Exporters/importers shall file an online application in form ANF 2A.
The applicant is required to submit only two documents one is the address proof and other is the pre-printed cheque or bank certificate
Once the online application is submitted, along with appropriate fees and requisite documents, IEC will be auto-generated.
Intimation regarding allotment of IEC will be sent to an applicant via SMS and E-mail along with a hyperlink through which the e-IEC can be downloaded and printed.
Regional Authority would conduct post-verification of the online IEC as per the guidelines. In case there is any wrong/incomplete information being furnished, the applicant would be liable for penal/criminal action and in such case, IEC would be either suspended or cancelled.
An e-IEC holder needs to update his profile immediately after issuance of e-IEC.
ANF-1 of the Handbook of Procedure contains the profile of the importer/ exporter.
Every IEC holder is responsible for updating its profile, immediately. Further, in case of any change in IEC or in any other case, the profile updation needs to be done at least once in a year.