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Inward Processing

Name & Address of Applicant
Name and the registered address of the exporter company/business who wish to obtain facilities available under Inward Processing Scheme for export of goods. An exporter can be a company duly incorporated in Sri Lanka, a business registered with the Registrar of Businesses.

Telephone number and the fax number of the registered address to be entered at the relevant space allocated

Date (YY/MM/DD)
Date of the application. On which the application was signed by the applicant

TIN No.
Tax Payer Identification Number (TIN) obtained from the Department of Inland Revenue
Approval Number
This box is filled by Customs with the serial number assigned to the application when the approval is granted.  Therefore there could be several approval numbers for a given exporter within a year, if more than one application is made for approval.

Customs Ref. Number
A Customs Reference Number is allocated when an exporter is first registered with Customs and the reference number uniquely identifies the exporter and has perpetual succession.

Address of Workshop/Factory
The address of the location where goods are stored for processing and the production is carried out.
Telephone number and the fax number of the workshop/factory to be entered at the relevant space allocated.

Type of Operation
    Manufacturer cum Exporter
Cross this box if the manufacturer is also the exporter of the goods.

    Manufacturer cum Indirect Exporter
Cross this box if the manufacturer is not the final exporter of the goods

*Type of Approval
    General Approval
Cross this box if the application is general in nature. For example if the same part for repair is to be imported regularly in several consignments during a period of one year from the date of approval.

        Specific Approval
Cross this box if the application is specific in nature. For example if a plant or particular machine is to be imported once in a single consignment.

Purpose of Importing the Items and their Relation to Production
As the heading is very clear, the purpose of importing the plant, machinery, equipment or parts and its relation to the production has to be clearly entered here.

For example a part may be to replace a worn part of an existing plant or a machine used in the manufacturing of fruit juice for export. A plant may be for the purpose of canning or bottling fruit drinks for export.

Names and Address of Exporters (to be filled only by indirect Exporters use overleaf if necessary)
Exporters who supplies their products to third parties who finally carries out the export are required to enter the names and address of those final exporters here.

EXPORT
Export/Manufactured Product
The commercial description of the product(s) exported.

Production volume (Next 12 months), and Value %
Total estimated volume of production of the industry during the next 12 months. This has to be expressed in the relevant unit of production of the particular industry. This could be in Kilo grams, grams, liters, or units etc.

In the cage for Value%, enter the percentage of the value of the production during the next 12 months.

Export volume (Next 12 months), and Value %
Total volume of products of the said industry exported during the next 12 months. This also has to be expressed in the relevant unit of production of the particular industry as in the case of Production volume (Next 12 months) above.

In the cage for Value%, enter the estimated percentage of the value of the production to be exported during the next 12 months.

IMPORT
Item No.
Sequence number of the items listed in the application.

Description of Import Item(s)
Description of the item (plant, machinery, equipment, tool or part) applied to be imported under the scheme. It is important here to include full description of the item together with make and models.

Quantity
Quantity applied for each and every item to be imported


Approximate CIF Value
Approximate total of cost, insurance and freight of each and every item applied under the scheme.

UNDERTAKING
The applicant enters his/her name and designation and places his/her signature,  applying for duty fee a clearance of items and agrees to the terms and conditions governing the scheme and declares that all particulars are true and correct.

The applicant here requests the preferred manner in which the applicable Customs duties are secured on clearance i.e. whether it is by bank/exporter

CERTIFICATE
Recommends clearance of the above item(s) under exemption of duty subject to conditions governing the scheme:

The certificate authorizes the type of the approval, i.e. whether the approval is general/specific, and manner in which the Customs duties payable if any are secured i.e. Bank/Exporter guarantees.

When the certificate is signed by the Superintendent of Customs on duty at Export Facilitation Unit with signature and date, the applicant is authorized to import the item subject to the terms and conditions applicable to the scheme.