No Physical Copy of Negative List Licences to Head Quarters Required, Applications only thru Email

[DGFT Trade Notice No. 18/2018 dated 20 June 2018]

Sub:  Submission of application seeking authorization for import I export of restricted items through e-mail.

It has come to the notice that importers/ exporters having submitted their online application for import/ export of restricted items, after having paid the applicable fees with the concerned jurisdictional RA’s office, submit physical copies of their application to DGFT (Hqrs.), which takes considerable time.

2. It has accordingly been decided that henceforth w.e.f. 21.06.2018 applicants seeking import/export license from DGFT for "restricted" items, having paid the applicable fees, will submit online application to the concerned jurisdictional authority and subsequently send their application through email to either import-d (for import licenses) or export­ (for export licenses) as the case may be, along with proof of the application fee pa id; besides attaching the necessary documents for processing the case.

3. Applications are required to be submitted in prescribed pro-forma ANF-2M (for import li cense) and ANF- 2N (for export license) along with ANF-1 (Applicant's Importer Exporter Profile), copy of IEC and other supporting documents, as applicable. Aayat Niryat forms are available on the DGFT's website . In case the applicant firm has received the NOC from the concerned administrative Ministry, the same should invariably be attached with the application.

4.  Applicants are requested to send their attachments only in PDF format.