Below is the information to get the IEC in Surat in one shot.
- Fill up Application as per prescribed format ANF2A with 2 photographs.
Part A : For download ANF2A please follow the step
- Open – http://www.dgft.gov.in/
- Click on “Downloads”
- Click on “Appendices & Aayaat Niryaat Form”. It will automatically download the Handbook on your system in PDF format. Please goto page – 364 (347) for the form ANF 2A.
- Make sure to complete all the details (Part A, B, C & D)
Part B : Bank certificate
- Get bank certificate from your banker on bank’s letter head.
- Paste the same photograph as pasted on Part A
- Get bank manager’s signature through your photograph otherwise it would be rejected.
- Get proper stamp on that certificate.
- Central Bank Challan of Rs. 250 in duplicates. (Original + duplicate)
- The DGFT Surat is not accepting DD. Instead, you need to fill up a “Challan” – Form 21A in five copies. For the format, please go to page – 206 (102) of the Handbook.
- Fill up five copies of Form 21A properly and visit “Central Bank, Lalgate”. Go to ground floor.
- Get stamp (self service) as it’s government bank. Some one from clerical staff will guide you. It’s 4-5th table from main entrance of ground floor.
- Pay Rs. 250 to Cashier. He will take 3 copies and 2 copies will be given to you which you need to file along with other documents to DGFT Surat Office.
- Maintain other documents like PAN card, certificate of incorporation, partnership deed, memorandum etc applied to you. Make sure all the copies of such document should be SELF CERTIFIED.
- In case of Export of Service Provider – like software company, CA firm, KPOs etc. describe your service in separate sheet and mention in Part A – field 4 (Type of exporter).
- Additional Documents
- Your extra photograph
- Self address envelope (8X3) affixing postage stamp of Rs. 25
- Bank address envelope(8×3) affixing postage stamp of Rs. 25
- Once all above mentioned documents ready, file them in file cover.
Visit DGFT Office Surat as address below.
6th Floor, Resham Bhavan, Lal Darwaja – Station Road, Surat.
- The clerk will give you a receipt upon examining the entire file and within 10 days you will get your IEC in your premise.
In my case I wasted 6 days to get proper information as describe above.
I wish you will get your IEC in one shot, if you follow above steps and documents properly.