RCMC stands for Registration Cum Membership Certificate, it is issued by the Export Promotion Councils (EPC)/Commodity Board/Export Development Authority. This RCMC certificate is issued to validate the products which are exported by the Export Oriented Undertakings. This certificate is issued for a period of 5 years. The exporters desiring to export their products have to obtain Registration Cum Membership Certificate (RCMC) by declaring their mainstream exportable products in the application. This application would be submitted to the related Export Promotion Council (EPC)/Commodity Board/Export Development Authority. Presently DGFT is issuing e-RCMC to all the exporters through their common portal.
Presently, there are total number of 26 Export Promotion Councils and 9 commodities board are present in India. Commodities board and the EPCs in India are the concerned authorities for issuing RCMC. These institutions have been authorized by the Central Government to issue RCMC to the exporters. Every EPC and the commodities board in India categories itself depending on the type of products. The RCMC shall be deemed to be valid from 1st April of the licensing year in which it was issued and shall be valid for 5 financial years ending 31st March of the licensing year, unless otherwise is specified.
While applying for RCMC, an exporter has to declare his main line of business in the application. The exporter is required to obtain RCMC from the Council which is concerned with the product of his main line of business.
In case an export product is not covered by any Export Promotion Council/Commodity Board etc., RCMC in respect thereof is to be obtained from FIFO. Further, in case of multi product is yet to be settled, the exporter has an option to obtain RCMC from Federation of Indian Exporters Organization (FIEO).
In respect of multi product exporters having their head office/registered office in the North-eastern States, RCMC may be obtained from Shellac & Forest Products Export Promotion Council (except for the products looked after by APEDA, Spices Board and Tea Board).
In respect of exporters of handicrafts and handloom products from the State of Jammu & Kashmir, Director, Handicrafts, Government of Jammu & Kashmir is authorized to issue Registration Cum Membership Certificate (RCMC).
RCMC certificate is an important document for Indian exporters who wish to export goods from India to abroad. It is a mandatory requirement to claim benefits under various schemes of the Foreign Trade Policy. Further, the RCMC certificate offers several other benefits, including easy access to export-related information, improved market access, and priority in government schemes.
|Sl No||Export Promotion Council (EPC)||Remarks|
|1||Apparel Export Promotion Council||Know More|
|2||Basic Chemicals, Pharmaceuticals & Cosmetics EPC (CHEMEXCIL)||Know More|
|3||Carpet Export Promotion Council||Know More|
|4||Cashew Export Promotion Council of India||Know More|
|6||Cotton Textiles Export Promotion Council||Know More|
|7||Council for Leather Exports||Know More|
|8||EEPC INDIA (Formerly Engineering Export Promotion Council)||Know More|
|9||Electronics & Computer Software EPC||Know More|
|10||Export Promotion Council for Handicrafts||Know More|
|11||Export Promotion Council for EOUs & SEZs||Know More|
|12||Federation of Indian Export Organizations (FIEO)||Know More|
|13||Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC)||Know More|
|14||Handloom Export Promotion Council||Know More|
|15||Indian Oilseeds & Produce Export Promotion Council||Know More|
|16||Indian Silk Export Promotion Council||Know More|
|17||Jute Products Development and Export Promotion Council - (JPDEPC)||Know More|
|18||Pharmaceuticals Export Promotion Council||Know More|
|19||Plastics Export Promotion Council||Know More|
|20||Power loom Development & Export Promotion Council||Know More|
|21||Project Exports Promotion Council of India||Know More|
|22||Services Export Promotion Council (SEPC)||Know More|
|23||Shellac & Forest Products Export Promotion Council||Know More|
|24||Sports Goods Export Promotion Council (SQEPC)||Know More|
|25||Synthetic & Rayon Textiles Export Promotion Council||Know More|
|26||Telecom Equipment and Services Export Promotion Council (TEPC)||Know More|
|27||Wool Industry Export Promotion Council||Know More|
Export Promotion Councils (EPCs) work as a partner of Government in supplementing efforts of the latter in facilitating county's exports through diversification of products and markets, adhering to standards and quality, encouraging brand consciousness, enhancing competitiveness by addressing supply side constraints. Having a vide global network through affiliations and Memorandum of Understandings (MoUs), Export Promotion Councils (EPCs) provide reciprocal trade promotion actvities for the benefit of India exporters. They help exporters by:
|Sl No||Commodity Board||Remarks|
|1||Coffee Board||Know More|
|2||Coir Board||Know More|
|3||Rubber Board||Know More|
|4||Spices Board||Know More|
|5||Tea Board||Know More|
|6||Tobacco Board||Know More|
|7||Coconut Development Board||Know More|
|Sl No||Development Authority||Remarks|
|1||Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority (APEDA)||Know More|
|2||Marine Products Export Development Authority (MPEDA)||Know More|
Export Promotion Councils/Commodity Boards/Export Development Authorities provide easy access to export market for the export oriented undertakings which have registration cum membership certificate (RCMC).
The RCMC certificate is an official document issued by the DGFT, which recognizes the exporter as a genuine exporter. This recognition can help exporters establish their credibility and reputation in the international market.
Many countries require an RCMC certificate as a mandatory requirement for imports from India. Therefore, having an RCMC certificate can help exporters gain access to new markets and expand their business.
Exporters with an RCMC certificate get priority in various government schemes related to exports. For example, under the MEIS scheme, exporters with an RCMC certificate get a higher percentage of benefits compared to those who do not have an RCMC certificate.
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We will prepare the applicatoin forms and submit online application with Director General of Foreign Trade (DGFT) office and pay the requisite fee.
After Aadhar authentication or Digital Signature, the system will generate the RCMC online and sent it through email to the Authorised person concerned.
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RCMC stands for Registration Cum Membership Certificate, which is issued by the DGFT to validate the export products of exporter to other countries.
Export Promotion Councils (EPC)/Commodity Boards/Export Development Authorities issue RCMC Certificates to the Export Oriented Undertakings. Presently DGFT is issuing e-RCMC for all the exporters in India.
Any Indian exporter who wishes to export goods from India to other countries can apply for an RCMC certificate.
We can apply for an RCMC certificate online through the DGFT website.
Yes, an exporter can renew their RCMC certificate before its expiry. The renewal process is similar to the application process, and the exporter needs to submit the required documents and pay the renewal fees.
These organizations encourage the exporters to export their products. They also issue RCMC certificates to the exporters.
RCMC is valid for a period of 5 years.
RCMC certificate is an essential document for Indian exporters who wish to export goods from India to other countries. It is a mandatory requirement to claim benefits under various schemes of the Foreign Trade Policy. Additionally, the RCMC certificate offers several other benefits, including easy access to export-related information, improved market access, and priority in government schemes. The process to obtain an RCMC certificate is simple and can be done online. Exporters should ensure that they have an RCMC certificate to take advantage of the various benefits it offers.