Start free trial

Documents required for New IEC | Import Export Code - Overview, Registration process

Dec 20, 2021
Documents required for New IEC | Import Export Code - Overview, Registration process

Documents required for New IEC Online

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

 1). Valid Login Credentials to DGFT Portal (After Registering on DGFT Portal). 

2). User should have an active Firms Permanent Account Number (PAN) and its details like Name as per Pan, Date of Birth or Incorporation. Note: These details will be validated with the Income Tax Department site.

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

 3.1). Proof of establishment/incorporation/registration.

  1. Partnership
  2. Registered Society
  3. Trust
  4. HUF
  5. Others



 3.2) Proof of Address can be any one of the following documents:

  1. Sale Deed, Rent agreement, lease deed, electricity bill, telephone landline bill, mobile, postpaid bill, MoU, Partnership deed
  2. Other acceptable documents (for proprietorship only):Aadhar card, passport, voter id
  3. 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. 

 3.3) Proof of Firm’s Bank Account

  1. Canceled Cheque 
  2. Bank Certificate 

4). Users should have an active DSC or Aadhaar of the firm’s member for submission.

5). Active Firm’s Bank account for entering its details in the Application and to make online payment of the application fee

Note: Users will not be able to continue with the application if the Firm’s PAN has already been used for registration of IEC with DGFT. (Either PAN Based IEC or Numeric IEC)


You may also like to read-

Learn How to Startup and Expand Export Import Business.
Join Export Import Business Startup Master Course Online.

Start Free Trial Now