DGFT laid down the Procedure & Criteria for Submission & Approval of applications for export of Medical Goggles


DGFT vide Trade Notice No. 21/2020-21 dated July 30, 2020, has laid down the Procedure and Criteria for submission and approval of applications for export of 20 Lakh units of Medical Goggles units per month. The application procedure and criteria for the export of Medical Goggles are outlined below:

I. Export of only 20 Lakh units of Medical Goggles per month will be allowed for the month of August and September.

II. Exporters (Both Manufacturers and Merchant exporters) may apply online through DGFT’s ECOM system for Export authorizations (Non-SCOMET Restricted items) – Please refer to Trade Notice No. 50 dated 18.03.2019. There is no need to send any hard copy of the application via mail or post.

III. Online applications for export of “Medical Goggles” filed from 5th to 8th August 2020 will only be considered.

IV. All the applications will be examined as per the Para 2.72 of Handbook of Procedures.

V. The validity of the export license will be for 3 months only.

VI. The following eligibility criteria will be applicable for issuance of Export licenses:

  1. Documentary proof of manufacturing “Medical Goggles”. Manufacturers of medical goggles will be given preference.
  2. Only 1 application per IEC may be considered during the month.
  3. The documents to be submitted may include the following:
  • Copy of Purchase order/invoice
  • Copy of IEC
  • All the documents must be duly self-attested by the authorized person of the firm.

VIl. All the relevant documents as specified above must be submitted along with the application to verify the eligibility criteria. Incomplete applications will not be considered for any allocation. Any application received through email or submitted outside the timeline specified will not be considered.

The Trade Notice can be accessed at: https://content.dgft.gov.in/Website/dgftprod/4a1cb6e6-721d-47cf-92e0-4140deb06c8c/21TN.pdf