Before applying for a license, it is important to obtain an Import Export Code (IEC)
. Below are the steps to apply for a license3:
Step 1: Select Steel Import Monitoring System under Services under Import Management System on the DGFT website.
Step 2: Apply for ‘New Authorization’ after logging in or registering on the website.
Step 3: Fill in the necessary details.
Step 4: Make the required payment.
Step 5: Click on the ‘Final Submit’ button.
The license will be created, and a unique registration number (URN) will be generated.