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Revised Import Policies for Electronics: Implications and Exemptions under Notification No.23/2023

Import policy terms have been amended for items under HSN 8471 of Chapter 84 Import Policy of ITC under Notification No.23/2023 dated 3rd Aug 2023. 

 Import of Laptops/Tablets, All-in one Personal Computers and few other products under HSN 8741 requires Import License as these devices are now classified as “Restricted” and will require valid license from DGFT to import. 

 Exemption of import license for the following: 

  • For imports under baggage rules 
  • Online buying (duty fee applicable) 
  • Imports for R&D, Testing, Repair and re-export, product development purpose 
  • Goods repaired abroad and returned (for restricted items) 
  • Restricted items which is a part of any Machinery/Equipments classified under capital goods. 

  

Import License for restricted items will be applicable from 1st of November 2023. Devices under restricted items can be imported without obtaining import license Up to 31st of October 2023 

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Praveen Rao

CEO & Technical Director, C-PRAV Group: Australia, New Zealand, India & Canada 

C-PRAV Labs & Certifications 

Professional engineering experience of 30+ years with technical and managerial skills obtained from professional degree, courses, and hands-on experience, while working with organizations and companies involved in Design & Development, Testing, Inspection, Certification and Compliance (TICC). 

Management of electrical/electronic products & systems Testing and Certifications for Global markets in Consumer, Industrial, IT, Telecom, Defence, Medical, and Automotive Industries. Overall advisory for Standards, Regulations, Testing and Certifications for Global Market Access (GMA). 

  • ISO/IEC 17025 Lab Quality Management 
  • NATA Authorised Signatory (1995 to 2000) for EMC Testing 
  • NATA & IANZ Authorised Technical Assessor (current)
  • EMI/EMC, RF/Wireless, EMR-RF Exposure/SAR 
  • NATA Technical Assessors Advisory Committee (current) 
  • Current Chair of Australian EMC National Standards Committee 
  • Member of Australian National standards committees for Safety, Radio, RF Exp/SAR 
  • Represent Australia in International Standards committees like IEC, CISPR, IEEE 
  • Member of Telecommunications Certification Body Council, USA and European REDCA