Procedures to claim under MEIS scheme under Export of goods through courier or foreign post offices

Applications  to claim under MEIS scheme for Export of goods through courier or foreign post offices using e-Commerce

Application shall be filed on line, using digital signature, in ANF 3D by exporter. The applicant shall submit the proof of landing in the manner prescribed under paragraph 3.03 of Hand Book of Procedures of FTP 2015-20.


Import Export Policy 2015-20 cApplicant shall file separate application for each port of export. RA will manually examine the submitted documents before grant of scrip.


Proof of Landing to claim MEIS under FTP 2015-2020

Here, the information about proof of landing to claim MEIS under Foreign Trade Policy 2015-2020 is explained.

Wherever the reward under MEIS, Merchandise Exports from India Scheme is available to all countries, proof of landing shall not be required to be submitted for claiming the reward.


Uploading/submission of documents, as a proof of landing

As a measure of ease of doing business, documents as a proof of landing of export consignment in notified market can be digitally uploaded in the following manner:

Any exporter may upload the scanned copy of document as mentioned at paragraph 3.03 (c) (i) under his digital signature. Status holders falling in the category of Three Star, Four Star or Five Star export house category may upload scanned copies of documents as mentioned at paragraph 3.03(c) (iv). In all other cases the physical copy, in original, shall be filed by all categories of exporters.


List of eligible category under MEIS if exported through using E-commerce platform, as per Appendix 3C.

As per para 3.05 of Foreign Trade Policy 2015-20, the eligible category of exporters under MEIS, if export through e-commerce are Handicraft Items/Products, Handloom Products, Books/Periodicals, Leather Footwear, Toys, Customized Fashion Garments (Customized Fashion Garments are garments that are made on specific request/order of customer and accordingly tailored/manufactured).

The MEIS benefits on exports admissible for handicraft /handloom products shall be allowed only if the export documents show that the items exported are handicraft /handloom products respectively.

In case of any doubt about a product being a handicraft product, a certificate from Development Commissioner (Handicraft) shall be required.


The above details about proof of landing and submission to claim MEIS can be noted by exporters of India, as a guidelines and procedures to claim MEIS.

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Tarima: Please tell what shall be considered as A Proof Of Landing in case I am sending an export shipment via FEDEX. My company is not an Export House. Regards, Tarima

suraj baniya : I would like to know whether one of our product ENA (22071090) is covered under MEIS or not and whether we can claim the credit of scrip.......

Inamul Haque : This email is in reference to your highly informative website which I recently browsed. I would like to know if MEIS rewards are applicable for leather-cum-synthetic / textile shoes if exported to UAE from India.

Ravindra Patel: Respected Sir, Can we claim MEIS for goods that have been exported during the last financial year, but for which payment has not been received. Many Thanks.

Joseph Kurien: I am Joseph Kurien, am manufacturer and exporter of Leather/Textile Garments and Accessories. I am interested in learning complete and updated steps to apply for MEIS or any other rewards/incentives available from the Indian Government.

Sivamalai: We are the maufacturers and exporters of Readymade garments. Can you tell me about the MEIS scheme e-com application procedure. S.Bill are EDI ports and having e-Brc. I need apply MEIS

latha: Is MEIS applicable if exports made direct or thrid party in INR to Nepal, Bangladesh, Myanmar. (this countries covered in MEIS Table)

ajay kumar: under MIES import clear cargo. same cargo any without editing cargo re-export other country pla. conform any banifits re-export cargo

ashish: sir if we ship goods under mies , goods value below 25000 ebrc and firc madatory ? if we send goods throug fpo by postal bill of export , they will issue only reciept n tracking number , how will i get port number in that case ?

Asmita P: Want to know whether board games for kids are covered under MEIS???

Sibi : In my MEIS authorization, the 3% MEIS is given for Utilised FOB value and SB FOB value...What is this Utilised FOB value? Please help me to understand...

parvez: which class of DSC is required for MEIS Claim? Please guide.

Sekh aslam: for Getting Merchandise Export

Ashish poddar: Sir, if we do e commerce export under csb V , shipping bill, we get efirc from.third party , is it necessary to ebrc from bank ? Becuase bank charges are very high for realization each transaction , by courier mode small shipment value like 20 to 80 us $

Vishvanath Purohit: What type of Digital signature I need to claim MEIS incentive???

surana: Some one told me you can claim 5% refund of FOB price under MEIS for exporting goods. I am exporting INSTANT TEA & INSTANT COFFEE for last 3-4 years to BANGLADESH. We export around 50 lakhs - 70 lakhs for last 2 years. Now also consignment has been dispatched on 16/04/2020 and my customer would be taking delivery only in the first week of June 2020. Due to EID holidays at present. I have IEC number. I wish to know few points and let me know if you could help me. 1. Can you apply under MEIS for us. 2.What are the papers required from us. 3. Can we apply for the dispatched made in for last 2-3 years or only recent bills ( we have made a shipment in FEB 2020 & April 2020). 4. What would be your charges. We have always received L/C for our order and Our payment all have been received in our bank ( expect for the last bill). Please let me know if you could help us in this issue.

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