Increase in duration of validity of MEIS/SEIS scrips and relaxation in last dates for filing applications under MEIS/SEIS
Public Notice No. 08/2015-2020
Subject: Increase in duration of validity of MEIS/SEIS scrips and relaxation in last dates for filing applications under MEIS/SEIS
In the exercise of the powers conferred under paragraph 1.03 of the Foreign Trade Policy (2015-2020), the Director-General of Foreign Trade hereby makes the following amendments in the HBP 2015-20:
2. The following sentence is inserted at the end of Para 3.13 of HBP:
“However, Duty Credit Scrips issued between 01.03.2018 and 30.06.2018 shall be valid until 30.09.2020.
3. The following is inserted at the end of Para 9.02 of HBP:
i. In MEIS applications which attracted a late cut as on 01.03.2020, the period between 01.03.2020 and 30.06.2020 shall not be counted and the last date for submission of various categories of applications attracting that late cut and the applicable cuts will be accordingly suitable re-determined.
ii. For SEIS applications:
a. For the services rendered in FY 2016-17, the last date of application with a 10% rate cut would be 30.06.2020 and after that date, it would become time-barred.
b. For the services rendered in the FY 2017-18, a 5% rate cut was applicable on 31.03.2020, shall continue to be applicable for applications submitted till 30.06.2020, and thereafter 10% rate cut would be applicable for applications submitted till 31.03.2021.
Services Export from India Scheme (SEIS)
Effect of this Public Notice:
Relaxation has been provided from the applicable rate cuts for SEIS/MEIS applications and the validity of scrips issued under Chapter 3 of FTP which is expiring between 01.03.2020 to 30.06.2020 has been extended up to 30.09.2020.