RCMC Registration-FIEO

What is RCMC Registration?

Export of goods when comes into picture it abides the organization by lot of compliances with the government. RCMC(Registration Cum Membership Certificate) this is a mandatory registration which is required for export of goods outside India. It has 37 regulating bodies known as Export promotional council under which registration is to be taken. This registration is granted as per permissible categories of goods approved by government.


What is RCMC-FIEO?

In case exporter has multiple products or lines of business is not certain or those multi-product not registered with any EPC then one can take common registration and FIEO can issue the RCMC under its multi-product group category for a year from April to March. However, additionally exporter has to register with the respective EPCs by declaring lines of business.

Documents required for RCMC-FIEO

  • Self-attested IEC code certificate
  • Self-attested Pan card and Aadhar card
  • Self-attested MOA and AOA (In case of company) and partnership deed in case of partnership , LLP Agreement, Trust Deed , GST registration certificate in case of proprietor
  • Self-attested COI (in case of LLP and company)
  • Board Resolution /Power of Attorney in case signing authority is different than as in afore mentioned documents.
  • Self-attested GST Registration certificate
  • In case of manufacture exporter copy of (SSI Registration/ Industrial License/ IEM Certificate) any one

Post Registration Compliances

  • You need to quarterly submit the detailed data of revenue generated during the respective quarter to the respective council of the goods in order to stay legal.
  • Any changes in the basic details such ownership or product change or addition of the segment then such changes need to be updated on the timely basis i.e. within one month of such change taken place


It has the validity of Five from the 1st of April of the year in which it is issued and remains so for five years, ending on 31st March of the fifth year.



  • Mandatorily required for export of goods and to aids to claim export benefits and concession available in FTP.
  • Help in the overall growth of the organization in domestic as well as international markets and nurture the link with the customers.
  • It helps in formation of community across the globe which will assist the organization to understand the taste of the consumer and customer better
  • Provides all the right which are granted to a registered member and helps in seeking International market opportunities.

Export promotional council authorities are detailed below:

  • 1. Apparel Export Promotion Council (AEPC)
  • 2. Basic Chemicals, Pharmaceuticals and Cosmetics Export Promotion Council (CHEMEXCIL)
  • 3. Carpet Export Promotion Council (CEPC)
  • 4. Cashew Export Promotion Council of India (CEPCI)
  • 5. Chemical and Allied Export Promotion Council (CAPEXIL )
  • 6. Cotton Textile Export Promotion Council (TEXPROCIL)
  • 7. Council for Leather Exports (CLE)
  • 8. Engineering Export Promotion Council (EEPC )India
  • 9. Electronics and Computer Software Export Promotion Council (ESC)
  • 10. Export Promotion Council for Handicrafts (EPCH)
  • 11. Export Promotion Council for EOUs & SEZs
  • 12. Federation of Indian Export Organizations (FIEO)
  • 13. Gem and Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC)
  • 14. Handloom Export Promotion Council (HEPC)
  • 15. Indian Oilseeds and Produce Export Promotion Council
  • 16. Indian Silk Export Promotion Council (ISEPC)
  • 17. Jute Products Development & Export Promotion Council (JPDEPC)
  • 18. Pharmaceutical Export Promotion Council (PHARMEXCIL)
  • 19. Plastics Export Promotion Council (PLEXCONCIL)
  • 20. Powerloom Development & Export Promotion Council (PDEXCIL)
  • 21. Project Exports Promotion Council of India
  • 22. Services Export Promotion Council
  • 23. Shellac and Forest Products Export Promotion Council (Shefexil)
  • 24. Sports Goods Export Promotion Council (SGEPC)
  • 25. Synthetic and Rayon Textiles Export Promotion Council (SRTEPC)
  • 26. Telecom Equipment and Services Exports Promotion Council
  • 27. Wool Industry Export Promotion Council (WOOLTEXPRO)
  • 28. Wool & Woollens Export Promotion Council (WWEPC)
  • 29. Coffee Board of India
  • 30. Coir Board
  • 31. Rubber Board
  • 32. Spices Board
  • 33. Tea Board
  • 34. Tobacco Board
  • 35. Agriculture and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority (APEDA)
  • 36. Coconut Development Board
  • 37. Marine Products Export Development Authority (MPEDA)

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