Eximkey - India Export Import Policy 2004 2013 Exim Policy


Advance Licence
An Advance Licence is issued under Duty Exemption Scheme to allow import of inputs which are physically incorporated in the export product (making normal allowance for wastage). In addition, fuel, oil, energy, catalysts etc. which are consumed in the course of their use to obtain the export product, may also be allowed under the scheme. Advance Licence can be issued for:-
  1. Physical exports
  2. Intermediate supplies
  3. Deemed exports.
For physical exports, Advance Licence can also be issued on the basis of annual requirement in respect of export products for which SIONs have been notified. Duty Remission Scheme consists of
  1. Duty Free Replenishment Certificate and
  2. Duty Entitlement Passbook Scheme.
The scheme allows drawback of import charges on inputs used in the export product (making normal allowance for the wastage). In general units primarily engaged in production of domestic market can also get required inputs free of duty for executing an export order under the duty exemption scheme for which they are required to execute a bond with customs authorities and are required to fulfill the export obligation.


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