pri IT Services notified in Appendix 3D are only allowed for SEIS claim IT Services notified in Appendix 3D are only allowed for SEIS claim

It is being clarified that only the service categories which have been notified in Appendix 3D for SEIS are allowed for claim under SEIS. It is immaterial whether these notified services are delivered on an IT enabled platform or otherwise.

Government of India
Ministry of Commerce & Industry
Department of Commerce
Directorate General of Foreign Trade
Udyog Bhawan, New Delhi
Trade Notice No. 04/2018
Dated: 25th April, 2018

To,
1. All Exporters/Members of Trade
2. All Regional Authorities of the Directorate General of Foreign Trade

Subject: Eligibility of IT enabled Services under Appendix 3D of the Services Exports From India Scheme of the Foreign Trade Policy 2015-20

This Directorate has received representations from some RAs/SEZs and also members of Trade regarding the eligibility of IT/ ITeS (Information Technology/ Information Technology Enabled Services) under the Services Exports From India Scheme (SEIS). The matter has been examined in the Directorate. It is noted that the Appendix 3D does not mention any service as IT/ITeS Service and only has a positive list of the Services, with a CPC Provisional code which has been made eligible for claiming benefit under SEIS.

2. In view of aforesaid, it is being clarified that only the service categories which have been notified in Appendix 3D for SEIS are allowed for claim under SEIS. It is immaterial whether these notified services are delivered on an IT enabled platform or otherwise.

3. This issues with the approval of the competent authority.

(Lokesh H D)

Joint Director General of Foreign Trade

(Issued from F. No. 01/61/180/326/AM18/PC-3)

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5 Comments

  1. Pavithra says:

    Is software development and support services eligible for SEIS? What is the relevant category as listed in appendix 3D. Is it relatable with engineering services under professional services group?

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