Import Export Business from Home

Import and export business from home is a very nice income generation venture that you may try.

All you need to do is make a proper business plan in this field. This article discusses how to run import export business from home.

There are lots of individuals who are enjoying their experience in an import export business from home. This is because they are able to meet different people in many parts of the world. Plus, they have the chance to gain too much profit from what they are expecting.

Obtaining Needed Information in Applying for a Trade License

For those who think that import export business is very boring, they are wrong. In fact, there are persons in this field who are enjoying a lot in their job. All you need to have here are phone, computer and your determination to succeed.

Here, you are basically the link between varieties of manufacturers all over the world. To start, you need to visit the economics and commerce site in the Internet. Here, you will learn the why’s and how's of the import and export venture.

By the time that you have gathered all the necessary information needed, you already need to register your business in the government office in your locality. Making this move will let you earn trading license. This license will serve as your key in unlocking the door of the business proper.

Things that Must be Settled

Once you have successfully earned a trading license, you may already create your firm bank account. This process requires you to spend a little for processing fee. But it would not cause you much. Speaking of the expenses, you will need to purchase software that offers accounting services, making your official logo, building a website and other important aspects of the business. A research is a must regarding the trade, licensing, regulations in import and export process and taxes. This way, you will be more aware of the nature of the firm that you want.

Needs Deep Understanding

This venture is somehow a type that requires a lot of understanding. So you need here to study more about the products that you will cater to the market in the international level. Gaining ample knowledge is almost true to all ventures. But here, you need to add a little bit of time knowing those topics. The knowledge that you have learned is very much useful if you are already in the actual business endeavor.

Behavioral Requirements

Import and export business is not applicable to everyone. This is because this venture needs an owner who is lively, energetic, enthusiastic and has the passion in serving the people not because of money but because of giving them satisfying services. If you are the type of person who just prefers to sit all day long, then this business is not suited for you. This is due to your obligations to entertain people from all walks of life all over the world.


  • Neha Soni said on March 2, 2011
    I live in Indore, Madhya Pradesh (India). i want to start my own export import business...The info here is useful but i want to know more. please help me out.
  • Raghunath expert adviser said on March 2, 2011
    @Neha Soni, good to know that this is helping you. Can you tell me where are you from, what kind of goods that you want to export or import. What is your budget? Do you have a license already?

    Raghunath Natarajan
    Startup Biz Hub - Advisor (Staff)

  • cornelia said on March 8, 2011
    hi i am in south africa johanesburg i want to start my own import export business. i need more info thanx
  • Liuva said on March 9, 2011
    I live in Hollywood, FLorida, USA. I would like to start my own business in imports and exports. I need more information?
  • Wang5 said on April 3, 2011
    I would like to consolidate orders from different Pet Stores for Freshwater and Saltwater Fish into Toronto, Ontario from Florida. So is it necessary for me to get and import license here in Toronto? and if so..what info can you provide me.
  • ramji duraiswamy said on May 24, 2011
    Hi am ramji from Chennai city, Tamilnadu state, India. the information here what i got its very useful and need more help to find the importers and need the manufactures of the good which am looking for how to get all these information and i have a plan to export paper cups and plates and coconut shell carbon. please advice me with all the information thank you
  • durgesh singh said on December 29, 2011
    hi i want to export fresh water fish from india i would like to know from where we can get information of importer for fish (fresh water ). contact me @
  • Counselor beginner adviser said on May 31, 2012
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  • Tamilselvan said on August 17, 2012
    Dear Sir, I run paper cup manufacturing unit in India and looking forward to export my produce to US. Basically i am a software consultant and entered into this family business recently. I worked in US until 2010 (NJ, PA and OH) and came back to india to start my own company. I have put up a new company and we operate out of Chennai, India. Please visit my website for more details. Now, i am looking for a regular importer of paper products in US. Kindly let me know if you can help me out in this regard. Looking forward to associate with you in business.Thank you- Tamilselvan
  • indresh said on August 27, 2012
    hi pls help me for start export business. i m indresh from India Contact me -
  • v .ravindranath said on September 14, 2012
    sir we manufacture paper cups of 210ml and 75ml can i export my products to other countries from india HOW CAN I DO THIS .guide me.thank you
  • jibi said on October 24, 2012
    I live in kerala, (India). i want to start my own export import business.(India to Nigeria)..The info here is useful but i want to know more. please help me out.Budget is around 10 lakhs . and i dont have license
  • ARJacob said on November 3, 2012
    Dear Sir, I have an export/import license that is registered with the sales tax authorities. Now my problem is identifying the right place to source the products. I intent to export and quoting the price to the prospective buyers. Chilli powder for instance, kindly advise. Thanks. ARJacob
  • David Denner said on February 14, 2013
    I am Staring up A saltwater import business importing fish and helping the local pet stores here in Florida get better prices for there saltwater fish. Please help me to know what licenses I need. I am confused on what wholes sale license I need from fish and wild life as well as import and export licenses I need. Thanks David Denner @ Denner's Cove
  • jhantu layek said on March 8, 2013
    hi i'm jhantu from kolkata, india .starting any export, import, business plz help me .contact no 9797504075 , .
  • rajesh said on May 13, 2013
    I am wholesaler of bedsheets and towel in delhi. I want to start export the bedsheets and towel. please help
  • gowtham said on June 23, 2013
    Hi i am gowtham, i want to start import and export business in Namakkal (tamilnadu). What is the initial investment to start. Contact me -
  • Jalal said on September 2, 2013
    Hai i am from kerala sir i would like to export paper cups and plates how it possible to many countries two year experience city malapuram,kerala,india
  • Jalal said on September 5, 2013
    How to export my product of paper products like cups & plates to gulf countries how to get international orders please help me my email
  • Hasmukh vadiatar said on October 25, 2013
    hi frnds, i just start a fish import export mainly crab, so anyone buy or sell a crab so just contact me.. my cont- +91-8128776373, email-
  • Uma Maheshwari said on October 28, 2013
    Hi, I am Uma Maheshwari, I manufacture spice powders which makes easy to cook Indian recipes. I am doing this since many years and my customers are very satisfied and happy with my product. I wish to export my Masala powders(spice powders) abroad like Singapore, Malaysia, Canada where ore Indians reside. I want contact of people who are interested in marketing my products. Thank you, with regards, Uma Maheshwari
  • vivian said on December 2, 2013
    hi i wish i could establish an import export business but what are the requirements in putting up this kind of business
  • mukherjeei said on January 17, 2014
    Hi. I'm from Kolkata. want to start an import export business from here. but I have no idea how can I start and what business should I start. plz give me suggest that how can I decide..
  • ramsingh said on March 24, 2014
    i am ramsingh india ,tamilnadu i am college students after 5 year start export business .i will need more information and export business tips. i will start asian country .budget around 5 Laksh .so plz guide for me
  • Mishal said on April 15, 2014
    I live in Kerala,(India). i want to start my own export import business.... please help me
  • AL BARAKA said on May 5, 2014
  • rahul said on July 15, 2014
    Hi I live in Mumbai I want to start a fish export business. Can any one pls help me with t procedure. I already have a fish selling business in India. I wana know how can I export it n expand my business .
  • jalendra mohalik said on July 15, 2014
    hi i am a graduate and i want to export both fresh and salt water fish and pron from odisha. where the fish is very much demandable in our own and inter-state locality.plz help
  • Santosh Naik said on September 11, 2014
    Hi, I live in Mumbai and I want to start a fish selling business as side business. Can any one help me for how to start this and what is procedure. Please contact my id is
  • arjun das said on October 20, 2014
    i want to start fish export business which i already supplied,now i want to explore it. i am from kolkata, india. can u suggest me how i work with it.
  • maheswar reddy said on November 13, 2014
    Hi my self maheswar Reddy from Andhra india i want start export business from india (andhra) fish ... plz help me
  • maheswar reddy said on November 13, 2014
    i want to start fish business from india to singapore any one help me
  • arunkumar said on December 23, 2014
    Hi am arunkumar from namakkal Tamil nadu i want to start a vegetable export business so help me what is the procedure tell me from the basic thank you
  • Mritunjay said on February 26, 2015
    Dear sir, I want to start export business for fresh water fish from Kolkata. Please guide me for the following:
    1) how to find suitable buyer for my product.
    2) the steps for exporting my products i.e. transport and other means
    3) the money transaction rules and type of account required.
    4) the complication of export business.
    5) any book available for local Kolkata market for export business.
    thanks, mritunjay
  • king said on February 27, 2015
    Hi I am king from tamilnadu. I would like to export fish. How to get customer
  • salil said on March 27, 2015
    I want to start my export business of marine fish. Help me.
  • parthasarathy said on October 6, 2015
    Hello i am sarathy from tamilnadu, i am a national seafoods merchants of india, i would like to upgrade my business to international level, so kindly guide me how to start export business.
    my contact details
    company name: RPN seafoods
    mob:+91 9003528579
  • Dhiraj singh said on December 18, 2015
    hi my self Dhiraj singh from Patna Bihar. i am interested to do export import business. my email id is - mob. 9199319199
  • Tebogo said on May 16, 2016
    I want to know more on export and import diamond business all over the the world. Please help on how to start the business. Thanks!!! South Africa Polokwane
  • Ravi Kumar said on July 1, 2016
    Hi I would like to start see foods imports and exports company please help.
  • Mansoor said on September 20, 2016
    Hello i am Mansoor from tamilnadu. i am interested to do export import business What is the initial investment to start. Contact me -
  • jobin said on October 19, 2016
    Hello, I want to start a business export or import. pls advise . what, where etc?
  • Sajid Pawne said on November 30, 2016
    Hello, I am from mumbai and i want to know how to start fish export business and what will be the initial amount of investment. Plz help me with information.
  • Suharsh said on January 1, 2017
    Hi, I have started a small business from Gurugram for ladies Garments I will be getting my Import Export License soon I want some one to guide me how to approach buyers in Canada USA etc. My mail I'd is
  • shamshuddin said on January 24, 2017
    hi! sir i am shamshuddin from andhrapradesh and i want to start an export business of sea foods can you help me in starting it and how much will be the investment?
  • shaikh said on March 12, 2017
    Looking for international partners to introduce products and brands on their home markets & same way help people looking to expand their products in India. We are a business development company, based in India. Our business is to establish products and brands on new country markets ( acquisition of distributors, chains, direct customers ). We are still looking for people in Europe, USA, South America, Asia and Australia. If you familiar in industries like ladies fashion high end products and ready to work on agent base, please send me your cv or contact request. Any question? Whatsapp Me --- +91 9821432636
  • GEETA said on August 11, 2017
    Hi, This is Geeta from New Delhi. Want to start Diamond export Business. Can you tell me the procedure and formalities to be done. Thanks


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