documents required to export goods from India, export documentation and single window solutions india


What documents are required to export goods from India:

For different products or destination different documentation takes place. For exporting certain products it may require a quality control inspection certificate from the Export Inspection Agency, while food and pharmaceutical products may require a health or sanitary certificate.

However the Shipping Bill/ Bill of Export is the main document required by the Customs Authority for allowing shipment for all products exported from India. Usually the Shipping Bill is of four types. The documents required for the processing of the Shipping Bill are: (1) GR forms (in duplicate) for shipment to all the countries, (2) Four copies of the packing list mentioning the contents, quantity, gross and net weight of each package, (3) Four copies of invoices which contains all relevant particulars like number of packages, quantity, unit rate, total f.o.b./ c.i.f. value, correct & full description of goods, etc, (4) Contract, L/C, Purchase Order of the overseas buyer, (5) AR4 (both original and duplicate) and invoice and (6) Inspection/ Examination Certificate.

At Sahyog Group, We pride ourselves in being a one stop shop service provider for a complete range of services.

These include the following:

  • Setting up of a most suitable type of business organization
  • Securing registration with the Regional Licensing Authority (IEC No.), Export Promotion Councils, Sales  Tax Authorities etc.
  • Understanding of new Foreign Trade Policy & procedures
  • Obtaining credit limit for the buyer/buyer's country from ECGC.
  • Preparing / Obtaining Export documents
  • Shipping & customs clearance of the goods and Indian customs EDI system.
  • Obtaining export incentives under the Duty Drawback Scheme, marketing development Assistance , Focus  
  • marketing scheme, Focus products scheme, license etc.

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How to export from india - export documentation and single window solutions india


As we said in the previous article, after evaluation of company’s key capabilities, strengths and weaknesses, the next step is to start evaluating opportunities in promising export markets. It involves the screening of large lists of countries in order to arrive at a short list of four to five. The shorting method should be done on the basis of various political, economic and cultural factors that will potentially affect export operations in chosen market.
Some factors to consider include:


  • Geographical Factors
  • Country, state, region,
  • Time zones,
  • Urban/rural location logistical considerations e.g. freight and distribution channels 
  • Economic, Political, and Legal Environmental Factors
  • Regulations including quarantine,
  • Labelling standards,
  • Standards and consumer protection rules,
  • Duties and taxes 

Foreign Market Research

Understanding a market’s key characteristics requires gathering a broad range of primary and secondary research, much of which you can source without cost from the internet.

Primary research, such as population figures, product compliance standards, statistics and other facts can be obtained without any cost from international organizations like United Nations (UN) and World Trade Organizations (WTO). Analysis of export statistics over a period of several years helps an individual to determine whether the market for a particular product is growing.

You can also visit your target markets' embassies in India and get more relevant information that would help you take your decision.


At Sahyog Group, We pride ourselves in being a one stop shop service provider for a complete range of services.

These include the following:

  • Setting up of a most suitable type of business organization
  • Securing registration with the Regional Licensing Authority (IEC No.), Export Promotion Councils, Sales  Tax Authorities etc.
  • Understanding of new Foreign Trade Policy & procedures
  • Obtaining credit limit for the buyer/buyer's country from ECGC.
  • Preparing / Obtaining Export documents
  • Shipping & customs clearance of the goods and Indian customs EDI system.
  • Obtaining export incentives under the Duty Drawback Scheme, marketing development Assistance , Focus  
  • marketing scheme, Focus products scheme, license etc.




For more details, please contact Sahyog Group at:
Mobile: +91-9811157957
Phone: +91-11-22015854 / 55 / 56

Skype: sahyoggroup
E-mail: raj@sahyogfreight.com

How to Export from India - Export Documentation and Single Window solutions India


Export undoubtedly is one of the most lucrative business activities both in India and around a world. The govt. also provides various incentives to the exporters for earning valuable foreign exchange for the country. Duty free import of raw materials is allowed under various schemes of ministry of commerce. These schemes have been simplified to a great extent under new foreign trade policy.Before starting an export, an individual should evaluate his company’s “export readiness”. Further planning for export should be done only, if the company’s assets are good enough for export.

One should also evaluate the unique features of a product. If those features are hard to duplicate abroad, then it is likely that you will be successful overseas.

Once a businessman decides to sell his products, the next step is to developing a proper export plan. While planning an export strategy, it is always better to develop a simple, practical and flexible export plan for profitable and sustainable export business. As the planners learn more about exporting and your company's competitive position, the export plan will become more detailed and complete.

The main objective of a typical export plan is to:

  • Identify what you want to achieve from exporting.
  • Lists what activities you need to undertake to achieve those objectives.
  • Includes mechanisms for reviewing and measuring progress.
  • Helps you remain focused on your goals.


At Sahyog Group, We pride ourselves in being a one stop shop service provider for a complete range of services. These include the following:


  • Setting up of a most suitable type of business organization
  • Securing registration with the Regional Licensing Authority (IEC No.), Export Promotion Councils, Sales  Tax Authorities etc.
  • Understanding of new Foreign Trade Policy & procedures
  • Obtaining credit limit for the buyer/buyer's country from ECGC.
  • Preparing / Obtaining Export documents
  • Shipping & customs clearance of the goods and Indian customs EDI system.
  • Obtaining export incentives under the Duty Drawback Scheme, marketing development Assistance , Focus  
  • marketing scheme, Focus products scheme, license etc.



For more details, please contact Sahyog Group at:
Mobile: +91-9811157957
Phone: +91-11-22015854 / 55 / 56

Skype: sahyoggroup
E-mail: raj@sahyogfreight.com