Government of India
Ministry of Commerce and Industry
Department of Commerce
Directorate General of Foreign Trade
13th May, 2019
1. RAs of DGFT
2. Members of Trade
A copy of the RCMC is a requirement for filing any application to DGFT offices for obtaining incentives/entitlements under FTP, 2015-20.Till now applicants have been submitting the physical copy of the ECMC with the application. In order to improve ease of doing business and reduce transaction cost it has been decided to discontinue the requirement of submission of physical copy of the RCMC with effect from 1.7.2019. The validity of RCMCs will be checked directly from the DGFT’s data base which has the uploaded data of RCMCs from EPCs.
2. DGFT had already issued instructions vide Trade Notice No 37/dated 02.11.2018 requesting all EPCS to upload the old valid and new RCMCS of all the exporters registered with them. As on 31 April, 2019, 32,060 valid RCMCs are available on DGFT’s data base. A statement of EPC-wise number of valid RCMCs is attached. All exporters are advised to ensure that their valid RCMCs are duly uploaded by their respective EPCS in the DGFT server. All EPCS are requested to ensure that their latest data regarding RCMCs is uploaded in the DGFT server urgently and also on a regular basis so that exporters are not put to any disadvantages in availing incentives/entitlements.