You must apply on or before 30 March each calendar year for the year applied for. For example, on or before 30 March 2021 for a 2021 exemption certificate.
Obtaining emissions-intensive trade-exposed (EITE) exemption is made up of two parts:
All interactions between the applicant and the Clean Energy Regulator occur though the Client Portal, including:
We will assess your application within 60 days of your successful submission or receipt of additional information needed to complete our assessment.
After we complete our assessment, you will be notified of the outcome through the Client Portal.
Your retailer may access documents assuming your retailer representative has a Client Portal user account and that they have a Primary Contact role.
After the exemption certificate is issued you can:
If we have refused your application, we have assessed that you are not entitled to an exemption certificate.
You may seek review of our assessment if you:
See Internal review of decisions for guidance on seeking a review of the assessment outcome.
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