C Advisory on registration requirement
C Preparation of application form
C Obtaining Import Export Code
C Documented Follow-up
C Business hours -Expert Support
J Every exporter or importer of goods
J Service provider serving clients abroad. Also, applicable if you are importing a service depending upon if you are covered under reverse charge mechanism or not.
Purchase of Plan
Upload documents on vault
Filing of application
Receipt of Import Export Licence
Estimated Time – 15 days
, Photo of the IEC applicant
, PAN of the IEC applicant
, PAN of the business entity
, Bank certificate and cancelled cheque of the business entity
, Digital Signature
, Address proof of directors
, Certificate of incorporation and address proof in case of company
Ø Frequently Asked Questions.
Ø What is IEC?
Ø Import Export Code Number is unique 10 digit code number issued by Government of India. If a person is interested in making imports & exports, then it is mandatory for him to apply for Import Export Code Number (IEC).
Ø What is the need/use of IEC?
Ø IEC forms the primary document for recognition by Government of India as an Exporter/Importer. On the basis of IEC, companies can obtain various benefits on their exports/imports from DGFT, Customs, Export Promotion Council etc.
Ø Can Export /Import be made without Importer Exporter Code ?
Ø No. IEC forms a primary document for recognition by Govt. of India as Exporter / Importer. However, if value of goods is very low, the concerned customs officer may permit first export (only one time) by imposing penal charges.
Ø Do i need Digital Signature?
Ø Digital signature is used to validate online document submission. From 1st April, 2016, it is mandatory to validate the form and other documents using a digital signature. Click here to obtain your class II digital signature with 2 years validity.
Ø How much time is required to take IEC ?
Ø Normal time to register an Importer / Exporter Code in India is 10 working days time.
Ø Which are the specific cities where the service will be delivered?
Ø The service is state specific in case you need a shop license and will be rendered only in specific cities being Mumbai, Gurgaon, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Jaipur, Surat, Bangalore, Chandigarh, Pune and Delhi.