DGFT notifies Procedure and Criteria for Submission, Approval of applications for Export of COVID-19 Rapid Antigen Testing kits [Read Notice]

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The Director-General of Foreign Trade (DGFT) notified the Procedure and Criteria for submission, approval of applications for export of COVID-19 Rapid Antigen Testing kits.

The quota for the export of COVID-19 Rapid Antigen Testing kits has been fixed for the month of July. The DGFT fixed 1176 Lakh COVID-19 Rapid Antigen Testing Kits for the period of August and September 2021.

The DGFT requested the Exporters to apply for an export license by filing applications online through DGFT’s ECOM system for Export authorizations (Non-SCOMET Restricted items). There is no need to send any hard copy of the application via mail or post.

“Online applications for export of “COVID-19 Rapid Antigen Testing Kits” for the above-said quantity may be applied from 20th August to 30th August 2021,” the DGFT notified.

It is noteworthy that the validity of the export license will be for 6 months only.

The eligibility criteria will be applicable for consideration of applications will be Documentary proof of manufacturing –COVID-19 Rapid Antigen Testing, the documents to be submitted may include the copy of the Purchase order/Invoice and undertaking duly signed by the authorized signatory on the company letterhead to be submitted by the manufacturer certifying that as on date, all domestic commitments/orders have been fulfilled.

All the documents must be duly self-attested by the authorized person of the firm. 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.

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