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How to Become a Member of FIEO

How to Become a Member of FIEO

FIEO’s membership rules are governed by the Government of India’s Foreign Trade Policy and FIEO’s Memorandum and Articles of Association.

Registration-cum-Membership Certificate (RCMC)

As per the Foreign Trade Policy, an exporter is required to get a Registration-cum-Membership Certificate (RCMC) for availing various benefits under the Policy. For registration purposes, FIEO has been recognized by the Government as an Export Promotion Council.

Applying for RCMC

An exporter desiring to obtain an RCMC, has to declare his main line of business in the application made to the Export Promotion Council relating to that line of business.

(b) In case an export product is not covered by any Export Promotion Council/Commodity Board etc., RCMC in respect thereof is to be obtained from FIEO.

(c)  In case of multi product exporters, not registered with any EPC, where main line of business is yet to be settled, the exporter has to obtain RCMC from Federation of Indian Exporters Organization (FIEO).

Service Exporters

FIEO is the registering authority for Service exporters other than 14 services, listed in the Handbook of Procedures

Advantages of Membership

By registering with FIEO, an exporter has the double advantage of getting the benefits under the Foreign Trade Policy, as also the benefit of FIEO’s services, (click here for the gist of FIEO’s services)facilities, credentials, and global reach.

An exporter, who does not wish to obtain the RCMC and claim benefits under the Foreign Trade Policy, can still be enrolled as a member of FIEO under its Individual Exporter Category.


The annual (April-March) membership subscription under different categories is as under:


Individual Exporter

Rs. 6,250/-


Multi-Products Group

Rs. 6,250/-


Multi-Product Group (Premier)*

Rs 7,000/-


Service Providers

Rs. 6,250/-


FTZ units/EOUs

Rs. 9,375/-


One Star Export House

Rs. 9,375/-


Two Star Export House



Three Star Export House



Four Star Export House



Five Star Export House



 State Export Organization

Rs. 6,250/-

The above fees is exclusive of 18% GST

 * Companies with export turnover equal to or more than Rs 5.00 Cr will have to Register as Multi-Product Group (Premier) 

How to Become a Member of FIEO