Import Export Code Registration

Get your business ready for import and export in just 3 days.

Registration Today For IEC & Get The Following Benefits -

Global Market Reach

By getting Import Export Code your business is getting a global reach which unlock door for more sales and bigger profits.

Niryat Bandhu Scheme

New and aspiring exporters are the focus of this initiative, which aims to help them enter into world trade and increase India’s exports.

Low Risk of Illegal Transportation

IEC registration is a centralised registration that aids authorities in effectively managing and monitoring cross-border trade.

Goverment Schemes

Companies that are registered under the Import Export Council (IEC) are eligible to get advantages or subsidies from various government agencies.

Life Time Validity

Import Export Code is permanent that is valid for life time. As a result, maintaining, filing, and renewing the IEC registration would be easy.

No Compliance

Unlike with other types of tax registrations, the importer or exporter is not required to comply with particular compliance issues like return filings.

When is Import Export Code Required?

For Import and Export of Goods from India

For Import and Export of services from India

To approve the shipment throughout the import or export stage

Documents Required For IEC Registration

Promoters Photo

2 colour photos of the promoters, individuals, company, and director

PAN Card Copy

Each shareholder’s & director’s PAN card

For ID Proof

Voter ID / Driving License/ Passport for ID proof.

Address Proof

Bank Statement / Electricity, Mobile, Telephone Bill for address proof.

Registered Office

Utility bills not more than 2 month old or Rent agreement.

Cancelled Cheque

Cancelled cheque is need for bank account details.

Frequently Asked Questions

An Import Export Code is required if you wants to start an import/export business in India. The DGFT provides this 10-digit code, which is valid for a lifetime.

IEC holders are legally expected to update and validate their IEC details via an online platform from April to June every year, especially if no adjustments have happened; their IEC would be dead and no import or export operations will be authorised.

No, only one IEC would’ve been issued to each individual or organisation. If more than one IEC code is issued, the Regional Office should be notified so that all of the codes may be terminated.

There is no need to submit an income tax return. However, depending on the items, a customs duty may be levied.

Anyone acting as a sole proprietor of a business may apply for an IE code.

Due to the impossibility of trade without a genuine IEC, the penalty might be the imposition of duty depending on the amount of items.

No, without a legitimate IEC, you will be unable to import legally. Unless specifically exempt, no person must export or import without first obtaining an IEC, as per the DGFT notice.

Yes, the Import Export Code visible on all export and import customs documentation.