RCMC (Registration-Cum-Membership Certificate) of Export Promotional Councils and Commodity Board

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According to the Foreign Trade Policy, a Registration-cum-Membership Certificate (RCMC) is required for exporters in order to avail benefits under the policy. Holding the certificate can also help exporters in availing benefits with respect to Customs and Excise.

General Documents Required for Registration-cum-Membership Certificate (RCMC)

  1. PAN
  2. Self-Attested IEC
  3. GST Certificate
  4. MSME / Udyam Registration Certificate
  5. Incorporation Certificate, MOA and AOA (in case of Company)
  6. Partnership Deed (in case of Partnership)
  7. Manufacturer Certificate from Concerned Authorities (in case of Manufacturer Exporter)

Process Of RCMC

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We will Prepare and file all the required documents with all the required details with appropriate authority.

Your requirement is now completed & your appropriate registration certificate will be sent to you.

Spices Board

Cardamom, Pepper, Chilly, Ginger, Turmeric, Coriander, Cumin, Fennel, Fenugreek, Celery, Aniseed, Bishops weed, Caraway, Dill, Cinnamon, Cassia, Garlic, Curry Leaf, Kokkam, Mint, Mustard, Parsley, Pomegranate seed, Saffron, Vanilla, Tejpat, Pepper long, Star Anise, Sweet flag, Greater Galanga, Horse-raddish, Caper, Clove, Asafetida, Cambodge, Hyssop, Juniper berry, Bay leaf, Lovage, Marjoram, Nutmeg, Mace, Basil, Poppy Seed, All-Spice, Rosemary, Sage, Savory, Thyme, Oregano, Tarragon, Tamarind.

In any form including curry powders, spice oil, oleoresins and other mixtures where spice content is predominant.

Tea Board

Tea and its products

Coffee Board


Apparel Export
Promotion Council

Readymade garments.

Basic Chemicals, Pharmaceuticals & Cosmetics EPC

Dyes, Dye-Intermediates, Coal Tar Chemicals and Alcohol
– Basic Inorganic and Organic Chemicals including Ago Chemicals, Oil Field Chemicals
– Cosmetics and Toiletries, Essential Oils & Perfumery Compounds,
– Agarbattis.
– Castor Oil & it’s derivatives

Carpet Export Promotion Council

Handmade/ Hand knotted Woollen Carpets, Rugs, Druggets, Durries, Handmade tufted Carpets, Handmade Silk Carpets, Handmade Staple/Synthetic Carpets, Kelem, Schumacks, Namdhas and other Floor Coverings.

Cashew Export Promotion Council of India

Cashew Kernels
– Cashewnut Shell Liquid
– Kardanol


1. Animal By-products
2. Automobile Tyres & Tube
3. Books, Publishing & Printing
4. Bulk Minerals & Ores
5. Cement, Clinkes & Asbestos Cement products
6. Ceramics & Refractories
7. Glass & Glasswares
8. Granites, Natural Stones & Explosives.
9. Graphite Electrodes & Explosives
10. Misc. Products such as :
– Gambier Extracts/Myrobalan Extracts/ Cutch Extracts/ Other dyeing & tanning extracts
– Fire works
– Safety Matches
– Activated Carbon
– Cocoanut shell Charcoal
– Superphosphates Urea
– Other Chemical Fertilizers
– Hard Aggregates for Floor
11. Ossein, Glue & Gelatin
12. Paints & Allied Products
13. Paper, Board & Paper Products
14. Plywood & Allied Products
15. Processed Minerals
16. Rubber Manufactured Products

The Cotton Textiles Export Promotion Council

Cotton Yarn & Sewing Thread
– Cotton Fabrics (Grey/Bleached & Processed Fabrics) including Yarn Dyed Fabrics:
Duck/Canvas, Sheetings, Poplin, Shirting/Suitings, Denims/Drills, Twills/Sateens, Sarees/Dhotis/Terry Fabrics, Furnishings, Voils/Mulls/Muslin, Knit Fabrics
– Cotton Made-ups – Bed Linens/Home Furnishings, Terry Towels/Toweling, Bags/Sacks, Curtains/Drapes, Blankets, Table/Toilet/Kitchen, Linens/Napkins, Handkerchiefs/Dusters, Carpets/Mats/Tarpaulins/Tents, Tapes/Narrow Fabrics, Labels, Shawls/Scarves, Rope &* Twine, Drop Cloth, Mosquito Nets/Netting, Embroidered Fabrics/Sarees, Dress Materials, Chaddar/Odhanis, Khangas, Threads/Packing Threads, Others
– Raw Cotton

Council for Leather Exports

Leather & Leather products

Engineering Export Promotion Council

1. Machineries and equipments
2. Motor Vehicles
3. Automobile Components
4. Bicycles, Bicycle Components and Accessories
5. Two Wheelers and Three Wheelers
6. Internal Combustion Engines, Compressors and parts thereof
7. Pumps – all types
8. Electric and Home Appliances
9. Hand and Machine Tools
10. Medical, Surgical and Other Instruments
11. Prime Iron & Steel and Products Thereof
12. Non-ferrous Metals and Products Thereof
13. Railway Rolling Stock and Components
14. Builders Hardware
15. Project Exports.
16. Mica & other Mineral based products.
17. Miscellaneous Manufacturers Engineering Products not specified elsewhere.

Electronics & Computer Software EPC

Electronics Hardware:
• Consumer electronics
• Telecom equipments and services
• Electronics instruments (which includes – industrial instruments, office equipments, medical equipments, laboratory equipments, strategic electronic equipments)
• Electronics components
• Computer hardware
• Computer software/services

Export Promotion Council for Handicrafts

Handicraft Items made of:
– Metal Ware
– Wood Ware
– Handprinted textiles and scarves embroidered and crocheted goods shawls and Art wares
– Artistic handmade jewellery/ Imitation jewellery
– Lace & Embroidery crafted stones
– Jute and Papier machine

Federation of Indian Export Organisations (FIEO)

Status Holders

– Services other than Computer Software/ Services, and those specific services as listed in Sl. No.22 of Appendix 2 of Handbook of Procedures Volume-I.

– In respect of exporters having their Head Office/ Registered Office in the State of Orissa, RCMC may be obtained from FIEO office in Bhubaneswar.

However, exporters of Minor Forest produce may also obtain RCMC from SHEFEXIL

The Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council

Polished & Processed Pearls (real or culture)
– Cut & Polished Diamonds
– Cut & Polished Coloured Gemstones
– Jewellery containing gold, silver, platinum, or palladium and studded with diamonds, coloured gemstones, real or cultured pearls or synthetic/ imitation stones
– Cut and Polished Synthetic Stones
– Costume/Fashion Jewellery
– Silver Filigree Jewellery & Silver Filigree
– Rough Diamonds

Handloom Export Promotion Council

All Handloom Products like: Fabrics, Home Furnishings, Carpets, Floor coverings etc.

Indian Oilseeds & Produce Export Association EPC (IOPEA)

Oil seeds and oils, other than de-oiled cake, rice bran oil, soya oil, soya de-oiled cake and the products other than those dealt by Shellac & Forest Product Export Promotion Council.

Jute Manufacturers Development Council

Traditional Jute Products : Hessian, Sacking, Carpet Backing Cloth, Yarn

Specialty and newly emerging products : Food grade jute cloth/bags, jute geo-textiles

Life Style Jute Products : Floor coverings (incl. carpets, mats and Mattings. Shopping & carry bags incl. fancy bags. Jute and jute blended decorative fabrics. Promotional gift items including handicrafts stationery items. Wall hangings

Pharmaceuticals Export Promotion Council

Bulk Drugs and its intermediates,
– Formulations
– Herbal
– Ayurvedic,
– Unani
– Homeopathic medicines
– Biotech & biological products
– Diagnostics
– Surgical
– Nutraceuticals & pharma industry related services
– Collaborative research
– Contract manufacturing
– Clinical trials and consultants etc.
– Pharma related services.

The Plastics Export Promotion Council

All plastics products covering plastic raw materials: intermediate products like plastic

Films, sheets etc. plastic packaging materials including Plastic woven sacks/fabrics/bags & Flexible Intermediate Bulk containers (FIBC’s) Plastic Tarpaulins, plastic consumer items, PVC Leather Cloth/Foam leather, floor coverings (incl. Linoleums), Moulded/soft luggage, FRP/GRP products PVC Rigid/Flexible,

Pipe fittings, Toys Dolls and Game, Plastic Electrical Accessories, Laminates, Fishnets. Fishing Lines, Cordage/Ropes/Twines/Yarn/Bristles, PVC fabricated goods, PVC Sheeting/Film, Intraocular Lenses, Spectacle Frames, Hard Resilene Lenses, goggles, Poly-Lines Jute goods, Disposable Syringes, blood/urine bags I.V. sets, Dental products and other medical disposables, Cine X-Ray Films, Plastic bangles/Imitation Jewellery and all products made predominantly of plastic materials by processing raw materials through injection/blow moulding. Extrusion, calendaring, fabrications and other processes: writing instruments and human hair and products thereofs.

Power loom Development & Export Promotion Council

Power loom products

Project Exports Promotion Council of India

Project Exports:
– Civil Construction (Structures/ Infrastructure)
– Turnkey including Engineering, Procurement & Construction (from concept to commissioning) and Essentially includes civil work/construction and all supplies specific to these Turnkey Projects

– Process and Engineering Consultancy Services
– Project Construction Items (excluding Steel and Cement)
– Construction Engineering Products (fitting and fixtures; materials; construction chemicals & allied products)

– Construction Equipments & Accessories
– Other Project Goods

Services Export Promotion Council

1. Health Care Services including services by nurses, physiotherapist and paramedical personnel
2. Educational Services
3. Entertainment Services including audio-visual services
4. Consultancy Services
5. Architectural Services and related services
6. Distribution Services
7. Accounting/ Auditing and Book Keeping Services
8. Environment Services
9. Maritime Transport Services
10. Advertising Services
11. Marketing Research and Public Opinion Polling Services/ Management Services
12. Printing and Publishing
13. Legal Services
14. Hotel and tourism related services.

The Sports Goods Export Promotion Council

Sports Goods and Toys

Shellac & Forest Products Export Promotion Council

Minor Forest Produce and their value added products.

– – In respect of exporters having their Head Office/Registered Office in the North East States, RCMC for all products may be obtained from Shellac & Forest Products Export Promotion Council.

In respect of exporters having their head office/Registered office in the state of Orissa, exporters of MFP from the state can obtain RCMC from Shefexil.

Wool & Woollens Export Promotion Council

All types of Wool & Wool Blended Products like Woollen & Acrylic Knitwear, wool & wool blended Shawls, Stoles, Scarves, Mufflers, Rumals, Shoddy Blankets, Fabr4ics, Wool Tops, Woollen Yarn, Wool Hair Belting, Felt, Machine Made Carpets, other Made-ups etc.

Wool Industry Export Promotion Council

Shoddy & Woollen yarn and Fabrics, Blankets, Wool Tops, Wool Hair Belting, Felt and Machine-made carpets, Woven Shawls, Scarves and Stoles.

Coir Board

Coir and Coir Products

The Rubber Board

Rubber and Rubber Products.

Tobacco Board

Unmanufactured Tobacco
– Flue cured Virginia
– Light Soil Burley
– Sun cured country
– Chewing Tobacco
– Bidi Tobacco
– Cigar Tobacco
Manufactured Tobacco products
– Cigarettes
– Cigars
– Cigarillos
– Beedis
– Cut tobacco
– Chewing tobacco
– Hookah tobacco paste
– Snuff