Extended validity of Registration cum Membership Certificate expiring on or before March 31, 2021 till September 30, 2021

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The DGFT issued Trade Notice No 04/2021-22 dated May 10, 2021 for extension of validity of Registration cum Membership Certificate (RCMC) beyond March 31, 2021.

Under pars 2.55 & 2.56 of VIP read with paras 2.91 – 2.95 of HBP, 2015-20, Export Promotion Councils (EPCs) have been issuing RCMCs to its members.

in view of the current situation due to the COVID-19 pandemic, in continuation of Trade Notice No. 60/2019-2020 dated March 31, 2020, it has been decided that Regional Authorities (RAs) of DGFT will not insist on valid RCMC (in cases where the same has expired on or before March 31, 2021) from the applicants for any incentive/authorizations till September 30, 2021.

EPCs will collect the applicable fees for the year 2021-22 on restoration of normalcy.

The Trade Notice can be accessed at: https://content.dgft.gov.in/Website/dgftprod/13851a54-de6e-45f7-924a-97b274ef0277/TN%2004%20dt%2010-05-2021.pdf