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Oct 16

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Registration cum Membership Certificate

All the businesses who are applying for an authorisation of Export / Import or for benefits under the Foreign Trade Policy are required to furnish Registration cum Membership Certificate – RCMC.

There are different issuing authorities of RCMC for different products. The Export Promotion Councils, Commodity Boards, Development Authorities or other competent authorities prescribed under the Foreign Trade Policy issue the RCMC. RCMC is a proof that an exporter is registered with the council. There are different Export Promotion Councils or Commodity Boards who issue RCMC.

Any business who is applying for an authorization to export / import or for benefits under Foreign Trade Policy is required to furnish RCMC.

Below are the names of the offices who issues RCMC with the product details. 

Registering Authority

Product Name

Chemicals Pharmaceuticals & Cosmetics Export Promotion Council, (CHEMEXCIL) 

  1. Agarbathi – Agarbatti
  2. Agro chemicals
  3. Chemicals (basic) namely drugs and Fine chemical Dye Intermediate
  4. Coal Tar Chemicals and Alcohol Chemicals
  5. Dehydrated Culture Meida and Crude
  6. Detergents Cosmetics & Toiletries
  7. Essential Oils
  8. Glycerin
  9. Organic chemicals
  10. Processed Talc
  11. Soaps

Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority (APEDA)

  1. Animal Products
  2. Cereals
  3. Floriculture
  4. Fruits
  5. Other Processed Food
  6. Processed Vegetables
  7. Seeds
  8. Vegetables

Synthetic & Rayon Textiles Export Promotion Council

  1. Blended products from Acrylic knitwear
  2. Blended products from Polyester fiber or yarn
  3. Mixtures of cellulosic and nylon blended products
  4. Silk rayon Cellulosic and Non cellulosic Products

Chemical & Allied Products Export Promotion Council

  1. Books (paper products)
  2. Cement Products
  3. Chemicals and Allied Products
  4. Chemicals and Allied Products
  5. Chips Adhesive Shellac-compound
  6. Films and micro films (Photo-typeset )
  7. Fire Works and Explosives
  8. Glass and Ceramics Paints
  9. Journals (paper products)
  10. Marble (cement products)
  11. Paper
  12. Paper Products
  13. Periodicals (paper products)
  14. Processed Fruits
  15. Rubber products
  16. Safety Matches
  17. Tubes (rubber)
  18. Tyre (rubber)
  19. Wood Products

Cashew Export Promotion Council of India

  1. Cashew, Kernels.

Council for Leather Export

  1. Chrome tanned crust leather
  2. Chrome tanned hides and skins
  3. Crust Leather E.I
  4. Leather (finished)
  5. Lexprocil Leather goods
  6. Tanned hides and skins E.I

Overseas Construction Council of India

  1. Civil Projects Engineering(overseas)
  2. Project Construction (overseas)

Coffee Board

  1. Coffee

Coir Board

  1. Coir and Coir Products

Electronic & Computer Software Export Promotion Council

  1. Computer Software and related services
  2. Electronic Goods

Engineering Export Promotion Council

  1. Construction Services
  2. Engineering Goods
  3. Mica based Engineering products
  4. Stainless Steel Products Fabricated Mica

Cotton Textile Export Promotion Council

  1. Cotton Textiles

Carpet Export Promotion Council

  1. Druggets and Namdhas including handmade Silk carpets
  2. Durries
  3. Handmade/Woolen Carpets
  4. Rugs

Gems and Jewelry Export Promotion Council

  1. Gems and Jewelry

Export Promotion Council for Handicrafts

  1. Handicrafts

Handicrafts and Handloom Export Corporation

  1. Handicrafts
  2. Handlooms

Handloom Export Promotion Council

  1. Handloom Products

Wool & Woolens Export Promotion Council

  1. Hosiery Knitwear
  2. Mixed Fabrics
  3. Woolen Textiles (warmth)
  4. Woollen Carpets and Rugs and Druggets Flex Yarn and Flex Products Acrylic, Knitwear all machine made

Power loom Development and Export Promotion Council

  1. Human Hair
  2. Human Hair Products
  3. Plastics
  4. Polyester Film and Allied Products
  5. Toys

Development Commissioner for Iron Steel

  1. Iron & Steel Export promotion in abroad

Indian Silk Export Promotion Council 

  1. Natural silk fabrics made ups, garments machine made carpets

Office of the Development Commissioner of Handlooms

  1. Promotion of Handlooms Export abroad

Apparel Export Promotion Council 

  1. Readymade Garment excluding Woolen knitwear and of leather, silk, jute hemp

Rubber Board

  1. Rubber
  2. Rubber Products

Marine Products Exports Development Authority (MPEDA)

  1. Sea Foods

Shellac Export Promotion Council

  1. Shexprocil Lac in all its forms

Central Silk Board

  1. Silk
  2. Silk Products

Spices Board

  1. Spices

Sports Goods Export Promotion Council

  1. Sports Goods

Tea Board

  1. Tea
  2. Tea Products

Tobacco Board

  1. Tobacco
  2. Tobacco Products

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