Import Export Code

IEC MODIFICATION PROCEDURE

Import Export (IE) Code is a registration required for persons importing or exporting goods and services from India. IE Code is issued by the Directorate General of Foreign Trade (DGFT), Ministry of Commerce and Industries, Government of India. IE Codes when issued can be used by the entity throughout its existence and doesn’t require any renewal or filing. Therefore, it is recommended for most organizations to obtain IE Code, irrespective of if they need it at the moment.

New Procedure for online IEC application/modification has been introduced vide Trade Notice No 23/2018-19 New Delhi, Dated the 8 th August,2018 . Kindly see the following:

(i) Mandatory Documents to be uploaded for new IEC
Bank Certificate / Pre-printed Cancelled Cheque Required*
Address Proof of the firm Required*
(ii) Digital Signature Certificate Now Not Required
Copy of PAN Card Now Not Required
Photograph Now Not Required
Any of the Following Documents: Sale deed | Rent agreement | Lease Deed | Electricity bill | Telephone Land line bill | Mobile Postpaid bill | MOU | Partnership Deed
Other acceptable documents(for Proprietorship only): Aadhar Card | Passport | Voter Id
In case the address proof is not in the name of the applicant firm, a No Objection Certificate (NOC) by the firm premises owner in favour of the firm along with the address proof is to be submitted as a single PDF document.
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HOW APPLY LEGAL CAN HELP WITH IEC CERTIFICATE MODIFICATION?

Apply Legal can help your business modify IEC Certificate (2-3) days, subject to government processing time.

Above answer is purely based on our experience since we are in same profession for applying IEC code.

  1. MODIFICATION APPLICATION:
    An Apply Legal Expert will prepare your IE Code Application for modification in the prescribed format along with the necessary supporting documents.This process involves Two Step Authentication procedure to log into the DGFT Site.
  2. APPLICATION PROCESSING:
    Once the changes are made, Apply Legal will upload the necessary documents and submit the IEC Application after marking Yes/No in the checklist part to the Directorate General of Foreign Trade for further processing and approving modification of IEC.Further a payment of R.200 is required for filing of application for modification of IEC Certificate.
  3. IEC CERTIFICATE ALLOTMENT
    Once the application is submitted a system generated IEC Certificate will be available instantly and a confirmation shall be made to the applicant within 2-3 working days after verification of the application and documents by the Director General of Foreign Trade, subject to government processing time.