It is mandatory to apply online for Import Export Code (IEC) to DGFT form 01st January 2014

To be published in the Gazette of India Extraordinary

(Part-I, Section-1)

Government of India

Ministry of Commerce & Industry

Department of Commerce

Directorate General of Foreign Trade

Udyog Bhawan, New Delhi -110 011

Public Notice No. 76(RE-2013)/2009-2014

New Delhi, Dated the 27th of
November, 2014

Subject: Amendment in ANF 2A of Handbook of Procedure
Vol. I (Appendices and Aayat Niryat Forms), 2009-2014.

 

In
exercise of powers conferred under paragraph 2.4 of the Foreign Trade Policy
(2009-2014), the Director General of Foreign Trade hereby amends the ANF 2A [
Application Form for Issue / Modification in Importer Exporter Code Number
(IEC)] Handbook of Procedure Vol. I (Appendices and Aayat Niryat Forms),
2009-2014 and further notifies that:

 

i)
The existing form ANF 2A is being replaced by another format as attached
herewith. The existing form exists in physical format as well as in online
format. Application for new Importer-Exporter Code (IEC) w. e. f. 01.01.2015 will
have to be filed in online mode only, along with all requisite documents.

 

ii)
After receipt of applications complete in all respects, the decision regarding
grant or refusal of IEC will be taken and communicated by the concerned
Regional Authorities (RA) of DGFT within two working days.

 

iii)
The facility of filing online application for IEC will also be available
through e-biz portal of DIPP, after its integration with DGFT’s system.

 

2. Effect
of Public Notice:

 

The
existing form ANF 2A, is being replaced by another format, online filing of
which along with all requisite documents will be mandatory w. e .f. 01.01.2015,
and decision regarding grant or refusal of IEC will be conveyed within two
working days by the concerned jurisdictional RA. Facility of filing online application
for IEC will also be available on the e-biz portal of DIPP, after its
integration with DGFT’s system.

 

(Pravir
Kumar)

Director
General of Foreign Trade

E.Mail:dgft@nic.in

[F.No.01/93/180/20/AM-13/
PC-2(B)]

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