DGFT notifies Procedure, Criteria for Submission and Approval of applications for Export of Diagnostic Kits, their Laboratory reagents [Read Circular]

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The Director-General of Foreign Trade (DGFT) notified the procedure and Criteria for submission and approval of applications for export of Diagnostic Kits and their components/laboratory reagents.

“The quota for export of the following types of diagnostic kits was fixed for the period from December, 2020 to February, 2021 vide Trade Notice 39 dated 19.01.2021. The applications received as per the Trade Notice were issued export licenses and the quota has not been exhausted,” the notice said.

The DGFT notified that Export of Diagnostic kits and their components/laboratory reagents leftover export quota is available and Exporters are requested to apply for an export license by filing applications online through DGFT’s ECOM system for Export authorizations (Non-SCOMET Restricted items), 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.

If in case the Exporters who have already filed an online application for the export of these diagnostic kits after February 1, 2020, need not apply again. However, they need to write a mail with the application file number and also submit the documents as described in this trade notice through email at export-dgft@nic.in mentioning the specific file number in the subject of the mail.

Online applications for export of “Diagnostic Kits (VTM/RNA Extraction kits/RT-PCR Kits) or their components/laboratory reagents” for the above quantities may be applied from 4th March to 9th March, 2021.

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

The eligibility criteria which will be applicable for consideration of applications namely Documentary proof of manufacturing “VTM/RNA Extraction kits/RT-PCR Kits and Only 1 application per IEC may be considered during this period.

The documents to be submitted may include the Copy of Purchase order /Invoice, Copy of IEC, and Undertaking duly signed by the authorized signatory in the company letter head 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.

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