I/E CODE REGISTRATION

IEC code Registration in Chennai

IMPORTER EXPORTER CODE (IEC) which is a 10 digit unique code provided by the Director General of Foreign Trade, Ministry of Commerce, and Government of India. Any person (whether Individual, Proprietorship firm, Partnership Firm, Private limited Company or any other Entity) intending to make any export out of India or import into India of any goods or services is required to obtain Import Export Code (IEC). Subject to few exemptions specifically available to import or export goods without obtaining Import Export Code (IEC).

Exemptions from Obtaining IEC
  • Importers covered by clause 3(1) [except sub-clauses(e) and (l)] and exporters covered by clause 3(2) [except sub-clauses (i) and (k)] of Foreign Trade (Exemption from application of Rules in certain cases) Order, 1993
  • Ministries /Departments of Central or State Government
  • People importing or exporting goods for personal use not connected with trade or manufacture or agriculture.
  • People importing/exporting goods from/to Nepal, Myanmar through Indo-Myanmar border areas and China (through Gunji, Namgaya Shipkila and Nathula ports), provided CIF value of a single consignment does not exceed Indian Rs.25,000. In case of Nathula port, the applicable value ceiling will be Rs. 1,00,000/-
  • Note: Exemption from obtaining IEC shall not be applicable for export of Special Chemicals, Organisms, Materials, Equipments and Technologies (SCOMET)

Documents required for IE Code
  • Proprietorship
    • Passport size photo of proprietor 5 Nos
    • Copy of PAN of proprietor
    • Copy of(Any one of the documents) Passport /Voter's I-Card/ Driving Licence/Aadhar card of proprietor
    • Sale deed in case business premise is self-owned; or Rental/Lease Agreement, in case office is rented/ leased; and latest electricity /telephone bill in the name of owner.
    • Bank Certificate as per ANF 2A(I) or Cancelled Cheque bearing pre-printed name of applicant and A/C No.
  • Partnership firm
    • Passport size photo of Managing Partner 5 Nos.
    • Copy of PAN card and PAN allotment letter
    • Copy of(Any one of the documents) Passport /Voter's I-Card/ Driving Licence/Aadhar card of managing partner.
    • Copy of Partnership Deed
    • Sale deed in case business premise is self-owned; or Rental/Lease Agreement, in case office is rented/ leased; and latest electricity /telephone bill.
    • Bank Certificate as per ANF 2A (I)/Cancelled Cheque bearing pre-printed name of the applicant entity and A/C No.
  • LLP / Government Undertaking / Public Limited Company / Private Limited Company Section 8 Company
    • Passport size photo of Designated Partner/Director of the Company signing the application. 5Nos.
    • Copy of PAN card of the applicant entity
    • Copy of(Any one of the documents) Passport /Voter's I-Card/ Driving Licence/Aadhar card of the Designated Partner/Director signing the application
    • Certificate of incorporation as issued by the RoC
    • Sale deed in case business premise is self-owned; or Rental/Lease Agreement, in case office is rented/ leased; and latest electricity /telephone bill.
    • Bank Certificate as per ANF 2 A(I) or Cancelled Cheque bearing pre-printed name of the company and A/C No .
  • Registered Society / Trust
    • Passport size photo of the signatory applicant/Secretary or Chief Executive 5Nos.
    • Copy of PAN card of the applicant entity.
    • Copy of(Any one of the documents) Passport /Voter's I-Card/ Driving Licence/Aadhar card of the Secretary or Chief Executive/ Managing Trustee signing the application
    • Sale deed in case business premise is self-owned; or Rental/Lease Agreement, in case office is rented/ leased; and latest electricity /telephone bill.
    • Registration Certificate of the Society / Copy of the Trust Deed
    • Bank Certificate as per ANF 2A(I) or Cancelled Cheque bearing pre-printed name of the Registered Society or Trust and A/C No.

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