Procedure for Procuring Customs Bottle Seals in Bulk

Sub: Issuance of Customs Bottle Seals in advance

[Ref: Public Notice No. 27 /2011 dated 11 March 2011]

Attention of the Members of Trade and Industry, including all persons who require the Customs Bottle Seals in bulk for export or direct delivery purpose of Import Cargo like in case of import by 100% EOU. The revised procedure for procuring the Customs seals in bulk shall be as under:

A†† For Direct Delivery Containers-

i.†† Sufficient nos. of Customs bottle seals would be issued to the Boarding Office at JN Port. To obtain the seal, the importer/exporter representative will make the necessary payments towards the cost of bottle seals and then would approach the Boarding office in advance along with the details and list of containers that are likely to be imported/exported.

ii.†† On the basis of requisition and presumed workload, bottle seals would be allotted to the importer/exporter representative, After the issue, theBoarding Officer will put his/her seal and dated signature on the requisition letter.††

iii.At the gate, the gate PO will check and verify the bottle seal no. with respect to the requisition letter duly certified by Boarding officer

b.For forwarding from CFS-

j.†† Sufficient nos. of Customs bottle seals would be issued to the Supdt. (Export) of respective CFS.To obtain the seal, the Authorized person will make the necessary payments towards the cost of bottle seals and then would approach the concerned CFS in advance along with the details and list of containers that are likely to be imported/exported.

ii.†† On the basis of requisition and presumed workload, bottle seals would be allotted to the exporter/importer representative, After the issue, the Supdt. i/c of respective CFS will put his/her seal and dated signature on the requisition letter.††

iii.At the gate, the gate PO will check and verify the bottle seal no. with respect to the requisition letter duly certified by Supdt. i/c of respective CFS.

c.Separate registers will be kept in Boarding Office as well as in respective CFSs for proper accounting of bottle seals with opening balance and closing balance columns along with other columns viz. Sr. no., date of issue, IGM/BE No./Dt , No. of Container.

Any difficulties in implementation of these regulations may be brought to the notice of the undersigned immediately.

F.No.S/6-Gen-137/11 DíNode