IEC Stands for Importer Exporter Code. The certificate or IEC is issued by the Directorate General of Foreign Trade (DGFT).

If all the documents provided by you are correct and complete then you can expect your certificate within 24 hours to 48 hours.

This is a lifetime certificate and there is no renewal of it.

Pan Card
Aadhaar Card
Electricity Bill or Rent Deed
Cancel Cheque

Partnership Firm Pan Card
Partnership Deed
Aadhar Card and Pan Card of all Partners
Cancel Cheque of Partnership Firm

Company Pan Card
Incorporation Certificate
Aadhar Card and Pan Card of all Directors
Cancel Cheque of Company

An IEC is necessary for the import/export of goods. In case the import/export is of services or technology, IEC is required in only limited circumstances, when import/export is in ‘specified services’ or ‘specified technologies’, i.e. services or technologies in which international trade is restricted by the Government of India as they pertain to national security, such as dealing in nuclear weapons, automatic guns, etc.

Yes, you can apply for the modification of IEC. You can update your existing Importer-Exporter Certificate.

Fill this online application form.

Upload the required documents (you can also send your documents at our email id

Make an online payment.

Our IEC expert will call you to process your application.

Receive your certificate on Mail.

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