AD Code Registration Online - Fees, Procedure, Documents

Updated on November 04, 2022 12:23:33 PM

AD Code or Authorized Dealer Code is a 7 digit number which is being issued by the bank for foreign currency transactions. Import Export Code Registration & AD Code registrations are the two most important registrations which have to be carried out by every exporting business. ICEGATE Registration is important for custom clearance of the goods from India.

AD Code registration on Icegate portal is required to be done for each port separately, The objective behind registration is to ensure that the Foreign currency transactions in the exporter’s current bank account are from an authenticate means.

AD Code ICEAGATE Certificate [Sample]

AD Code Registration Sample

Why is AD Code Registration Required?

There are many reasons why having an AD code is a must for businesses who want to export goods from India. Some important points have been mentioned below:

  • Mandatory Documents for Export
  • Transfer of Credit to the trader’s account directly
  • Submission of Shipping bill for custom house clearance
  • Important for claiming incentives & refunds
  • Importers requirement for releasing payment
  • Port registration for export can be done through AD Code Icegate online platform.
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How to register AD Code?

AD code registration is required for every port, in case you want to ship your goods from multiple ports.

An application address to the Branch manager of your Home Bank Branch has to be made for issuance of AD Code.

A 14 digit code will be shared by the bank on the letter head of the bank as per the prescribed standard.

An ID has to be created on the ICEGATE portal using the organization based class 3 DSC. All the necessary documents need to be collated & an application has to be made to a custom house using the online platform.

Make sure to select the right port as goods can be exported from that port only which has been registered with AD code on ICEGATE portal.

Application will take 3 - 5 working days for processing. Once the registration is completed & approved all the necessary information related to exporter & shipping of consignment would be visible on the portal

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Documents Required for AD Code Registration

Documents Required for AD Code Registration

Once the bank has issued an AD Code it has to be registered with the customs on the Icegate portal. Following documents needs to be ensured before making an application.

  1. AD Code authorization letter on banker’s letterhead
  2. GST registration certificate
  3. Cancelled cheque
  4. Importer Exporter Code(IEC) Certificate
  5. Company’s PAN
  6. Board resolution (For company only)
  7. Director or Partner or Proprietor basic info (PAN, Aadhaar card, Voter ID, Passport Copy)
  8. Export house Certificate (optional)

Our Team of Professionals can help you in getting the documents prepared for your application.

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AD Code Registration Process

Registering an AD code can be a difficult & time taking process. We would advise you to hire an expert who could get the entire procedure hassle free.

  1. Documentation
  2. Application to ICEGATE Portal using Organization based Class 3 DSC
  3. Regular follow up with the concerned Port for processing of AD Code registration.
  4. Approval of AD Code from Customs
AD Code Registration Process
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ICEGATE Registration Verification

Step 1: Click here to verify your ICEGATE ID. You will be directed to the panel below.

Step 2: Enter the PAN Number and Captcha code

Step 3: Click Submit.

Once you submit the details. You will get your ICEGATE ID.

ICEGATE ID can be used to avail multiple Services like Generating Shipping Bill, Document Tracking and Document filing.

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AD Code Registration Fees

Application Fee for AD Code registration is Rs. 3,999/- (It is a one time fee which has to be borne by the exporter).

There is no government fee for AD Code registration.

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AD code Port registration on ICEGATE

AD code registration can be done online on the ICEGATE portal for each port separately. It is mandatory to register AD code on the port where you intend to import goods. The 13 major ports in India are listed below.

Port Location ICEGATE AD code Registration Port Code
Mumbai Nhava Sheva Port registration INNSA1
Tamil Nadu Ennore Port Registration INENR1
Gujarat Kandla Port Registration INIXY6
Chennai Chennai Port Registration INMAA6
West Bengal Kolkata Port Registration INCCU1
Karnataka New Mangalore Port Registration INNML1
Kerala Cochin Port Registration INCOK4
Orissa Paradip Port Registration INPRT1
Maharashtra Mumbai Port Registration INBOM6
Andhra Pradesh Visakhapatnam Port Registration INVTZ6
Tamil Nadu Tuticorin Port Registration INTNC6
Andaman & Nicobar Port Blair Port Registration INIXZ1
Goa Mormugao Port registration INMRM1
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Ports / ICD for AD Code Registration


ACC Coimbatore Sriperumbudur ICD (INCJB4)

AGARTALA LCS (INAGTB)

AZHIKKAL PORT (INAZK1)

Agra ICD (INBLJ6)

Ahmedabad ACC (INAMD4)

Alang (INALA1)

Alang (INALA1)

Amingaon ICD (INAMG6)

Amritsar ACC (INATQ4)

Amritsar Rail Cargo (INASR2)

Ankaleshwar ICD (INAKV6)

Arakkanom ICD (INAJJ6)

BADDI ICD (INBDI6)

BAIRGANIA (INBGUB)

BALASORE CONCOR ICD (INBLE6)

BANBASA LCS (INBSAB)

BANKOT PORT (INBKT1)

BARHI ICD (INRUG6

BHAMBOLI ICD (INGRW6)

BHIMNAGAR (INBNRB)

BHITAMORE (INBTMB)

BIRPARA (INDLOB)

Ballagharh ICD (INFBD6)

Bangalore ACC (INBLR4)

Banglore ICD (INWFD6)

Bawal ICD (INBAW6)

Bedi Port (INBED1)

Behrni LCS (INBNYB)

Beypore Port (INBEY1)

Bhavnagar Port (INBHU1)

Bhilwara ICD (INBHL6)

Bhiwadi ICD (INBWD6)

Bhubaneswar Air Cargo (INBBI4)

Bhusswal ICD (INBSL6)

Borkhedi ICD (INBOK6)

Butibori ICD (INNGB6)

CFS Albartoss ICD Dadri (INAPL6)

CFS Mulund (INMUL6)

CFS STARTRACK DADARI (INSTT6)

CGM DADARI (INCPL6)

CH Chennai (INMAA1)

CH Cochin (INCOK1)

CH Goa (INMRM1)

CH Kakinada (INKAK1)

CH Kandla (INIXY1)

CH Mangalore (INNML1)

CH Mundra (INMUN1)

CH Tuticorin (INTUT1)

CHAMURCHI (INCHMB)

CHANGRABANDHA (INCBDB)

CHAWAPAYAL ICD (INCPR6)

CONCOR DADARI (INDER6)

CONCOR ICD JHARSUGUDA (INJSG6)

CSF Nashik (INNSK6)

CUDDALORE PORT (INCDL1)

Calicut ACC (INCCJ4)

Chakeri Kanpur ICD (INCPC6)

Cheherta ICD (INASR6)

Chennai ACC (INMAA4)

Chettipalayam Tirpur ICD (INCHE6)

Chinchwad Pune ICD (INCCH6)

Cochin ACC (INCOK4)

Concor Kanakpura Jaipur ICD (INKKU6)

Custom House Pondicherry (INPNY1)

DABGRAM ICD (INNJP6)

DABHOL PORT (INDHP1)

DAPPAR ICD (INDPR6)

DESUR ICD (INDRU6)

DHAHANU PORT (INDHU1)

DHAMRA Port (INDMA1)

DHANNAD ICD (INDHA6)

DHARCHULA LCS (INDLAB)

DIGHI PORT (INDIG1)

Dahej Port (INDAH1)

Dashrath Badodra ICD (INBRC6)

Delhi ACC (INDEL4)

Dharmatar Port Mumbai (INDMT1)

Dighi ICD (INDIG6)

Durgapur ICD (INDUR6)

GRFL Sahnewal Ludhiana ICD (INSGF6)

GUWAHATI AIR CARGO (INGAU4)

Gangavaram Port (INGGV1)

Ennor Port (INENR1)

FULBARI (INFBRB)

Faridabad Sec-25 ICD (INBVC6)

GALGALIA (INGALB)

GHOJADANGA LCS (INGJXB)

GOPALPUR PORT (INGPR1)

Gari Harasaru ICD (INGHR6)

Goa ACC (INGOI4)

HTPL ICD Kilaraipur (INQRH6)

Hazira Port, Surat (INHZA1)

Hira Boruse Surat ICD (INHIR6)

Hosur ICD (INHSU6)

Hyderabad ACC (INHYD4)

Hyderabad ICD (INSNF6)

ICD CONCOR Dhandari Kalan Ludhiana (INLDH6)

Intore ACC (INIDR4) Irugur ICD (INIGU6)

Irungattukottai Sriperumbudur ICD (INILP6)

JAJPUR ICD (INJJK6) JAKHAU PORT (INJAK1)

JAMNAGAR AIR CARGO (INJGA4)

JAMSHEDPUR ICD (INIXW6)

JAYANAGAR (INJAYB)

JHULAGHAT LCS (INJHOB)

JNCH (INNSA1)

JRY Kanpur ICD (INKNU6)

Jaigarh Port Maharashtra (INJGD1)

Jaipur ACC (INJAI4)

Jaipur ICD (INJAI6)

Jalandhar ICD (INJUC6)

Janori ACC (INJNR4)

Janori ICD (INJNR6)

Jattipur ICD (INDWN6)

KALINGANAGAR ICD (INSKD6)

KAMARDWISA LCS (INPBLB)

KANECH ICDSAHNEWAL (INSNI6)

KARAIKAL SEA Port (INKRK1)

KARIMGANJ LCS (INKGJ1)

KELSHI PORT (INKSH1)

KERN ICD MADURAI (INMDU6)

KILARAIPUR ADANI ICD (INQRP6)

KODINAR PORT (INKDN1)

KRIBHCO Surat ICD (INKBC6)

KUNAULI (INKNLB)

Karwar Port (INKRW1)

Kashipur ICD (INHPI6)

Kattupalli Port (INKAT1)

Khatuwas ICD (INCML6)

Kheda ICD (INKHD6)

Khurja ICD (INAIK6)

Kolkata ACC (INCCU4)

Kolkata CH (INCCU1)

Kollam Port (INKUK1)

Kota ICD (INKTT6)

Krishnapatnam Port (INKRI1)

LAUKAHA (INLKQB)

LCS Attari Road (INATRB)

LCS DARRANGA (INDRGB)

LCS HILLI (INHLIB)

LCS Jaigaon (INJIGB)

LCS Jogbani (INJBNB)

LCS MAHADIPUR (INMHDB)

LCS Nepalgunj Road (INNGRB)

LCS Pertapole (INPTPB)

LCS Raxaul (INRXLB)

LCS Thoothibari (INNTVB)

LUCKNOW AIR CARGO (INLKO4)

Loni ICD (INLON6)

Lucknow Air Cargo (INLOK4)

LOKSAN LCS (INCRXB)

Vizag Port (INVTZ1)

Waluj Aurangabad ICD (INWAL6)

Wardha ICD (INCHJ6)

concor Jodhpur ICD (INBGK6)

karur ICD (INKAR6)

kottayam ICD (INKYM6)

Vapi ICD (INVPI6)

Varanasi Air Cargo (INVNS4)

Veerappandi ICD (INTHO6)

Verna ICD (INMDG6)

Vijaydurg Port (INVYD1)

Vishakhapatnam Air Cargo (INVTZ4)

Thudiyalur ICD (INTDE6)

Pitampur ICD (ININD6)

Tikonia LCS (INTKNB)

Tiruchirapalli Air Cargo (INTRZ4)

Tirupur Paakiyapalayam ICD (INTUP6)

Tondiapet ICD (INTVT6)

Trivandrun ACC (INTRV4)

Talegaon Pune ICD (INTLG6)

Tarapur ICD (INBNG6)

Thar Dry Port Jodhpur ICD (INTHA6)

Thar Dry Port sanand ICD (INSAU6)

Tuglakabad ICD (INTKD6)

Tumb ICD (INSAJ6)

Tuticorin ICD (INTUT6)

VIRAMGAM ICD (INVGR6)

VIZHINJAM PORT (INVZJ1)

Vadinar Port (INVAD1)

Thimmapur ICD (INTMX6)

Thrissur ICD (INTCR6)

AD Code

Sahar ACC (INBOM4)

Singanallur ICD (INSLL6)

Sonauli LCS (INSNLB)

Sonepat ICD (INBDM6)

Srinagar Air Cargo (INSXR4)

TUNA PORT (INTUN1)

SIKKA PORT (INSIK1)

SINGHABAD RAILWAY STATION MALDA (INSNG2)

SONABARSA (INSNBB)

SRIMANTAPUR LCS (INSMPB)

Sabarmati Ahmedabad ICD (INSBI6)

Sachin ICD (INSAC6)

Rewari ICD (INREA6)

SACHANA ICD (INJKA6)

SALAYA PORT GUJRAT (INSAL1)

SATTVA BENGALURU ICD (INKQZ6)

SEA PORT- PORT BLAIR (INIXZ1)

SHED KIDDERPORE TT (INTTS1)

RANPAR PORT Ratnagiri Maharashtra (INRNR1)

REDI PORT (INRED1) REVDANDA PORT (INRVD1)

Raiganj LCS (INRGJ2)

Raipur ICD (INRAI6)

Ratlam ICD (INRTM6)

Piyala ICD (INBFR6)

Porbandar Port (INPBD1)

Powarkheda ICD (INPRK6)

RADHIKAPUR RAILWAY STATION (INRDP2)

RAJSICO Basni Jodhpur ICD (INJUX6)

RANAGHAT RAILWAY STATION NADIA (INRNG2)

Paradeep Port (INPRT1)

Patli ICD (INPTL6)

Patparganj ICD (INPPG6)

Pimpri ICD (INPMP6)

Pipavav Port (INPAV1)

Pali Rewari ICD (INPKR6)

Palwal ICD (INPWL6)

Panaji Port (INPAN1)

Panipat ICD (INPNP6)

Panki ICD (INPNK6)

Pantnagar ICD (INHDD6)

PCCCC Bandra-Kurla Complex (INDPC4)

PIPRAUN (INKJIB)

PSWC Dhandari Kalan Ludhiana (INDDL6)

PULICHAPALLAM ICD (INPNY6)

PUNE AIR CARGO (INPNQ4)

Pakwara Moradabad ICD (INMBD6)

Nagpur ICD (INNGP6) Navlakhi Port (INNAV1)

Okha Port (INOKH1)

Old Mangalore Port (INIXE1)

Old Mundra Port (INOMU1)

PANITANKI NAXALBARI (INPNTB)

Marripalaem(Leap International Ltd.) ICD (INGNR6)

Modinagar ICD (INMUZ6)

NAGPUR AIR CARGO (INNAG4)

NAYA RAIPUR CONCOR ICD (INRML6)

NCH Mumbai (INBOM1)

Nagapattinam (INNPT1)

Madhosingh ICD (INMBS6)

Madurai Air Cargo (INIXM4)

Magdalla Port (INMDA1)

Malanpur ICD (INMPR6)

Maliwada ICD (INMWA6)

Mandideep ICD (INMDD6)

MIHAN ICD (INKPK6)

MOREH LCS (INMREB)

MUHURIGHAT LCS (INMHGB)

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FAQs(Frequently Asked Questions)

1. How to check ad code registration status in icegate ?

Registered users can login into the ICEGATE portal to check the status of AD Code Registration by clicking on the link documents Tracking system.

2. What is ad code registration for export ?

AD Code is a 7 digit unique code issued by RBI to every Authorized Branch of Bank dealing with foreign transactions.

3. How to check ad code registration status ?

AD code application status can be checked on ICEGATE portal online. Once the AD Code has been registered by the Custom a confirmation email is being sent to the registered email address.

4. What is ad code registration ?

AD Code is a Unique registration number issued by the Authorized Dealer Bank for export transactions.

5. How do I get an AD Code ?

A request letter can be placed to bank branch for allotting 7 digit unique AD code on the bank letterhead, then an online application has to be made on the ICEGATE portal with required documents for linking of AD Code with custom.

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