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Application Form For Importer Exporter Code Number (IEC)
Two copies of the application must be submitted unless otherwise mentioned.
Each individual page of the application has to be signed by the applicant.
Part 1 & Part 4 has to be filled in by all applicants. In case of applications submitted electronically, no hard copies of Part 1 may be submitted. However in cases where applications are submitted otherwise, hard copy of Part 1 has to be submitted.
Only relevant portions of Part 2 need to be filled in.
Application must be accompanied by documents as per details given below:
For Importer Exporter Code Number (IEC)
Bank Receipt (in duplicate)/Demand Draft/EFT details evidencing payment of application fee in terms of Appendix 21B.
Certificate from the Banker of the applicant firm in the format given in Appendix 18A.
Self certified copy of Permanent Account Number (PAN) issued by Income Tax Authorities.
4. Deleted
5. Two copies of passport size photographs of the applicant duly attested by the Banker of the applicant.

Note: Please state ‘Not Applicable’ wherever the information/data is not applicable to you.

1. IEC Details
i. IEC Number
ii. Date of Issue
iii. Issuing Authority
2. Applicant Firm Details
i. Name

(Registered Office in case of Companies and
Head Office in case of Others)

iii. Address of all Branches/Divisions/Units/Factories
located in India & abroad (attach extra sheet if required)
iv. Telephone
v. Email address (for correspondence with DGFT)
3. Details of Proprietor/Partners/Directors/Karta/Trustee of the applicant firm (attach extra sheet if required)
i. Name
ii. Father's Name
iii. Residential Address
iv. Telephone
4. Nature of Concern (please tick) ( √ )
i. Government Undertaking
ii. Public Limited Company
iii. Private Limited Company
iv. Proprietorship
v. Partnership
vi. Others
5. Type of Exporter (please tick) ( √ )
i. Merchant Exporter
ii. Manufacturer Exporter
iii. Service Provider
iv. Others (please specify)
v. Merchant cum Manufacturer
6. Industrial Registration Details
i. SSI/IEM/LOI or IL  Registration Number
ii. Date of Issue
iii. Issuing Authority
iv. Products for which registered
7. Service Tax Registration Details (in case of Service providers)
i. Service Tax Registration Number
ii. Issuing Authority
iii. Services for which registered
8. RCMC Details
i. CMC Number
ii. Date of Issue
iii. Issuing Authority
iv. Valid upto
v. Products for which registered
9. Status House Details
  i. One/Two/Three/Four/Five Star
ii. Certificate Number
iii. Date of Issue
iv. Issuing Authority
v. Valid Upto
10. PAN Details.
i. PAN Number
ii. Issuing Authority
11. Excise Details
i. Excise Registration Number
ii. Issuing Authority
12. VAT Details
i. VAT Registration Number
ii. Issuing Authority
13. Turnover Details for the preceding three licensing years
FY Annual Domestic Turnover (Rs Lakhs) Annual Export Turnover (Rs Lakhs)
1. IEC Number
2. Applicant  Details
i. Name
ii. Address
Application for (please tick the category for which the application is being
made) :( √ )
I. Importer Exporter Code Number (IEC)                                                    ( √ )
II. Import Licence for Restricted Items
IIA. Import Certificate under Indo - US Memorandum
III. Export Licence for Restricted Items
IIIA. Export Licence for SCOMET Items
IV. Star Export House Certification
v. Advance Authorisation / DFRC
VA. Gem Replenishment Authorisation
VB. Diamond Imprest Authorisation
VD. Duty Free Import Authorisation
VI. EPCG Authorisation
VII. Served from India
VIII. Vishesh Krishi And Gram Udyog Yojana (VKGUY)
IX. Target Plus Scheme
X. Claiming Duty Drawback on All Industry Rates/Fixation of Drawback Rates/Refund of Terminal Excise Duty
XA. Focus Market Scheme
XB. Focus Product Scheme
4. Application Submission Details (in case of electronically submitted applications)
i. ECOM Reference Number
ii. Date of Submission on Server
iii. Submitted to which Regional Authority
iv. File Number
v. Date of Issue
5. Application Fee Details
  Amount (Rs)
Demand Draft/Bank Receipt/Electronic Fund Transfer No
Date of Issue
Name of  the Bank on which drawn
Bank Branch on which drawn
    1. Only one category of application may be made in the Form.
    2. In case of application for issue of IEC number, information at Serial No 1 may be left     blank.
Passport Size


(For Issue/Modification of Import Export Code Number)
1. Application for (please tick whichever is applicable) : (    )
i. Issue of Importer Exporter Code Number (IEC)
ii. Modification of Importer Exporter Code Number (IEC)
2. Bank Account Details
i. Name of the Bank  
ii. Address of the Bank  
iii. Type of Bank Account  
iv. Bank Account Number  
v. Year of opening Bank Account  
In case of NRI interest/holding with repatriation benefits in the firm/company, please furnish
i. RBI Approval Number  
ii. RBI Approval Date  
4. a. In case of Proprietorship firms, please furnish
i. Date of Birth of individual
ii. Number of IECs  held along with their details
b. In case of Companies, please furnish
i. Date of incorporation  
c. In case of others  
i. Date of formation  
5. In case the application is made for modification in existing IEC, please furnish
i. Existing IEC Number  
ii. Nature of Modification required  
iii. Details of Modification required  

I/We hereby declare that the particulars and the statements made in this application are true and correct to the best of my/our knowledge and belief and nothing has been concealed or held there from.   
I/We fully understand that any information furnished in the application if found incorrect or false will render me/us liable for any penal action or other consequences as may be prescribed in law or otherwise warranted. 
I/We undertake to abide by the provisions of the Foreign Trade (Development and Regulation) Act, 1992, the Rules and Orders framed there under, the Foreign Trade Policy, the Handbook of Procedures and the ITC(HS) Classification of Export & Import Items.  
a. I/We hereby certify that the firm/company for whom the application has been made has not been penalized under the Customs Act, Excise Act, Foreign Trade (Development & Regulation) Act 1992 and FERA/FEMA
b.I/We hereby certify that none of the Proprietor/ Partner(s)/ Director(s)/Karta/Trustee of the firm/company, as the case may be, is/are a Proprietor/Partner(s)/Director(s)/Karta/Trustee in any other firm/Company which has come to the adverse notice of DGFT.
c.I/We hereby certify that the Proprietor/Partner(s)/Director(s)/Karta/Trustee, as the case may be, of the firm/company is/are not associated as Proprietor/Partner(s)/Director(s)/Karta/Trustee in any other firm/company which is in the caution list of RBI.
d.I/We hereby certify that neither the Registered Office/Head Office of the firm/company nor any of its Branch Office(s)/Unit(s)/Division(s) has been declared a defaulter and has otherwise been made ineligible for undertaking import/export under any of the provisions of the Policy.
I/We hereby declare that I/We have not obtained nor applied for such benefits (including issuance of an Importer Exporter Code Number) in the name of our Registered/Head Office or any of our Branch(s)/Unit(s)/Division(s) to any other Licensing Authority.
I/We hereby declare that I/we have perused the list of SCOMET items as contained in the Appendix 3 to the Schedule 2 of the ITC (HS) Classifications of Export-Import Items, 2004-09 and that the item(s) exported / proposed to be exported does not fall within this list and that I/ We agree to abide by the provisions of the Policy for export of SCOMET items contained in the Foreign Trade Policy, Schedule 2 of ITC (HS) and the Handbook of Procedures (Vol.1), irrespective of the scheme under which the item is exported / proposed to be exported (the underlined portion will be deleted in case an application for export license for SCOMET item is being filed).
I/We solemnly declare that I/We have applied for / obtained a RCMC to the Export Promotion Council which pertains to our main line of business. In case we have applied to any other council, the application has been made within the purview of the provisions of Para 3.12 and Para 3.12.1 of the Handbook of Procedures (Vol 1).
7. (applicable in case of IEC applications only)        
There is no non-resident interest in the firm/company and no non resident investment with or without repatriation benefits has been made in the firm/company; or
There is non-resident interest in the firm/company and non resident investment without repatriation benefits in the firm/company is held with the general/specific permission of RBI; or
There is non-resident interest in the firm/company and non-resident investment with repatriation benefits in the firm/company is held with the specific permission of RBI.
I hereby certify that I am authorised to verify and sign this declaration as per Paragraph 9.9 of the Policy. 
Signature of the Applicant   Place
Name   Date  
Official Address  
Residential Address  
Email Address  


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