The Indian Trade Clarification (ITC) which is based on the Harmonized System of Nomenclature (HSN) of coding, classifies goods in India for the purpose of import and export. The eight-digit code used by Indian customs is also based on ITC-HS. For the export of any goods classified as 'restricted goods' in this ITC-HS list, an Restricted Export License is required.
All items that are defined as "restricted" in the Foreign Trade Policy (FTP) / ITC (HS) Schedule 2 Export Policy 2018 may be exported subject to DGFT approval. To obtain export permits / permits, the following POE / documentation / checklist was created in consultation with the responsible ministry / raw materials department and is used by manufacturers / exporters when applying to the DGFT for an export permit for 'restricted' items:
Action on the part of DGFT (Hqrs) after receipt of application:
(i) After receiving the request by email in the prescribed form together with the supporting documents from the requesting company, it will be processed in the export cell
(ii) Based on the Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) in the DGFT, the applications are pre-selected and when the application is complete in all aspects, it will be sent to the appropriate ministry / technical department within three working days for your NOC / your Request comments / opinions;
(iii) In case the application is deficient, the deficiency letter is sent to the applicant firm through E-mail within three working days
(iv) The applicant exporter is expected to respond to the query and provide requisite documents / clarification within 03 days from the receipt of DGFT email,
(v) The request will then be emailed to the relevant ministry / technical department sent for comment / NOC;
(vi) The Department / Technical Department is expected to provide its comments / NOC as soon as possible and no later than 30 days after receiving the request
(vii) After receipt of the NOC's opinion, all pending applications are sent to the EXIM Facilitation Committee (EFC) in the DGFT for individual review
(ix) The EFC usually meets once a month and mainly on the third Wednesday
(x) Approval of the application by the EFC, Export Cell, the DGFT (HQ) creates the authorization letter and sends it with an endorsed copy to the relevant regional authority (RA) of the DGFT by e-mail and post to issue the export license;
(xi) After approval has been granted by the DGFT (Hqrs), the company must contact the competent regional authority of the DGFT together with a copy of the letter of approval and the application submitted to the DGFT (Hqrs) with supporting documents.
(xii) The regional authority of the DGFT must grant the applicant the export license within three working days;
(xiii) The whole process takes 30 to 45 days.
2. Apart from the aforementioned documents as required by DGFT, the specific documents are required from following concerned Administrative Ministries / Deptts. for grant of NOC/ recommendation and must be submitted along with the application:
For NP&K fertilizers
A. For Wood and Wood Products
B. For export of Ozone Depleting Substances (ODS)
Deptt. of Agriculture Cooperation and Farmers Welfare (DOAC&FW) (Seed Division)
B. For Export of rice paddy or in Husk (non-Basmati rice) aside from seed quality
A. Live milking animal
B. Export of Live Stock (aside from milking animals)
For export of ‘sand and soil’
For export of Embryos / gametes
1. Certificate from Indian ART Clinic
2. Certificate from Infertile couple/subjects
3. Certificate from foreign ART Clinic
4. Other Documents required
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