Digital Signature - Step - 1
The IE Code Application is filed online with Class -2 Digital Signature. It is required to have a valid DSC of the applicant or the Authorised Signatory.
Documentation - Step - 2
The documents to be uploaded while applying for the IE Code must be prepared, signed and stamped. After that, it needs to be scanned in JPEG or PDF.
Application Filing - Step - 3
Application for allotme of IE Code is filed online with DSC, by furnishing information and uploading the mandatory self attested documents.
Issue Of IE Code - Step - 4
The regional director of the DGFT scrutinises the application, which may call for further information or documents. Finally, the IE Code is allotted.
IEC Code is required before you commence the business of any Import or Export. No Import or Export can be initiated unless IEC is allotted.
The IEC is a pan based unique number, and against one pan number, the DGFT allocates only one IE Code, which remains valid for all over India.