What is APEDA License?
Agricultural & Processed Food Products Export Development Authority (APEDA) is a government organization established in 1985 through an act for the development and promotion of export of scheduled products. It provides financial assistance, information, guidelines towards the development of scheduled products. The products specified under the APEDA ACT are called schedule products and exporters of such scheduled products are required to register under APEDA.
The objective of APEDA is to promote scheduled product export and to achieve these various functions that have been undertaken by this body under the regulation of the central government. Central government lays down the rules and regulation and implements through this body for the efficient administration of the APEDA Act.
Every person who is an exporter of Scheduled Products shall obtain APEDA registration. A person can be registered either as a merchant exporter or as a manufacturing exporter.
Why this License is Required?
With respect to the export of scheduled products, APEDA registration is mandatory. Exporters can avail the various financial assistance schemes of APEDA. Registered members can participate in training programs organized by APEDA for various scheduled products and thereby improve their business.
Who can get a APEDA License?
Floriculture & Seeds
Fresh Food and Vegetables
Fruits & Vegetables Seeds
Herbal & Medicinal Plants
Cucumber & Gherkins
Document Required for APEDA License
Role of Shamkris and Process of APEDA License
Shamkris adopts a results-oriented approach to compliance with mandatory licence requirements in the organization. A simple and guidance methodology help organisation to achieve licence in a timely manner and cost-effective. Shamkris support 100% in advisory, Guidance, Compliance with respect to license requirements to obtain approval.
The License process described below:
Advisory for the document required
Preparation of documents as per application & list of documents.
Inspection by the department if required
Yearly Compliance if Applicable
Renewal when due
Who can issue the APEDA License?
The Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority (APEDA) was established by the Government of India under the Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority Act passed by the Parliament in December, 1985.
How much time it takes to get the APEDA License? Ans. After successfully filing of all the required documents, it takes around 15-20 working days.