DGFT vide Trade Notice No. 17 dated 29.06.2020 has outlined the procedure & criteria for submission of applications & issuance of export licenses under export quota for PPE medical coveralls for COVID-19.
Government of India
Ministry of Commerce & Industry
Department of Commerce
Directorate General of Foreign Trade
Dated: 29th June, 2020
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 PPE Medical Coveralls for COVID-19
Reference is invited to the DGFT Notification No. 16 dated 29.06.2020 restricting the export of PPE medical coveralls for COVID- 19 and fixing the export quota of 50 Lakh PPE Coverall Units per month.
2. In this regard, the application procedure and criteria for export of PPE Medical Coveralls for COVID-19 is outlined as under:
I. Export of only 50 Lakh units of ‘PPE medical coveralls for Covid-19’ will be allowed every month.
II. Exporters may apply online through DGFT’s ECOM system for Export authorizations (NonSCOMET 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. Only applications for export of “PPE medical coveralls .for Covid-19″ filed from 1st to 3rd day of each month will be considered for the quota of that month.
IV. All the applications will be examined as per the Para 2.72 of Handbook of procedures and all approvals/allocations will be done by 10th of every month.
V. Validity of the export license will he for 3 months only.
VI. The following requirements/eligibility criteria will be applicable for issuance of Export license:
a. The firm applying should be a manufacturer of PPE Coveralls (Certificate of registration from the concerned Department/Authority to be supplied)
b. Copy of Testing/Accreditation of PPEs medical coveralls issued to the firm from the laboratories notified/recognized by the Ministry of Textiles for this purpose.
c. Finn shall either submit a copy of importing country’s PPEs medical coveralls Standards Certificate obtained by it or a Copy of Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) Certificate obtained by it, if the importing country does not insist on a Standard Certificate.
d. Firm shall submit a Chartered Engineer’s certificate certifying that the fabrics used in the PPE medical coverall were manufactured in India.
e. A copy of IEC of the firm.
f. Only one application per IEC will be considered during a month.
g. A copy of the Purchase Order/Invoice.
h. All documents must be duly self-attested by the authorized person of the firm.
VI. All the relevant documents as specified above must he submitted along with the online application to fulfill the eligibility criteria. Incomplete applications will not be considered for any allocation.
3. This issues with the approval of Competent Authority
Deputy Director General of Foreign Trade
(Issued from File No. 01/91/180/21/AM20/EC/E-20473)