Government of India
Ministry of Commerce & Industry
Department of Commerce
Udyog Bhawan, New Delhi
Public Notice- 45/2015-2020
Dated the 5th December, 2017
Subject: Services Exports from India Scheme (SEIS) – Schedule under Appendix 3D as annexure to the Public Notice No. 3/2015-20 dated 1st April, 2015 – Eligible period extended up to 31.3.2018 with amendments.
In exercise of powers conferred under Paragraph 1.03 of the Foreign Trade Policy, 2015-20. the Director General of Foreign Trade hereby amends the Appendix 3D as annexure to the Public Notice No. 3/2015-20 dated 1st April 2015 and amended vide Public Notice no. 42/2015-20 dated 26.10.2015, Public Notice No. 03/2015-20 dated 21.04.2017 as under :
1. Existing Note in Appendix 3D
Note 1: The services and rates of rewards notified against them shall be applicable for services export made between 1-4-2015 to 31-03-2017 only. The list of services/ rate is subject to review with effect from 01-04-2017.
Amended Note 1 in appendix 3D
Note 1: The services and rates of rewards as per the Annexure to this Public notice shall be applicable for services export made between 1-4-2017 to 31-03-2018 only. The list of services/ rate is subject to review with effect from 01-04-2018.
2. Note 5 on list of ineligible sectors / categories under SEIS in incorporated in the Appendix 3D
3. The other contents of the Public Notice No. 3/2015-20 dated 1st April, 2015 shall remain same.
Effect of Public Notice– The services export rendered between 1-4-2017 to 31-03-2018 as per the Annexure, comprising rates and conditions for rewards under the Services Exports from India Scheme (SEIS) is extended upto 31.03.2018 with rates of reward as specified in the Annexure.
(Alok Vardhan Chaturvedi)
Director General of Foreign Trade
E- mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
(Issued from File No. 01/61/180/68/AM17/PC-3(pt))
Annexure to Appendix 3D as amended vide Public Notice No. 45/2015-20 dated 05/12/17
Note 1: The services and rates of rewards notified against them as per the Annexure to this Public notice shall be applicable for services export made between 1-4-2017 to 31-03-2018 only. The list of services/rate is subject to review with effect from 01-04-2018.
Note 2: the rate of reward for eligible services is subject to conditions specified in Foreign Trade Policy and Handbook of Procedures
Note 3: For Education Services, SEIS reward shall not be available on Capitation Fee.
Note 4: Under Maritime Transport Services marked * 9A (a). (b) and (c) }, the reward shall be limited to Operations from India by Indian Flag Carriers Only.
Note 5: Following shall not be taken into account for calculation of entitlement under the SEIS.
a. Foreign Exchange remittances:
I. Related to Financial Services Sector
i. Raising of all types of foreign currency Loans;
ii. Export proceeds realization of clients;
iii. Issuance of Foreign Equity through ADRs / GDRs or other similar instruments;
iv. Issuance of foreign currency Bonds;
v. Sale of securities and other financial instruments;
vi. Other receivables not connected with services rendered by financial institutions; and
II. Earned through contract/ regular employment abroad (e.g. labour remittances);
b. Payments for services received from EEFC Account;
c. Foreign exchange turnover by Healthcare Institutions like equity participation. donations etc.
d. Foreign exchange turnover by Educational Institutions like equity participation, donations etc.
e. Export turnover relating to services of units operating under EOU / EHTP / STPI / BTP Schemes or supplies of services made to such units
f. Clubbing of turnover of services rendered by EOU /EHTP / STPI / BTP units with turnover of DTA Service Providers;
g. Foreign Exchange earnings for services provided by Airlines, Shipping lines service providers plying from any foreign country X to any foreign country Y routes not touching India at all.
h. Service providers in Telecom Sector