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First Hand Holdings offers Importer Exporter Code registration from Rs.4399/-
Online Importer Exporter Code Registration - An Overview

Import Export (IE) Code is a 10 digit code issued by DGFT – Director General of Foreign Trade, Ministry of Commerce, Government of India to Indian Companies. It is a registration required for persons importing or exporting goods and services from India.

Import-Export Code With First Hand Holding

All businesses engaged in importing and exporting goods must have an Importer Exporter Code

  • - Data Check

    We do a thorough check of the files you send in.

  • - Online Application

    Our team will process your application online. We will also follow up with the department regularly till your code is issued

  • - Receipt of License

    The TIN will be issued within 15 days of the application.

What are the benefits of having IE code?

The IEC registration helps the traders in introducing their products and services into the global market.

Once you receive your IE code you can avail benefits beneath government schemes such as the Merchandise Export from India Scheme (MEIS) or Service Export from India Scheme (SEIS).

The documents required for the process are easy to gather.

The IEC registration is valid for lifetime and there is no requirement of renewal of the code.

There are no mandatory compliances or annual protection fee for IEC Registration.

Once the traders have received the IE code, there is no requirement of filing of annual or month-to-month returns tax returns associated to the exports.

Documents Required
Scanned copy of PAN Card or Passport (Foreign Nationals & NRIs)
Scanned copy of Voter’s ID/Passport/Driver’s License.
Scanned copy of the latest bank statement/telephone or mobile bill/electricity or gas bill.
Scanned passport-sized photograph specimen signature (blank document with signature [directors only]).
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  • Import Export Code Registration
  • Includes Government Fee


all inclusive fees


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  • Includes Government Fee
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FAQs on Import Export Code
What is IE Code?
IE Code stands for Import Export Code. It is required for any person importing or exporting goods and services to or from India.
Is there a tax levied based on IE Code?
No. IE Code is not a tax registration. So no tax is levied based on IE Code during import or export of goods or services. However, customs duty maybe levied.
Can individuals obtain IE Code?
Yes, individuals acting as Proprietors of a business can obtain IE Code Registration.
How long does it take to obtain IE Code registration?
IE Code Registration can be obtained from the DGFT in 10-15 working days after submission of all required documents and application.
What is the penalty for not having IE Code?
IE Code is not a mandatory registration, only importers and exporters of goods or services must have IE Code. Therefore, there is no penalty for not having IE Code; however, import / export will not be possible without an IE Code.