The Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority (APEDA) was established by the Government of India under the Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority Act passed by the Parliament in December 1985.
Overview of APEDA Registration
APEDA is the abbreviation for Agricultural & Processed Food Products Export Development Authority. It is an executive organization established in 1985 through an act for the growth and promotion of export of scheduled products. It provides financial assistance, information, guidelines towards the development of scheduled products. The products listed under the APEDA Act are called schedule products, and, the exporters who want to export such scheduled products shall get their self-registered under APEDA.
Benefits of APEDA Registration
The Advantages of APEDA Registration are mentioned below-
Any individual or entity who wants to indulge in the export of the scheduled products required to obtain APEDA Registration which provide a legal backup to the business.
- Enhances the Growth and Development of Export Infrastructure
Once the registration gets done, the exporters can utilize the APEDA subsidies for the growth and development of export infrastructure, featured and market development activities.
- Creates Awareness Amongst the Exporters
APEDA Registration helps the Exporters to get aware of the latest export quality standards, trade fairs, infrastructure support, and agriculture-exchange reports.
By obtaining APEDA Registration, the exporters will become eligible to attend various training programs conducted by the APEDA for the business and skill development.
APEDA Registration provides guidelines and instruction to the exporters related to the various scheduled products in order to enhance the business structure of the same.
- Helps in Availing the Financial Assistance
APEDA Registration helps in availing the various financial assistance schemes.
APEDA Registration helps the exporters in brand publicity in the market.
Documents Required for APEDA Registration
- Duly signed APEDA application form
- Copy of Import-Export code issued by D.G.F.T.
- Bank details and certification duly signed by the authorities.
- Bank A/c. statement of the account of the firm (for latest 2 months)
- Canceled cheque.
- In case of a company, certified copy of MOA, In case of partnership firm, partnership deed is required.
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Process to Apply for APEDA Registration
With the view to simply the procedure, the applicant can submit online application using digital signatures. Exporters can apply online by following the requisite steps-
Visit the APEDA Website, login, and click on "Register as Member".
- Provide the Requisite Detail
Provide the requisite details like IE Code, Email ID & Mobile number and then click on the submit button.
- Generation of OTP for Confirmation
One Time Password is required for confirming the details .OPT will be sent on E-mail and mobile number. Click on Submit Button to proceed.
- Filing the Application Online
Once verification is done, fill in the online application along with the requisite documents.
Note-The documents should be in the JPEG, PDF, or PNG formats only.
- Processing of Application Form
Online application can be completed in one or more sessions by revisiting the website using the assigned OTP. Also, don’t forget to save the data, once the information is filed in the respective fields. The data entered can be edited until online payment is not made.
- Payment of Requisite Fees
For the APEDA registration, the payment of Rs. 5000/- excluding taxes is required to be made through any of the below-mentioned modes:
• Credit Card.
• Debit Card.
• Demand draft in favor of “APEDA” payable with respective cities
- Generation of Application Number
Once the payment is made an application number will be generated which can be required for future reference.
- Issuance of Login Details
On issuance of Registration Cum Membership Certificate, the login detail will be sent to the registered email ID of the exporter. The Exporter may login into their respective account through “Exporter Login” link given.
An applicant can view the Status of the RCMC application by clicking the "Track Application" link and by submitting the IE Code and Application number until it is issued.
- Re-submission of Documents
If there is any discrepancy in the application, the exporter will have to monitor and resubmit the document online.
The final Step is the approval of RCMC, and once the approval is granted the Certificate can be taken using APEDA Login under the heading of “View RCMC Certificate”.