Step 5: Filling Industrial Registration, Export House & RCMC Details
Since EPCG License is issued only to Manufacturer Exporters. The proof of manufacturing/Industry is compulsory. On the middle right side of the application (highlighted in the blue box), you will see all the required tabs covered in this step.
Click on the “Registration” tab. A new screen like below will appear on your desktop.
Select the Registration type from the drop-down menu (Menu will consist of SSI, MSME, Industrial License, Industrial Entrepreneurs Memorandum (IEM), etc.). Enter the Registration Number, Date of issue, Issuing Authority & Products for which registration is given. Once inserted, click on the add button. Then update and close the window.
The next step is to fill the Star Export House details. If your firm is given a status of Star Export House from DGFT, please click the “EH/TH” tab and fill the necessary details. If you do not have the Star Export House status, then ignore it.
The next step is to fill the RCMC details. Registration with any Export Promotion Council (EPC) is a must to avail of the benefits of the EPCG Scheme. Click on the “RCMC” tab, fill the required information like RCMC No, Date of Issue, Issuing Authority, Valid up to & products for which it is registered. Once inserted, click on the Add button. You can also use the Update or Delete option if you want to modify the earlier details.
NOTE: The RCMC should be valid at the time of applying for an EPCG License.
After successfully filling these details, click on the Update tab to save changes.
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Now, move on to the tabs at the bottom of the main dialogue box.
- Restricted CG import- This is to be filled if the capital machinery is falling under the restricted import list.
- Technical Up gradation- This section is not mandatory.
- Export Order – Again this is not mandatory.
- Licenses – In this section, details of all the previously obtained EPCG Licenses if any needs to be submitted. % of EO fulfilled also has to be indicated against each License.
Let’s discuss other sections, which are more important, in detail.
Step 6: Fill the Factory Address
Select the “Factory Add” option on the main page. A new screen like below will appear.
By default, File Number is present in the form. Fill the Name, Address & Pin code of the firm. Select the Registration Type from the drop-down menu. Click the add button for the update. If you have to add multiple addresses, select the clear button and start adding.
NOTE: The factory address should be the same as mentioned in the Manufacturing License.
Step 7: Fill Past Export Performance
This section is important to be filled to calculate the Average Export Obligation of the applicant. You have to fill the Export performance details of the Last 3 years. For example, if you are applying for EPCG License in FY 2020-21, then details of the last 3 FY’s are to be filled. Indicate the FOB value of Export in Rs. and the Items Exported.
Step 8: Fill the Export Item Details
Enter the details of export items by selecting the “Export Product Details” tab. A dialogue box like below will appear on the desktop screen.
As you are aware that Specific export obligation under EPCG License is to be fulfilled by exporting the products made out of the machinery imported. Specific Export Obligation is equaled to 6 times the duty saved value in 6 Years.
In this section, you have to enter the details of all those export items which can be made using the imported Capital goods/machinery. One can add as many Export Items as necessary by selecting the Clear button. Export of only such added products would be counted for calculating the Specific Export Obligation.