This service allows customers to renew their business registration with Dubai Customs. The Business Entity Must be renewed annually after the commercial license once renewed by the Dubai Economic Department(DED).

What is Import-Export Registration?

Import-Export Registration, commonly known as Importer Exporter Code (IEC), is a unique code required for companies and individuals engaging in international trade. This code is issued by the Directorate General of Foreign Trade (DGFT) in India. It is essential for customs clearance, shipping, and receiving payments for export-import transactions.

Why is Renewal Important?

Renewing your Import-Export Registration is crucial to ensure uninterrupted business operations. The IEC code does not expire, but it is mandatory to update it periodically to comply with current regulations and to avoid any penalties or operational hiccups.

Key Points to Remember

- Timely Renewal: Ensure you update your IEC details timely to avoid any penalties or business disruptions.

- Accurate Information: Double-check all information and documents before submission to prevent delays in processing.

- Professional Assistance: Consider seeking help from a professional if you find the process complex.

Common FAQs

1. How often should the IEC be updated?

The IEC should be updated annually to ensure compliance with the latest regulations.

2. What happens if I do not renew my IEC?

Failure to update your IEC can lead to penalties and may hinder your import-export activities.

3. Can I renew my IEC offline?

No, the renewal process is entirely online through the DGFT portal.

4. Is there any fee for updating the IEC?

Yes, there is a nominal fee for updating the IEC, which can be paid online.

Renewing your Import-Export Registration is a crucial step for maintaining a seamless flow of international trade activities. By following the prescribed steps and keeping your information up-to-date, you ensure compliance and avoid potential business disruptions.