Government of India
Ministry of Commerce & Industry
Department of Commerce
Udyog Bhawan, New Delhi
Public Notice. 83/
Dated the 30th January, 2015
Subject: Online IEC applications: Operationalisation
of the Public Notice No. 76 dated 27/11/2014.
The operationalisation of the mandatory system of
online applications for IEC with effect from 01/01/2015 was notified vide
Public Notice 76 dated 27/11/2014. This was, however, kept in abeyance vide
Public Notice No. 80 dated 6.1.2015.
in exercise of powers conferred under paragraph 2.4 of the Foreign Trade Policy
(2009-2014), the Director General of Foreign Trade hereby notifies
operationalisation of the new system of applications for online IEC with effect
from 01/02/2015. Applicants having access to net-banking facility with the
following ten notified banks, namely, i) HDFC Bank; ii) ICICI
Bank; iii) Bankof
India; iv) State Bank of India; v) Central Bank of India; vi) Punjab National
Bank; vii) IDBI; viii) Axis Bank; ix) Union Bank of India; x) Oriental Bank of
Commerce, can applyonline in the format
notified vide Public Notice No. 76 (RE-2013), dated 27/11/2014 as per detailed
guidelines laid down in Public Notice No.79 dated 31/12/2014.
who do not have access to net banking through the above banks can submit manual
applications for IEC as before (existing prior to 01/02/2015), in physical form
in the existing format (ANF-2A) and procedure with documents as prescribed
therein, until further notice.
of this Public Notice: The
new system of online applications for IEC as per the Public Notice No.
76 (RE-2013)/2009-2014 dated the 27th November, 2014 will be operationalized with effect
from 01/02/2015. The facility of submission of application in manual mode will,
however, continue for those applicants who do not have access to net banking
facility with the ten notified
banks, as listed in Para 2 above.
Applicants, applying for IEC in manual mode, may utilise theexisting format (ANF
2A, as existing prior to 01/02/2015) and procedure to submit applications to RA’s office with documents as
General of Foreign Trade