TPCI derives its primary strength from its members and a strong secretariat that cohesively works together and strives to achieve a common goal. The industry members are a symbol of our strength and knowledge.

The members take part in the activities organized by TPCI and also bring to the table various unaddressed areas of policy framework that creates bottlenecks for smooth sailing of the industry. For TPCI inter alia trade issues are generated for appropriate policy advocacy with the government along with proposals to organize various activities in form of trade shows, seminars and conferences.

TPCI invites Trade & Industry across one spectrum to register as a TPCI member to actively participate in the activities of the council. The annual Membership is valid from the date of receipt of subscription till the end of the financial year.

Types of TPCI members

Patron Members

The Governing Body from time to time constitutes specialized sectorial Sub Committees comprising of ordinary members including Institutional and Professional Members. Patron Members will have the privilege to head such sectorial sub committees. The patron members also form the TPCI management committee with a voting right to elect a president of the society for a one-year term.

Membership fee- ₹ 2,00,000 + GST

Ordinary Members

The ordinary members primarily comprises of the following categories of members depending on the nature of the activity of the member organization. These members do not have any voting rights.

  • Ordinary Members
  • Institutional Members
  • Professional Members

Membership fee- ₹  10,000 + GST

Partial Members

They shall be deemed to be the members of the society for the purpose of issuance of Certificate of Origin – Non preferential (NP) alone. All other business services shall be charged separately from these members at normal rates without extending any subsidiary.

Membership fee- ₹  500 + GST


Ordinary Members

  • Access to Global buyers and partners through participation in Government subsidized Industry Exhibitions, Buyer Seller Meets and programs organised by Trade Missions around the globe.
  • Regular interaction & business networking with TPCI’s members, International agencies and diplomatic missions to gather market trends & Insights through industry seminars and conferences.
  • Avail Certificate Of Origin & Visa Recommendation letters for official business visits.
  • Access to TPCI publications for free.
  • Participation in skill development and training workshops organized by TPCI at subsidized rates.
  • Avail TPCI “On Demand” Business Services at minimal & subsidized cost depending on the nature/quantum of service required.

Patron Members

  • Patron members enjoys all the above mentioned benefits enjoyed by the ordinary members
  • Priority consideration for Chairmanship and Co-chairmanship of Expert sectoral and international Committees
  • Nomination of members on Committees & Advisory Forums constituted by the government of different countries.
  • Priority consideration for participation in high level delegations visiting India and those visiting other countries and meeting senior government officials.
  • Patron members are eligible to avail TPCI Business Services on demand.
  • Avail TPCI Global Economic Monitor on a monthly basis for free.
  • Priority dealing of all the correspondence by the secretariat. 

Online application

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You will need the following documents to complete your online application

Ordinary Member

  • Certificate of Registaration / Incorportation*
  • Proof of Turnover*
  • Copy of PAN Card*
  • IEC Certificate

Partial Member

  • Indemnity Bond

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Important Details

  • Upon successful submission of the online application forms, you will receive an online payment enabled voucher which can be used for making payments via credit/debit card or online bank transfer.
  • Alternatively you can pay by Cheque/DD by attaching it with the copy of the voucher and sending by post to our registered address

Offline application

Important Details

  • Please download & print a copy of the membership form you wish to apply for.
  • Please send by post the duly filled form with the copy of relevant documents & Cheque/DD in favour of “Trade Promotion council of India” to the TPCI registered address.