Want to Register "IMPORT EXPORT CODE"

Change Captcha

Write to our advisors at for IMPORT EXPORT CODE. Our advisors will call you shortly.


Our Package includes the followings:

Import Export Code Registration

Any Government fee, if applicable shall be paid by you directly for which we will share the challan.



Import Export Code or IEC is a 10-digit code that a business or a person needs to import/export goods/services. This code is issued by DGFT (Director General of Foreign trade), Ministry of Commerce and Industries, Government of India. The validity of this code is for lifetime, that is, there is no need to renew it. This code is generated within 5-15 working days after the documents are submitted and all the corrections required are made.

An Import Export Code is required for import of any type of goods by a business. However, the following category of persons are exempted from obtaining an IE Code.

Importer and export by central Government or agencies or undertakings for defence purpose or other specified lists under Foreign Trade (exemption from the application of Rules in certain cases) Order, 1993.

Import or Export of Goods for personal use.

Documents Required

  Latest Photographs
  Self-attested scanned copy of PAN Card & Aadhaar Card.
  Copy of Rent agreement and No objection certificate (NOC) from the owner (if rented)
  Sale Deed/ Lease deed if property owned
  Copy of Partnership Deed/ Certificate of incorporation/ Registration Certificate of the Society/ Copy of the Trust Deed
  Bank Certificate as per ANF 2A (I)/Cancelled Cheque bearing pre printed name of the applicant entity and A/C No.


Benefits of IEC:

To import or export goods/services into the foreign market IEC is a key to enter the international market and widening the scope of business. With IEC, one can take their products or services to the global market and expand business with ease.

Benefits of IEC:

The complete process of applying for importer exporter code is simple and hassle-free with the online Import-Export license application. It merely takes 3-4 working days for obtaining the importer exporter code.

Benefits of IEC:

Once the import-export code is obtained, there are no formalities. Unlike other tax registrations, the IE code holder also does not need to comply with any kind of annual filing or return filing. Also, the code is valid for a lifetime so there is no need for renewal.

Benefits of IEC:

The importers and exporters are eligible to benefit from many Government schemes. The entities are eligible for the schemes under DGFT on their import/export. They can avail the subsidies from Customs and Export Promotion Council or similar government organizations.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)