The Director General of foreign Trade (DGFT) on Friday proposed the issuance of Certificate of Origins (Non-Preferential) (COO (NP)) through Common Digital Platform.
The DGFT proposes to issue online COO (NP) with effect from April 1, 2021(tentative date) wherein the online applications for Coo (NP) will be processed as per provisions of of Handbook of Procedure based on the declaration of the exporter to the issuing agency, without any scrutiny of documents.
However, uploaded documents like invoices etc. will be available for scrutiny at a later date in case there is a need for cross verification etc. Further, a uniform fee of Rs 100/- will be charged for each certificate so issued.
It is also informed that while applicants can choose to avail CoO(NP) online or in manual mode till March 31, 2021, with effect from April 1, 2021 applications will be accepted in online mode only.Subscribe Taxscan AdFree to view the Judgment
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