Guidelines for filing/processing of MEIS applications in case of Project Exports

Directorate General of Foreign Trade vide Trade Notice No. 14 /2018 – dated- May 30, 2018 has issued the following guidelines for filing/processing of MEIS applications in case of Project Exports as notified in Appendix 3B:

a.  NIC will create an “identification tag” in the online MEIS application module which shall ensure differentiation of applications pertaining to Project Exports  from the normal exports.

b.  The exporter will select this tag and submit his online application for MEIS as per rates available in the MEIS module for the exported HS Code ( as available in the  shipping bill).

c.  The exporter will then submit the self-certified copies of following documents to the DGFT HQs.

 i. e-version copy of the said MEIS application

 ii. Announcement of the project by the project authority

 iii. Allotment letter/certificate issued by the concerned project authority to the exporter

 iv. Proof of Registration of the project with their concerned Bank in India

 v. Copies of Shipping bill

 vi. Any other documents necessary for evidencing that the exports belong to the Project Exports Category.

d.  DGFT HQs will examine the above documents and after approval by the competent authority, NIC shall be informed for making edits in the online application module for MEIS entitlements for the HS Codes/Exports approved as per rates notified for such HS Codes Appendix 3B.

e.  NIC will make changes in the online MEIS application module as approved in respect of rate of rewards for the particular HS Codes of the shipping bills covered under the files approved.

f.   After changes are incorporated by the NIC, the same will be communicated to the concerned RA by the DGFT HQS for release of the MEIS Scrips.

g.  RA will issue the Duty Credit Scrips as per approval of the HQs and modifications done in the MEIS module accordingly.

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