Getting Import Export Code

Getting Import Export Code

Why Import Export Code

Registration of importer is a pre-requisite for import or export goods. The Customs will not allow clearance of goods unless the importer or exporter has obtained IEC Number from issuing authority. In India, IEC number or Importers Exporters Code is issued by the DGFT.

However, no such import business registration is necessary for persons importing goods from Nepal or Myamar through Indo-Myanmar border or from china, through Gunji, Namgaya, shipkila or Nathula ports provided that the Value of a single Consignment does not exceed Rs. 25000/.


Application for IEC Number:

An application for grant of IEC Code Number should be made in the prescribed performat The application duly signed by the applicant should be supported by the following documents:

Proprietorship Company

  • Pan Card Front Back Copy (Individual)
  • Pan Letter Copy
  • Photos 3 Passport Size.
  • Bank Current Account Copy
  • Letterhead 4 Sheet
  • SSI Certificate (For Manufacturers Only)

Partnership Firm

  • Pan Card Front Back Copy (Firm Names)
  • Pan Letter Copy
  • Authorised Partner Photos 3 Passport Size.
  • Other Partner Photos (Each One)
  • Bank Current Account Copy
  • Letterhead 8 Sheet
  • SSI Certificate (For Manufacturers Only)
  • Partnership Deed Copy
  • Partnership Firm Registration Copy

Private Limited Company

  • Pan Card Front Back Copy (Firm Names)
  • Pan Letter Copy
  • Authorised Director Photos 3 Passport Size
  • Other Director Photos (Each One)
  • Board Resolution
  • Bank Current Account Copy
  • Letterhead 8 Sheet
  • SSI Certificate (For Manufacturers Only)
  • Memorandum of Association

Public Limited Company

  • Pan Card Front Back Copy (Firm Names)
  • Pan Letter Copy
  • Authorised Director Photos 3 Passport Size
  • Other Director Photos (Each One)
  • Board Resolution
  • Bank Current Account Copy
  • Letterhead 8 Sheet
  • SSI Certificate (For Manufacturers Only)
  • Memorandum of Association

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