Directorate General of Foreign Trade (DGFT) vide trade notice dated April 11, 2018 has launched facility for the members of trade to check status of Importer Exporter Code (IEC) application to DGFT.
For early detection of such cases and timely resolution of such cases, a facility has been created to check the current status of IEC application and status of IEC transmission to ICEGATE. The status query is based on PAN used in IEC application made to DGFT. The facility to check status of Import Export Code (lEC) application can be accessed from DGFT website using Online Application -> IEC -> Know your IEC Status or directly from http://18.104.22.168:8100/lecStatusReport/ link. PAN Number and first three letters of Firm Name can be entered to check the status.
IEC holders may please note that IEC is ready for Import/ Export of goods only after IEC details get successfully registered at DGFT and accepted by ICEGATE (Customs).
[Trade Notice No. 02/2018-19]