Online Filing And Processing Of Application For Export Of SCOMET Items

Presently applications for export of SCOMET items are to be mandatory filed online using digital signature as per Para 2.73 (b) of the Handbook of Procedures of FTP 2015-20. The requisite documents in respect of these applications continue to be submitted manually at present.

Under para 2.74 of Handbook of Procedures of FTP 2015-20, inter-ministerial working group (IMWG) in DGFT (Hqrs.) considers applications for export of SCOMET items as specified in Appendix-3 to Schedule 2 of the ITC (HS) Classifications of export items. Presently, the applications for SCOMET export are being forwarded manually to members of IMWG and are also processed manually.

With a view to reducing transaction time in the IMWG consultation process, it has been decided to adopt an online processing system for SCOMET applications in addition to online filing thereof. Under this system, the SCOMET applications along with prescribed documents will be forwarded to IMWG members electronically and the consultation process will be online also.

For the above purpose, software has been developed for uploading applications along with requisite documents related to the SCOMET applications.

Accordingly, all applicants/stakeholders involved in the export of SCOMET item are required henceforth to upload the following documents along with online application to enable the Directorate to forward applications electronically to the IMWG members for their comments/views/NoCs to enable electronic processing of such applications:

1. End Use-cum-End User Certificate(s)(EUC) from all the firm/entities involved in the supply chain of the product(s) (to be furnished on their letter head(s) duly signed by the authorized signatory);

2. Copy(ies) of Purchase Order(s) of firm(s) involved in the supply chain of the item/product;

3. Aayat Niryat Form (ANF)-1 (profile of Exporter);

4. Elaborate technical specification relating to item of export;

5. Copy(ies) of supply contract/agreement {if documents are bulky only the relevant portion containing contract reference and parties to the contract and the portion indicating the item(s) to be supplied and quantity thereof not exceeding 10 pages shall be uploaded);

6. Copy of DGFT authorization letter for the same product, if any in case of repeat application;

7. No hard copy of the application and documents are required to be submitted to DGFT (HQ) except for the following documents:

  • Original End Use-cum-End User Certificate (EUC);
  • Copies of Bills of Entry into the destination country for items exported during the last one year.

Further details may be read at Para 3(iv) of guidelines for applicants under ANF 20.

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