List of eligible service exporters to claim under SEIS, Services Exports from India Scheme

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Also read:
Service Exports from India Scheme (SEIS)
Common guidelines to exporters to claim SEIS and MEIS
Who are eligible for SEIS, Service Exports from India Scheme?
Who are not eligible to claim scheme under SEIS?
How to utilize duty scrip issued under MEIS and SEIS?

 

Also read:MEIS Scheme under Foreign Trade Policy of India 2015-2020

 

Service exporters eligible  to claim under SEIS, Service Exports from India Scheme

 

Foreign Trade Policy

Here, the details of eligible exporters to claim SEIS scheme under Foreign Trade Policy 2015-20 are explained.

 

As per Foreign Trade Policy of India 2015-2020, Service Providers of notified services, located in India, shall be rewarded under SEIS, Service Exports from India Scheme subject to conditions as may be notified. Only Services rendered in the manner as per Para 9.51(i) and Para 9.51(ii) of this policy shall be eligible for SEIS scheme. Para 9.51 (i) and (ii) explains about service provider as below:

 

"Service Provider" means a person providing:

(i) Supply of a ‘service’ from India to any other country; (Mode1- Cross border trade)

(ii) Supply of a ‘service’ from India to service consumer(s) of any other country; (Mode 2-Consumption abroad)

List of Services eligible under Service Exports from India Scheme (SEIS) under Appendix 3D is being notified separately. However, for your immediate reference, the sectors included under SEIS scheme are given below. You may also refer para 3.07 to 3.12 of FTP and Para 3.04 of hand book of procedures of Foreign Trade Policy of India 2015-20 with other common procedural features applicable to SEIS.

 

Sl.No: 1. Business Services:

A. Professional services fall under eligible to claim SEIS scheme benefit.

Legal services, Accounting, auditing and bookkeeping services, Taxation services, Architectural services , Engineering services, Integrated engineering services, Urban planning and landscape architectural services, Medical and dental services, Veterinary services, Services provided by midwives, nurses, physiotherapists and paramedical personnel.

Admisible rate: 5%

 

B. Research and development services eligible to claim SEIS scheme benefit.

R&D services on natural sciences, R&D services on social sciences and humanities, Interdisciplinary R&D services.

Admisible rate: 5%

   

C. Rental/Leasing services without operators eligible to claim SEIS scheme benefit.

Relating to ships, Relating to aircraft, Relating to other transport equipment, Relating to other machinery and equipment

Admisible rate: 5%

 

D. Other business services eligible to claim SEIS scheme benefit.

Advertising services, Market research and public opinion polling services Management consulting service, Services related to management consulting, Technical testing and analysis services, Services incidental to agricultural, hunting and forestry, Services incidental to fishing, Services incidental to mining, Services incidental to manufacturing, Services incidental to energy distribution, Placement and supply services of personnel, Investigation and security, Related scientific and technical consulting services, Maintenance and repair of equipment (not including maritime vessels, aircraft or other transport equipment), Building- cleaning services, Photographic services, Packaging services, Printing, publishing and Convention services.
Admisible rate: 3%

 

Sl. No. 2. COMMUNICATION SERVICES eligible to claim SEIS scheme benefit.

Audiovisual services

Motion picture and video tape production and distribution service, Motion picture projection service, Radio and television services, Radio and television transmission services, Sound recording

Admisible rate: 5%

 

Sl. No. 3. CONSTRUCTION AND RELATED ENGINEERING SERVICES eligible to claim SEIS scheme benefit.

General Construction work for building, General Construction work for Civil Engineering, Installation and assembly work , Building completion and finishing work

Admisible rate: 5%

 

Sl. No. 4 EDUCATIONAL SERVICES eligible to claim SEIS scheme benefit. (Under education services, SEIS shall not be available on Capitation fee)

Primary education services, Secondary education services, Higher education services, Adult education

Admisible rate: 5%

 

Sl. No. 5 ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES eligible to claim SEIS scheme benefit.

Sewage services, Refuse disposal services, Sanitation and similar services

Admisible rate: 5%

 

Sl. No. 6. HEALTH-RELATED AND SOCIAL SERVICES eligible to claim SEIS scheme benefit.

Hospital services

Admisible rate: 5%

 

Sl. No. 7. TOURISM AND TRAVEL-RELATED SERVICES eligible to claim SEIS scheme benefit.

A. Hotels and Restaurants (including catering)

a. Hotel - Admisible rate 3%

b. Restaurants (including catering) Admisible rate 3%

B. Travel agencies and tour operators services Admisible rate 5%

C. Tourist guides services Admisible rate 5%

 

Sl. No.8.RECREATIONAL, CULTURAL AND SPORTING SERVICES eligible to claim SEIS scheme benefit. (other than audiovisual services)

Entertainment services (including theatre, live bands and circus services), News agency services, Libraries, archives, museums and other cultural services, Sporting and other recreational services

Admisible rate: 5%

 

Sl. No. 9. TRANSPORT SERVICES eligible to claim SEIS scheme benefit. (Operations from India by Indian Flag Carriers only is allowed under Maritime transport services. )

A. Maritime Transport Services eligible to claim SEIS scheme benefit.

Passenger transportation (Operations from India by Indian Flag Carriers only is allowed under Maritime transport services. ), Freight transportation(Operations from India by Indian Flag Carriers only is allowed under Maritime transport services. ), Rental of vessels with crew (Operations from India by Indian Flag Carriers only is allowed under Maritime transport services. ), Maintenance and repair of vessels, Pushing and towing services, Supporting services for maritime transport

Admisible rate: 5%

 

A. Air transport services eligible to claim SEIS scheme benefit.

Rental of aircraft with crew, Maintenance and repair of aircraft, Airport Operations and ground handling

Admisible rate: 5%

 

B. Road Transport Services eligible to claim SEIS scheme benefit.

Passenger transportation, Freight transportation, Rental of Commercial vehicles with operator, Maintenance and repair of road transport equipment, Supporting services for road transport services

Admisible rate: 5%

 

C. Services Auxiliary To All Modes Of Transport eligible to claim SEIS scheme benefit.

Cargo-handling services, Storage and warehouse services, Freight transport agency services

Admisible rate:5%

 

Also read:
Service Exports from India Scheme (SEIS)
Common guidelines to exporters to claim SEIS and MEIS
Who are eligible for SEIS, Service Exports from India Scheme?
Who are not eligible to claim scheme under SEIS?
List of eligible exporters for SEIS, Service Exports from India Scheme
How to utilize duty scrip issued under MEIS and SEIS?

 

 

Also read:MEIS Scheme under Foreign Trade Policy of India 2015-2020

 

In this post, the details of eligible exporters to claim SEIS scheme under Foreign Trade Policy 2015-20 are explained. A complete list of eligible service exporters to claim SEIS scheme under Foreign Trade Policy 2015-20 is published by government soon under  SEIS Annexure 3D.pdf . You may refer SEIS Annexure 3D.pdf  to know complete list of eligible exporters to claim SEIS scheme under FTP 2015-20. The government may amend notification time to time, hence the exporters may collect accurate information on eligibility to claim benefits under SEIS scheme under Foreign Trade Policy 2015-20.

 

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Comments


Laxman Suthar: From where we should adopt Definition of Advertising services, whether Sales of space for advertisement is covered or not

R.Nithyanantham: Dear Sir / Madam, I am looking for Service Importer in Singapore. Please provide the List of Service Importers in Singapore or else guide me where do I get the list for my export business. Thanking you. R.Nithyanantham. P2M EXIM. India. +919843946486.

Naznin sida: We are a software services exporters is we are include in above list can we avail above mentioned benefits? please answer on account@wdipl.com.

Senthil : We are the ship chandlers supplying stores Provision , Deck and Engine Stores to the Indian vessel thru file the shipping bill under Export of duty free goods. In GST what is the tax ratio .

Anand Mohagaonkar: Our company is providing Sourcing services i.e. Identifying the supplier, approving their quality and monitor / audit their quality parameters, negotiate pricing with them, and keep monitoring their performance of product supply to our global entities. Work with supplier for quality improvement, mis reporting to global companies etc. They get paid in USD for the work done. Is above services falls under Integrated Engineering Services or any other where by we can claim the SEIS. Please advise.

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