The Directorate General of Foreign Trade (DGFT) has extended the last date for updating of Importer-Exporter Code (IEC) on annual basis for the current financial year 2021 upto 31st July 2021.
The Importer – Exporter Code (IEC) is a key business identification number which is mandatory for Exports or Imports. An IEC holder has to ensure that details in its IEC is updated electronically every year, during April- June period. In cases where there are no changes in IEC details same also needs to be confirmed online. However, for the current year only, this period is extended by another month i.e. till 31st July, 2021.