E-Payment of Customs Duties at the Mumbai Port

[Customs Facility Notice No. 07 dated 1st December 2010]

The following Facility Notice was issued by the Commissioner of Customs (Import) New Custom House, Mumbai on 1st December 2010.

Sub.:- E-Payment of customs duties at the Mumbai port.

Attention of the trade is invited to the fact that New Custom House, Mumbai, has migrated to ICES V1.5 with effect from 15.11.2010.The Public Notice No. 89/2010 Dtd. 09.11.2010 has already been issued in this regard by this Commissionerate.

Also, attention of the trade is invited to the Facility Notice No. 07/2007 dtd. 05.11.07 & 04/2008 dtd. 10.07.08 issued by this Commissionerate whereby e-payment of Customs Duty through net banking has been started through  three banks viz. Bank of India, Ballard Estate Branch , Mumbai and Bank of Baroda , Orient House , Adi Marzban Marg, Mumbai &  Union Bank of India , 66/80 , Mumbai Samachar Marg, Fort , Mumbai-400 001.

This service of e-payment through net banking is offered by the above banks without any extra cost. It will reduce the transaction cost of the importers and expedite the time taken for Customs Clearance.

Therefore, all importers are requested to take benefit of the said facility as much as possible.

The procedure for e-payment remains the same as outlined in the above-said Facility Notices.

F.No.-S/1-49/2006 EDI