How to apply for MEIS scheme, Merchandise Exports from India Scheme

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This post explains about the procedures and formalities to apply for MEIS, Merchandise Exports from India Scheme under Foreign Trade Policy of India 2015-20. These details about filing of application and other process to claim MEIS helps exporters of India for claiming MEIS scheme from government of India.

 

EXIM policy OF INDIA 2015-20 aProcedures to apply for MEIS under Foreign Trade Policy 2015-2020 (FTP 2015-20)

An application for claiming rewards under MEIS on exports(other than Export of goods through courier or foreign post offices using e-Commerce), shall be filed online, using digital signature, on DGFT website at http://dgft.gov.in with RA concerned in ANF 3A. The relevant shipping bills and e BRC shall be linked with the on line application. If application is filed for exports made through EDI ports, then hard copy of the following documents need not be submitted to RA: hard copy of applications to DGFT, EDI shipping bills, electronic Bank Realization Certificate (e-BRC) and RCMC. The applicant shall submit the proof of landing in the manner prescribed under paragraph 3.03 of Hand book of procedures of Foreign Trade Policy 2015-20.

 

In case application is filed for exports made through non EDI ports, then applicant need to submit export promotion copy of non EDI shipping bills. The applicant shall submit the proof of landing in the manner prescribed under paragraph 3.03 of HBP. The applicant shall upload scanned copies of any other prescribed documents for claiming scrip unless specified otherwise. However applicant need not submit hard copy of applications to DGFT, electronic Bank Realization Certificate (e-BRC) and RCMC in this case also. Applicant shall file separate application for each port of export.

 

Processing of Non EDI Shipping bills at RA: In cases the Non EDI shipping bills or the shipping bills not received through the Message Exchange from Customs, concerned RA shall verify the details entered by the exporter from the original shipping bills before grant of scrip. No manual feeding allowed for EDI shipments: For EDI Shipping Bill, no manual feeding of shipping bill details shall be allowed to the applicants in the online system. Rewards will be granted by RAs without the need for cross verifying EDI Shipping Bill details. RA shall process the electronically acknowledged files and scrip shall be issued after due scrutiny of electronic documents.

 

The documents which are not required to be submitted in original shall be retained by the applicant for a period of 3 years from the date of issuance of scrip. Licensing Authority may call such documents in original at any time within 3 years. In case the applicant fails to submit the original documents on demand by Licensing Authority the applicant shall be liable to refund the rewards granted along with interest at the rate prescribed under Section 28 AA of Customs Act 1962, from the date of issuance of scrip. Eligibility of product, corresponding ITC [HS] code, and markets (as given in Appendix 3B) for claiming rewards under MEIS under Foreign Trade Policy 2015-2020 (FTP 2015-20) shall be determined from Let Export Date as per Paragraph 9.12 of HBP.

 

Also read:SEIS Scheme under Foreign Trade Policy 2015-2020

 

 

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Comments


Md. Sakeeb Qayam: Thank You!!

KAILASHBANDHWAL: EDI SISTEM AD YES OR NO

SURYA: Dear All, The details are very much useful to anyone - no doubt. For the online MEIS filing, there is no specific "step by step" feeding moves to attach EDI shipping bill and how to process further. If thi model is made avialbale, it shall be useful to many. If you will know that earlier there was specific "model fikling" was given for each scheme like DEPB, ETC.ETC. Thanks and regards

PADAYATTIL VARGHESE JOSEPH : PNEUMATIC OPERATION MECHANICAL MACHINERY IS EXPORTED TO INDONESIA ON 02.10.205,CLAIMED FOR DRAWBACK BUT UNAWARE OF THE MEIS SCHEME.NOW HOW I APPLY FOR MEIS BENEFIT .PLEASE DIRECT US .

Manoj Kakaria: Do we need to get ourself compulsorily registered with export promotion councils to get the benifit of MEIS?

Murugan. R: We are manufacturer of Timing Belts ,V belts and Tensioner these parts are used in Automotive vehicle and Industrial for power transmission purpose, and few components are importing and balance sourcing from India, and we availing the AIR as per the schedule rate, whether we are eligible to claim the MEIS reward scheme Please advice us

Jyoti Rathod: In case EDI port SBs if Hard copy of said documents are not to be submitted then what is to be submitted manually ? only online application is enough ? How to get the SCRIP from Addl.DGFT ? Pls revert.

J Kurien: what is the full form of EDI ?

Davinder Singh: Sir, 1. I submit file online under MEIS to my RA of DGFT. I got file No and Key No. After that I take a print out of the file. Now pl let me know What are the documents/papers in Original or duplicate (copy) are required to be submitted to RA with Hard Copy (Print out). Thanks

shashank rangnekar: my customer is importing and exporting against advance license can he claim rewards under meis scheme. shashank

Amin: Do we need to get compulsory ourself registered with carpet per motion council to get the benefit MEIS ?

Hans raj: i want to start a business of export. i don't know from where i do search buyer related to my product..

BRIJESH SHARMA: Hi Sir, We want to apply for MEIS. I request you to please sent us procedure for how to apply this application. Please help us in this matter. With best regards' Brijesh Sharma

Randhir Singh : Can you please share the steps for export of Ebrc from Dgft website?

Kavita Chavan : I am from Pradman Engineering Services Pvt. Ltd. We are applying for SEIS Certificate for that I need some guidelines like how to apply, Documents & all etc.

Amit Chorera : I came across your website. It is very informative. Thanks for the same. I have one question which I hope you can advice. Chapter 10 is not present in schedule of rates of MEIS scheme. Does exporter continue to get the VKGUY benefit for products under chapter 10? our understanding was MEIS is merger of VKGUY , FMS and FPS, Is that correct? Please advise.

SIVAMALAI: RE. MEIS APPLICATION on line application: I AM IN THE PROCESS APPLYING MEIS APPLICATION. S.BILL ARE EDI & e-BRC. I have attached both of these documents from repository. Next, coming to main frame and getting e-com file# I selected licencing period. Reg. Uploading of docs: what are the documents to be uploaded? Is the same to self-attested? After submitting on line any hard copy of the docs to submitted toDGFT. Please advise.

Jignesh V Banker: MEIS APPLICATION on line application: I AM IN THE PROCESS APPLYING MEIS APPLICATION. S.BILL ARE EDI & e-BRC. I have attached both of these documents from repository. Next, coming to main frame and getting e-com file# I selected licencing period. Reg. Uploading of docs: what are the documents to be uploaded? Is the same to self-attested? After submitting on line any hard copy of the docs to submitted toDGFT. Please advise.

Saksham: As the time limit to apply for MEIS is 1 year, but can we apply after one year or can we apply for condonation. If yes than what is the procedure and its effects?

ZALAK: how to apply for meis scheme for ftp through export procedure

nishant: how to apply meis/seis

nishant: my customer is importing and exporting against advance license can he claim rewards under meis scheme. NISHANT Can you please share the steps for MEIS/SEIS

nishant: ANY ONE CAN TELL ME HOW TO APPLY MEIS STEP BY STEP............NISHANT THANK YOU

nishant: Hi Sir, We want to apply for MEIS. I request you to please sent us procedure for how to apply this application. Please help us in this matter. NISHANT

Meghana Shelke: Please send me the detailed information related to application of MEIS scheme and its procedure.

Junaid: Can you guide me with MEIS online filing procedure. We are not aware of it at the moment and need to understand how the process is done.

Dinesh Rathore: Dear Respected Sir, Can you guide me with MEIS online filing procedure. We are not aware of it at the moment and need to understand how the process is done.

Jinessh: How would I get File No. and Key No for application of MEIS? Please note I already submitted application through Digital Sign.

MJ: Does the application (to receive benefits under MEIS) cost Rs.1000?

Muthukumaran: We are Merchant Exporter, procuring the material without payment of excise duty (issuing CT1) from DTA units.Kindly confirm whether we are eligible for MEIS scheme

francis fernandes: I am working for Export Firm and I want to file MEIS Lic application online so kindly forward me steps to do so

naveen : under meis while appling with digtal signature i was getting problem, iec and branch was not correct. please help me how solve the issue, and tell me step by step for meis

Vishanta: When to file application under MEIS? What is the time period? Do we need to file yearly application? Please tell me.

Neha: Hi, Vishantha - You can file Meis anytime within three year of export date. Francis- steps are given over dgft website. kindly refer Naveen- directly log in with Digital signature. no need for entering IEC or Branch code.

KARTHIK: while applying for MEIS,We exactly dont remember the login pasword. Where can we apply for a new password or where can we create a login id ? The DSC registered is not available

sivaramakrishnan: Hello Sir, currently i have work in MEIS project. while i clicking the export item box that will come blank page. i unable to open the product details page. Also, can you please step by step procedure send to my email id with scrren shots. i dont know how will claim this scheme. i have only shipping bill data provided from my company. please guide me to continue work in the project.

Mousumi : After uploading the full process for MEIS claim documents to DGFT Website, how many days it requirs to get the claim scrip from the Department?

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