What is Self-Certification under GST

Meaning of term Self-Certification under GST


The details about Self-Certification under GST are explained here. 



Self-Certification means the practice of giving information about oneself or one's company in a formal statement rather than being obliged to ask a third party to do so.

Self-Certification in GST

In order to claim refund of taxes from the government authorities self-declaration is necessary document to be filed with authorities

With the introduction of GST Government come up with idea to facilitate exporters to get pending duty drawbacks and other taxes paid for the purpose making exports. In this regard government aiming to disposing of all pending drawback claims on priority and zero pendency be maintained. Supplementary claims whenever filed should also be processed on priority.

Format of Self-Declaration

Self-declaration for claiming higher rate of AIR of duty drawback under column (4)and (5) of the AIR Schedule under Notification No. 131/2016-Customs (N.T.) dated 31.10.2016 (as amended)


I/We, M/s. …………………………….., IEC No. ……………….. and address ……………………. hereby

declare that in respect of export products covered under Shipping Bill Nos. …………………..

dated …………… on which higher rate of drawback under column (4) and (5) of the Schedule

of All Industry Rates of duty drawback of Notification No. 131/2016-Customs (N.T.) dated

31.10.2016 (as amended) is claimed-


a)      (i)  no input tax credit of the Central Goods and Services Tax or of the Integrated

Goods and Services Tax has been and shall be availed on the export product,



(ii) no input tax credit of the Central Goods and Services Tax or of the Integrated

Goods and Services Tax has been and shall be availed on any of the inputs or

input services used in the manufacture of the export product,



(iii) no refund of Integrated Goods and Services Tax paid on export product shall

be claimed; 

[Please strike out (i), (ii) or (iii), whichever is not applicable.]


b)     CENVAT credit on the export product or on inputs or input services used in the

manufacture of the export product has not been carried forward and shall not

carry forward in terms of the Central Goods and Services Tax Act, 2017.


                                                                                                               Signature, date and seal of exporter

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