Know about Import Export Code/ IEC Online

Import Export Code (also known as IEC) is a 10 digit identification number that is issued by the Department of Commerce

  • It is not possible to trade with export or import business without this code.
  • It is also, required if you are providing services outside India.
  • Import Export Code and Import Export License are the same.
  • This code comes with lifetime validity.
  • Give us one working day to process your application.

The requirements of IE code:

At following situations the IE Code would be needed:

  • When an importer has to clear his shipments from the customs then it’s needed by the customs authorities.
  • When an importer sends money abroad through banks then it’s needed by the bank.
  • When an exporter has to send his shipments then it’s required by the customs port.
  • When an exporter receives money in foreign currency directly into his bank account then the submission of IEC is required by the bank.

One doesn’t need to be a registered entity to apply for import export code; you can apply even as an individual. IEC Certificate is also known as Export License, Import License, IE Code, IEC code, EXIM License. 

Who Should Register for GST

Services Included

  • Advisory on the registration 
  • Preparation of application form
  • Apply Import Export Code
  • Follow-up
  • If required-CA support

Best Suitable

Best suitable

  • Every exporter or importer of goods
  • Service assisting serving clients abroad.
  • Also, applicable if you are importing a service depending upon if you are covered under reverse charge mechanism or not.

How it works

  • Purchase of Package
  • Upload documents
  • Filing of application
  • Get a certificate of Import Export Licence

Documents Required for IEC Registration

Quick Checklist

  • Self-attested PAN Card of all directors/partners/proprietor
  • Residential Address Proof of all directors/partners/proprietor
  • Entity Pan Card (if any)
  • Canceled Cheque Or Banker Certificate for IEC

Our Packages at a Glance

Choose your package


2860 /-

(* All Inclusive)
  • Import Export Code


3800 /-

(* All Inclusive)
  • Import Export Code
  • Digital Signature Class 2 Individual having 2 Years Validity


5200 /-

(* All Inclusive)
  • Import Export Code
  • Digital Signature Class 2 Individual having 2 Years Validity
  • GST Registration

Register With Us

CA/CS Assisted Service

FAQs On IEC Registration

1. What is Import export Code/IEC?

Import Export Code Number is unique 10 digit code number issued by Government of India. If a person is interested in making imports & exports, then it is mandatory for him to apply for Import Export Code Number (IEC).

2.Need/use of IEC

IEC Certificate the primary document admission by the Government of India as an Exporter/Importer. On the basis of IEC, companies can obtain various benefits on their exports/imports from DGFT, Customs, Export Promotion Council, etc.

3. Can I import or export without IEC


4.Do i need Digital Signature?


5. Is PAN Number or PAN card essential or what are the alternatives?

Yes, PAN is mandatory.

6. How long does it take to get an IEC?

All applications will be processed and disposed within 1 to 2 working date of their receipt.

7. How I have to send my documents to Efiletax for GST Registration

Simply we accept documents secure over email or WhatsApp. Don’t worry about your documents, we have always 100% confidential policy and after the work, your documents have been deleted from the system.

Get a Free Consultation

Enquire Us