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RoDTEP, or the Remission of Duties and Taxes on Export Products, is a new program that became effective on January 1, 2021. It replaces the previous Merchandise Exports from India Scheme (MEIS). RoDTEP allows exporters to receive refunds on taxes and duties that were previously non-recoverable, with the goal of increasing exports, which had previously been low in volume. The program aims to support the export industry and boost exports.
Under the RoDTEP scheme, taxes such as Mandi tax, VAT, coal cess, and central excise duty on fuel will be refunded. The RoDTEP scheme encompasses all items previously covered under the MEIS (Merchandise Exports from India Scheme) and RoSTCL (Rebate of State and Central Taxes and Levies). These taxes and duties will now be eligible for refund under the RoDTEP scheme.
Refunds under the RoDTEP (Remission of Duties and Taxes on Export Products) scheme will be provided in the form of electronic, transferable scripts. These credits will be recorded and tracked using an electronic ledger system.
The digital platform enables quicker clearance of transactions through the use of an IT-based risk management system for the verification of exporter records. This helps to ensure the speed and accuracy of transaction processing.
Yes, the RoDTEP scheme covers all sectors, including Chemicals, in order to ensure uniformity across all areas. A dedicated committee will be established to determine the sequence of implementation across sectors, the extent of benefits to be provided to each sector, and related matters.
The documents required to apply for RoDTEP Scheme: Shipping bills, Electronic Bank Realisation Certificate (eBRC), DSC – Class 3 and Registration Cum Membership Certificate (RCMC)
The RoDTEP scheme came into effect on 1 January 2020. The RoDTEP scheme will be in effect till 2025 or until a new scheme comes in to replace it. The RoDTEP scheme subsidises the entire merchandise exports of India.
  1. Log on to the ICEGate website (icegate.gov.in)
  2. File an application using a Class 3 Individual type Digital Signature Certificate.
  3. Attach all the required documents mentioned below and link them to the application.
Since Drawback is not refunding the duties and taxes refunded by RoDTEP, therefore, exporter is eligible to claim both
In other words, even if the goods exported outside India are exempted from GST, still the benefit of RoDTEP can be claimed as long as the said goods are physically exported outside India and all other conditions provided in the scheme are satisfied.
The RoDTEP (Remission of Duties and Taxes on Exported Products) Scheme is based on paragraph 4.01(e) of the Foreign Trade Policy. The RoSCTL (Rebate of State and Central Taxes and Levies) scheme is based on paragraph 4.1(c) of the Foreign Trade Policy and the Government of India, Ministry of Textiles' Notification No.
To create a RoDTEP credit ledger account under the Credit Ledger tab, Indian Export Commodity Classification (IEC) holders who are registered on the Indian Customs Electronic Commerce/Electronic Data Interchange (ICEGATE) portal with a digital signature certificate (DSC) can follow these steps:
  1. Log in to their ICEGATE account
  2. Navigate to the Credit Ledger tab
  3. Select the relevant shipping bills
  4. Generate the RoDTEP scrip

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