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Membership Fee Structure of EPCES

EPCES membership is mandatory as per Gazette Notification G.S.R.No.771( E ) dated 5.8.2016  issued by Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Govt. of India, which states that “The unit or the developer including co-developer shall obtain a Registration-cum-Membership Certificate for availing exemptions, drawback and concessions”.  Hence, for timely submission of your claims in respect of exemptions, drawback and concessions under SEZ Scheme kindly login to membership portal at the link  https://membership.epces.in
The Supply of Goods & Services (GST) to SEZ developer / SEZ units is Zero rated as per section 16 of IGST Act.

Hence, to avail exemption of GST@ 18% on membership subscription there is requirement of valid letter of approval , Valid bond cum LUT and valid membership of EPCES. In the absence of any one of the above mentioned documents, GST @ 18% is liable on membership subscription.
 

Membership Fee for SEZ Units:

The membership subscription is to be paid as per their export turnover of the preceding  year. i.e. 

Membership Subscription details for  SEZ UNITS Subscription

GST Tax 

@ 18%

Total Payable

Export turnover upto Rs. 5 Crore

Rs. 5,000/-

Rs. 900/-

Rs. 5900/-
Export turnover above Rs.5 Crore to Rs 25 Crore Rs. 10,000/- Rs.1800/- Rs. 11800/-
Export turnover Rs.25 Crore  and above Rs. 15,000/- Rs.2700/- Rs. 17700/-
 

Membership Fee for SEZ Developers & Co-Developers:

As regards SEZ Developers & Co-Developer  as soon as a company receives an approval from the Board of Approval (BOA) Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Govt. of India,  they are eligible to become member of EPCES.
The membership fee for the category of SEZ Developers  and Co-Developer is as under:
    

(One time admission fee + Yearly Membership Subscription ) 

ONE TIME ADMISSION FEE Subscription GST Tax @ 18% Total Payable
Small SEZ Developers below 1000 Hectares Land  Rs. 50,000/-

Rs. 9000/-

Rs. 59000/-
Big SEZ Developers  above 1000 Hectares Land Rs. 20,000/-  Rs.3600/- Rs. 23600/-
 
 

Membership Subscription details for

SEZ Developers/Co-Developer

Subscription GST Tax @ 18% Total Payable
Small SEZ Developers below 1000 Hectares Land Rs. 15,000/- Rs. 2700/- Rs. 17700/-
Big SEZ Developers above 1000 Hectares Land   Rs. 20,000/- Rs. 3600/-  Rs. 23600 /-

Membership Fee for EOUs: 

The  members  in the category of Export Oriented Units (EOUs) are required to pay membership subscription as per their export turnover of the preceding  year along with GST @18%. i.e. 

Membership Subscription details for  EOUs Subscription
 

GST Tax @ 18%

Total Payable
Export turnover upto Rs. 5 Crore Rs. 5,000/- Rs. 900 /- Rs. 5900/-
Export turnover above Rs.5 Crore to Rs 25 Crore Rs. 10,000/- Rs. 1800/- Rs. 11800/-
Export turnover Rs.25 Crore  and above Rs. 15,000/- Rs. 2700/-  Rs. 17700/-