Revised Guidelines for Issue / Modification of IEC Number

Public Notice No. : 79/(RE-2013)/2009-2014

Dated the 31 December, 2014

Subject: Amendments in “Detailed Guidelines for Issue / Modification of Importer Exporter Code Number (IEC)” as notified vide Public Notice No. 76 dated the 27th of November, 2014 and Para 9.1 of Handbook of Procedure vol.1 (2009-14)

In exercise of powers conferred under paragraph 2.4 of the Foreign Trade Policy (2009-2014), the Director General of Foreign Trade hereby amends Part V of the “Detailed Guidelines for Issue / Modification of Importer Exporter Code Number (IEC)” as notified vide Public Notice No. 76 (RE-2013)/2009-2014 dated the 27th of November, 2014 and Para 9.1 of Handbook of Procedure vol.1 (2009-14)

  1. The amended Part V of the “Detailed Guidelines for Issue / Modification of Importer Exporter Code Number (IEC)” is highlighted in bold and would read as under:
V:   Tick and upload the requisite documents as detailed below: 
 A  Proprietorship

·   Digital Photograph (3x3cms) of the Proprietor.

·   Copy of PAN card of the Proprietor.

·   Copy of Passport (first & last page)/Voter’s I-Card/Driving Licence/UID (Aadhar card) (any one of these).

·   Sale deed in case business premise is self-owned; orRental/Lease Agreement, in case office is rented/ leased;or latest electricity /telephone bill.

·   Bank Certificate as per  ANF 2A(I)/ Cancelled Cheque bearing pre-printed name of  applicant and A/C No.

 B Partnership firm

·    Digital Photograph (3x3cms) of the Managing Partner.

·   Copy of PAN card of the applicant entity.

·   Copy of Passport (first & last page)/Voter’s I-Card /UID (Aadhar Card) /Driving Licence/PAN (any one of theseof the Managing Partner signing the application.

·   Copy of Partnership Deed.

·   Sale deed in case business premise is self-owned; orRental/Lease Agreement, in case office is rented/ leased;or 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.

 C LLP firm

·   Digital Photograph (3x3cms) of the Designated Partner/Director of the Company signing the application.

·   Copy of PAN card of the applicant entity.

·   Copy of Passport (first & last page)/Voter’s I-Card /UID (Aadhar Card) /Driving Licence/ PAN (any one of theseof the Managing Partner/Director signing the application.

·   Certificate of incorporation  as issued by the RoC

·   Sale deed in case business premise is self-owned; orRental/Lease Agreement, in case office is rented/ leased;or latest electricity /telephone bill.

·   Bank Certificate as per ANF 2 A(I)/Cancelled Cheque bearing pre-printed name of the company and A/C No .

 Government  Undertaking
Public Limited Company
Private Limited Company
Section 25 Company
D Registered Society

·   Digital Photograph (3x3cms) of the signatory applicant/Secretary or Chief Executive.

·   Copy of PAN card of the applicant entity.

·   Copy of Passport (first & last page)/Voter’s I-Card /UID (Aadhar Card) /Driving Licence/ PAN (any one of theseof the Secretary or Chief Executive/ Managing Trustee signing the application.

·   Sale deed in case business premise is self-owned; orRental/Lease Agreement, in case office is rented/ leased;or latest electricity /telephone bill.

·   Registration Certificate of the Society / Copy of  the Trust Deed

·   Bank Certificate as per  ANF 2A(I)/Cancelled Cheque bearing pre-printed name of  the Registered Society or Trust and A/C No.

Trust
E HUF ·   Digital Photograph (3x3cms) of the Karta.·   Copy of PAN card of the Karta.

·   Copy of Passport (first & last page)/Voter’s I-Card/ UID (Aadhar card)/ Driving Licence (any one of theseof the Karta.

·   Sale deed in case business premise is self-owned orRental/Lease Agreement, in case office is rented/ leasedor latest electricity /telephone bill.

·   Bank Certificate as per ANF 2A(I)/ Cancelled Cheque bearing pre-printed name of  applicant and A/C No.

  1. Para 9.1 of Handbook of Procedure vol.1 is being modified to be read as under:

Applicants seeking modification in IEC for any change in name /address, change in Partners/Directors, change in nature of concern e.g. Private Limited to Public Limited; change in type of activity e.g. from merchant to manufacturer exporter; or addition of Branch Offices/factory, etc. will be required to submit online application for modification in IEC and pay Rs 500 /- as application fee.  

4. Effect of this Notification:    Part V of the “Detailed Guidelines for Issue / Modification of Importer Exporter Code Number (IEC)” of  ANF 2A as notified vide Public Notice No. 76 (RE-2013)/2009-2014 dated the 27th of November, 2014 , is modified to provide for inclusion of certain additional documents,  as highlighted in Para 2 above. Further, Para 9.1 of Handbook of Procedure vol.1 stands modified to the effect that applicants will have to submit online application for modification in IEC and pay Rs 500 /- as application fee.

(Pravir Kumar)

Director General of Foreign Trade

E.Mail:dgft@nic.in

[F.No.01/93/180/20/AM-13/ PC-2(B)]

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