The Director-General of Foreign Trade (DGFT) issued the Trade Notice in respect of the Electronic filing of Registration Cum Membership Certificate (RCMC) or Registration Certificate (RC) through Common Digital Platform with effect from December 06, 2021.
A new online common digital platform for the issuance of Registration Cum Membership Certificate (RCMC)/ Registration Certificate (RC) has been developed which would be a single point of access for all exporters/importers and Issuing agencies. The given platform shall be available at https://dgft.gov.in.
The objective of the platform is to provide an electronic, contact-less single window for the RCMC/RC-related processes including Application for Fresh/ Amendment/ Renewal of RCMC/ RC. Applications for RCMC/ RC may be submitted through the common platform w.e.f. December 06, 2021. Submitting applications on this online platform shall not be mandatory for the exporters in the immediate and there shall be a transition period for issuing agencies as well as Exporters to onboard this common digital platform. The existing procedure of submitting applications directly to the designated issuing agency shall also be in operation in parallel during this transition period. Submission and issuance of RCMC/ RC by the issuing agencies through their system may continue up to February 28, 2022, or until further orders.
The authenticity of the online issue shall be verifiable by login into the exporter profile on https://dgft.gov.in. The details for RCMC/ RC issued using the DGFT portal will be reflected instantly in the profile of the exporter. The concerned Indian Exporters with regard to the process being notified namely Digital Signature Certificate (DSC)/ Aadhar would be required for the purpose of electronic submission of applications. The digital signature would be the same as used in other DGFT applications, and no separate registration is required for availing of the RCMC/ RC service from the DGFT Portal. Already registered exporters/importers can avail of the service using the same login credentials.Subscribe Taxscan AdFree to view the Judgment