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How to Apply for Duty Free Import Authorisation (DFIA) file Number on DGFT portal?

Feb 05, 2022
How to Apply for Duty Free Import Authorisation (DFIA) file Number on DGFT portal? - AmitMulani and Team

How to Apply for Duty Free Import Authorisation

Pre- Conditions for applying for DFIA:

  1. IEC Entity already Imported items by paying customs duty.
  2. The applicant has an ‘Active’ IEC and is logged into the DGFT Customer Portal.
  3. E-Sign and DSC are enabled for submission.
  4. The applicant is authorised to draft and submit applications for an IEC.

 

To Apply for DFIA file Number is as follows

Step 1 - Login to the portal with valid credentials and click on service option present in the top of the screen

 

Step 2 - Click on advance authorisation/ DFIA option from the menu, you will be redirected to the AA/DFIA page

 

 

Step 3 -  Scroll down to find the Apply for DFIA File Number (ANF-4G) node and click on explore button on the DFIA node, you will be redirected to the Apply for DFIA File Number application page.

 

 

Step 4 - You can either proceed with the draft application or crate a new application, for proceeding with the draft application select the radio button of the corresponding application and click on the proceed with existing application button present in the bottom of the screen and go ahead with an application from where you left

 

Step 5 - For creating a fresh application, click on Start Fresh Application button present in the bottom of the screen, you will be displayed with a fresh application

 

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Step 6 - In the outstanding authorisation details pop up, you will be displayed with outstanding authorisation details for your IEC, click on proceed to proceed with the application.

 

Step 7 - Fill the required details in the respective fields of the basic details section of the basic details screen.

 

Step 8 - Expand on RCMC details section and select the desired RCMC to proceed with

 

Step 9 - Now expand Excise/GST details section and select one or more from the displayed list and verify the industrial registration details, this will we auto populated from IEC profile


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Step 10 - Now expand the supporting manufacturer details and a supporting manufacturer if you are not a manufacturer.

 

Step 11 - For adding a supporting manufacturer, fill the required fields and click on add button, when you click on add button, the supporting manufacturer will be added to the list. If it is a merchant preferred activity, then supporting manufacturing details is mandatory

 

 

Step 12 - Now click on Save and next button to reach export details screen, fill all the required details in the export group details section of the export details screen.

 

 

 

Step 13 - Now, expand the export product section to add export products. To add the export products, fill the required fields in that section and click on add button present in that section, once you click on add button, the product will be added to the export product list.

 

 

Step 14 - Now, expand the cumulative export value and verify the auto-populated values based on the export product added and the expand the deemed export details section

 

 

 

Step 15 - In deemed export section, which is optional you can add deemed export details by filling the mandatory fields and click on save and next button to reach input details screen.

 

 

Step 16 - In the Input details screen, add the input details by filling all the mandatory fields and click on add button, once you click on add button, the input item details will be added in the input items table

 

 

Step 7 - User can either edit or delete the input item from the input item list, for deleting the item click on the delete button corresponding to the selected item or for editing the item, click on edit button then the item details fields will be auto filled with the current item details.

 

 

 

Step 18 - After clicking the update button, the item details will be updated in the list, before proceeding further tick mark all the input items you require and verify the total values

 

Step 19 - Click on the appendix 4J hyperlink to read and declare the same before proceeding. And if required to add invalidation details, please select yes radio button for the 'do you want to add invalidation/ARO requests?'

 

 

Step 20 - Now click on the Next button to reach the next page, i.e., Additional Input details screen.

 

Step 21 - To add the drawback claimed details, expand the drawback claimed section, fill the mandatory details, and click on add button.

 

 

Step 22 - To add the invalidation details, expand the invalidation details section, click on 'select from input list' button, now select the item and click on the add button in the pop-up, once you click on add button the item will be added to the invalidation details list. The added items can be deleted or modified by clicking on the respective icons corresponding to the selected items.

 

 

 

 

Step 23 - For adding indigenous supplier details, expand indigenous supplier details section and click on add supplier details button present in that section, and select from the list. Verify the supplier details and click on save supplier details button, once the save supplier button is clicked the supplier details will be added to the list

 

 

 

 

 

Step 24 - Click on 'view input' button corresponding to the supplier added to the list to see the details of the input.

 

Step 25 - for adding items for wastage claim, click on add input item for wastage claim and select the item from the pop-up and click on add button, the item will be added to list. To modify the wastage, click on edit button and modify the wastage values or if required, click on the delete button to delete the entire.

 

 

 

 

 

Step 26 - Verify the cumulative values, add grand total exemption values and click on save and next button, to reach attachment page

 

 

Step 27 - Add attachments if required by uploading the documents and clicking on add attachment button, then click on save and next button to reach declaration page.

 

Step 28 - Sign the declaration page and click on save and next button to view the application summary.

 

 

 

Step 29 - On application summary page, click on the print button to view and print the application summary for future references, then scroll down to check the fee of the application. Now click on the sign button after reviewing application summary

 

Step 30 - Now click on payment, to proceed with the payment, post successful payment you will be displayed with the e-receipt, you can click on download and print button to download and print the e-receipt for reference.

 

Step 31 - Now click on the OK button of the e-receipt. Now your application is submitted and auto approved, you will receive notifications.

 

Step 32 - after clicking on OK button, the user will be redirected to track the status of the application, where user can track the status of the application.

 


 

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