HOW TO APPLY FOR THE APPLICATION OF SEIS AND DOCUMENT REQUIRED
HOW TO APPLY FOR THE APPLICATION OF SEIS? An Online Application. Are the forms for filing the SEIS Application available online? Yes, all the.
Now let’s have a look at the procedure for filing of application of SEIS online:
a). Visit www.dgft.gov.in ;
b). Go to the services tab;
c). In it you will find Online Ecom Application;
d). Thereafter choose the year for which application for SEIS is to be filed ie., 2015-2016 & 2016-2017, 2017-2018 & 2018-2019;
A signed copy of the following documents needs to be uploaded:
- Application Form for Service Exports From India Scheme(SEIS) in Form ANF 3B
- Write Up of Services as per Form ANF 3B,
- Invoices and FIRC’S
- RCMC certificate
- Certificate of Chartered accountant in Annexure to ANF3B
The Government of India has launched the Indian Service Exports Scheme (SEIS) under the Foreign Trade Policy (FTP)-2015-20, replacing the earlier Foreign Trade Policy scheme’ Served from India Program,’ 2009-15. The main purpose of the scheme is to make our services price-wise competitive globally. Under SEIS, notified service providers are incentivized at a rate of 3 or 5 percent on their net foreign exchange earnings in the form of duty credit scrips. Such SEIS scripts are transferable and can also be used to pay a variety of central customs duties/taxes like specific customs duties. The SEIS incentives are available for export of services rendered on or after 01.04.2015, i.e. the Foreign Trade Policy notification date 2015-20.
Registration with Service export Promotion Council
Whether you are a manufacturer or a service provider, in your main line of business, RCMC (Registration Cum Membership Certificate) from the relevant export promotion council is mandatory. Pursuant to Public Notice No. 26/2015-2020 of 01.08.2018 released by Foreign Trade Directorate-General, Department of Commerce to add a group “Others” to the list of 14 SEPC service sectors. Now all the services are protected by SEPC along with 14 service sectors listed specifically earlier. So if you are a service provider and want to take advantage of SEIS benefits, then SEPC RCMC is mandatory.