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Directives for processing of application for MEIS claims under Foreign Trade Policy 2015-20

Circular No.ES/297/2017-18                                                                      February 17, 2018

To: Members of the Council

Sub: Directives for processing of application for MEIS claims under Foreign Trade Policy 2015-20

Dear Member,

DGFT has issued Public Notice No. 62/ 2015- 2020 dated 16.02.2018 informing the Regional Authorities (RA) about the directives for processing of application for MEIS claims under Foreign Trade Policy 2015-20.

The directives have been issued by for improving the ease of doing business, simplifying the procedures, cutting down delays and to increase the transparency in processing the applications for MEIS claims.

Members please make a note of the following:-

  • Except for the ITC (HS) Codes specified in Annexure to this Public Notice, for all other notified ITC (HS) Codes in Table 2 of Appendix 3B of HBP, RA shall process applications for MEIS claim only on the basis of ITC (HS) Code as specified in the Shipping Bill.

Relevant extract of the Annexure given in the Public Notice (Chapter 54- 63) is as follows:-

Sl. No.

Sl. No. as per MEIS Entry List as on 16.01.2018

ITC (HS) Code

1

3754

58013711

2

3755

58013719

3

3797

58109210

4

4029

61171040

5

4335

63079013

  • In respect of the ITC (HS) Codes specified in Annexure to this Public Notice, RA shall continue to process the applications for MEIS claim after matching the description as well in the Shipping Bill with Export Product Description in Table 2 of Appendix 3B.
  • The list of ITC (HS) Codes in the Annexure to this Public Notice is likely to change from time to time.
  • The Directives in this Public Notice shall be followed for all applications which have not been finalized (finalized would mean that either the Scrip has been granted or applications in which DGFT (HQS) or the RAs have already rejected a claim) as on date of issue of this Public Notice. Thus, past cases which have been decided will not be re-assessed based on the Directives in this Public Notice.

Members kindly make a note of the above.
 

Thanking You,

Yours faithfully,

S.BALARAJU
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

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