The Synthetic & Rayon Textiles Export Promotion Council

Procedure and Criteria for submission and approval of applications for export of PPE Medical Coveralls for COVID-19

Circular No. ES/ 227/2020-21                                                         30th June, 2020   


To : Members of the Council


Sub.: Procedure and Criteria for submission and approval of applications for export of PPE Medical Coveralls for COVID-19


Dear Member,


DGFT vide Trade Notice No. 17 dated 29th June, 2020 has outlined procedures & criteria for submission of applications & issuance of export licenses under export quota for PPE medical coveralls for COVID-19.


With reference to Notification No.16/2015-20 dated 29th June, 2020, DGFT has restricted exports of PPE medical Coveralls for COVID-19 and fixed the export quota of 50 Lakh PPE Coveralls units per month.

The detailed procedures and criteria for export of PPE coveralls are as follows -  


I Export of only 50 Lakh units of PPE medical Coveralls units for COVID- 19 will be allowed every month.

II Exporters may apply online through DGFT’s ECOM system for Export authorizations (Non- SCOMET restricted items)- Please refer to Trade Notice No. 50 dated 18th March, 2019. There is no need to send any hard copy of the application via mail or post.

III Only applications for export of “ PPE medical coveralls for COVID-19” filed from 1st to 3rd day of each month will be considered for the quota of that month.

IV All the applications will be examined as per the Para 2.72 of the Handbook of Procedures and all approvals/ allocations will be done by 10th of every month.

V Validity of the export license will be for three months only. 

VI The following requirements/eligibility criteria will be applicable for issuance of Export License:

a) The firm applying should be a manufacturer of PPE Coveralls (Certificate of registration from the concerned Department/ Authority to be supplied).

b) Copy of Testing/ Accreditation of PPEs medical Coveralls issued to the firm from the laboratories notified/ recognized by the Ministry of Textiles for this purpose.

c) Firms shall either submit a copy of importing country’s PPE medical Coveralls Standards Certificate obtained by it or a Copy of Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) Certificate obtained by it, if the importing country does not insist on a Standard Certificate.

d) Firms shall submit a Chartered Engineer’s certificate certifying that the fabrics used in the PPE medical coverall were manufactured in India.

e) Copy of IEC of the firm.

f) Only one application per IEC will be considered during a month. 

g) Copy of the Purchase Order/ Invoice.

h) All documents must be duly self- attested by the authorized person of the firm.

VII All the relevant documents as specified above must be submitted along with the online application to fulfill its eligibility criteria. Incomplete applications will not be considered for any allocation.


Members may kindly make a note of the above.


Thanking you,


Yours faithfully,