RCMC (Registration Cum Membership Certificate) is a membership certificate issued by Export Promotional Councils of India. Certificate is issued as a proof that any particular exporter is registered with the council.

Registered under the Indian Company Act, Export Promotion Councils or EPC is a organisation for the promotion of various goods exported from India in international market. EPC works in close association with the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Government of India and act as a platform for interaction between the exporting community and the government.



Registration Cum Membership Certificate (RCMC) is issued by Export Promotion Councils/Commodity board/Development authority or other competent authority as prescribed in FTP (Foreign Trade Policy).

This certificate is issued as a proof that any particular exporter is registered with the council.

Any firm applying for an Authorisation to import/export or avail any other benefits / concession under FTP is required to furnish valid RCMC.

RCMC Requirement

RCMC Certificate required for:

  • An authorization to import/export restricted items or
  • Any person applying for any benefit or concession under Foreign Trade Policy (FTP) like duty drawback, duty credit scrips etc.

  • Apparel Export Promotion Council
  • Basic Chemicals, Pharmaceuticals and Cosmetics EPC
  • Carpet Export Promotion Council
  • Cashew Export Promotion Council of India
  • The Cotton Textiles Export promotion Council
  • Council for Leather Exports
  • Electronics and Computer Software EPC
  • Export Promotion Council for Handicrafts
  • Export Promotion Council for EOUs and SEZ Units
  • Federation of Indian Export Organizations (FIEO)
  • The Gem and Jewellery Export Promotion Council
  • Handloom Export promotion Council
  • Indian Oilseeds and Produce Export Promotion Council
  • The Indian Silk Export Promotion Council
  • Jute Manufacturers Development Council
  • Pharmaceuticals Export Promotion Council
  • The Plastics Export Promotion Council
  • Powerloom Development and Export promotion Council
  • Project Exports Promotion Council of India
  • Services Export Promotion Council
  • The Sports Goods Export promotion Council
  • Shellac and Forest products Export promotion Council
  • Synthetic and Rayon textiles Export Promotion Council
  • Wool and Woollens Export promotion Council
  • Wool Industry Export Promotion Council
  • Coffee Board
  • Coir Board
  • The Rubber Board
  • Spices Board
  • Tea Board
  • Tobacco Board
  • Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority (APEDA)
  • Marine Products Export Development Authority, Kochi
  • Coconut Development Board, Kochi