RoDTEP which is a combination of MEIS & RoSCTL scheme and compatible with WTO norms is effective from 1st Jan 2021.
Reimbursement of taxes/duties to exporters which are not refunded under any other schemes e.g. local taxes, coal cess, mandi tax, electricity duties, and fuel used for transportation.
Digital refund to Exporter by way of issuance of freely transferable duty credit/electronic scrips (maintainable in electronic ledger) which can be used to pay basic customs duty.
How to Apply
Claim to be made by exporter in the Shipping Bill by making a declaration in the prescribed template. Note this is a mandatory condition.
Customs Authorities to process claim post filing of EGM.
A scroll with all individual shipping bills for admissible amount will be generated and credit shall be made available in the Exporter ICEGATE login.
RoDTEP credit ledger account needs to be created. This can be done by IECs who have registered on ICEGATE with a DSC.
Exporter can log in into his ICEGATE account and convert the admissible amount into duty credit scrip stored in credit ledger account.
Scrips once generated will reflect in the exporter’s ledger and will be available for utilization in paying eligible duties during imports or for transfer to any other entity having IEC & valid ICEGATE registration.
Exporters to get themselves registered on ICEGATE pro-actively.
Adherence to the procedural aspects including Declarations.
Where some ceiling on RoDTEP funds allocation is announced by government, it is recommended that export houses take pro-active approach.