Amendment in para 2.21.1 of HBP, V-I - Revision of fee for issuance of Certificate of Origin

Notification No: Public Notice - 40
Notification Date: 2011-03-09
Issuing Authority: DGFT-Public Notice
Subject: Amendment in para 2.21.1 of HBP, V-I - Revision of fee for issuance of Certificate of Origin

To be published in The Gazette of India Extraordinary
(Part-I,Section-1)

Government of India
Ministry of Commerce & Industry
Department of Commerce
Directorate General of Foreign Trade
Udyog Bhawan, New Delhi -110 011

Public Notice No. 40 /2009-2014 (RE-2010)
The 9th March, 2011

Subject: Amendment in para 2.21.1 of HBP, V-I - Revision of fee for issuance of Certificate of Origin (Preferential) for India’s exports under Free Trade Agreements (FTAs) and Generalised System of Preferences (GSP) schemes.

1. In exercise of the powers conferred under Paragraph 2.4 of the Foreign Trade Policy, 2009-14, the Director General of Foreign Trade hereby makes the following amendment in Para 2.21.1 of Handbook of Procedures, (Vol. I), 2009-2014:-

2. The sentence “Authorised agencies may charge a fee, as approved by DoC, for services rendered.” of the para 2.21.1 is substituted as follows :

“The fee for issuance of Certificate of Origin (Preferential) for India’s exports under India’s Free Trade Agreements (FTAs), Preferential Trade Agreements (PTAs) and for exports under GSP, Global System of Trade Preferences (GSTP) schemes shall be Rs. 350/- (Rupees Three Hundred and Fifty only). The enhanced fee would be applicable for the applications received w.e.f. April 1, 2011.”

3. Effect of Public Notice

Existing fee for issuance of Certificate of Origin (Preferential) is Rs. 150/- (Rupees One Hundred and Fifty only). This fee is enhanced to Rs. 350/- (Rupees Three Hundred and Fifty only) from 1st April, 2011.

Sd/-
(Anup K. Pujari)
Director General of Foreign Trade
E-mail: dgft@nic.in

(F.No.01/93/180/35/AM 11/PC-2(B)

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