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APEDA Registration

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Apeda Registration

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APEDA stands for Agricultural & Processed Food Products Export Development Authority. It is a government organization established in 1985 through an act for the development and promotion of export of scheduled products. It is liable to provide financial assistance, information, guidelines for the development of schedule products. So, the products specified under the APEDA ACT are called schedule products and exporters of such scheduled products are required to be registered under APEDA. It is mandatory and responsible for export promotion and develops scheduled products such as Vegetables, Fruits, Poultry products, Meat, dairy products, biscuits, confectionery, bakery products, jaggery, honey, and sugar products, chocolates, cocoa products, floriculture products, pickles, papads, and chutneys etc.

Objectives of APEDA

Following are the objectives of APEDA:

  • To promote schedule products export
  • To achieve the functions under the regulation of central government

Functions of APEDA

Following are the function of APEDA:

  • It promotes export-oriented production and develops the scheduled products
  • It sets the standards and specifications for the scheduled products
  • Register exporters of the scheduled products on payment of required fees
  • Improves packaging and marketing of the scheduled products
  • Carry out an inspection of products for the purpose of ensuring the quality of such products
  • Train various aspects of the industries connected with the scheduled products
  • Develops industries related to the scheduled products and undertaking surveys, feasibility studies etc.
  • Collects statistics from the owners of factories or establishes and publish such statistics.

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Procedure for APEDA

Documents are required for the registration procedure

Following documents are required with application form :

  • An application form duly signed
  • Import-Export code issued by D.G.F.T
  • Duly signed Bank certificate
  • Latest two months Bank account statement
  • Canceled cheque
Floriculture and seedsDept. of Horticulture/DIC/SIA/FSSAI
Fruits & VegetablesDept. Of Agriculture/Horticulture/DIC/SIA/FSSAI
Groundnut / Pulses / GuargumDIC / SIA / FSSAI / Udyog Aadhaar Memorandum issued by Ministry of MSME
Processed Fruits & Vegetables/ Processed Food Products/Meat products/Cereals preparation/ Misc. PreparationFSSAI
Alcoholic BeveragesDept. of Excise Commissioner Cereals DIC / SIA / FSSAI / Udyog Aadhaar Memorandum

Benefits of APEDA Registration

  • APEDA provides various financial assistance schemes for exporters to avail.
  • Helps the exporters in publicity of brand by advertisement, packaging development, database up-gradation and surveys etc.
  • It provides guidelines to exporters about the various products and countries for export
  • For various scheduled products, registered members can participate in training programmes organized by APEDA and improve their business.

Products of APEDA

APEDA is mandated with the responsibility of export promotion and development of the following scheduled products :

  • Fruits, Vegetables and their Products
  • Poultry and Poultry Products
  • Confectionery, Biscuits and Bakery Products
  • Cocoa and its products, chocolates of all kinds
  • Cereal and Cereal Products
  • Pickles, Papads and Chutneys
  • Floriculture and Floriculture Products
  • Meat and Meat Products
  • Dairy Products
  • Honey, Jaggery and Sugar Products
  • Alcoholic and Non-Alcoholic Beverages
  • Groundnuts, Peanuts and Walnuts
  • Guar Gum
  • Herbal and Medicinal Plants

Frequently Asked Questions

1. What is the time taken to acquire APEDA License ?
After submitting all the requisite documents it will be allotted by APEDA in 10-15 days.
2. Are any monthly returns required to be filed under APEDA ?
It is only a license permitting the export of goods. Therefore, no return is required to be filed under APEDA License.
3. What are the financial assistance schemes of APEDA?
  • Scheme for market development
  • Scheme for Infrastructure development
  • Scheme for Quality development
  • Scheme for Transport assistance
4. What is Registration Cum Membership Certificate (RCMC)?
Registration Cum Membership certification is considered as a membership certificate issued for 5 years by Export promotional councils or commodity board of India. The reason behind the issue of this certificate is that any specific exporter is registered with the council.
5. How does APEDA help in Market development?
  • Assist exporters for export promotion activities abroad
  • Assist Export promotion councils to undertake export promotion activities
  • Assist approved organization or trade bodies in undertaking exclusive non-recurring innovation activities connected with export promotion efforts for their members
  • Assist and focus export promotion programmes in specific regions (abroad)
  • Give assistance to individual exporters for export promotion activities abroad


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