Friday, 21 July, 2017
EPCH is an apex organization of trade and industry for promotion of handicrafts and is credited with organizing Asia's largest Handicrafts & Gifts Show.

Apply for New Membership

Any person willing to venture into exports of handicrafts can become the member of the Council. The prospective members are required to submit their application as per the prescribed application form. The membership form can be obtained by paying Rs. 100/- in cash/demand draft drawn in favour of Export Promotion Council for Handicrafts payable at New Delhi.

The Amount of membership (April – March) fees are as follows:

Entrance fee in the year of enrolment - Rs. 1000/-
Annual Membership fee - Rs. 2500/-

Total (during the year of Enrollment) - Rs 3500/- + GST 18% (Rs. 4130/-)

As per the rules and regulations laid down in the Articles of Memorandum and Association of the Council, membership of the Council is a pre-condition for registration. The registration can be obtained by you either as a 'Merchant Exporter' or 'Manufacturer Exporter' as per documents submitted. While submitting the documents, you are required to clearly mention that you are interested in either of the category or all as under:-

a) Membership

b) Registration as a 'Merchant Exporter'

c) Registration as a 'Manufacturer Exporter'

Please note only the fees of membership is to be paid, even if you are interested for other two categories in addition to memebrship. In case you have not indicated your specific preference, you will be issued the membership only.

Every year Membership Fee is due on 1st April and payment is to be made by 30th June.Membership renewal fee is Rs. 2500/- + GST 18% (Rs. 2950/-) every year.

  • If a company opts for option (b) or (c) above, a self attested copy of Import Export Code (IEC) also needs to be enclosed with the application form.
  • If the Company is a partnership firm it has to submit a Partnership Deed along with the Application Form.
  • If the company is a private limited or a limited firm a photocopy of certificate of incorporation (Memorandum of Article of Association) and resolution deed regarding the signing authority has to be submitted.
  • If an Export House applies for member ship it must furnish a copy of Export House Certificate.
  • If a company is a manufacturer exporter it must furnish letter from District Industries Centre (DIC) or the authority with which the factory registered or the copy of Small Scale Industries (SSI) certificate attested by the DIC on current date.

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  • For More information about Membership, kindly refer to FAQs.
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