Circular No. ES/181/2021-22 19th October, 2021
To: Members of the Council
Sub: Extension of date for Mandatory Electronic Filing of Non Preferential CoO through the Common Digital Platform upto 31st October 2021
O/o DGFT has issued Trade Notice No. 21/2021-2022 dated 18th October, 2021 informing about the extension of date for Mandatory Electronic Filing of Non Preferential Certificate of Origin (COO) through the Common Digital Platform upto 31st October 2021.
In continuation to DGFT’s 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 issuance of Non-Preferential CoO as well.
On the request of certain Chambers/ Associations notified under Appendix-2E, the existing system of manual/ paper-based submission and processing of Non-Preferential CoO applications is being further extended upto 31st October 2021 only and the online system is not being made mandatory.
All Agencies, as notified under Appendix-2E, are required to ensure that the on-boarding exercise is completed latest by 31st October 2021 failing which the agencies shall be de-notified from Appendix 2E. The concerned agencies may reach out over email to firstname.lastname@example.org for any guidance or clarifications in regard to the on-boarding process.
Revised Appendix 2E, containing the list of only those agencies which have been on-boarded, shall be notified post the said timelines.
Members may kindly make a note of the above.