The DGFT issues Trade Notice for Migration(DGFT) notified the trade notice for Migration of AA/EPCG/DFIA Online modules to the new IT environment from December 01, 2020, and non-availability of license amendment services from 20th November 2020 to 30th November 2020.
The DGFT issued the trade notice in continuation to the Trade Notice 33/2020-21 dated 28th October on the linking of IECs in the new DGFT online environment, it was informed that DGFT services for Advance Authorization, EPCG, DFIA, and Norms are soon to be migrated to the new Online DGFT systems.
“In this regard, it is informed that the services for amendment of any Advance Authorization, EPCG or DFIA Licenses would be temporarily suspended from 12:00 PM on 20th November 2020 till 30th November 2020,” the DGFT notified.
The amendment of licenses includes cases of re-validation, invalidation, value enhancement, EO extension etc.
However, the services for new license issuance, or submission of any new application file would remain available throughout this period.
The DGFT requested the exporters or importers to plan their activities related to any license amendments accordingly since these will not be available from 20th November 2020 till 30th November 2020.
“Exporters/Importers may also refer to the Trade Notice 33/2020-21 dated 28th October 2020 and complete the process of registration/linking of their IECs in on the DGFT website (https://dgft.gov.in) sufficiently well in advance, as this is a prerequisite for filing online applications/claims in the new IT environment,” the notice said.Subscribe Taxscan AdFree to view the Judgment