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How many documents do I have to attach in IEC Application? Document required for IEC code.

Dec 22, 2021
Document required for IEC code - amitmulani

IEC Code

IEC code stands for Import Export Code. It is a ten-digit license code required by companies or individuals to begin an import-export business in India

DGFT issues the Import and Export Code (EIC), a ten numbers unique number. IEC acts as an authorization for import and export. IEC is an Import and Export Code is a requirement for the importation or exportation of items and services coming from India. Importers must state the IE Code while clearing customs when their goods arrive in India. Exporters must mention the IE Code while exporting their products from India.

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Document required for IEC Code

Scanned Documents for Upload in the System (PDF Only and Max file size of 5 MB). 

1. Proof of establishment/incorporation/registration.

  • Partnership
  • Registered Society 
  • Trust 
  • HUF
  • Others


2. Proof of Address can be any one 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 favor of the firm along with the address proof is to be submitted as a single PDF document.  


3. Proof of Firm’s Bank Account 

  • Cancelled Cheque
  • Bank certificate  


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