To be published in the Gazette of India Extraordinary Part II Section 3, Sub Section (ii)
Government of India
Ministry of Commerce & Industry
Department of Commerce
Notification No. 63 (RE-2013)/2009-14
New Delhi, Dated 3 January, 2014
Subject:- Amendment in the procedure for issue of Registration Certificates (RCs) for export of various commodities.
S.O. (E) In exercise of the powers conferred by Section 5 of the Foreign Trade (Development & Regulation) Act, 1992 (No.22 of 1992) read with Para 1.3 of the Foreign Trade Policy, 2009-14, the Central Government hereby amends the procedure for issue of Registration Certificates (RCs) for export of various commodities viz. Cotton, cotton yarn etc.
2. There are certain commodities for which online registration procedure has been prescribed for export. This was made mandatory with effect from 1st July, 2013. After filing online applications, exporters are required to furnish printout of the application submitted online alongwith hard copies of Letter of Credit [L/C] or Foreign Inward Remittance Certificate [FIRC] or copy of proof of Advance Payment, as applicable and export contract.
3. With immediate effect, the requirement of submission of hard copies of the documents viz. printout of online application, Letter of Credit [L/C] or Foreign Inward Remittance Certificate [FIRC] or proof of Advance Payment, as applicable and export contract is dispensed with. There shall be no other change in either the policy or conditions for export of cotton, cotton yarn, non-basmati rice, wheat & Sugar notified earlier through respective Notifications, Public Notices, Policy Circulars etc.
4. Effect of this notification:
There shall be no requirement of submitting any document in electronic filing for obtaining Registration Certificates.
(Anup K. Pujari)
Director General of Foreign Trade
(Issued from F.No.01/91/180/1194/AM10/Export Cell)