News

News

Councils Activities Updates

Home » News

27th November 2019 / ISEPC Cir on Corrective measures to be taken by exporters on some mismatch in their IEC issued by DGFT

To All Members of the Council

 

Dear Member (s),

 

SUB: DGFT vide its Trade Notice No 39/2019-20 of 19/11/2019 has notified certain data mismatch in IEC Certificates – Remedial actions has to be taken by Exporters latest by 15/12/2019: Reg:

 

This is to bring to your kind Notice that Import-Export Code (“IEC”) database of Directorate General of Foreign Trade (“DGFT”) has reflected certain data mismatch issues which require immediate corrective action. Following two broad categories of data mismatch in IECs have been reported:

 

Incorrect Permanent Account Number (“PAN”)

More than one IEC against same PAN:

 

In order to appraise Exporters about the mismatch and to correct the same, the DGFT vide Trade Notice No. 39/2019-20 dated November 19, 2019 has issued resolution mechanism for aforementioned mismatches.

 

*Incorrect PAN*:

 

Ensure that correct PAN number is updated and reflected correctly in the DGFT database. For making changes in PAN, the IEC holder will need to make a written submission on the letter head of the IEC holder to the jurisdictional DGFT RAs along with a self-certified copy of the PAN.

 

Changes in the PAN cannot be made through the online IEC application module.

 

*More than one IEC against same PAN*:

 

IEC holders, whose same PAN exists in more than one IEC are required to ensurethat only one active IEC exists against each PAN. For this, the IEC holder will need to make a separate written request on the letterhead of each IEC holder(s) to the jurisdictional DGFT RA concerned, to suspend / cancel the other IECs.

 

Details of 88 pages listed thousands of IEC holders with mismatches are attached in the Trade Notice.

 

Member exporters are requested to kindly take a note of the above for remedial action, if any on their respective IEC certificates, as directed by the DGFT.

 

Thanks n regards,

 

Sanjeev Kumar Sharma

Sr Director – ISEPC,

New Delhi, India,

Mobile #: +9899573797;

 

Encls: A copy of DGFT Cir NO 39/2019-20 (88 pages)

Download:

 27th November 2019 / ISEPC Cir on Corrective measures to be taken by exporters on some mismatch in their IEC issued by DGFT