The Director-General of Foreign Trade (DGFT) notified the Procedure and Criteria for submission, approval of applications for export of COVID-19 Rapid Antigen Testing kits.
The quota for the export of COVID-19 Rapid Antigen Testing kits has been fixed for the month of July. The DGFT fixed 1176 Lakh COVID-19 Rapid Antigen Testing Kits for the period of August and September 2021.
The DGFT requested the Exporters to apply for an export license by filing applications online through DGFT’s ECOM system for Export authorizations (Non-SCOMET Restricted items).
There is no need to send any hard copy of the application via mail or post. “Online applications for export of “COVID-19 Rapid Antigen Testing Kits” for the above-said quantity may be applied from 20th August to 30th August 2021,” the DGFT notified.
It is noteworthy that the validity of the export license will be for 6 months only.Trade-Notice-No.16-2021-2022-dt.-17.08.2021