Director General of Foreign Trade(DGFT) has issued Trade Notice No. 51/2018-19 to notify that online filing and processing of MEIS application in respect of SEZ shipping bills shall be made applicable from 8th day of April, 2019.
The procedure and guidelines for exporters/applicants would be like the system based automatic approval for MEIS applied, as mentioned in the Trade Notice No. 30 (as attached). Effectively, the exporters would be able to electronically attach the SEZ shipping bills in their online application and link these shipping bills with e-BRCs for shipping bills with HS Codes, which are not in the negative list issued vide Public Notice 68 (as attached). The system shall approve the MEIS applications and RAs shall dispatch them within 1 working day or hand over to the applicant, as opted by the applicant in the online module.
Source : Director General of Foreign Trade