Procedure and Criteria for submission and approval of applications for export of 2/3 Ply Surgical masks

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

Dated: 30th July, 2020

Trade Notice No.: 22/2020-21-DGFT


1.All Members of the Trade

2.All DGFT RAs

3.All Custom Authorities

Subject: Procedure and Criteria for submission and approval of applications for export of 2/3 Ply Surgical masks

Reference is invited to the DGFT Notification No. 21 dated 28.07.2020 restricting the export of 2/3 Ply Surgical Masks and fixing the export quota of 4 Crore 2/3 Ply surgical masks units per month.

2. The application procedure and criteria for export of 2/3 Ply Surgical Masks is outlined below:

I. Export of only 4 Crore units of ‘2/3 Ply Surgical Masks ‘ will he allowed for the month of August.

II. Exporters (Both Manufacturers and Merchant exporters) may apply online through DGFT’s ECOM system for Export authorizations (Non-SCOMET Restricted items) – Please refer Trade Notice No. 50 dated 18.03.2019. There is no need to send any hard copy of the application via mail or post.

III. Online applications for export of “2/3 Ply Surgical Masks” filed from 5th to 8th  August, 2020 will only be considered.

IV. All the applications will be examined as per the Para 2.72 of I landbook of procedures.

V. Validity of the export license will he for 3 months only

VI. The following eligibility criteria will be applicable for issuance of Export licenses

i. Documentary proof of manufacturing “2/3 Ply Surgical Masks”.  Manufacturers
of 2/3 Ply Masks will be given preference.

ii. Only 1 application per IEC may be considered during the month

iii. The documents to be submitted may include the following:

a) Copy of Purchase order/Invoice

b) Copy of IEC

c) Proof of any advance payment received before 19 March,2020 i.e. date of prohibition (Certificate from the Bank certifying that the advance payment received is against the export order of 2/3 Ply surgical masks). Such cases will  also be given preference.

d) All the documents must be duly self-attested by the authorized person of the firm.

VII. All the relevant documents as specified above must be submitted along with the application to verify the eligibility criteria. Incomplete applications will not be considered for any allocation.  Any application received through email or submitted outside the timeline specified will not be considered.

3. This issues with the approval of Competent Authority

(Nitish Suri)
Deputy Director General of Foreign Trade

(Issued from File No. 01/91/180/21/AM20/EC/E-21933)

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One Comment

  1. Rohit kumar says:

    We are the manufacturer for N95 Mask 5 Ply with BIS approved already,
    We want to export our N95 Mask for sale .
    Can you help with this or about any procedure regarding to export our products.

    Please share any help desk or contact no. if you can.

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