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Government of India
Ministry of Commerce and Industry
(Department of Commerce)
Directorate General of Foreign Trade
Udyog Bhawan, New Delhi

Public Notice No. 47/2015-20

Dated the 16th November, 2018

Subject: Extension of the validity period of EPCG Authorisation-reg.

In exercise of the powers conferred under Paragraph 1.03 of the Foreign Trade Policy (FTP) 2015-20, the Director General of Foreign Trade hereby makes the following amendment in Para 2.16 of the Hand Book of Procedures 2015-20:

2.16 ValidityPeriod of

Authorisation/License/Certificate/Authorisation/Permissions/ CCPs

Validity period of Import / Export Authorisations from the date of issue shall be as follows, unless specified otherwise:

Sr. No

Types of Authorisation

Validity Period

(iv)

EPCG Authorisation

24 Months

2. Further, the import validity period of the EPCG Authorisations which have been issued prior to the date of issuance of this Public Notice and whose validity has not expired on the date of issuance of this Public Notice shall also be extended to 24 months from the date of the issuance of the Authorisation. The Authorisation holders are required to submit the Authorisations to the concerned RA for endorsement. The RAs shall allow such endorsement without insisting upon any fee.

Effect of this Public Notice:

(i) The validity period of the EPCG Authorisations has been extended from 18 months to 24 months.

(Alok Vardhan Chaturvedi)
Director General of Foreign Trade &
Ex-offico Additional Secretary to the  Government of India

E-mail: dgft@nic.in

(Issued from F. No. 18/70/AM-19/P-5/PC-2(B)/e-11280)