Eximkey - India Export Import Policy 2004 2013 Exim Policy

DEPB application

[Please see guidelines (given at the end) before filling the application]

1. IEC Number
2. Applicant Details
i. Name
ii. Address
3. RCMC Details
i. RCMC Number
ii. Date of Issue
iii. Issuing Authority
iv. valid upto
Product(s) for which registered
4. Type of Exporter (please tick)( v )
i. Merchant Exporter 
ii. Manufacturer Exporter 
iii. Service Provider 
iv. Merchant cum Manufacturer 
v. Others (please specify) 
5. Application Fee Details
Amount (Rs)
Demand Draft / Bank Receipt / Electronic Fund Transfer No
Date of Issue
Name of the Bank on which drawn
Bank Branch on which drawn
6. FOB Value of exports (inclusive of commission upto a max. 12.5% of FOB value Net of Commission)
i. In Rupees
ii. In freely convertible currency
7. DEPB Claimed
i. In Rupees (in words)
ii. In Rupees (in figures)
8. Port of Registration (for the purpose of imports):
9. Details of export made:

Sl No.SB* / PPR*
* No.
SB*/ PPR** DateDate of Let ExportInvoice No.S.No. of InvoiceProduct GroupDEPB Sr. No.Item DescriptionFOB Value in free foreign exchange (inclusive of a max of 12.5% commission)Exchange rate on the date of let exportFOB value (in Rs.)
(1)(2)(3)(4)(5)(6)(7)(8)(9)(10)(11)(12) = (10)x(11)

* SB-Shipping Bill
** PPR-Post Parcel Receipt

Computation of Capped ValueDEPB rateDEPB entitlement (without cut)Cut applicable (if any)Actual DEPB Entitlement
Unit of Measurement in the unit of value capExport Qty in U/MValue CapFOB per
U / M
Capped Value(in %)(in Rs)(in %)(in Rs)
(13)(14)(15)(16)= (12) / (14)(17) = { minimum of (15) and (16)} or (16) as the case may be (18)(19) = (14) * (17) * (18) / 100(20)(21) = (19) * { 1-[(20)/100]}

Note: In case there is no value cap on the product, the capped value would be equal to the FOB value per unit of measurement (U/M) as at Column (16) of the table above. Else it would be the minimum of Columns (15) and (16).


1. I / We hereby declare that the particulars and the statements made in this application are true and correct to the best of my / our knowledge and belief and nothing has been concealed or held there from. If found incorrect or false, it will render me / us liable for any penal action or other consequences as may be prescribed in law or otherwise warranted.

2. I/We undertake to abide by the provisions of FT(D&R) Act, the Rules and Orders framed there under, the FTP, HBP v1, HBP v2 and the ITC(HS) Classification of Export & Import Items.

3. I / We hereby certify that none of the Proprietor/ Partner(s) / Director(s) / Karta / Trustee of the firm / company, as the case may be, is / are a Proprietor / Partner(s) / Director(s) / Karta / Trustee in any other firm / Company which has come to the adverse notice of DGFT.

4. I / We hereby certify that the Proprietor/Partner(s)/Director(s)/Karta/Trustee, as the case may be, of the firm/company is/are not associated as Proprietor/Partner(s)/Director(s)/Karta/Trustee in any other firm/company which is in the caution list of RBI.

5. I / We hereby declare that I/we have perused the list of SCOMET items as contained in the Appendix 3 to the Schedule 2 of the ITC (HS) Classifications of Export-Import Items and that the item(s) exported / proposed to be exported does not fall within this list and that I/ We agree to abide by the provisions of the Policy for export of SCOMET items contained in the Foreign Trade Policy, Schedule 2 of ITC (HS) and the HBP v1, irrespective of the scheme under which the item is exported / proposed to be exported (the underlined portion will be deleted in case an application for export license for SCOMET item is being filed).

6. I / We hereby declare that no export proceeds are outstanding beyond the prescribed period as laid down by RBI or such extended period for which RBI permission has been obtained.

7. I hereby certify that I am authorised to verify and sign this declaration as per Paragraph 9.9 of the FTP.

Signature of the Applicant
Official Address
Residential Address
Email Address


[Please see paragraph 4.43 of HBP v1]

1. Two copies of the application must be submitted unless otherwise mentioned. In case application is filed through digital signature, no hard copy of application is required.

2. Each individual page of the application has to be signed by the applicant.

3. RCMC details need not be given if the same has already given at the time obtaining IEC.

4. Application must be accompanied by documents as per details given below:

a. Bank Receipt (in duplicate) / Demand Draft/EFT details evidencing payment of application fee in terms of Appendix 21B.

b. Export Promotion (EP) copy of Shipping Bill(s). In case of exports to SEZ Units/Developer/ Co-developer of SEZ, Bill of Export may be accepted in lieu of Shipping Bill. In case of shipments through the specified EDI ports, no hard copy of Shipping bill is required.

c. In case of supply by DTA unit to a unit in SEZ, either a separate Certificate from the bank of the Receiving unit or specific endorsement in the BRC evidencing payment in Rupee made from the Foreign Currency Account of SEZ unit.

5. Bank Certificate of Exports and Realisation as given in Appendix 22A or Foreign Inward Remittance Certificate (FIRC) in case of direct negotiation of documents or Appendix 22D in case of offsetting of export proceeds with the approval of RBI shall be required to be submitted to the concerned RA (who had issued the DEPB) within the time period prescribed for the purpose in the HBP v1. In case of FIRC, a declaration from the exporter that the remittance is in respect of Shipping Bill(s)No. --------- dated -------- shall also be furnished. However, realisation of export proceeds shall not be insisted if the shipments are made against confirmed irrevocable letter of credit or the bill of exchange is unconditionally Avalised / Co- Accepted / Guaranteed by a bank and the same is confirmed by the exporters bank and certified by the bank in column 14 / 15 of Appendix 22A. For Status holders, irrevocable letter of credit would suffice. Further, realisation of export proceeds shall not be insisted, if the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) writes off the requirement of realisation of export proceeds on merits and the exporter also produces a certificate from the Foreign Mission of India about the fact of non recovery of export proceeds from the buyer.

However this would not include self write off cases.

Note: In case the application is filed without BRC, the application shall be accompanied with BG / LUT in terms of Paragraph 2.20 of the HBP v1. This facility of filing application without BRC is available for applications filed w.e.f 1.4.2009. Detailed guidelines issued as per DGFT Policy circular No. 76 dated 30.03.09.

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