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How can I Update and Modify Import Export Code (IEC) Online?

Dec 21, 2021
How can I Update and Modify Import Export Code (IEC) Online?

Update Import Export Code Online

To Modify Import Export Code (IEC) on the DGFT portal you would require:

  1. Valid Login Credentials to DGFT Portal (After Registering on DGFT Portal).
  2. Active and Valid IEC in your user profile.
  3. The user should have an active DSC / Aadhar for Proprietor or Members of the Firm.
  4. Active Firms Bank account to make online payment of the modification fee.

The user will be able to modify the PAN in the case of Numeric IECs, such cases will be sent to RA Officer for approval and after approval, the changes shall be sent to CBIC.


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After the follow the following steps:

1). Visit the DGFT website and login into the portal with valid credentials.


2). Post login click on “My IEC” on the Dashboard and click “Modify IEC Button” or navigate to “My dashboard → Importer Exporter Code (IEC) →View and Manage IEC → Modify IEC"

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3). Click on the start fresh application button or click on proceed with Existing Application Button in case the user already saved a draft application


4). Modify the details in the General Information Section. (Optional)

PAN Details and Nature of concern cannot be modified.

Modify the firm address, City, and PIN. Based on the PIN entered by user state, district and Jurisdictional DGFT RA will be selected by the system.

Modify attachment of address proof of the Firm, if required. Address Proof can be any one of the following documents:

  • Sale Deed, Rent agreement, lease deed, electricity bill, telephone landline 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.



5). Enter the details in the “Details of Proprietor/Partner/Director/Karta/Managing Trustee” Tab.

  • PAN, Name (As per PAN Database), and Date of Birth/ Date of Incorporation – These details will be verified in real-time from the CBDT database. Please note Name (as per PAN Database) should include “First Name, middle name, and last name” provided while registering for PAN with CBDT/NSDL.
  • Enter Name, Father Name, Address, City, Pin Code, State, District, and Mobile number of Proprietor/Partner/Director/Karta/Managing Trustee.
  • In case the Director is not an Indian National, tick the check box “Is the director a Foreign national?”

6).  Modify the details in the “Bank Account Details” Section. (if required)


Under Bank Account Section, the user can modify Account Number, Account Holder Name, IFSC code, Bank Name, Branch Name, and attach proof (Cancelled Bank Cheque / Bank certificate). 

Note: The Bank details will be validated through the Public Financial Management System (PFMS).


7). Modify the details in the “Other Details (Exports Sectors preferred)” Section. (if required)


8). Under the declaration, accept the terms and conditions by clicking on the check box and entering the place.


9). Check the Application Summary and click on the Sign button to sign the application using the digital token of the Firm and proceed to make the payment against the application.


Confirm and proceed to make the payment against the application.



For Payment you shall be redirected to Payment Gateway (Bharatkosh). The Modification of IEC Fee is Rs 200

After Successful Payment the Page shall be redirected to the DGFT Website and the receipt shall be displayed, the use can also download the receipt.


The user shall receive the IEC Certificate in the email (used while applying for IEC) and if required the User can download the IEC Certificate after login the DGFT Website and using “Print Certificate” feature in “Manage IEC”


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