On account of budget limitations in FY 20-21, online MEIS module has been opened for exports made in FY 17-18 and FY 18-19 only.                        DGFT brings to the attention of members of Trade that services for Amendments of any AA, EPCG or DFIA authorisations would remain suspended from 12:00 PM on 20.11.2020 till 30.11.2020. The details are available on DGFT's TN. 35/2020-21 dated 12.11.2020                      Apply for SIMS by navigating to Services >> Import Management System >> Steel Import Monitoring System (SIMS)

Register for your IEC

The Importer -Exporter Code (IEC) is a key business identification number which is mandatory for Exports or Imports. No person shall make any import or export except under an IEC Number granted by the DGFT. In case of import or export of services or technology, the IEC shall be required only when the service or technology provider is taking benefits under the Foreign Trade Policy or is dealing with specified services or technologies

The nature of the firm obtaining an IEC may be any of the follows- "Proprietorship, Partnership, LLP, Limited Company, Trust, HUF and Society." Consequent upon introduction of GST, IEC number is the same as the PAN of the firm. The IEC would be separately issued by DGFT.

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WHATS NEW

ANNOUNCEMENTS

  • On account of budget limitations in FY 20-21, online MEIS module has been opened for exports made in FY 17-18 and FY 18-19 only
  • DGFT brings to the attention of members of Trade that services for Amendments of any AA, EPCG or DFIA authorisations would remain suspended from 12:00 PM on 20.11.2020 till 30.11.2020. The details are available on DGFT's TN. 35/2020-21 dated 12.11.2020
  • Apply for SIMS by navigating to Services >> Import Management System >> Steel Import Monitoring System (SIMS)
  • Learn more on Export Import Business Management by joining the free Webinar series being held by DGFT & IIFT under Niryat Bandhu Scheme. Click Here to Register
  • Exporters are hereby informed that online module for RoSCTL benefits for the export period 01.04.2020 to 31.03.2021 has been made functional.
  • Citizens are hereby warned about some spurious websites which may look similar to DGFT website / be using similar email addresses, but are involved in collecting money on the wrong pretext of providing DGFT services including IEC certificates. Citizens are advised not to entertain such websites / email IDs. Applications may be submitted through the official DGFT website at https://dgft.gov.in
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Services

Importer Exporter Code (IEC)

An Importer-Exporter Code (IEC) is a key business identification number which mandatory for export from India or Import to India. Click to explore the IEC services offered by DGFT.

Advance Authorisation

Advance Authorisation Scheme allows duty free import of inputs, which are physically incorporated in an export product. Click to explore the services offered by DGFT under the scheme.

EPCG

The objective of the Export Promotion Capital Goods (EPCG) Scheme is to facilitate import of capital goods for producing quality goods & services. Click to explore the services offered under the scheme.

MEIS

Objective of the Merchandise Exports from India Scheme (MEIS) is to promote the manufacture and export of notified goods/ products. Click to explore the services offered by DGFT under the scheme.

SEIS

Objective of Service Exports from India Scheme (SEIS) is to encourage and maximize export of notified services from India. Click to explore the services offered by DGFT under the scheme.

RoSCTL

Scheme to rebate all embedded State and Central Taxes/levies meant for exports of made-up articles and garments. Click to explore the services offered by DGFT under the scheme.

Import Management System

Import License for Restricted Items, Steel Import Monitoring System (SIMS), Import License for Tariff Rate Quota (TRQ), Registration Certificates. Click to explore the services offered under the scheme.

Export Management System

Export licences for Restricted Items, SCOMET Items, License under Indo US Memorandum, License under Indo EU besides others. Click to explore the services offered by DGFT under the scheme.

Certificate of Origin

Enable secure, paperless issuance of certificates of origin for all FTAs/PTAs for all agencies and all products. Click to access the application.

Transport and Marketing Assistance (TMA)

For specified agriculture products, the scheme aims to provide assistance for the international component of freight and marketing of agricultural produce. Click to access the application.

Quality Complaints and Trade Disputes (QCTD)

To create confidence in the business environment of the country, QCTD aims to address complaints and disputes. Click to access the application.

HOW TO APPLY

Import Export basic Training

Import Export basic Training

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DGFT is responsible for formulating and implementing the Foreign Trade Policy with the main objective of promoting India?s exports. In our committment to same, we strive to provide educational videos to traders and new comers to help them in setting up import export enterprises.