Export Import Code Number Services in Chennai
Are you looking forward to starting an import export business in Chennai? Before you do so, you need to obtain an Import Export Code or IE code. This code would be given to you by the Directorate of Foreign Trade, which is the part of the ministry of Commerce and industries, Government of India. There are two main benefits of obtaining such a code:
- It allows you to conduct and import and export business.
- Once you have the code, it would last until the day the company dissolves.
Due to the latter reason, you should get this code even if you do not need it.
In order to get the IEC, you would need the following documents:
- Passport sized photograph
- Digital signatures of the directors of the company.
These documents, once attached with the IEC application online is forwarded to the DFGT (Directorate of Foreign Trade) will be checked and once cleared; you will receive the code in an mail format within the next 15 to 20 days.