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Import Export Code Registration

Import Export Code registration is important for importing and exporting of goods and services to India and Export from India.

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IEC Registration with EAdvisors.

Now getting a IEC Registration is easy, hassle fee and quick, with EAdvisors expert team.

Drop Query

Provide your exact requirement like your location, nature of business activity, business process etc through our contact form

Discussion with Expert

EAdvisors expert will contact you to discuss about registration process, documents required and resolve your queries.

Drafting of Application

Drafting of registration application in Aayat Niryat Form ANF 2 as per requirements of DGFT.

Issuance of Certificate

Once application approved by department, IEC code in 10 Digit will be issued to applicant in soft copy.


IEC or Importer Exporter Code is a unique 10 digit code issued by DGFT – Director General of Foreign Trade, Ministry of Commerce, Government of India to Indian Companies and individuals to enable them to carry International Trade. To import in or export out of India, Import Export Code is mandatory. No person or business entity can make any Import from outside India or Export from India without IEC Code Number, unless specifically exempted. Moreover Reserve Bank of India makes it mandatory for the payer to mention the import export code for making foreign payment and clearing goods from custom houses. 

EAdvisors is the best Import Export Code (IEC) Registration Consultant to obtain Import Export Code registration certificate in India. IEC registration took 10-15 day to get a registration certificate from the directorate general of foreign trade.


Import Export Code Registration is required for getting many registration. It helps your business to obtain following licenses:

  • Import Export Code assists you in taking your services or product to the Global Market and grow your Business to new heights.
  • IEC does not require the filing of any returns. Once allotted, there isn’t any requirement to follow any sort of processes for sustaining its validity.
  • The Companies could avail several benefits of their imports/ exports from the DGFT, Export promotion Council, Customs, etc.
  • EC code is effective for the lifetime of an entity and requires no renewal. After it is obtained, it could be used by an entity against all export and import transactions.
  • Import export code registration can be obtain in 10-15 working days depending upon the work load.


Any type of business registration: sole proprietorship, partnership, private limited companies, charitable organizations dealing with import and exports of goods can register for import-export code, irrespective of the size. However, an IEC is not required for import/export of goods for personal use, which are not connected with trade, manufacture, or agriculture. There is no need for a business set up.


The documents required for an Import Export Code (IEC) registration.

  • PAN card of the company (not applicable in case of the proprietor)
  • Applicant’s PAN and Aadhaar card (driving license/Aadhaar/voter ID)
  • Incorporation certificate/partnership deed
  • Address proof (electricity bill/rent agreement/sale deed of the office location)
  • Copy of cancelled cheque leaf/banker certificate of the current account in the name of the company.


EAdvisors provides you facility of get Import Export Code registration from your home/office. You can provide all the document through email or Whatsapp to our IEC Expert Team. EAdvisors can register your Import Export Code registration with in 10-15 working days depending upon the work load.

EAdvisors Import Export Code Registration Package includes: –

  • IEC Registration Consultation
  • Drafting of application
  • IEC Registration Government Fee
  • Issuance of IEC License


Any bonafide person/ company starting a venture for International trade.
Following categories of importers or exporters are exempted from obtaining IEC number:

  • Importers covered by clause 3(1) [except sub-clauses(e) and (l)] andexporters 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.
  • Persons importing or exporting goods for personal use not connected with trade or manufacture or agriculture.
  • Persons importing / exporting goods from / to Nepal,Myanmar through IndoMyanmar 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. 100,000. However, exemption from obtaining IEC number shall not be applicable for export of Special Chemicals, Organisms, Materials, Equipments and Technologies (SCOMET) as listed in Appendix- 3, Schedule 2 of ITC (HS) except in case of exports by category (ii) above.


Directorate general of foreign trade has prohibit Personal Protection Equipment/Masks through 14/2015-20 notification.

Issuance of preferential certificate of Origin for India’s exports to Vietnam under ASEAN-India FTA

Government of India through Directorate General of Foreign Trade has restrict import of tyers through notification 12/2015-20.


IEC Registration with EAdvisors

Our expert will connect with you throughout the registration process

Import and Export Code Registration is mandatory for importing and exporting of goods and services

Application Form

Drafting of application in form and manner specified named as Aayaat Niryaat Form ANF-2A.  


Prepare the required documents with respect to your identity & legal entity and address proof with your bank details & the certificate in respect of ANF2A.

Filing of Form

Once application is completed, we will file it with DGFT via DSC (Digital Signature Certificate) and pay the required fee for the IEC Registration.

IEC Code

Once application is approved then you would receive the IEC Code in a soft copy from the government.

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Factors To Be ConsideredPrivate Limited CompanyOne Person CompanySole proprietorshipLimited Liability PartnershipPartnership Firm
Ideal ForStartup and growing CompaniesSingle promotersSmall Traders and ManufacturersProfessionalsSmall business & Home Business
Requirements2 Directors/Shareholders1 Director/Shareholder1 Proprietor2 Partners2 Partners
Initial InvestmentNot RequiredNot RequiredNot RequiredNot RequiredNot Required
Tax AdvantagesFew benefitsFew benefitsMinimalMost efficientMinimal
Limited Liability ProtectionYesYesNoYesNo
Time Taken5-10 days5-10 days2-5 days10-15 days5-10 days
Answer to your queries


IEC full form is Import Export Code

Normally it took 10-15 days to get IEC registration, but this period may vary depending upon the working load.

IEC Stands for IMPORTER EXPORTER CODE Legal Provisions
As per section -7 of Foreign Trade (Development and Regulation) Act, 1992 Importer-Exporter Code Number – “No person shall make any import or export except under an Importer-exporter Code Number granted by the Director General or the officer authorized by the Director General in this behalf, in accordance with the procedure specified in this behalf by the Director General.”

No, IEC forms a primary document for recognition by Govt. of India as an Exporter/ Importer.

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