APEDA Registration

APEDA Registration

APEDA represents Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority. It is a government agency constituted under Agriculture and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority Act, 1985, for the development and advancement of export of scheduled items. It is responsible to give monetary help, data, and rules for the development of schedule items. The items specified under the APEDA ACT are called schedule products and exporters of such scheduled products are required to be under APEDA registration. It is compulsory and responsible for export promotion and creates scheduled items, for example, Vegetables, Fruits, Poultry products, Meat, dairy products, biscuits, confectionery, bakery products, jaggery, honey, and sugar products, chocolates, cocoa products, floriculture products, pickles, papads, and chutneys and so forth.

Following are the objectives of APEDA Registration:

  •  Towards promoting schedule products export.
  •  Towards achieving the functions under the guideline of the central government.

The advantage of APEDA Registration

  1.  With regard to the export of scheduled items, APEDA registrationis compulsory.
  2.  Exporters could avail the different financial assistance schemes of APEDA.
  3.  It helps the exporters in brand publicity through advertisement, packaging development, database up-gradation and surveys and so forth.
  4.  Provides guidelines towards exporters about the various items and nations for export.
  5.  Registered members could participate in training programmes organized through APEDA Registrationfor various scheduled products and thereby develop their commerce.

Document Required for APEDA Registration

The documents that are required are:

  •  An application form duly signed.
  •  Import-Export code issued by D.G.F.T.
  •  Duly signed Bank certificate.
  •  Latest two months Bank account statement.
  •  PAN.
  •  MOA and AOA.
  •  List of Directors/Partners/Proprietors.
  •  Cancelled cheque.

Apeda Registration Process 

For APEDA registration, an application would be made to Agriculture and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority (APEDA), Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Government of India. When the application duly filled and paid by the applicant, the authority would issue Registration -Cum- Membership- Certificate (RCMC). The applicant should mention the mainline of commerce at the time of making an application for CMC with the goal that the same could be referred towards the relevant commodity board or Export promotion Council identifying to that line of commerce. 

The application for registration will be made within a month from the date of an undertaking of export. However, the Authority might for valid reason extends the time limit for looking APEDA registration for such period as it might think appropriate.
Its registration is one-time registration and will be valid unless it is cancelled through the Authority. All the registered individuals are governed by the rules and regulations under the Agriculture and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority Act (APEDA ACT).

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