Certification

Certification:

Certificate of Origin for textiles & made-ups meant for export under different Trade Agreements:

The Textiles Committee is authorized to issue Certificate of Origin under 12 Different Trade Agreements in prescribed format. This certificate enables the importers to claim duty preferences at the importing end. Exporters shall submit the duly filled-in Certificate of Origin under the letter head of the company in the prescribed format with supporting documents proving that the goods exported / to be exported qualifies as originating goods of India. The first consignment for each product of an exporter shall be certified after Physical Verification to ensure that the origin criteria described in the certificate is actually met.

  1. Indo-Japan Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (IJCEPA)
  2. Global System of Trade Preferences (GSTP)
  3. Indo-Sri Lanka Free Trade Agreement (ISLFTA)
  4. ASEAN-India Free Trade Agreement (ASEAN-India FTA)
  5. India-Korea Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (IKCEPA)
  6. India-Malaysia Comprehensive Economic Cooperation Agreement (IMCECA)
  7. South Asia Free Trade Area (SAFTA)
  8. India-Chile Preferential Trading Agreement (INDIA-Chile PTA)
  9. India-Mercosur Preferential Trading Agreement (India-Mercosur PTA)
  10. Asia-Pacific Trade Agreement (APTA)
  11. SAARC Preferential Trading Agreement (SAPTA)
  12. India-Singapore Comprehensive Economic Co-operation Agreement (ISCECA)

Charges:

Blank certificate - Rs.30/- + 12% GST per set.

Physical Verification Rs.7500/- + 18% GST for single unit & Rs.12000/-+ 18% GST for multiple units

Endorsement Rs.600/- per certificate (one set) + 18% GST

Retroactively endorsement Rs.1600/- + 18% GST.

Certified True copy Rs.600/- + 18% GST

Certificate of Origin under Generalised System of Preferences (GSP): 

Under the scheme of Generalised System of Preferences (GSP), the Developed countries grant preferential tariff treatment to the developing countries to certain agricultural and industrial products imported from developing countries.   The Committee has been authorized to issues GSP Certificate in Form-A for textiles and textile articles to the exporters.  This certificate enables the importers to claim duty preferences at the importing end.

Exporters shall submit the duly filled-in GSP certificate with a requisition cum declaration for certification under the letter head of the company in the prescribed format with necessary documents like invoice, bill of lading (if applicable), bill of entry (if applicable) etc. The GSP certificates are normally issued on the same day.

Note: It is mandatory to register with Textiles Committee for availing the above service.

Charges:

  • Endorsement Rs.600/- per certificate (3 copies) + 18% GST
  • Retrospectively endorsement Rs.1600/- + 18% GST
  • Certified True copy Rs.600/- per certificate (3 copies) + 18% GST
  • Blank certificate- Rs.30/- +12% GST per set.

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Certificate of Origin (Non-Preferential): 

The Textiles Committee is also authorized to issue Certificate of Origin (Non-Preferential) from July 2005 for textiles and its related products to enable the exporters to establish the country of origin of the material exported.   

Exporter shall submit the duly filled-in Certificate of Origin (Non-Preferential) certificate for endorsement with necessary documents like invoice, bill of lading (if applicable) and bill of entry (if applicable). The Certificate of Origin (Non-preferential) is normally issued on the same day.

Charges for Endorsement:Rs. 50/- per certificate (3 copies) + 18% GST  

Blank Certificate: Rs.10/-+ 12% GST per set

Tariff Rate Quota Certificate (TRQC):

Ministry of commerce and Industry has authorized the Textiles committee to monitor the import quota for specific textiles items by endorsement of Tariff Rate Quota Certificate for the following countries:

  1. For readymade garments from Sri Lanka under ISFTA (Charges - Rs.600/- + 18% GST per certificate).
  2. For acrylic yarn from Nepal under Indo-Nepal Trade Treaty. (Charges - Rs.200/- + 18% GST per Metric tonne).

Note: It is mandatory to register with Textiles Committee for availing the above service       

Handloom Origin Certificate: 

Under the bilateral agreements with developed countries/block like USA, European union, Switzerland, Australia, etc the Government of India has authorised the  Committee to issue Handloom, Cottage Industry or Industrial craft  Certificates after conducting limited inspection for ensuring handloom origin for eligible textile items to enable the importers to claim  duty concessions.

Exporters desirous of the availing the above certificate may submit the application (Combination Form) downloaded from the website and submit the duly filled-in combination form to the nearest office of the committee with the requisite application charges at least a day before the date of Inspection.

Note: It is mandatory to register with Textiles  Committee for availing the above service.

Charges: -

  • Rs. 600/- per certificate for Endorsement + 18% GST
  • Rs.30/- per set of blank certificates. + 12% GST

Download: Combination Form[PDF]17.87 KB