Company Branch Offices too can get EPCG licences

[DGFT Policy Circular No. 17 dated 18th November 2009]

Subject: Issuance of EPCG authorization to Branch Offices etc.

Regional Authorities at Pune & Coimbatore have sought clarification whether EPCG authorizations can be issued to the exporters at their Branch office.

2.   It is clarified that an application for grant of an EPCG authorization may be made by Regional Office or Head Office or a Branch Office or Manufacturing Unit of eligible exporter, to RA concerned. Para 4.2 & 4.3 of HBP Vol.-1 apply mutatis mutandis to EPCG scheme also.

3.   This issues with the approval of Director General of Foreign Trade.