The requirement of advance registration of minimum 5 days from the expected date of arrival of import consignment under NFMIMS has been abolished/made zero.
Government of India
Ministry of Commerce & Industry
Department of Commerce
Directorate General of Foreign Trade, New Delhi
Subject: Amendment in minimum registration time period of Non-Ferrous Metal Import Monitoring System (NFMIMS).
S.O. 3759(E): In exercise of powers conferred by Section 3 & 9 of FT (D&R) Act, 1992, read with paragraph 1.02 and 2.01 of the Foreign Trade Policy, 2015-2020, as amended from time to time, the Central Government hereby amends the Policy condition No.03 (c) of Chapter- 74, and Policy Condition No. 01 (c) of Chapter-76 of Schedule-I (Import Policy) of ITC (HS), 2022:
|Existing Policy Condition||Revised Policy Condition|
|The Non-ferrous metal Import Monitoring||The Non-ferrous metal Import Monitoring|
|System (NFMIMS) shall require importers to||System (NFMIMS) shall require importers to|
|submit advance information in an online system||submit advance information in an online|
|for import of items in the Annexure-I (for||system for import of items in the Annexure-I|
|copper) and Annexure-II (for aluminium) and||(for copper) and Annexure-II (for aluminium)|
|obtain an automatic Registration Number by||and obtain an automatic Registration Number|
|paying a registration fee of Rs. 500/-. The||by paying a registration fee of Rs. 500/-. The|
|importer can apply for registration not earlier||importer shall apply for registration before|
|than 60th day and not later than 5th day before||the arrival of import consignment.|
|the expected date of arrival of import||Registration can be applied not earlier than|
|consignment. The automatic number thus||60th day before the expected date of arrival.|
|granted shall remain valid for a period of 75||The automatic number thus granted shall|
|days.||remain valid for a period of 75 days.|
2. Effect of the Notification: The requirement of advance registration of minimum 5 days from the expected date of arrival of import consignment under NFMIMS has been abolished/made zero.
This issues with the approval of Minister of Commerce & Industry.
(Santosh Kumar Sarangi)
Director General of Foreign Trade &
Ex- officio Addl. Secretary to the Government of India