Circular No.ES/ 84/2018-19 05th June, 2018
To: Members of the Council
Sub: Doing away with the requirement of Digital Signature Certificate (DSC) for online/digital payment through miscellaneous applications (e-MPS)
O/o DGFT has issued Trade Notice No. 15/2018 dated 04th June, 2018 regarding doing away with the requirement of DSC for online/digital payment through e-MPS.
As you may be aware, vide trade notice No. 25/2018 dtd. 14.03.2018, O/o DGFT had launched a facility for online/digital payment for miscellaneous applications (eMPS).
Through this facility, DGFT RAs can accesse-MPS through login id/ password but exporters were required to have a DSC (lEC embedded) to make payment. The date for mandatory digital payment through e-MPS was extended to 01.06.2018.
Now, DGFT has kept in view the difficulties faced by the exporters/importers in obtaining digital signatures for making miscellaneous payment digitally/online and has decided the following-
Members may please make a note of the above and do the needful.