Circular No. ES/172/2021-22 2nd October, 2021
To: Members of the Council
Sub: Extension of Date for Mandatory electronic filing of Non-Preferential CoO through the Common Digital Platform to 31st October, 2021
O/o DGFT has issued Trade Notice No. 19/2021-2022 dated 1st October, 2021 regarding extension of the date for mandatory electronic filing of Non-Preferential Certificate of Origin (CoO) through the Common Digital Platform to 31st October 2021.
In continuation to the earlier Trade Notice Nos. 42/2020-2021 dated 19.02.2021, 48/2020-2021 dated 25.03.2021 and 10/2021-2022 dated 19.07.2021, it is informed that the electronic platform for CoO (https://coo.dgft.gov.in) which was made live for issuing preferential certificates under different FTAs has now been expanded to facilitate electronic application for Non-Preferential CoO as well.
The existing system of manual/paper-based submission and processing of non-preferential CoO applications is being extended further and the online system is not being made mandatory. This option of submission and issuance of CoO (Non-Preferential) by the issuing agencies through their paper-based systems may continue further up to 31st October 2021.
Members may kindly make a note of the above.