Import Export Code (IEC) Registration

IEC Registration is a compulsory requirement for carrying out a business of import or export of goods or services.

Seek Free Advice

4.9 of 5
4.5 of 5
4.5 of 5

What is IEC?

When is IEC Needed?

When is IEC is Not Needed?

Benefits of IEC Registration

Documents Required for IEC Registration

Process of IEC Registration

Overview of Private Limited Company Registration

A Private Limited Company is a privately maintained small business existence, which is one of the highly recommended means to start a business in India. The Companies Act 2013 governs private limited company registration in India.

While, minimum 2 shareholders are required to start a private company, while the higher limit of members are 200 as per the Companies Act, 2013. If a private limited company faces financial risk, its shareholders are not subject to sell their personal assets, i.e. they ought to have limited liability.

  • A registered private limited company increases the credibility of your business. A registered private limited company increases the credibility of your business. A registered private limited company increases the credibility of your business.
  • Help owners from personal liability and protects from other risks and losses.
  • Draws more customers
  • Ease in obtaining bank credits
  • Offers limited liability to preserve your company’s assets
  • Greater funds supplement and more attractive stability
  • Enhance the potential to grow big and expand

Starting a private limited company offers many advantages. Some of them are as follows:

Limited Liability
The responsibility of the members of a private limited company is restricted to their share only as the private limited company is a separate legal entity.
Separate Legal entity
A private limited company is a separate legal entity which posses all the rights to sue or to be sued. It acts an artificial person which can buy a property on its own name.
# First Last Handle
1 Mark Otto @mdo
2 Jacob Thornton @fat
3 Larry the Bird @twitter


Import Export Code (IEC) is mandatoryfor a person who can start an import/export business across the nation. IEC is issued by the DGFT (Director General of Foreign Trade). It is a 10-digit code which has lifetime validity.
PAN number of an entity will be used for the purpose of IEC but IEC will be issued by DGFT. PAN is different as it is alpha numeric whereas IEC has 10 digits in numeric form
Branch Code in IEC is the code that is allotted as per details filled in Application Form while applying Importer Exporter Code. Branch Code is necessary only whena company having any branches /other place of business in India apart from main location.
For the purpose of exporting or importing goods and services from India it is required to obtain Import Export Code (IEC).It is used for clearing the goods from custom authority.
Import Export Code is issued by the Director General of Foreign Trade (DGFT), Ministry of Commerce & Industries, Government of India

Get Quick Assistance

We're happy to help you.

Contact Us

Why Us?

100% Success or Money Back Guarantee
Excellent Advisory
Experts Across India
Strong Team
Trust Based Solutions
Contact Us
Provide the Documents
Do Payment
Get Service Delivered


Clients Served

Cities Served



Services Providing

Subscribe to Our Newsletter

Get latest information and offers

We'll never share your email with anyone else.

Contact Us