Import Export License

What is IEC ?

The Importer -Exporter Code (IEC) is a key business identification number that is mandatory for Exports or Imports. No person shall make any import or export except under an IEC Number granted by the DGFT. In case of import or export of services or technology, the IEC shall be required only when the service or technology provider is taking benefits under the Foreign Trade Policy or is dealing with specified services or technologies.

Who can apply for IEC ?

The nature of the firm obtaining an IEC may be any of the follows- 
1. Proprietorship
2. Partnership
3. LLP
4. Limited Company
5. Trust
6. HUF
7. Society

Documents required to apply for IEC:

To apply for Importer Exporter Code (IEC), you would require:

1. Permanent Account Number (PAN).
2. Proof of establishment/incorporation/registration.
3. Proof of Address can be any one of the following documents: Sale Deed, Rent agreement, lease deed, electricity bill, telephone landline bill, mobile, post-paid bill, MoU, Partnership deed. Other acceptable documents (for proprietorship only): Aadhar card, passport, voter id, In case the address proof is not in the name of the applicant firm, a no-objection certificate (NOC) by the firm premises owner in favor of the firm along with the address proof is to be submitted as a single PDF document. 
4. Proof of Firm’s Bank Account: Cancelled Cheque or Bank Certificate.
5. The user should have an active DSC.
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