This is a mandatory registration document / unique code for any Export / Import activity in India. In short, IEC is like an ID card for any Exporter / Importer for doing import as well as export activity.
This application is to be filed with Jurisdictional RLA on prescribed format (ANF 2A). Only One application is to be filed by all branches / unit / factories of a company an applicant.
Rs. 500/- is the prescribed application Govt. fee for IEC application.
For Issuance of IEC – documents required for Proprietorship / Partnership firm / Private Limited or Public Ltd. companies are different.