Customs Public Notices


Mumbai Air Cargo Complex Zone-III Remain Open on Sunday, 31 March 2019

Mumbai Air Cargo Public Notice No. 05/2019 dated 27 March 2019

JNCH Issues Trade Notice on Deferred Payment of Duty for Approved AEO

Jawaharlal Nehru Customs House Public Notice No. 27 dated 15.03.2019

JNCH Introduces Online Facility for Container Scanning Selection Status

Jawaharlal Nehru Customs House Public Notice No. 26 dated 14.03.2019

Containers Leave ICD without Due Process of Registration and Issue of LEO of the Shipping Bills

Public Notice No. 13/2019 dated 06.02.2019

Revised Procedure for Scanning of DPD-DPD Mode Containers

Public Notice No. 12/2019 dated 6 February 2019

Procedure for Clearance of Export LCL Cargo Categorized as “Hazardous Goods”

Public Notice No.10/2019 dated 01 February 2019

InterGlobe Aviation Gets Permission to Tranship Imported Cargo from New Delhi Air Cargo Complex to other 10 Major Ports

Delhi Customs House Public Notice No. 01 dated 17 January 2019

Delhi Customs Issues AEO Clients Registration Procedures

Delhi Customs House Public Notice No. 01 dated 17th January 2019

JNCH Commissionerates Observes Special Drive for Pending SAD Refund Claims from 16 Jan to 31 Jan 2019

Jawaharlal Nehru Customs House Public Notice 06 dated 15th January 2019

Courier Imports under Attack from Swadeshi Jagran Manch

·   Delhi Customs Standing Order for Mis-declaration and Smuggling of Goods Imported through Courier

Delhi Air Cargo Export Commissioner Standing Order No. 01/2019 dated 10 January 2019

Manual Filing for AEO T1 to Continue till End of Financial Year 2018-19

·    Online Website for EDI to Operate in Parallel

·    Audit Frequency Elongated to Once in Three years

Mumbai Air Cargo Public Notice: 93/2018 dated 19.12.2018

Standard Operating Procedure for Reimport of Hand Carried Precious Exhibition Cargo

·    Clearance through Red Channel Inspection against Manually Filed Advance Bill of Entry

·    Documents to be Hand Carried to Various Point for Data Entry on Icegate Computer

Delhi New Customs House Standing Order No. 03 /2018 dated 18.12.2018

MoEF Guidelines for Petcoke Quota Allocation

Office Memorandum No. Q-18011/54/2018-CPA dated 10 September 2018

Delhi Customs Organises Refund Mela from 1 to 15 Nov 2018

New Customs House, New Delhi Public Notice No. 27/2018 dated 25 October 2018

Manual Clearance of Export Refund at Delhi Customs Introduces for SB before 15 Nov

Delhi Customs, Air Cargo Complex Public Notice No. 30/2018 dated 31st October 2018

Leghorn RFID Seals Defective says Delhi Customs CC

New Customs House, New Delhi Public Notice No. 10 dated 25th October 2018

BIS Registration for 49 Electronic Goods under RCR Order 2012

·   Second Hand Goods too must Register or get Exemption Letter from MEITY

·   CKD Imports Allowed but SKD only for Manufacture with Permission from Brand Owner

·   Demo, R&D and Testing Goods Exempted

·   Parts Embedded in Main Equipment like Battery and Adaptor too need Registration

New Customs House, IGI Airport, New Delhi Public Notice No. 26 dated 9th October 2018

Use Departmental Testing Labs only, Orders JNPT

Jawaharlal Nehru Customs House Standing Order No. 38/2018 dated 17th October 2018

ICD Patparganj Notifies CE Empanelment Procedure – Only DGFT Approved Engineers to Apply

Patparganj & Other ICDs Public Notice No. 34 dated 5th October 2018

Procedure for Manual Correction in EDI Bills of Entry at JNCH

Public Notice No. 134/2018 dated 01.10.2018

Amendment Procedure in Advance Bill of Entry Decentralised

Facility Circular 41/2018 dated 14.09.2018

Ad Hoc Customs Duty Exemption for Kerala Flood Relief

Public Notice No. 10/2018 dated 18.08.2018

Entry in Appraising Hall of New Customs House at Delhi only thru Biometric Smart Cards made by Private Persons and Issued by Customs

Public Notice No. 22/2018 dated 07.08.2018

No Reply to Drawback Queries Results in “Zero Claim” Status in Final Processing

Public Notice No. 21/2018 dated 16.08.2018

No Physical Signature of Customs Officials Required in Documents


Tramadol Notified as Psychotropic Substances under NDPS Act, 1985

JNCH Public Notice No. 73/2018 dated 08.05.2018

No Hard Copy for Additional Documents in Import Filing, Image Reference Number to be Quoted in Bill of Entry

·    All Documents for Assessment must be Assessable Online

·    Answer to Queries must be Uploaded on e-SANCHIT

·    No Hard Copies to be Entertained by Customs

ICD Tughlakabad Public Notice No. 08/2018 dated 10.05.2018

Licence and Scheme Sub Group VII Discontinued in Customs

·    Group Allocation from 1 to 6 on the Classification of Highest Value Item

ICD Tughlakabad Public Notice No. 07/2018 dated 10.05.2018

Delhi Customs Issues Procedure for Bonded Trucking Movements from Air Cargo Complex to Jaipur Gems Stone Exchange

Delhi Customs Public Notice No. 11 dated 01.05.2018

No Objection Certificate Not Required from Central Drug Standard Control Organization for Drugs Export


Use Reward Scrip Fully in One Go for Duty Payment Orders ICD Tughlakabad

Customs Public Notice No. 06/2018 dated 26 April 2018

FSSAI NOC for Food Items

SWIFT Reference Must be mentioned for Non-Food Items Import


Export Inspection Certificate Must for Export of Milk Products


Mumbai Customs Issues List of 778 Pending Drawback Claims

Mumbai Customs Public Notice No. 186 dated 23rd December 2016

Solid Plastic Waste for Recycling Allowed in SEZ

Post Consumption Waste such as Plastic Bags not Allowed

Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change Notification dated 6 July 2016

Importer and Exporter Must Fulfil KYC Norms – Photo Identity Address Proof, Photocopy of IEC Detail with Freight Forwarders Required

Jawaharlal Nehru Customs House Public Notice No. 99 dated July 2016

Plastic Valuation Allowed to go below 10% of PLATT Quotes

Jawaharlal Nehru Customs House Standing Order No. 44 dated 8th July 2016

New RBI-BRC Module for Monitoring Export Realization in EDI

Air Cargo Complex, Sahar, Mumbai Public Notice No. 24 dated 15th July 2016

Final Notice to Clear Queries on 3624 Five Year Old Pending Drawback Claims


Mumbai Customs on Manual Mode for Registration of Reward Scrips, EDI System not Functional


Positive and Negative List of Drugs for NOC from Drug Controller Released by Mumbai Customs


Chartered Engineer Certificate for Valuation of Second Hand Machinery Imports – Mumbai Customs Lists Procedure


24x7 Customs Clearance for Exports at Air Cargo Complex – Four Batches in Two Shift Operation

Same Day Clearance to Attract 20% Discount on Terminal Charges

Air Cargo Complex Trade Facilitation Notice

Second Verification of First Time Importers in Mumbai Zone not Required


Mumbai Customs Re-warehousing/Bonding Procedures for EOUs


Customs Relaxes Procedures for Empty Containers Shipped by Foreign Suppliers Cheating Importers


Trade Must Declare Complete Description of Cashew Kernels in the Bills of Entry


Double Payment of Customs Duty – Procedure for Refund Claim


Factory Stuffing Permission for the Rail Terminal at Navkar Corporation Sewri and Vashi CFS on MOT Basis


Customs Procedure ATA Carnet Exhibition Goods

Public Notice No. 19 /2012 dated 7 June 2012

Air Cargo Mumbai Launches 2 Months Drawback Clearance Drive

Public Notice No. 18/2012 dated 21 May 2012

Certificate of Analysis Must for Drug Exports

First Time Exporters to Produce Three of Six Documents to JNPT Customs from 10 Sept ‘09

First Time Importers to Produce Five Documents Compulsory from 4 Sept ‘09

Clearances of Goods After Expiry of Warehousing Period

Factory Stuffing to Merchant Exporters, No Goods in the Factory Production to be Allowed apart from Perishable and Fragile Goods

Two more CFS under Nhava Sheva Customs Allowed to Handle Factory Stuffed Goods

Powers of Adjudication to Customs Officers

Meet Addl Commissioner on after 48 hrs, Commissioner after 96 hrs

RCMC Issued by Coconut Development Board is Mandatory for Export of Coconut and Coconut Products

Procedure for Registration of Advance Authorisation at Nhava Sheva

Procedure for Registration of EPCG Licence Holder at Nhava Sheva

Disposal of Unclaimed Export Cargo at Nhava Sheva

Drawback Disbursal at Nhava Sheva – Pending Cases

Factory Stuffed Export Containers Clearance through CFS Punjab Conware Only

Post Verification Report

No Drawback if BRC are Not in Place, Says Nhava Sheva Commissioner

Verification of DFIA Licences and Monitoring their EO under FTP 2009-14

Reconstruction of EP Copy Shipping Bills

Procedure for Inter-CFS Transfer of Export Goods where No LEO Given

Procedure of Post-Shipment Amendments under Sec. 149 of CA 1962

Auto Email Based Enquiry to Check Status of BE/SB at JNPT

Procedure for Refund Claims other than SAD– One Month Period Stipulated

Mill Test Certificate and Country of Origin Must for Steel Sheets Imports

Procedure for Disposal of Grievance Special Watch

Procedure for Supplying Duty Free Gold to Exporters by Nominated Agencies

Ask for Speaking Order for Filing Appeals, Says Customs

MIAL Import Warehouse at Marol Notified for Unclaimed Cargo

Pending Drawback Claims Due to Non-receipt of Brand Rate Letters

Procurement Certificates under EOU Scheme – Re-warehousing Certificate must

Unaccompanied Baggage Clearance Procedure

Valuation of Polymers Withdrawn

Delayed IGM

Indemnity Bond for Absence of Original Documents Ok for 4% SAD Refund

Unaccompanied Baggage Clearance Procedure

Direct Port Delivery for Import of Explosives Cargo Container for Indian Navy

Impersonation in E-Filing of Customs

Registration Timing of Documents for Import Cargo Examination at JNCH, Nhava Sheva

Email Based Enquiry Facility Extended for Balance in Running Bond and Profile for Status Holder at JNCH

Non-Compliance by trade of Querry Memo, Consultative Letter, Advisory Memo, Less Charge Demand Notice issued by PCA.

Labelling of Imported Goods in Bond Allowed Against Warehoused Bill of Entry

No Demurrage on Customs Seized or Detained Goods

Send Self Addressed Envelope with Drawback Supplementary Claim

Nodal Officers in DGFT and Customs to Resolve Disputes at JNPT

Consumer Scrap not Allowed – Customs should Check Samples Carefully

Phyto Clearance/NOC Must for Import of Frozen Green Peas

Procedure for Drawback Claim for Gold and Silver Jewellery

Brand Rate Shipping Bills Claim

Procedure of Signing of E.P. Copy of Shipping Bill/ DEPB Bill

Four Days for Textile Committee Sampling – Sample Size

Submission of Supplementary Information of IGM under ICES

Only Select Containers for Examination in Customs Sheds, Rest will be Delivered in Port

Streamlining Procedure of Re-credit of DEPB or Refund of Duties

Data Quality of Information Furnished by the Importers and Exporters for Assessment Purposes

Factory Stuffing Permission Withdrawn Nhava Sheva for 449 Units

Direct Refund Amount to Importers Accounts at Nhava Sheva Compulsory – No Cheques Now

Decision on Cases where the System Indicates Duty Paid is Less by Re. 1

Drawback Clearance Months from 17 April to 16 June 2010

Classification of Handicrafts

Guidelines for Assessment and Examination of Goods on Weighment Basis under the Provisions of the Customs Act, 1962

Amendments in Hazardous Wastes Rules, 2008

Procedure for Issuing Duplicate Copy of Bill of Entry

Correct Description with Complete Specs in Bill of Entry must for Import of Marble Import

Verification of Reward Scrips

Bring Cargo in the Mornings, Please

BRCs Submission Period by Status Holders Relaxed to 12 Months from 6 Months

Refund of 4% Special Additional Duty Procedure

Redemption of EPCG – CA Certification on Shipping Bills Adequate, Verification not Necessary

Monitoring of EO Against EPCG Licence

Verification of DGFT Scrips by SFISC on Random Basis

Contact Details of Nodal Officer in Textile Committee for Knowing Test Reports Status

Guidelines for Ship Breaking Units

Export Goods Description and Documentation Details must in Phyto-Sanitary Certificate

Misuse of EPCG Scheme by Rashmi Cement Ltd.

Documents Verification for First Time Importers

Procedure for Registration of EPCG Authorizations

Utilisation of Morning Hours for Export Cargoes at Nhava Sheva

CFS Thiruvottiyur, Chennai Declared as Customs Area for Handling Import Containers

EDI Help Desk at Zonal DGFT Office, New Delhi

All International Airlines Allowed to Carry Domestic Cargo

Cargo Movement Procedure of Heavy Odd Dimension Cargo

No Hand Written Markings and Paper Stickers on Packages for Export

Procedure for Import of Gas Cylinders

Cosmetics Imports Allowed only through 14 Specified Ports

Rectification of ‘L’ Error of Export of Bulk Liquid Cargo

Examination Report Must be Entered into the EDI Systems on the Same Day

Declaration of Vague Description in Filing Bill of Entry Relating to Alloys of Steel

E-Payment through IDBI Bank Authorized for Customs Duty Payment at JNCH

No Refund Claim with Central Refund Cell for Project Imports, Group itself to Process Application

Port Health Officers under FSSA, 2006

Stencil Marking on Export Packages Not Necessary

Conversion of Shipping Bills from One Scheme to Another – JNPT Public Notice

Uniform Return Format for EPCG Exports

RMS Facilitated Bills of Entry for Food Items – Temporary Relaxation

Valuation of Second Hand Machinery

Re-Export Clearances under ATA Carnet – Detail Format

List of Approved CE/Inspection and Certification Agencies for Valuation of Second Hand Machinery Imports

Waste Paper Specs under Pollution Norms

RNI Certificate for Newsprint Import at Concessional Duty

NOC Based Clearance for Leather, Bones, Hair and Other Animal Waste

Declaration of Registered Office Address of Manufacturer not Necessary on Packages

Domestic Value of Warehousing Sale of Imported Goods is not Transaction Value Sale is not in the Course of International Trade

Revised Return Format for SAD Refund

Simplified Procedure for Port Registration of EOUs for Clearance of Imported Goods

Nutmeg and Mace Exports – Aflatoxin Test Certificate only from 1 January 2011

Forged Documents of Cotton Yarn Quota Force Customs to Verify Status from Textile Ministry

Centralized Consolidated Certificate for 4% SAD Refund

Format of Manual Bill of Entry in Legal Size Paper

Only Three Documents Required for Waste Paper Clearance Now

Contractors Police Verification Reports at Private Terminals Required by 30 December 2010

E-Payment of Customs Duties at the Mumbai Port

Correct Data in Import/Export Declaration

Manual Noting Across Categories Allowed with Approval of Jt Commissioner

Factory Stuffing Permission for Exports

Improve Data Quality or Face Withdrawal of Self Clearance Says JNPT Commissioner

Visiting Hours of 12 to 1 and 3:30 to 5 Notified into JNCH Customs

Reduction of Govt Litigations

Remnant Samples for Testing in Customs Lab

Roasted Gram Export Covered in Ban

LCL Cargo to Go to Unaccompanied Baggage Centre, Nhava Sheva

Duty List for Customs Custodian

Re-credited 4% SAD DEPB/Reward Scheme Scrips use Extended upto 30 June 2011

Updation of Bank A D Code in Import

Form 10 Waiver Procedures Dual use Drugs for Non Medicinal use only After 15 April 2011

Procedure for Procuring Customs Bottle Seals in Bulk

Centralised Bond Management Module for IPR Enforcement from 15 March 2011

EDI 1.5 to be Implemented in JNPT Customs on 5 April 2011

Demurrage Charges Waived during EDI Changeover to ICES ver 1.5

New Codes Allotted to CFSs for Migration to ICES 1.5 ver

Storing Hazardous Cargo at CFSs Extended to 15 April 2011

No Electronic Filing for Perishables when ICES 1.5 Fails

NOC for Drug Import not Required if Past NOC for Drug Import same Drug Produced to Customs

Common Bond for Availing Duty Exemption under Export Promotion Schemes

Monitoring of Food Import from Japan for Radioactive Contamination

Please give Specific Description in Export Shipping Bill, Generic Description not Acceptable, Says JNPT Customs

Labelling in Bonded Warehouses Allowed

Instructions on Disposal of Packing Materials from CFSs

Verification of Manufacturer Exporter Status under EPCG Scheme

Verification of DFIA by Customs

Air Cargo Customs at Sahar Mumbai Cash Counter Open till 4:30 p.m. Daily

Suspected Misdeclared Export Goods to be Released after Surety for Possible Fine and Penalty

Special Clearance Drive to Correct EGM Errors from EDI 1.0 to EDI 1.5 ver at JNCH

Supdt Excise to Personally Verify EPCG Installation

Implementation of ‘Self Assessment’ in Customs

DFIA Verification by Customs only on DGFT Request

Inviting Applications for New CHA Licences

CHAs Mumbai Customs Zone Written Examination will be held on 15 September 2011

MBA PGDM Degree Holders can Appear CHAs Exam under CHALR, 2004

Bank Guarantee must give Detail of Customs Section

Last Date for IGM Detail for Container Movement Extended to 31 August 2011

Leftover Materials in CFSs to be Cleared in DTA only after Permission

Re-export of Imported Cargo from CFS Procedure Relaxed

Exporters Must Submit Letter from Banker Regarding Reasons of Non-acceptance of Drawback Amount into their Account

IEC Code in Form D not Mandatory for Low Value Dutiable Courier Consignments upto Rs. 1 lakh

Implementation of RMS for Imports under 100% EOU Scheme

10% Import Consignments under Sample Check in Nhava Sheva CFSs

Two Technical Assistants Deputed for Re-print Bills of Entry at Air Cargo Mumbai

Special Window of Boric Acid Import, General Pesticide Import Policy not to Apply

JNCH Nhava Sheva Work Allocation for SAD Refund

EPCES Shifts to Barakhamba Road from Bhikaji Cama Place

Billets of Iron/Low Carbon Steel Included in Iron-Nickel Alloy Wire SION

Shipping Lines asked to Use SEZ Codes instead of “Local” Codes

Permission from Assessing Officer must Lebeling of Importer Goods in CFS; AC Docks Permission of only for RMS Goods

Show Test Certificate of Waste Paper to Docks Officer for Fast Clearance

Improving Security Measures in the CFSs Premises

Customs Offers Reasons and Solutions for Drawback Delays

Registration of Cosmetics for Imports Date Pushed Forward by Six Months to 1 April 2012 from 1 October 2011

Verification of Certificate of Origin under FTA

Procedure for Online Filing of DFIA Exports with Customs and DGFT from 13 Oct 2011

CBEC Launches Data Recovery Simulation Drill from 26 to 28 November 2011

Registration of Duty Credit Scrips Issued under TPS/FMS, VKGUY and SFISC Schemes

Draft Circular on High Seas Sale Clearance

Mumbai Customs Calls for New Faces on its Facebook Page

Procedure for Unaccompanied Baggage Declaration under EDI System at Sea UB – Chennai Port <More…>

Airlines Must Submit Timely and Error Free EGM

JNCH Organises Trade Facilitation Fortnight to Improve Service Standards – Promises Liquidation of All Old SAD Refund Cases

Jt Commissioner of Customs Designated in Air Cargo Complex Mumbai as Repository of Authorised Origin Certification Authority

MIAPL Designated as Cargo Custodian for Sahar Airport

Fraudulent Emails on Bribes by Mumbai Customs

Punjab Introduced Compulsory Return for All Import and Export Consignments