To facilitate the Import and Export transactions, the Exporters and Importers are required to obtain the Import Export Code. It is a one time procedure to obtain the code and there is no need to renew it. It comes with a life time validity. The Import Export Code is 10 digit number which is the PAN of the Entity.

Benefits of Import Export Code

Documents required for obtaining Import Export Code

  • PAN Card of the Applicant

  • Copy of Identity proof of the Applicant

  • Copy of Address proof of the Applicant

  • Photograph of the Applicant

  • Cancelled cheque or Bank statement not older than 2 months

  • In case of applicant other than Individual, PAN of the Director / Partner

  • In case of applicant – Company / LLP, Certificate of Incorporation