Manmade and Technical Textiles Export Promotion Council (MATEXIL)

REMINDER- 4: DGFT extends due date for IEC modification for 2021-22 till 31st July, 2021 & waives off the fees for IEC updation during July, 2021

Circular No. ES/102/2021-22                                                                      15th July, 2021     


To: Members of the Council          

Sub:  REMINDER- 4: DGFT extends due date for IEC modification for 2021-22 till 31st July, 2021 & waives off the fees for IEC updation during July, 2021   

Dear Member,        

This has reference to Council’s earlier Circular No. ES/85/2021-22 dated 2nd July, 2021 informing about the extension of the period of IEC modification/updation till 31st July, 2021 and also waiving off the fees for IEC updation during July, 2021.          

This extension has been notified by O/o DGFT to provide all Exporting/Importing firms sufficient time for compliance with the given IEC updation requirement.  

Please make a note of the following important instructions received from O/o DGFT:  

  • All IEC code holders need to MANDATORILY update their details on the DGFT website, if not, their IEC code would be suspended.  

  • DGFT has made efforts to increase the software/hardware capacity suitably, attempt to update on the last few days may be prone to issues because of amplified load on the DGFT system. 

  • Members of Trade should plan and complete their Activity in advance well before the given deadline (Please try to update your IEC by 15th July, 2021). 

  • Any IEC which was issued or updated on or after 1st July, 2021 are not mandated to update their IEC again.

  • Please follow the steps mentioned in the below link for easy guidance on updating your IEC details through the automatic DGFT online processes: 

  • For any additional support in this regard, you may contact the DGFT Helpdesk: 

  1. Toll-Free Helpline Number 1800-111-550 
  2. Email ( Or 
  3. Help-Desk Ticketing System.  

In case, you still face problem in updating your IEC, you may reach out to us on the following email ids - with your full details. We will get in touch with you to resolve your issue.                               

We once again request our Members to kindly make a note of the above and try to update your IEC at the earliest i.e. before 15th July, 2021 to avoid problems. 

Thanking you,   

Yours faithfully,