Importer – Exporter Code

Importer-Exporter Code is a Ten digit number must be obtained by all business for carrying out import/export of goods or services.
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India Kickstart packages start at Rs. 4,500/- (all inclusive)

Package is inclusive of

  • Collection of Data and Documents
    We do collect complete details and documents for application
  • Application processing
    We shall appoint our authorised vendor for application processing
  • Obtaining IEC Code
    Finally, Import-Export Code number gets allotted within 15 days

What is Importer-Exporter Code (IEC)?

All business engaged in Import or Export of Goods or Services must obtain Importer-Exporter Code (IEC) for carrying out import/export trade, issued by Directorate General of Foreign Trade. It is impossible to undertake Import/Export without obtaining an IEC, being the mandatory license for Import/Export purpose.
IEC is a 10 digit unique number with permanent validity across India allotted to Importers and Exporters.
It is applicable for all kinds of goods and services except Technology Services.

Important Conditions for IEC

IEC once obtained by the business is valid and applicable across Country as Centralised License. With Single IEC, Company can carry out their Import or Export transactions through any of the offices / branches across Country. You just need to quote IEC no. on all your invoices/consignment notes while doing a trade.

Unlike other business registrations, business registered as Importer/Exporter with IEC Code can simply import or export of goods. There is no need of any regulatory filings or payment of taxes prescribed under this code.


How can we help with Importer-Exporter Code Registration

We can get your IEC registration with complete professional support in estimated 15 working days with following Steps :-

Our team will brief on entire requirements and documentation details based on your state location. You need to send across entire documentation for Business as well as Proprietor/Partners/Directors as explained above and we will review and compile the same in about 1 working days time.

We will prepare Application for IEC Registration, Review and submit through our affiliates to Govt. We will provide you Acknowledgement in 5 working days time from application.

Your IEC application will be processed by Govt. department and documents will be verified by them. Once approved, we will provide your final registered IEC in approx.7 working days.

Documents required for obtaining IEC

To be submitted by Proprietor/Partner/Directors

Copy of PAN Card of Proprietor/Partner/Directors

Copy of Rent agreement (If rented property)

4 Passport size photograph of Proprietor/Partner/Directors

Latest Electricity/ Maintenance bill (Place of Business)

Copy of Aadhaar Card/ Voter identity card

Copy of Property papers (If owned property)

To be submitted by Firm/LLP/Company

Copy of PAN Card of Business entity

Memorandum and Articles of Association

MSME Registration Certificate (in case of Manufacturer)

Partnership Deed Copy/ LLP Agreement or Incorporation Certificate

Details of entity’s Current account with Bank

Authorization by Directors/ Partners

Board Resolution in case of Company

Type of Exporter with nature of goods dealt

Company’s Letterhead copy may be needed.

Why India Kickstart?

About India Kickstart

Just tell us a little bit about your business and you’ll have the incorporation certificate in 20 working days. It’s that simple. In addition to yours, we’ll be handling around 400 requests this month.

Customer Score

We make your interaction with government as smooth as is possible by doing all the paperwork for you. We will also give you absolute clarity on the process to set realistic expectations.

Strong Team

Our team of experienced business advisors are a phone call away, should you have any queries about the process. But we’ll try to ensure that your doubts are cleared before they even arise.