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Procedure for issuance of Export Performance Certificate by ISEPC for availing Import Embellishment of Garments

As you are aware that the ISEPC is authorized Agency to issue Entitlement Certificate to exporters, reference is invited to the Notification No.06/2018-Customs dated 02.02.2018 of Government of India, Ministry of Finance (Department of Revenue) thereby making further amendment in the Principal Notification No. 12/2012-Customs dated 17.03.2012. 

As per the Notification, the import of trimmings & embellishment and other goods used by readymade textile garment sector for manufactures of garments shall be restricted to 5% of the FOB Value of the garments exported and value realized during 2017-18 within overall Export Performance Certificate

In view of above, the Export Performance Certificate may be obtained for the purpose of importing eligible items of goods as detailed in Principal Notification No. 12/2012-Customs dated 17.03.2012 of Govt. of India, Ministry of Finance (Deptt. of Revenue) and amended from time to time and last amended vide Notification No. 06/2018-Customs dated 02.02.2018.

The Council reserves the right to call for any other documents/information that may be relevant for this purpose.

Processing Charges:-


Applications should be accompanied by a Pay Order/Demand Draft in favour of “The Indian Silk Export Promotion Council, New Delhi” as per details given hereunder:-

I-  For issuance of Export Performance Certificate. 

Export Performance

Processing charges for fresh

applicants@5% of EPC (Non refundable )

Upto Rs.1 Crore

   5000+ GST 18%

Rs. 1 Crore to Rs. 3 crore

15000 + GST 18%

Rs. 3 Crore to Rs. 10 Crore

20000+ GST 18%



Above Rs. 10 Crore



35000+ GST 18%

II-For issuance of Import Certificate – Rs. 500 +  GST 18% 

III-        For enhancement of Export Performance in EPC- Rs. 5000 + GST 18%

IV-        For cancellation/surrender of Import Certificate- Nil

V-       For reissue/duplicate Export Performance Certificate- Rs. 1500 + GST 18%

Upon receipt of applications from the eligible exporters, the Council will issue the Export Performance Certificate.