Circular No.ES/3/2020-21 2nd April, 2020
To: Members of the Council
Sub.: Extension of validity of Registration cum Membership Certificate (RCMC) beyond 31st March, 2020
O/o DGFT has issued Trade Notice No.60/2015-20 dated 31st March, 2020 extending the validity of Registration cum Membership Certificate (RCMC) beyond 31st March, 2020.
Under Paras 2.55 and 2.56 of FTP read with Paras 2.91 - 2.95 of HBp 2015-20. Export Promotion COuncils have been issuing RCMCs to its members. In view of the current situation due to Coronavirus, exporters may find it difficult to get re-validations of their RCMCs from their respective Councils.
In view of the above, DGFT has advised the Regional Authorities (RAs) that they shall not insist on valid RCMC (in cases where the same has expired on or before 31st March, 2020) from the applicants for any incentive/ authorisations till 30th September, 2020.
Further, DGFT has advised the Export Promotion Councils to collect the applicable fees for the year 2020-21 on restoration of normalcy.
Members may kindly make a note of the above.