IEC Registration

Ideal for businesses planning

to trade in and out of India

Starting At

Rs. 3,391 Onwards

SAVE 30% COST!!!

(Takes less than 30 days)

What is Import Export Code ?

IEC(Import Export Code) is known as many names such as importer exporter code, import export code, import export license, import export number, IE code, IEC license, IE license etc. In simple terms, IE CODE NO. is a 10 digit code which is provided by GOVT. required for import export transactions. You can take IE code in your personal name or company name.

An IEC number issued to applicant shall be valid for all its divisions/ units/ factories/ branches. IEC is valid for lifetime and there is no need To renew same.

5 SIMPLE STEPS

for Import Export license

1
You need to send in copies of PAN cards, identity, address proofs and four passport-sized photographs of the proprietor/partners/directors
2
Private limited companies must also submit the Memorandum and Articles of Association, and Certificate of Incorporation
3
Partnerships must submit the Partnership Agreement. Details of the entity's current account and the type of exporter & copy of the company's letterhead
4
We will file the application in the required Aayaat Niryaat Form 2A (ANF 2A) format to the Regional Authority Of The DGFT In The Region.
5
The IEC should be ready. If the documents are not in order or the inspector asks for additional documents, the registration process will be completed.

ADVANTAGES & BENEFITS

Why To Get IEC In India.

Business growth

Taking your services or products to the international market will enlarge your businesses. IEC enable you to sell products outside India.

Export Subsidies

On the basis of IEC, companies or firms can benefits and subsidies their exports/ imports from DGFT, Customs and export promotion council.

Lifetime validity

Once you are done with IE Code Registration and submit all the required documents, IE Code is issued for the lifetime of the entity and requires no renewal.

No Return Filing

IE Code does not require filing of any return. Once, an IE Code is issued there are no further procedures required to maintain validity of the IE Code.

Individuals can have IE Code

Even individuals who are proprietors of a business can obtain IE Code in their name. It is not necessary to incorporate a business entity for obtaining IE Code.

National Validity

The IEC, once issued, is valid throughout the county, in all your branches or factories. It needs to be quoted while your goods go through customs and while sending money abroad or receiving money from abroad.

IEC Documents In Respect Of Individual / Proprietor / Partner / Director

  • Copy of PAN Card
  • Passport size photograph
  • Copy of Aadhaar Card/ Voter identity card
  • Authorization letter (In case of Partnership)
  • Authority from other Directors on letter head (In case of company)
  • Copy of Partnership deed (In case of Partnership)
  • Board Resolution/self declaration (In case of Company)
  • Telephone Bill in the name of the Individual (In case of individual)
  • Cancelled cheque of individual

IEC Documents In Respect Of Entity

  • Copy of PAN Card firm/company
  • Copy of Property papers (If owned property)
  • Copy of Rent agreement (If rented property)
  • Landlord NOC (Format will be provided by us)
  • Cancelled cheque of firm
  • Electricity/ water bill (Business Place)
  • Telephone Bill in the name of the business
  • Copy of Service Tax returns (In case of Proprietorship)
  • Certificate of incorporation (In case of company)
  • Bank statement of firm/company
  • AOA and MOA (In case of company)
  • 1 letter head of company (In case of company)

FAQs

On How To Get FSSAI License In India.

Any person who intends to import or export goods and services from or to India must obtain Import export Code.

No, tax is not levied on Import Export Code. However, custom duty maybe levied. Custom duty depends to the category of the products imported or exported. 

After submitting all the requisite documents IEC is typically allotted  in 5-10 days. It is not necessary to show proof of any import or export to obtain IE Code. Now a days, as IEC can we partially applied online with the help of digital signature, IEC can be obtained in less than a week.

if you had taken your IEC in physical process, you have to re-apply for e-IEC with all the documents and DGFT will provide you certificate in new online format.

If you or a company wants to modify any details in IEC license, then you can do it online in your IEC application. IEC modification required resubmitting the application with the DGFT once again with all the required documents. Also, IEC modification fee needs to be submitted with the department.

IEC is only a license permitting the import and export of goods. Therefore, no return is required to be filed under IEC code.

You will not need an IEC code under the following cases :

  1. Person exporting or importing goods for personal use and not for activities related to business.
  2. 2.Persons exporting or importing goods to/from Nepal or Myanmar through Indo-Myanmar border areas, a value of which does not exceed Rs.25,000/- in a single assignment.
  3. Ministries or departments of central government do not require obtaining IEC.