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AD Code Registration
AD Code registration is a unique identification number given to Indian exporters and importers by the Directorate General of Foreign Trade (DGFT). This code is mandatory for all foreign trade transactions and helps in tracking foreign exchange inflows and outflows. It also serves as a reference for banks while processing payments related to international trade.
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Overview of AD Code Registration
To set up an import-export business in India, it’s mandatory to obtain two registrations: IEC (Import-Export Code) and AD (Authorised Dealer) Code Registration. The AD Code is a 14-digit number that’s crucial for customs clearance of goods, ensuring that foreign currency transactions through an exporter’s current account are legal. The AD Code is issued by the bank where the business or current account is held, in a format specified by DGFT. The bank should be authorized to deal with foreign currency. Registering the AD Code at the port of custom clearance is mandatory, as it’s required to generate the shipping bill number necessary for exporting goods.
Advantages of AD Code Registration
|Expanding Global Market Reach||AD Code Registration helps businesses to develop and reach a more extensive global market, allowing them to flourish at a rapid pace|
|One-Time Process||Obtaining an AD Code is a one-time process, and businesses don’t need to submit any returns, making it a hassle-free process|
|Long-Term Validity||The AD Code is valid for the existence of the business, and there is no need to renew it periodically.|
|Eligibility for Incentives||Businesses can receive multiple incentives for their imports or exports from various government departments like the Directorate General of Foreign Trade, Export Promotion Council, Customs, and more, based on their AD Code.|
|Essential Document for Export Clearance||AD Code is one of the crucial documents required for export customs clearance. Without it, businesses cannot produce a shipping bill on ICEGATE, the Indian Customs Electronic Data Exchange Platform.|
|Credit Transfer||AD Code allows businesses to transfer credit directly to their current account, making transactions easier.|
|Government Benefits||If a business has an AD Code registered with the customs, any government advantages they wish to avail of will be credited straight to their current account|
Step 1: Open a current account with a bank that deals in foreign exchange.
Step 2: Submit an application to the Branch Manager of the bank in the prescribed format, requesting for an AD Code.
Step 3: The bank will issue a 14-digit AD Code on its letterhead, as per the standard format prescribed by the Directorate General of Foreign Trade (DGFT).
Step 4: Register the obtained AD Code with the port from where the goods are to be exported or imported, or through the Indian Custom Electronic Gateway, ICEGATE.
Step 5: Create an ID at the ICEGATE portal using an organizational-based class 3 DSC.
Step 6: Collect all necessary documents and file an application at the custom house.
Step 7: Once all the required documents are submitted, including information related to the exporter and shipping of the consignment, the AD Code registration is complete.
Step 8: Obtaining an AD Code is a straightforward and one-time process that helps businesses in import and export operations, as well as provides access to government incentives.
1. Original AD Code Authorisation letter of the bank
2. Exporter’s letter on the letterhead requesting or authorising the registration of AD Code
3. Customs broker’s letter on the letterhead requesting AD Code Registration
4. GST Registration Certificate
5. Recent IT returns
6. Copies of bank proclamation
7. Import-Export Code License
8. PAN Card of company
9. Export House Certificate
10. Manufacturing License
11. Identity proofs of the owner/partner, such as Aadhar Card, PAN Card, Voter ID Card or Passport
FAQ's AD Code Registration :-
Exporters must register their AD code at the airport or port where they intend to ship their goods internationally. Whether the ports are in the same state or other states, if an exporter ships packages from more than one port, they must register an AD Code for every port.
For registration at the port where customs clearance is performed, an AD Code Letter is necessary.
Absolutely, via the ICEGATE portal, the AD Code can be edited or changed.
One of the three crucial documents needed for export customs clearance is the bill of lading. Also, you won’t be able to create shipping invoices on Ice Gate, India’s customs electronic data exchange platform, if you don’t register your AD code. All government perks you receive, including GST refunds and customs reductions and exemptions, will be transferred into your checking account once you register your AD code with Customs.
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