DGFT allows physical CoO to be continued till 31st March 2023
New Delhi, Aug 1 (KNN) Giving relief to thousands of exporters, Director General of Foreign Trade (DGFT) has extended the date for mandatory electronic filing of Non-Preferential Certificate of Origin (NP CoO) through the Common Digital Platform to 31st March 2023.
“It is informed that the transition period for mandatory filing of applications for Non-Preferential Certificate of Origin through the e-CoO Platform has been further extended till 31st March 2023”, notes the Trade Notice No. 15/2022-23 dated 1st August 2022.
The exporters and issuing agencies would have the option to use the online system, the same shall not be mandatory till 31st March 2023.
The mandatory filing was to start from 1st August 2022.
“The existing systems of processing non-preferential CoO applications in manual/paper mode are being allowed”, the notification aded.
For guidance on registration and online application submission process, the Help Manual & FAQs may be seen on the landing page at https://coo.dgft.gov.in
The DGFT has asked authorised agencies to sensitize the exporting community and their constituents regarding the online system and its registration requirements well in time. (KNN Bureau)