To be published in the Gazette of India Extraordinary
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
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.
Director General of Foreign Trade