Next step is to join as a Member in Export Promotion Councils listed below and utilise the services of the councils according to the material to be exported.
Export Promotion Councils are non-profit organisations for the promotion of various goods exported from India to international market.
They are in close contact with the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Government of India, and functions to bridge the gap between the exporting community and the government.
It is inevitable for every exporter or importer to obtain a registration cum membership certificate from the Export Promotion Council.
An application for registration should be accompanied by a self certified copy of the IEC number.
Membership fee should be paid in the form of cheque or draft after confirming the amount from the concerned EPC.
The certificate is valid for five years ending 31st March of the licensing year, from 1st April of the licensing year in which it was issued and shall be valid for five years.
Uses of Export Promotion Council