RCMC represents a registration cum membership certificate. It is a compulsory declaration that ought to be acquired by all the organizations or organizations which wish to apply for the import or export code and profit concessions or advantages under foreign trade policy. 


So as to turn into an individual from the RCMC, the merchant needs to document an application for the equivalent in the recommended position. After the dealer is admitted to the participation the RCMC is allowed by means of the concerned Exports Promotion Council (EPC).To become an enlisted producer/exporter, adequate supporting proof ought to be given. So as to procure an enrollment to the partner individuals from EPC, potential/planned merchants need to record the RCMC application. The RCMC application in the endorsed group needs to topped off through the APEDA site. APEDA enlistment is accessible for the help of recorded calendar items. The methodology for the RCMC application is as per the following: 

o    Sign up through the APEDA site 

o    Enter your subtleties, for example, email, IE Code, Mobile Number. 

o    Upload your significant reports 

o    Pay the necessary expenses for the RCMC enrollment 

o    Make a note of the application number got on the fruitful installment of the recommended expenses

o    You can follow application status through the "Exporter Login" 

Archives required 

•    Duly filled and marked Registration-cum-Membership-Certificate application structure.

•    Self-affirmed duplicate of the IEC Number that is given by the concerned territorial authorizing authority. 

•    Self-ensured duplicate of Permanent Account Number (PAN) which is conceded by the able power. 

•    The participation charge of the 'Administrations Export Promotion Council' in Demand Draft must be paid at New Delhi or through watch that is payable at branches by dispatching the enrollment expense. 

•    Self-affirmed duplicate of organization's MOA (For Corporate/institutional/Private Limited/Limited organization). 

•    Self-affirmed duplicate of the organization's Partnership Deed (For Partnership organization and Individual Ordinary).

•    Self-affirmed duplicate of the Trust's Deed (For Trusts/institutional/Corporate). 

•    Self-affirmed duplicate of the testament that is given by the Registrar of Companies concerning the organization's enlisted office change. 

•    The most recent 3 years Services Export Data (Foreign Exchange Earnings) that must be guaranteed by the Chartered Accountant of the organization. 

•    Self-affirmed duplicate of the Board Resolution or Power of Attorney gave for marking authority if the name of the marking authority isn't referenced in IEC/MOA/Partnership Deed/Trust Deed of the organization/firm/Trust. 

•    Self-guaranteed duplicate of GST enrollment authentication. 


The agricultural and processed food products export development (APEDA) was set up by the administration of India under the horticultural and handled nourishment items send out improvement authority act passed by the parliament in December 1985. 

Incomprehension with the Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority Act, 1985, (2 of 1986) the going with limits have been given out to the Authority. 

1.    Improvement of ventures relating to the booked things for conveying by strategy for giving cash related assistance or regardless to undertaking studies and feasibility looks at, interest in inquiry capital through joint undertakings and various reliefs and blessing plans; 

2.    Enrollment of individuals as exporters of the booked things on a portion of such charges as may be embraced; 

3.    Fixing of standards and judgments for the booked things with the ultimate objective of charges; 

4.    Doing an audit of meat and meat things in butcher houses, getting ready plants, storing premises, developments or various spots where such things are kept or dealt with to ensure the idea of such things; 

5.    Improving packaging of the Scheduled things; 

6.    Improving promoting of the Scheduled things outside India; 

7.    Advancement of admission orchestrated creation and improvement of the Scheduled things; 

8.    An assortment of estimations from the owners of plants or establishments busy with the creation, getting ready, packaging, exhibiting or admission of the arranged things or from such various individuals as may be prescribed on any issue relating to the booked things and dissemination of the bits of knowledge so accumulated or of any parts thereof or removes thusly; 

9.    Preparing in various pieces of the endeavors related to the arranged things; 


Stage 1: Sign-up through the APEDA Website. (Snap-on "Register as Member" interface on the Home Page)." 

Stage 2:  The exporter requires first entering the fundamental detail, IE CODE, Email ID and Mobile number and submitting. 

Stage 3: An OTP (One Time Password) for affirming the subtleties will be sent on E-mail and Mobile number. 

Exporter ought to enter the OTP of portable and E-mail on the confirmation screen to check them both and snap-on Submit to continue for application. 

Stage 4: After check affirmation, the exporter will require to fill online application and transfer the necessary records. The records ought to be in the JPEG, PDF or PNG organizes as it were. The exporter ought to enter all necessary data cautiously and guarantee the right data is submitted in the online application structure. 

Stage 5: On-line application can be finished in at least one meeting by returning to the site utilizing the doled out OTP (One Time Password) of E-mail and Mobile. In the wake of filling the fields, the exporter can spare the data in the middle of by utilizing the Save button. The exporter can alter the filled information until online installment isn't made. 

Stage 6: The exporter may submit enrollment charges as recommended might be made through any of the following modes:- Online Credit Card(MasterCard and Visa)/Debit Card (MasterCard and Visa) 

Disconnected Demand draft for "APEDA" payable at particular urban areas of APEDA workplaces (Note:- APEDA GST No. – 07AAAJA1150H1ZU

Stage 7: After the finish of the Payment process an application number will be produced. It would be ideal if you note the application number for future reference. 

Stage 8: On issuance of RCMC, Login detail is sent to the enrolled email of the exporter. The Exporter may log in into their record through the "Exporter Login" interface given at the APEDA site. 

Stage 9: The exporter can see the status of the RCMC application by tapping the "Track Application" connection to see the status of use by presenting the IE Code and Application number until it is given. 

Stage 10: if there should arise an occurrence of any weakness is seen in the application the exporter will require to resubmit the report on the web. In this way, the exporter is required to screen the status of the RCMC application as educated above at Step10. 

Stage 11: Following documents are required with application structure: 

1.    Duly marked an application structure 

2.    Copy of Import-Export code gave by D.G.F.T. 

3.    Bank Certificate appropriately marked by the specialists 

4.    Bank A/c. explanation of the financial balance of the firm (for most recent 2 months) 

5.    Canceled cheque 

Note: No Hard Copy of any report is required for looking for RCMC from APEDA

Stage 12: After the endorsement of RCMC from APEDA authorities, exporter may take a printout of their Certificate through their APEDA Login under the heading of "View RCMC Certificate" under RCMC Menu.


eStartIndia Team

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