Updated on September 26, 2023 12:32:34 PM
The agriculture and processed food products export development authority (APEDA) was established by the government to regulate and issue APEDA registration to Merchants and Manufacturer Exporters of enlisted Scheduled food products under the APEDA act of 1985. The intent of APEDA is to promote the export business of the agriculture products and help exporters in the growth of their businesses by providing them with various financial assistance and guidelines to improve the quality and standard of their products.
Apeda Certificate Sample
APEDA registration or registration-cum-membership-certification (RCMC) is provided by the APEDA authorities to exporters of Scheduled food products under APEDA ACT. Without having an RCMC membership, no exporter can commence their business for enlisted food products as per the guidelines.
APEDA aims to promote Scheduled food product export in the global food market.
Any person or food business operator indulging in the export of one or more food products listed under the First Schedule and Second Schedule of the APEDA act, all such Businesses and individuals are eligible for APEDA Registration as per the guidelines given in sub-section (1) of Section 12 of the APEDA act.
Exporters are expected to acquire APEDA registration within the one month of incorporation of their business.
The Second Schedule
Exporters are required to submit the following documents for APEDA registration:
Additional Documents Required for Manufacturer exporter :
The Registration-Cum-Membership Certificate (RCMC) is issued to exporters subject to following the procedures. Issuance of RCMC has been made online, and exporters are required to fill out the application form and submit their documents online.
The step-by-step procedure of APEDA registration is as follows:
To apply for an RCMC certificate, sign in through the APEDA portal and click on the register as member tab. Fill in all the mandatory details like the ICE code, Email address, and mobile number. An OTP (One-Time-Password) will be provided to you on your mobile number and email for verification.
After OTP verification, exporters must fill out a mandatory application form with all requested details and upload all required documents for APEDA Registration. applicants can save and edit their form as often as they want before submitting APEDA registration fees.
Submit your registration fee after completing the application form. then an application number will be provided. You can use this application number to track the status of your RCMC application until its issued.
The RCMC certificate will be issued within 10-15 days after successfully applying to the APEDA portal. Applicants can download their certificate using the login ID and password provided by APEDA on your registered mobile number and email.
APEDA registration is mandatory for the export of scheduled food products as per the guidelines of the APEDA act.
Here are some advantages of having a registration
It has often been suggested that an essential element of “Make in India” has to be “Bake in India,” i.e., a renewed focus on value addition and processed agricultural products. The APEDA registration process is a multi-step process and needs proper and legal knowledge. Help from the experts is advised to ease the process of the APEDA application. You can apply for RCMC with just three simple steps with us.
Step 1: Fill our simple form Receive a call back from our team of experts.
Step 2: Provide necessary documents with only 50% advance payment
Step 3: Your Registration will be done successfully, and then you can proceed with the rest of the payment.
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