Government of India
Ministry of Commerce and Industry
Department of Commerce
Directorate General of Foreign Trade

Dated: 28th March 2023
Vanijya Bhawan, New Delhi

Trade Notice No. 27/2022-2023

     1. All Exporters/Members of Trade
     2. All Designated Issuing Agencies


Subject: Extension of Date for mandatory electronic filing of Non-Preferential Certificate of Origin (CoO) through the Common Digital Platform to 31st December 2023 –reg.


In continuation to the earlier Trade Notice 15/2022-23 dated 01.08.2022, it is informed that the transition period for mandatory filing of applications for Non-Preferential Certificate of Origin through the e-CoO Platform has been furethr extended till 31st December 2023.


2.          Accordingly, the exporters and Non-Preferential CoO Issuing Agencies as notified under Appendix-2E of the FTP would have the option to use the online system. However, the online application process shall not be mandatory till 31st December 2023. In this interim period, the existing systems of processing non-preferential CoO applications in manual/paper mode is allow permitted.


3.             For guidance on registration and online application submission process, the Help Manual & FAQs may be seen on the landing page at The authorised issuing agencies are required to sensitize the exporting community and their constituents regarding the online eCoO platform and its registration requirements and encourage the exporters to use the online eCoO platform.


This issues with the approval of the competent authority.

(Md. Moin Afaque)
Deputy Director General of Foreign Trade


(Issued from File No. 01/02/82/AM-19/EDI)