Registering With APEDA And Its Benefits

 What is APEDA?

  •       APEDA stands for Agricultural and Processed Food products Export Development Authority.
  •       APEDA is an export promotion organization under Ministry of Commerce & Industries, Government of India. It is mandated with the responsibility of promotion and development of the export of its scheduled products.

  Registration with APEDA:

The Registration can be done through two ways:

      (1)Through APEDA Head office or Regional office.

For getting registered through any APEDA office an exporter has to fill the registration form and submit along   with the following documents:

  • Application form duly filled and signed by authorized signatory.
  • Self certified copy of Import-Export code issued by D.G.F.T.
  • List of Directors/Partners/Proprietor on company’s letterhead in triplicate List of Directors/Partners/Proprietor on company’s letterhead in triplicate.
  • Pvt. Ltd./Public Ltd. Co.’s/societies should forward a copy of their Memorandum and Article of Association and Partnership firms should forward a copy of partnership deed attested by notary.
  • Self certified copy of PAN issued by Income Tax Department.
  • The company should compulsorily mention their e-mail ID, phone and fax number etc. in their application.
  • In case the exporter desires to register as Manufacturer Exporter, he should furnish the copy of company’s registration with FFO, Directorate of Industries, State Dept. of Horticulture/Agmark/EIA etc.
  • Bank certificate duly signed by the Authorities.
  • Cash or DD/Pay Order of Rs. 5000/- towards registration may be made in favor of APEDA payable to Specific APEDA office where the request has been made for Seeking RCMC.

        (2) Online – Any exporter get registered through APEDA website by paying Rs.5000/- through                  credit card/ debit card/ Net Banking.

 Allocated Tasks:

  • Development of industries relating to the scheduled products for export by way of providing financial assistance;
  • Registration of persons as exporters of the scheduled products on payment of such fees as may be prescribed;
  • Fixing of standards and specifications for the scheduled products for the purpose of exports;
  • Carrying out inspection of meat and meat products in slaughter houses, processing plants, storage premises, conveyances or other places where such products are kept or handled for the purpose of ensuring the quality of such products;
  • Improving of packaging of the Scheduled products;
  • Improving of marketing of the Scheduled products outside India;
  • Promotion of export oriented production and development of the Scheduled products;
  • Collection of statistics from the owners of factories or establishments engaged in the production, processing, packaging, marketing or export of the scheduled products or from such other persons as may be prescribed on any matter relating to the scheduled products and publication of the statistics so collected or of any portions thereof or extracts therefrom;
  • Training in various aspects of the industries connected with the scheduled products;


 Products Monitored:

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


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

       In addition to this, APEDA has been entrusted with the responsibility to monitor import of sugar.


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