-Resident Interest Foreign Investment in the firm for obtaining IEC?

    • Notification No. 20/2000/RBI dated. 3rd May 2000. Applicants are also required to furnish
    i. Copy of Money invested report filed before the Regional Office of RBI.
    ii. Copy of Report filed in Form FC-GPR, Part A for the issuance of shares to Regional Office of the Reserve Bank of India.
    iii. If specific permission has been granted by RBI regarding Non-Resident Interest, then copy of that permission to be furnished with Application form ANF-2A.

  • Can a Public Limited Co. or Private Limited Co. or Partnership obtain different IECs for different concerns owned by it?

    No. However the name of each concern owned by such a company may be included in the IEC of the firm in whose name PAN exists, as a branch.

  • What are the documents required for issue of Duplicate IEC?

    Duly filled application form along with application fee of Rs.200/ and
    an affidavit on stamp paper of Rs.100/- duly notarized.

  • Can IEC be hand delivered or over the counter?

    No, IEC issued are not dispatched or delivered. IEC will be issued in digital format. The applicant has to take an IEC print out of the digitally signed IEC.

  • Which Cities do you provide your services?

    Ebizfiling.com provides IEC Registration all across India. You can obtain IEC registration in Ahmedabad, Mumbai, Pune, Bangalore, Chennai, Delhi, Kolkata, Kanpur, Nagpur, Jaipur or any other cities easily with us.

  • Still, have confusion?

    Don’t worry!! Our expert will help you to choose a best suitable plan for you. Get in touch with our team to get all your queries resolved. Write to us at info@ebizfiling.com or call us @+91 9643 203 209.

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