Export Assistance
Guides to Exporting
Finding Export Finance
Export Glossary
Export Acronyms
Export Consultants
Export Documentation
Register as an exporter
Proforma Invoice
Commercial Invoice
Packing Lists
Exchange Control Forms
Insurance Forms
Customs Documents
Document Completion Guide
Export Training
Training providers
Training calendar
Export Guide
Export Marketing
What is involved in export Marketing?
Export Marketing Channels
Using Export Agents
Finding Export Agents
The Role of Trade Fairs
Preparing to participate in a Trade Fair
Finding Trade Fairs
Inward Bound Missions
Outward Bound Missions
The Internet and Exporting
Website internationalisation
Export portals
Overseas Trade Offices
Embassies and Consulates
Financial Assistance for Export Marketing
ETO Systems
Dealing with Export Environments
Trade Agreements
Export Tools
Export Readiness Checker
Export Checklists
Export Business Planner
Export SWOT Analyser
Country Risk Evaluator
Product map
Translation Resources
Currency Converter
Export Documentation
Document Completion Guide
SA and Foreign Tariff Databases
Export Software & Technology solutions
Tracking tools
Export e-Newsletter
Export Law
Laws affecting Exports
Maritime Insurance
Exchange Control
SA Export Regulations
Trade/Maritime Lawyers
ITC Services


You are here: Step 9: Obtaining finances for your exports > EMIA > Individual Exhibitions > Steps in applying for assistance


Custom Search

Steps in the application process

Step 1

Download an EMIA information pack, including the Individual Exhibition guideline document and application form, or you can contact the following telephone number (012) 394 1014 and ask thedti to email, fax or post these documents to you. Note that the web pages that you are on right now simply represent an online version of the guideline document mentioned above.

Step 2

Complete the application form. The application form goes hand-in-hand with thedti guideline document . The application should be completed in full and must be accompanied by supporting documentation as stipulated in the checklist in the application form. For enquiries telephone (012) 394 1014.

Step 3

Submit the application form at least two (2) months prior to the date of the exhibition. Late applications will not be accepted. The application form should be forwarded to EMIA via registered mail or hand/courier delivered to:

Postal address: Physical address:
Individual participaction
P Bag x86
Individual participation
77 Meintjies Street

Step 4

The applicant will receive an acknowledgement letter within four (4) working days. Outstanding documentation will be requested - the applicant will be allowed five (5) working days in which to supply the requested outstanding documentation.

Step 5

Only complete applications will be considered by the Adjudication Board. EMIA will supply an approval or rejection letter within tweny (20) working days from submission of a complete application. The EMIA applicant should ensure that written confirmation of approval is received prior to the date of departure.

Step 6

The approved applicant will receive an approval letter. Included with this approval letter will be the terms and condition of approval and a claim form will accompany the letter of approval.

Step 7

Approved applicants must read the claim form and guidelines carefully in order to be well acquainted with the rules and procedures before undertaking the trip and incurring expenses. Applicants will need to identify which documentation is required to accompany the claim. Applicants also need to make themselves aware of the acceptable means of payments. All invoices and proof of payment should be in the name of the approved entity/individual.

Step 8

The claim form should be submitted within three (3) months from date of return from the approved business destination. No late claims will be considered for payment. Claims or claim items outstanding after the three (3) months will be cancelled.

Step 9

If a claim is complete with all the necessary supporting documentation as required on the claim form and checklist, it may then be considered for approval. EMIA advisors will process and validate the claim. The claimant will receive a letter of acknowledgement within four (4) working days. Claimants can expect a thirty (30) working day turnaround time on complete claims and should allow an additional ten (10) days for payment by thedti finance section.

Step 10

The claimant has to submit a follow-up report in addition to the questionnaire supplied by thedti, on the export successes achieved as a result of the visit within six (6) months of the event. Should this report not be submitted, thedti reserves the right to exclude the individual/company from receiving further assistance under the EMIA scheme.

Top of page

Step 9: more information

Step 9: Obtaining finances/resources for your exports
      Bank financing
      Payment methods as a means of financing
      dti EMIA incentives
            Definitions and terminology
            Individual Exhibitions (IE)
                  .General qualification criteria
                  .Limitation of assistance provided
                  .Scheme-specific financial criteria
                  .Application documentation and other requirements
                  .Claim documentation and other requirements
            Individual Inward-bound Mission (IIBM)
            In-store promotions (IP)
            Primary Market Research (PMR)
            Group Inward Buying Trade Missions (IBM)
            National Pavilions (NP)
      Payment terms and export financing
      Pricing as a means of financing
      Export receivables
      Foreign currency loans
      Alternative sources of financing

Click where you want to go

More information on Step 9
Learning to export... The export process in 21 easy steps
Step 1: Considering exporting
Step 2:Current business viability
Step 3:Export readiness
Step 4:Broad mission statement and initial budget
Step 5:Confirming management's commitment to exports
Step 6: Undertaking an initial SWOT analysis of the firm
Step 7:Selecting and researching potential countries abroad
Step 8: Preparing and implementing your export plan
Step 9: Obtaining financing for your exports
Step 10: Managing your export risk
Step 11: Promoting the firm and its products abroad
Step 12: Negotiating and quoting in exports
Step 13: Revising your export costings and price
Step 14: Obtaining the export order
Step 15: Producing the goods
Step 16: Handling the export logistics
Step 17: Export documentation
Step 18: Providing follow-up support
Step 19: Getting paid
Step 20: Reviewing and improving the export process
Step 21: Export Management
Export Reference
HS Codes
SIC Codes
Country Codes
Airline Codes
Airport Codes
Port Codes
Telephone Codes
Export control
Electricity Voltages
Transportation Types
Container Types
Hazardous Cargo Symbols
International Trade Agreements
Country Info
Export Documentation
Export Opportunities
Export portals
dti enquiries
Export calendar
Inward Bound Missions
Outward Bound Missions
Trade Fairs SA
International Trade Fairs
Country Info
Country Help
SA Missions Abroad
Missions in SA
SA Representatives
Bilateral Chambers
Export Network
SA Economic Representatives
SA Missions Abroad
Missions in SA
Export Councils
Export Consultants
Export Trainers
Export Agents
Customs Clearing Agents
Trading Companies
Export Financiers
Bilateral Chambers
Government Departments
Trade Associations
Freight Forwarders
Airline Companies
Shipping Lines
Road Haulers
Courier companies
Trade/Maritime Lawyers
World Trade Point Federation
South African Translators
Universities with international Expertise
International Trade Statistics
Import and Export Statistics
Main Trading Partners
Main Export Products
Economic Statistics
SA Statistics
SA Reserve Bank
Data Mapper®
UNCTAD Statistics

Our sister sites:


Trade Training







Disclaimer | Privacy Policy | Advertising | Link to us

© Interactive Reality

blogger hit counter