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Spices Board (CRES) Registration

The Spices Board is an Indian government regulatory and export promotion agency for Indian spices. It has the responsibility of production, development and export promotion of Cardamom & 52 spices shown in the schedule of the Act.

Manufacturers and merchants who deal with the export of Indian spices must register with the Spice Board (particularly 52 scheduled spices).


On completion of registration, the manufacturer or merchant receives a Spice Board Registration Certificate known as CRES (Certificate of Registration as an Exporter of Spices).

Having a Valid Certificate of Registration from Spices Board is mandatory for any manufacturer or merchant who is dealing with export of spices.

Any person who is either a Manufacturer Exporter or Merchant Exporter of the 52 scheduled spices and Cardamom must obtain the Certificate of Registration as an Exporter of Spices (CRES) from the Spice Board of India.


There are perks of benefits that only registered exporters receive and it is mandatory to get registered under Spice Board if you are an exporter of the scheduled 52 spices and Cardamom.


It’s our pleasure to help you easily get registered as an exporter of spices.

Spices covered under SPICE BOARD CRES

Cardamom, Pepper, Chilly, Ginger, Turmeric, Coriander. Cumin, Fennel, Fenugreek, Celery, Aniseed, Bishopsweed, Caraway, Dill, Cinnamon, Cassia, Garlic, Curry leaf, Kokam, Mint, Mustard, Parsley, Pomegranate seed, Saffron, Vanilla, Tejpat, Pepper long, Star Anise, Sweet flag, Greater Galanga, Horse-raddish, Caper, Clove, Asafoetida, Cambodge, Hyssop, Juniper berry, Bay leaf, Lovage, Marjoram, Nutmeg, Mace, Basil, Poppy Seed, All-Spice, Rosemary, Sage, Savory, Thyme, Oregano, Tarragon, Tamarind.


Spice Board Certificate (CRES)

CRES stands for Certificate of Registration as an Exporter of Spices and it is issued by the Spices Board of India. The certificate authenticates that an exporter of scheduled spices is registered with a regulatory agency authorised by the Government of India.

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Spice Board Certificate Validity

Certificate of Spices Board is issued for a block period of three years. The certificate should be renewed at the end of every block year. For example, if you obtained the certificate for 2021 to 2024, then you are required to renew your registration certificate at the end of 2024. Current block year is 2021-2024.


SPICE BOARD CRES Registration Govt Fees

New Registration


Rs.15,000 + 18% GST


Rs.10,000 + 18% GST



Rs.10,000 + 18% GST


Rs.7,500 + 18% GST



Rs.10,000 + 18% GST


Rs.7,500 + 18% GST

Documents Required for Spice Board Registration


Self-attested copy of Import-Export code certificate

Self-attested copy of Incorporation Certificate, MSME Udyam Aadhar Certificate

Self-attested of Partnership deed/ Memorandum and Articles of Association as the case may be

Self-attested copies of GST registration certificate

Self-attested copy of PAN card of Firm or Company

PAN & Aadhar card of Proprietor, Partner / Director

Passport size photo with white background of Proprietor, any one Partner / Director or the designated officer of your firm


  1. Research, Development, and Regulation of domestic marketing of Small & Large Cardamom.

  2. Post-harvest improvement of all spices.

  3. Promotion of organic production, processing and certification of spices.

  4. Provision of quality evaluation services.

  5. Export promotion of all spices through support for:


  • Technology upgradation.

  • Quality upgradation.

  • Brand promotion.

  • Research & product development.

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