IEC (Import Export Code)

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Register your import/Export Business under the Department of Foreign Trade, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Govt. of India.

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✅Application Drafting
✅Application Filing
✅Application Processing
✅Proper Consultancy
✅IEC Certificate
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✅IEC Modification

🎯IEC (Import Export Code)

An Import/Export code or IEC is a 10-digit code required by a company or individual to import / export goods/services. This code is issued by the DGFT (Director of Foreign Trade Bureau) of the Ministry of Commerce and Industry of the Government of India.

The validity of this code is a lifetime. That is, you don’t need to update the code. This code will be generated within 5 to 15 business days after the document is submitted and all necessary modifications are made.

This code has many names such as importer export code, import export code, import export license, import export number, IE code, IE license and so on.

You can issue this code under your own name or company name. Once issued, it is valid for all departments / units / factories / branches.

🎯Why DigiNeeraj Legal Services

Our experts run the Import/Export code registration process online smoothly at reasonable rates. The whole process takes about 1 days. We can help you get an Import /Export license online.

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🎯Documents Required for IEC (Import Export Code) Registration

✅Two-color photos of promoter / individual / company / director
✅PAN Card for each shareholder and director
✅Identification card (voter ID / driver’s license / passport)
✅Address proof (bank statement/electricity, mobile phone, telephone bill)
✅Certificate of the registration office
✅Utility invoice as proof must be up to date

🎯Import Export Code Registration Process

Step 1: Application Form

First, you need to prepare the application form in the specified format – Aayaat Niryaat Form ANF-2A format and submit it to the regional office of DGFT.

Step 2: Documents

Next, you need to prepare the necessary documents for your identity and legal entity and prove your address with your bank details and proof of ANF2A.

Step 3: Filing Application

Once your application is complete, you will need to submit it to DGFT via a DSC (Digital Signature Certificate) and pay the fees required for IEC registration.

Step 4: IEC Code

Finally, if your application is approved, you will receive a soft copy of the IEC code certificate from the government.

🎯Benefits of IEC Registration

Business Expansion

IEC helps bring services or products to the global market and grow your business.

Availing Several Benefits

Both companies have access to several advantages of imports and exports from DGFT, Export Promotion Council, Customs, etc., based on IEC registration.

No Filling of Returns

IEC does not require the submission of returns. Once assigned, you do not have to follow any kind of process to maintain its effectiveness. You do not need to submit a return to DGFT for export transactions.

Easy Processing

Obtaining an IEC code from DGFT within 10 to 15 days of submitting your application is fairly easy. You do not need to provide proof of export or import to obtain the IEC code.

No need to Update

The IEC code is valid for the life of the entity and does not need to be updated. After it is acquired, it may be used by the entity for all Import/Export transactions.

🎯FAQs | IEC (Import Export Code:

Q- What is IE Code?

IEC is an abbreviation for Import / Export Code, which is a 10-digit number issued by the Director of Foreign Trade Bureau of the Ministry of Commerce and Industry of the Government of India.

Q-What is (MIES) Merchandise Export from India scheme?

This is a required registration for traders who import and export goods and services to and from India. Under the MEIS scheme, many rewards and incentives are provided to exporters.

Such incentives are given to exporters at pre-determined rates that vary from product to product.

Q-How to apply for an IEC code online?

The application process for obtaining an IEC code is very simple and convenient. Follow the steps to complete the process of getting the IEC code.

  • Contact a DigiNeeraj IEC Expert
  • Complete all documentation related to compliance requirements
  • Obtain IEC code in 1 day
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Q-How much does it cost to apply for IEC code?

✅Rs. 1,999 (if Aadhaar is linked to a mobile phone or using DSC)
✅If your mobile number is not linked to Aadhaar, you will need a DSC (Digital Signature Certificate) – visit here-
✅A nominal charge of Rs. 500 will be paid to the government.

Q-Who needs an Importer/Exporter code?

Individuals/Companies that handle international trade in the import and export of goods and services must register with the IE code.

Q-Are there any taxes levied based on the IE code?

IE Code is not a tax registration. However, some products may be subject to customs duties.

Q-Can I Export/Import without an Importer Exporter Code?

No. The IEC is a mandatory document for government approval. India is an import/export country of goods and services. However, if the value of the goods is too low, customs authorities may permit the first export by imposing a nominal fee that is very unlikely to be incurred.

Q-Can an individual get an IE code?

Yes, Anyone who is acting as a sole proprietor of a business can obtain an IE Code Registration.

Q-What are the required documents for IEC Registration?

To obtain an IE code registration, you will need a copy of your PAN card, proof of your business address and business structure [partnership certificate, corporate establishment certificate, etc.], and a canceled check of your current account.

Q-How long does it take to get an IE code registration in India?

With DigiNeeraj, the IEC registration team can obtain from DGFT in 24 hours after submitting all required documents and applications.

Q-What is the penalty for not registering in the IE code?

Depending on the number of goods, the fines imposed may be tariffs, as trade is not possible without a valid IEC.

Q-Is it possible to Import/Export goods and services without an Importer/Exporter Code?

No. The IEC is a mandatory document for government approval. India is an import/export country. However, if the value of the goods is very low, the relevant customs officer may allow the first export (one time only) by imposing a fine.

Q-Does the custom department use IEC?

Yes, the IEC number is reflected in all customs documents related to import and export.

Q-How many IECs can a person get?

Only one license can be obtained by one business owner.

Q-Can I make changes to the IEC?

Okay. To make changes, you must submit a request to DGFT and create the relevant documentation to make the changes. Government fees may apply.

Q-How can I cancel the IEC?

IE code can be canceled by making a formal request online to DGFT.

Q-Do I need to register as a company to obtain IEC?

No, customers do not need to set up a company to apply for an IEC certificate.

Q-What documents are required to change the IEC?

The documents required to change the IEC are as follows.

  • Individual / corporate PAN for which IEC was issued
  • Valid email ID. & Personal mobile number

Q-How long does it take to update IEC changes on the DGFT Portal?

It usually takes 1-5 days to update the modified IEC on the DGFT Portal. After the renewal is complete, DGFT will issue a new IEC Certificate.

Q-Is DSC mandatory for IEC changes?

Yep! DSC is required if your mobile number is not linked to your Aadhaar Card.

Q-Is there any Government fees of IEC Modification?

Yes, Government fees are required.

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