DGFT mandates STP to submit Service Exports Reporting Form for capturing services exports data for the specified services

Nov 29, 2019 | by Avantis RegTech Legal Research Team


The Directorate General of Foreign Trade (DGFT) on November 26, 2019, has made amendments in Chapter 6 of the Handbook of Procedures (HBP) 2015-2020 and Appendix 6E of Appendices and Aayat Niryat Forms (ANFs) with immediate effect:

(I)                  Para 6.11 (a) of HBP:

Existing Provision

Amended Provision

Export Oriented Unit (EOU)/ Electronics Hardware Technology Park (EHTP)/ Software Technology Park (STP)/ Bio-Technology Park (BTP) unit shall maintain proper account, and shall file digitally signed quarterly and annual report as prescribed in Annexure to Appendix 6E of Appendices and ANFs to Dc/ Designated Officer in DeitY/ DoBT and Customs and Central Excise authorities.

EOU/ EHTP/ STP/ BTP unit shall maintain proper account and shall file digitally signed quarterly and annual report as prescribed in Annexure to Appendix 6E of Appendices and ANFs to Dc/ Designated Officer in DeitY/ DoBT and Customs and Central Excise authorities. In addition, STP unit shall file, every month, report of services exports in respect of the services classified in Annexure V of Appendix 6E of Appendices and ANFs in the ‘Service Exports Reporting Form (SERF)’ prescribed in Annexure VI of Appendices 6E of Appendices and ANFs to the designated officer in STP. Use of SERF would be limited to capturing information on services exports from STPs.

 

(II)                Appendix 6E of Appendices and ANFs: Clause 6(A) is added between clause 6 and 7 of Appendix 6E of Appendices and ANFs.

(III)              Annexure V and Annexure VI of Appendix-6E of Appendices and ANFs are added after Annexure IV.

[Public Notice No.45/2015-2020]


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