Sub: Release of Beta Version of online ANF 5A with facility to upload supporting documents
(Application for Issuance of EPCG Authorisations)
A Beta version of online ANF 5A has now been released for improving ‘ease of doing business’ and move towards paperless processing of applications. It is now possible to not only apply online for grant of EPCG Authorization but also to upload the required supporting documents using digital signatures of the applicant, and in such cases, submission of physical copies of documents would no longer be required.
All IEC holders/applicants for EPCG authorizations, are encouraged to submit/upload the documents online using digital signatures.
During the trial phase of the beta version of online ANF 5A i.e. up to 30th June 2015, the applicants would be required to submit signed paper copies of the printout of ANF 54 along with the physical copies of only those documents which have not been submitted online. The trial phase of the beta version of the software remain effective up to 30th June 2015.
With effect from 1st of July 2015, the submission of physical copies of the application and its supporting documents would be totally dispensed with and only online applications, along with digitally uploaded/submitted documents would be accepted.
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