Scheme of Duty Exemption and Remission for licensed exporters Licence


Ministry of Communication and Information Technology Schemes


Duty exemption schemes enable duty free import of inputs required for export production.

Duty exemption schemes consist of:

  1. Duty-Free ImportAuthorisation (DFIA)
  2. The duty remission scheme enables post export replenishment/remission of duty on inputs used in export products.

Duty remission schemes consist of:

  1. Duty Entitlement Passbook (DEPB)
  2. Duty Drawback (DBK) or DFRC (Duty Free Replacement Certificate)

Sponsored By

Central Government of India


To enable duty-free import of inputs needed for export production


All the licensed exporters



An Advance Licence is issued under the duty exemption.

Under duty remission scheme:

  1. DFRC permits duty-free replenishment of inputs used in the export products.
  2. DEPB allows drawback of import charges on inputs used in the export products.

How To Apply

A Udyami Helpline: Dial 1800-180-6763 [Toll Free Number] for queries relating to this Schemes.

Approach to Directorate General of Foreign Trade (DGFT) .




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