How to get RCMC from Export Promotion Councils
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Registration Cum Membership Certificate- RCMC. What is RCMC? Why do you require an RCMC?


I have written a separate article about the importance of obtaining Registration Cum Membership Certificate in this web blog. Please read the said article to know more about RCMC – Registration cum Membership Certificate.


Here, we discuss about the name of departments who issues Registration Cum Membership Certificate – RCMC.


This information helps exporters in handling various products to approach authorities who promote exports on the respective fields. If you are a new exporter, select your Export promotion council and approach them to get necessary assistance.


Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority (APEDA)
Animal Products, Cereals, Floriculture and Seeds, Fruits and Vegetables, Processed Fruits and Vegetables, Other Processed Food

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Apparel Export Promotion Council:
Readymade Garment excluding Woolen knitwear and of leather, silk, jute hemp.

Chemicals Pharmaceuticals & Cosmetics Export Promotion Council, (CHEMEXCIL)
Basic chemicals namely drugs and Fine chemical Dyes Intermediate, Alcohol and coal Tar Chemicals, Organic chemicals, Agro-chemicals, Glycerin, Soaps, Detergents Cosmetics & Toiletries, Processed Talc. Agarbathi, Essential Oils, Dehydrated Culture Meida and crude.

Carpet Export Promotion Council: Handmade/Woolen Carpets, Rugs, Durries, Druggets and Namdhas including handmade Silk carpets.

Cashew Export Promotion Council of India: Cashew, Kernels.

Chemical & Allied Products Export Promotion Council: Chemicals and Allied Products namely, Glass and Ceramics Paints, Rubber products including Tyres and Tubes, Paper and Paper Products including Books , Journals, Periodicals, Safety Matches, Fire Works and Explosives, cement Products Marble, chips Adhesive Shellac-compound Photo-typeset Films and micro films, Wood Products.

Cotton Textile Export Promotion Council: Cotton Textiles

Coffee Board: Coffee

Coir Board: coir and coir products


Electronic & Computer Software Export Promotion Council:Electronic, goods, Computer Software and related services.

Engineering Export Promotion Council:Engineering Goods, Stainless Steel Products Fabricated Mica, Mica based Engineering products and Construction Services.

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Gems & Jewellery Export Promotion Council:Gems and Jewellery

Export Promotion Council for Handicrafts:Handicrafts

Handloom Export Promotion Council:Handloom Products

Handicrafts & Handloom Export Corporation:Handicrafts & Handlooms

Office of the Development Commissioner for Handlooms : Promotion of Handlooms Export abroad.

Development Commissioner for Iron Steel:Promotion of Iron & Steel Exports abroad.

Indian Silk Export Promotion Council:All Natural silk fabrics made ups, garments machine made carpets

Council for Leather Export:Finished Leather, Lexprocil Leather goods, Chrome tanned hides and skins, Chrome tanned crust leather, E.I. tanned hides and skins and E.I. crust Leather

Marine Products Exports Development Authority (MPEDA):Sea Food

Overseas Construction Council of India:Overseas Project Construction and civil Projects Engineering.

Power loom Development and Export Promotion Council:Plastics, toys, Polyester Film and Allied Products, Human Hair and Human Hair Products.

Rubber Board:Rubber and rubber products

Shellac Export Promotion Council:Shexprocil Lac in all its forms.

Sports Goods Export Promotion Council:Sports Goods

Spices Board:spices

Central Silk Board:silk and silk products

Synthetic & Rayon Textiles Export Promotion Council:Silk rayon Cellulosic and Non, cellulosic Products, Blended Products from Mixtures of cotton/cellulosic and Nylon/Polyester fiber or yarn, and Acrylic knitwear.

Tea Board:Tea and Tea products

Tobacco Board:Tobacco and Tobacco products
Wool & Woolens Export Promotion Council :
Warmth Woolen Textiles, Hosiery Knitwear, Mixed Fabrics and Machine made Woolen Carpets and Rugs and Druggets Flex Yarn and Flex Products Acrylic, Knitwear.

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If your product or service has not been included in the above, you can approach Regional Licensing Authority to get Registration Cum Membership Certificate (RCMC) for your firm.


Federation of Indian Export Organizations (FIEO), Indian Trade Promotion Organization, National Agricultural Cooperative Federation of India Ltd. (NAFED) and other agencies also supports exporters and importers in India.


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tajmahalproduct Says :
Friday, May 17, 2013
Awesome information. I was just looking for such valuable list which I got from your blog .Thank you so much this blog.
Diego Sequeira Says :
Monday, October 14, 2013
I request you to please inform me the contact details with complete address of Export Promotion Council for "Marine Products Exports Development Authority (MPEDA)". I resides at Thane, so please inform me the nearest contact or whatever is available.
jay krishn yadav Says :
Monday, January 13, 2014
How many Amount Of DD make For Registration Cum-Membershif Certificate. any One Can Help About This Matter.
jenis Says :
Sunday, February 16, 2014
If I have fieo membership.... do i need spices board certificate to export spices...
Salman Haider Says :
Tuesday, February 18, 2014
Great job!! I want to know how we can apply for Export Promotion Council for handicrafts jewelry product. Thank you.
Sunday, February 23, 2014
Sir, I wants RCMC Certificate for food grans Export.
Madhu Sudhanan Pillai Says :
Tuesday, February 25, 2014
I request you to please inform me the contact details of some buyers from any country for rubber products. (i.e. Hollow mats, cow mats, stud mats pvc coir mats, )
Geetha Says :
Saturday, March 01, 2014
I have started the merchant export business, I have registered in APEDA and Coconut Board. If I should register in FIEO necessary. Kindly clarify
Surendran Kollerath Says :
Monday, March 10, 2014
Hi Geetha, The functions of FIEO is different than Coconut Board/APEDA. So I suggest you to register with FIEO also to have more information and guidelines to boost your exports.
Surendran Kollerath Says :
Monday, March 10, 2014
Hi Salman Haider, Please read
Wednesday, April 02, 2014
Monday, June 02, 2014
Dear Sir, I am new exporter just started,i got my IEC Code,now i want to deal in All Indian Spices,Dehydrated vegetables(Onion,Garlic etc),Peanut Butter,Mango Pulp,& Edible Salt. Now, Please Guide me which RCMC is must for me,which i need to registered, Either APEDA,SPICE BOARD OF INDIA,IEPEC Or another one does i need to register with one of them or for different product i have to register separately,Please Guide me?? Moreover how these RCMC is important to us???
Sridhar Says :
Wednesday, June 11, 2014
Sir, suppose if we do multiple product export, do we really need to register multiple promotion council or we do have any single registry. And also kindly let me know what is FIEO. Thanks SridharS
Gaurav Jain Says :
Sunday, July 27, 2014
HI, We are traders and exporting differnet items like automobile spare parts,Gensets ,Tractors & we may export any item asked by the buyer & we want to registered n be a member of Export Promotion..please confirm us the way of registeration and provide us a form for Trader to be registered. Regards Gaurav jain
v v n reddy Says :
Saturday, October 11, 2014
Dear Sir We have registered a company for export of agricultural products. We intend to export various types viz., grains, cereals, edible nuts, fruits, vegetables etc. We approached Sales Tax Officer, he said that "you need to mention each product in the application form". We informed that we can mention "export of agricultural & processed food products" but he is not agreeing. Where as in IEC application form we have mentioned activity as "import/export of agricultural and processed food products". The application has been submitted and waiting for IECode. What need to be mentioned in the application form of Sales Tax as well in the application form of "APEDA" Please advice. thanks v v n reddy
S.Joseph stalin Says :
Monday, November 03, 2014
What is the difference between RCMC from Export Promotion Council and Federation of Import Export Organization
waseem akram khan Says :
Saturday, December 27, 2014
hi i want export food ,rice,grains ,all food ,fruts,and vegitable product,.which is make by my it is possible. for export country is saudi ,dubai,iran,usa,china,singapor,japan,thailand ,which document is required for export. thank you 9969619733
sambamurthy Says :
Monday, January 05, 2015
Hi We want to exports of A/C Machines, could you please guide we are under which authority to approach. Highly appreciate in this regards
Srinivas Pothuganti Says :
Sunday, February 08, 2015
I am from Maharashtra,I want apply food grains export licence with rice,please guide me procedures.Above as per given list rice not included.This is most urgent.TKS
dilip bafna Says :
Monday, February 16, 2015
We are Mumbai based private limited company, our company's name is comphub infotech pvt ltd, we deal in laptops, we have imported and exported laptop in past, in the year 2010. We have imported also and exported also. Now we want to export the leather goods, as per custom agent they have informed us that we need to register with RCMC, i have checked your website, but i could not find how do i register the application? Please guide us.
shashi kumar malik Says :
Monday, February 16, 2015
R/sir I have IEC and now I want to do multiple products export,do I need to register multiple promotion council or any single registration?
Admin Says :
Monday, February 16, 2015
Hi Dilip Bafna, You may contact Council for Leather exports for more details to register RCMC
Admin Says :
Monday, February 16, 2015
Hi Dilip Bafna, You may contact Council for Leather exports for more details to register RCMC
Uday Jogani Says :
Tuesday, February 17, 2015
Dear Sir, Pls advice me that we have to Export Cashew, Spices and Vegetable Oil, then I have to Obtain singe RCMC or for Each Product different RCMC. Thanking You.
Admin Says :
Tuesday, February 17, 2015
Uday Jogani, Since your products fall under different Export Promotion Councils, please consult with any of the commodity boards to clear your doubt, whether you need to take separate RCMC for each product
Pankaj Says :
Monday, March 02, 2015
Dear Sir, Please describe the difference between EEPC and FIEO. I have membership of EEPC. should I take FIEO membership also. please guide.
D.Prasad Says :
Tuesday, March 17, 2015
Sir. Recently i started a small unit of human hair processing. I need export licence. Please guide me how to get an export licence. Where should i apply for licence.
S Sakthivel Says :
Wednesday, March 18, 2015
Sir I am Merchant Exporter, I am using my friend's APEDA login is it ok or otherwise I have to get separate Membership Id in APEDA.Please Clarify And also explain how to get subsidies/incentives from govt., Regards S.Sakthivel
Ramesh R Says :
Wednesday, March 25, 2015
Dear Sir, I have been selling semi precious stones & Brass statues in my website. In my case, Which council do i need to get RCMC? is this necessary to get RCMC? Thanks, Ramesh R
Wednesday, April 01, 2015
v n mishra Says :
Wednesday, April 22, 2015
dear sir,we are the biginners,interested to export miner forest products like madhuca indica seeds, flowers etc.we have already obtained iec code.which council to get RCMC & how, thanking you sir
Souro Ghosh Says :
Friday, May 15, 2015
Sir, We are planning for manufacturing Knitted Gloves made of Cotton, Kevlar, Polly Cotton , Nylon and Ployamide. From which council we should take RCMC and how. Thanks and Regards Souro Ghosh
sumit agrawal Says :
Saturday, May 23, 2015
I am a exporter and export wheat ,maize and paddy to Nepal. Do I need to have RCMC?
kumar Says :
Monday, June 15, 2015
hi i want export food ,rice,grains ,all food , which document is required for export. which council rcmc registration
tapas chakraborty Says :
Thursday, June 25, 2015
sir,I start a import business Like USA,London,Amharstdram,Nepal,Bangladesh from India - Kokata based.The business items PUJA ITEAM & Puja related books.I need proper guideline & where I get total licencing.Please me proper guide because I new comer in this business world.
Sunil Tanaji Kule Says :
Saturday, June 27, 2015
I have to get separate Membership Id in APEDA.Please Clarify And also explain how to get subsidies/incentives from govt., Against the Fresh Fruit, Vegetable items.(Indian Fresh Banana )and other fruit.
Sunil Tanaji Kule Says :
Tuesday, June 30, 2015
I have to get separate Membership Id in APEDA.Please Clarify And also explain how to get subsidies/incentives from govt., what are the documents require for getting the subsidies from govt.
mohit solanki Says :
Friday, July 03, 2015
sir i want some imformation releted garment exporting. Says :
Saturday, July 04, 2015
I need some specific information as to what are the procedures for an exporter based in Africa to export to India.(Mainly I need on agri goods and leather etc)..Can you give me a step by step process or else give me some web links where I can get them..
subhash khaitan Says :
Friday, July 17, 2015
We export Jute products and Tea. We have RCMC from Tea Board/EPCH/FIEO. do we need RCMC from JPDEPC as well? We were of the opinion that if we have one main commodity council and FIEO we will not need any further RCMC. Please advise .Thanks
m.subramanian Says :
Thursday, July 30, 2015
Dear Sir, We need inquiry for Jute Rugs any Certificate Export purpose and please give anybody procedures.
Arup Says :
Friday, July 31, 2015
Being an export merchandiser, if I want to source glass bottles from a local manufacturer and export, then with which council do I need to register. Also, please confirm, whether it is essential to register .
Tuesday, August 11, 2015
Sir I have a manufcturing unit at Bawana Indl Area Delhi Manufacture EPDM Gaskets or Autmobile Industries UPVC Doors and Windows Aluminium Profiles I want to export these materials 1. What are the requred process 2. How to contat buyers 3. How to ensure payment 4. Whether Govt of India protet exporter 5. Whether High Commissions have buyers guide n their mission offices
vignesh Says :
Friday, September 04, 2015
Sir , Im planning to export Multi products means i need to reg in FEIO k and any other reg is must for specific promotion council except Feio ? else feio is enough for all the products pls reply
Shakeel Says :
Saturday, September 05, 2015
Hi sir this is SHAKEEL from warangal telangana sir I want to export my two products . Turmeric powder & red chillie powder. I need genuine buyers from abroad will u help me to export .
Mukhtar alam Says :
Thursday, September 10, 2015
sir I am mukhtar alam i want export Jute Bag kindly provide any information
john Says :
Saturday, September 26, 2015
september 25 2015 sir I have IEC and now I want to do multiple products export,do I need to register multiple promotion council or any single registration?
YOVAN Says :
Saturday, September 26, 2015
yovan Says : Monday, February 16, 2015 R/sir I have IEC and now I want to do multiple products export,do I need to register multiple promotion council or any single registration?
amol mohandas Says :
Wednesday, October 14, 2015
Im interested in exporting processed food, vegetables etc. I'm having my own cold storage here. And also have some orders from foreign countries. But I don't have an IEC Code RCMC at present, how best can you help me in getting it.
MUTHU Says :
Friday, November 27, 2015
I registered RCMC in APEDA. still it requires to register in FIEO please clarify
Lion ramasamy Says :
Wednesday, December 30, 2015
Dear sir,I am new exporter just started I got an IEC no I want to detail about a RCMC&EPC and I want to detail about,how to register to us
Akshay Says :
Friday, January 08, 2016
Hey..Need to understand the importance of RCMC.. I am an auditor and require insight whether every EOU/SEZ is required to obtain RCMC certificate.
Shashikant Gode Says :
Wednesday, January 13, 2016
i want to export alphanso mangos to usa please guide is my email id Cell No. 9579073355
vignesh Says :
Sunday, February 28, 2016
sir I have IE code and am yet to begin exporting coconut to dubai. what are the subsidy i am eligible for and pls tell where and all i have to register my company. to claim for the subsidy
rajan r Says :
Saturday, March 05, 2016
I have the RCMC certificate. Can I export ONIONS with this RCMC Certificate ? Is it necessary the APEDA Certificate for the ONION Export ? APEDA & RCMC both are same ?
Ajay Says :
Monday, March 21, 2016
where to registar my RCMC , whether with APEDA or FIEO. which is more benificial. please share.
Indus Impex Says :
Monday, April 18, 2016
we are from INDUS IMPEX newly started, we want to know few thing related to importing gold from ghaana 1. are eligible to import the gold as we are merchantize exporter. 2. what the RCMCs required to import the gold bars 3.what is the right procedure to import gold. please clarify us.
Tuesday, May 24, 2016
We are basically export the led lamps to usa so please suggest how we can register the rcmc
Mohan Says :
Friday, May 27, 2016
Dear sir, Kindly let me know weather to export coconut, coconut oil do we need to register in coirboard.
G. Thailambal@Latha Says :
Monday, June 27, 2016
Dear Sir, Iam a new Venture in Export. I want to export Bamboo products,Agri products like Onion and Potato, Apparals like ready made garments. I have got IEC . How register APEDA, EPC,AEPC.How can i register RCMC?
priya Says :
Monday, July 11, 2016
sir, i m new exporter of leather products. i have got IMPORT EXPORT CODE. I need further guidance for obtaing rcmc from export promotion council. kindly clarify.
Tuesday, September 06, 2016
Tuesday, September 27, 2016
Rushikesh Shiras Says :
Saturday, November 19, 2016
Our organisation is in SEZ - Pune, we have received mail regarding RCMC (Registration-Cum-Membership-Certificate).Can you guide me what is the process to get the said certificate?
Ca Neha Mehta Says :
Friday, May 05, 2017
we are exporting services for software development . is this type of services eligible for duty scrip under SEIS.
rajendrasing patil Says :
Tuesday, July 04, 2017
I am interested to do turmeric and coriander seeds exporting business.can i have essential to take rcmc certificate
Sunday, September 17, 2017
If i producing brass products and i want to export my brass products according to customer requirements then in which export promotion council i should registered ?
varun Says :
Monday, September 25, 2017
can we use FIEO RCMC instead of APEDA.
rajesh ingle Says :
Thursday, September 28, 2017
Hi, I have IEC code as individual merchant and when i tried to register as Member in APEDA FOR RCMC there is company option to fill, without it the online process is not completed. How cani complete the online regitration process in this case. Best regards Rajesh

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