Extension of the validity period of EPCG Authorisation-reg.

Notification No: Public Notice No.47 /2015-20
Notification Date: 2018-11-16
Issuing Authority: DGFT-Public Notice
Subject: Extension of the validity period of EPCG Authorisation-reg.

(To Be Published in the Gazette of India Extraordinary Part I, Section-I)

Government of India

Ministry of Commerce and Industry

(Department of Commerce)

Directorate General of Foreign Trade

Udyog Bhawan, New Delhi

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Public Notice No.47 /2015-20

Dated the 16 November, 2018

 

Subject: Extension of the validity period of EPCG Authorisation-reg.

 

In exercise of the powers conferred under Paragraph 1.03 of the Foreign Trade Policy (FTP) 2015-20, the Director General of Foreign Trade hereby makes the following amendment in Para 2.16 of the Handbook of Procedures 2015-20:

 

Validity Period of Authorisation/License/Certificate/Authorisation/Permissions/ CCPs  

 

2.16 Validity period of Import / Export Authorisations from the date of issue shall be as follows, unless specified otherwise:

 

Sr. No. Types of Authorisation Validity Period
(iv) EPCG Authorisation 24 months

 

 

2. Further, the import validity period of the EPCG Authorisations which have been issued prior to the date of issuance of this Public Notice and whose validity has not expired on the date of issuance of this Public Notice shall also be extended to 24 months from the date of the issuance of the Authorisation. The Authorisation holders are required to submit the Authorisations to the concerned RA for endorsement. The RAs shall allow such endorsement without insisting upon any fee.

 

Effect of this Public Notice:

(i) The validity period of the EPCG Authorisations has been extended from 18 months to 24 months.

 

(Alok Vardhan Chaturvedi)

Director General of Foreign Trade &

Ex-officio Addl. Secretary to the Government of India

Email: dgft@nic.in



(Issued from F. No. 18/70/AM-19/P-5/PC-2(B)/e-11280)