Non-availability of DGFT IEC services from June 01, 2021 to June 06, 2021

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The DGFT issued Trade Notice No. 07/2021-22 dated May 26, 2021 w.r.t. Import-Exporter Code (IEC) Services affected due to non-availability of PAN Validation Services from June 01, 2021 to June 06, 2021.

In reference to the Press release by Central Board of Direct Taxes on “Launch of new e-filing Portal of the Income Tax Department – Non-availability of e-filing services from June 01, 2021 to June 06, 2021”, it is informed that some DGFT services wherein CBDT PAN validation services are being consumed in the DGFT IT systems will get impacted during this period.

Following DGFT services will not be available from June 01, 2021 to June 06, 2021:

i. Application for a new IEC

ii. Application for Amendments/Modification in an IEC

iii. One-time linking of Aadhaar for e-sign purposes

In view of the above, all stakeholders may therefore plan their activities accordingly.

In case of any queries/ issues you may please contact DGFT Helpdesk at 1800-111-550 from 9:00 am to 6:00 pm Monday to Saturday.

The Trade Notice can be accessed at: