The Schemes under Status Holder Schemes

What is Status Holder?

Businessmen along with Manufacturer Exporters, Service Providers, Export Oriented Units (EOUs) and Units located in Special Economic Zones (SEZs), Agri Export Zones (AEZs), Electronic Hardware Technology Parks (EHTPs), Software Technology Parks (STPs) and Bio- Technology Parks (BTPs) shall be eligible for status.

 Segregation of Status Holders:

Applicant shall be categorized depending on total FOB (FOR - for deemed exports) export performance during current plus previous three years (taken together) upon exceeding limit below.

Status Category Export Performance FOB / FOR Value
Export House (EH) Rs. 20 Crores
Star Export House (SEH) Rs. 100 Crores
Trading House (TH) Rs. 500 Crores
Star Trading House (STH) Rs. 2500 Crores
Premier Trading House (PTH) Rs. 7500 Crores

1. Authorization and Customs Clearances for both imports and exports depending on self-declaration.
2. 60 days deadline for Fixation of Input-Output norms on priority.
3. No need of compulsory negotiation of documents through banks. Though remittance / receipts would be received through banking channels.
4. 100% retention of foreign exchange in EEFC account.
5. Exemption from furnishing of BG in Schemes under FTP.
6. SEHs and above shall be permitted to establish Export Warehouses, as per DoR guidelines.
7. For status holders, a decision on conferring of ACP Status shall be communicated by Customs within 30 days from receipt of application with Customs.
8. As an option, for Premier Trading House (PTH), the average level of exports under EPCG Scheme shall be the arithmetic mean of export performance in last 5 years, instead of 3 years.
9. Status Holders of specified sectors shall be eligible for Status Holder Incentive Scrip under Para 3.16 of FTP.
10. Status Holders of Agri. Sector (Chapter 1 to 24) shall be eligible for Agri. Infrastructure Incentive Scrip under VKGUY – Para 3.13.4 of FTP.

What you can expect from us?

Planetexim assists Exporters in compilation of past and present exports, ascertaining eligibility of exports, preparation of application along with documentation, application preparations, representation and coordination with DGFT and its offices till issuance of the Status Holder Certificate.