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

[Mumbai Customs Public Notice No. 12 dated 28th August 2015]

Sub: Valuation of Imported Second Hand (Old & Used) Machinery.

Attention of all Importers, Customs Brokers and the Members of the Trade is invited to the Board's Circular No.4/2008-Cus dated 12.02.2008 issued vide F. No.467/34/2006-Cus.V regarding the valuation of imported Second Hand (Old and Used) Machinery.

2. For the purpose of valuation of old and used second hand machinery/capital goods, the importer or his authorized agent shall submit a certificate issued by an independent Chartered Engineer or any equivalent in the country of supply. The certificate should indicate, interalia:

i) Price of new machinery as in the year of its manufacture,

ii) Current CIF value of new machinery if purchased now,

iii) Year of the manufacture of machinery,

iv) Sale price of the supplier,

v) Present condition of the machinery,

vi) Nature of reconditioning or repairs carried out, if any, and the cost (including the dismantling cost, if any, thereof),

vii) Expected life span (Residuary Life) of the machinery.

3. In the absence of the above-mentioned load port certificate, the importer or his authorized agent shall submit such certificate, interalia, indicating the above-mentioned details from any of the Chartered Engineers/Inspection and Certification Agencies recognized by the Ministry of Commerce and enlisted in the Appendix 5 of the Hand Book of Procedures, FTP, 2009-14. In addition to the Chartered Engineers/Inspection and Certification Agencies recognized by the Ministry of Commerce and enlisted in the appendix 5 of the handbook of the procedures 2009-14 as amended, following Chartered Engineers/Inspection and Certification Agencies are currently empanelled/notified for Valuation/Examination of the second hand (old and used) machinery imported at Mumbai Port (Mumbai Customs Zone - I) and J.N.C.H. (Mumbai Customs Zone - II) as per Board Circular No. 4/2008 dated 12.2.2008.

i) Bureau Veritas,

Marwah Centre, 6th floor, Krishna Marwah Nagar,

Opp. Ansa Indl. Estate, Off. Saki Vihar Road,

Andheri (East), Mumbai-72

Tel. No. 66956300, 66956387

Fax: 022-66956308.


ii) DNV-GL

(formerly known as Det Norske Veritas),

c) DNV Business Assurance India Pvt Ltd.,

201-A, Kumar Plaza, 2nd floor,

Kalina Kurla Road, Santacruz (E),

Mumbai 400 029.

Tel: 26651412, Fax: 26651412

d) 201-D, Poonam Chambers, 'A' Wing,

Dr. Annie Besant Rd., Worli, Mumbai-18.

Tel: 66606639/40/41.

Fax: 022-66606642.


iii) Indian Register Quality Systems,

52-A, Adi Shankaracharya Marg, Opp. Powai Lake,


Tel: 30519400, 22154128/64.

Fax: 022-25703011/22154250.


iv) TUV India Pvt. Ltd.,

801, Raheja Plaza I, LBS Marg, Ghatkopar (West),


Tel: 66477000.

Fax: 022-66477009.


v) Moody International (India) Pvt. Ltd.,

32/33, Gautam Complex, Sector-11, CBD, Belapur,

Navi Mumbai-400 614.

Tel: 27580044.

Fax: 022-27580033.


vi) SGSIndia Pvt. Ltd.,

4B, Adi Shankaracharya Marg, Powai Road,

Vikhroli (West), Mumbai-83.

Tel: 25798421-29, 25782413.

Fax: 022-25782412.


vii) Best Mulyankan Consultants Ltd.,

307-A, BEST Commercial Complex, Opp. Andheri

Rly. Station (W), Mumbai-58.

Tel: 26285662.

Fax: 022-26702917.


viii) Intertek Testing Services India Pvt. Ltd.,

(a) 401, Everest House, 4th floor, 6, Suren Road,

Andheri (East), Mumbai-93.

(b) Row House #47, Sector 12, Near Freight

Forwarders Co-op. Soc. Ltd., Dronagiri, Nhava

Sheva, Navi Mumbai-400 702.

Tel: 56934848/64528179.

Fax: 022-56934800/27240981.


ix) G. Venkatpathy M,

M/s. Gattini & Co.,

Plot No.8, Behind Fish Market, Sion,


Tel: 24093318/ Mobile-9819566123.

Fax: 022-24093493.


x) U.M. Pathak & Co.,

A-2, Jay Shree Samarth, Dindayal Road, Anand

Nagar, Dombivali (West), Thane-4210202.

Mobile: 9987013928.

xi) Sai Siddhi Associates,

(a) Row House #47, Sector 12, Near Freight

Forwarders Co-op. Soc. Ltd., Dronagiri, Nhava

Sheva, Navi Mumbai-400 702.

(b) 5-B, Kamanwala Chambers, Sir P.M. Road, Fort,


Tel: 64528179/27242999.

xii) Value Guru Chartered Engineers and Valuers,

Old No.123/255, Linghi Chetty Street,

Chennai 600 001.


xiii) D.K. Maheshwari,

Bunglow No.4, Kia Park, Prathamesh Complex,

Veera Desai Road, Andheri (W), Mumbai 400 053

Mob.: 9322251767, 9768131767

xiv) A.R.Jaylingam,

98, tirupalli Street, Sowcarpet,

Chennai 600079,

Tel: 044-25502512,25297604

xv) Ketan Jasani,

203, Kala Executive, opp. Yash Tower,

Inside 100 Ft. Ring road, Satellite,

Ahmedabad 380015. Mob: 0990922018.

xvi) Vinod Gandhi & Associates,

C6/6/2:3, CBD, Navi Mumbai 400 614,

Mob: 9820034079

xvii) S.K.Singh & Associates,

Shatrughan Commercial Complex,

115 A & B, Plot No.3, Sector-18, Vashi,

Navi Mumbai 400 705

Mob: 9820432419

xviii) K. Vijayan,

201, Shiv Triveni Satsang CHS, Lot No. 6, Sector 10,

Sanpada, Navi Mumbai 400 705.

Mob: 8097047169,9819157159

xix) Compubee Technologies Pvt. Ltd.

B/16, Malkans Bldg., Dr. Lazarus Road,

Thane (W) 400 602.

Tel: 022-25406240

xx) V.S.Jadon & CO. Valuers LLP,

Charai, A-1002 BSEL, Tech Park, Sector 30A, Vashi, Navi

Mumbai 400 705, Tel: 022-27810273

xx) A.G. Associates

Sadhak, 1stfloor, Plot No. 18, Sector 8A,

CBD Belapur, Navi Mumbai 400 614


xxi) Ashok Saraf,

Flat No. 13 A, 3rd fir., Sanjay Bldg.,

1128, V.S.Marg, Opp. Century Bazar,

Mumbai 400 025.

Mob: 9869038100

xxii) Shrishti Valuers & Consultants,

A-601, Gardenia, Thakur Village, Kandivali (East),

Mumbai-400 101.

Mob: 9869669753.

xxiii) Dr. Sanjay Bhaskar Zope,

E-21, Brahma Memories, Bhosle Nagar,

Pune-411 007.

Mob: 982328446l.

xxiv) Rajendra S.Tarnbi,

403, Nilambari, Sector-19, Airoli,

Navi Mumbai-400 708.

Mob: 932418146l.

xxv) Shailesh Shah & Techno Associates,

Plot 472, Mohan Niwas, 28-A, 2nd FIr. Above Mama

Panwala, Opp. Maheshwari Udyan, Kings Circle,

Mumbai-400 019.

Mob: 9322222860.

xxvi) Subhash Banthia,

M/s. Perfect Valuations & Consultants,

6, Parvati Villa, Natwar Nagar Road No.3,

Jogeshwari (East), Mumbai-400 060.

Mob: 9870031188.

xxvii) S.N. Samdani & Associates,

414, Goyal Trade Centre, Sona Talkies Building,

Shantivan, Nr. National Park, Borivali (East),

Mumbai-400 066.

Mob: 9821078631.

xxviii) Sawkar Associates,

B/5, Ganesh Tower, Opp. Thane Station (West),


Mob: 9821120122.

xxix) R.C Sukhtankar,

F-41, Palm Acres, CH.S.L., M. Phule Road,

Mulund (East), Mumbai-400 08l.

Tel: 21638602.

xxx) Vagal A.S.

Saaiamrut Associates,

705, Ganesh Siddhi-l, Raam Mandir Road,

Borivali (West), Mumbai-400 091.

Mob: 9820030884.

xxxi) TSKEngineers Pvt. Ltd.,

12, 4th Main Road, V.G. Lay-out Part-3,

Palavakkam, Chennai-600 04l.

Mob: 09940533724.

xxxii) Murlidhar Shenvi,

23, Bhupat Bhuvan, R. No.52, 3rd Floor, Vaju Kotak

Marg, Fort, Mumbai-400 001.

Mob: 9819321555.

xxxiv) Ace Global Tech,

Prop: Kanche S.M., A-SOl, "Pearl Height", Near

Madina Masjid, Yari Road, Andheri (West),

Mumbai-400 06l.

Mob: 9594100773.

xxxv) Inspectorate Griffith India Pvt. Ltd.,

23, Rajaji Salai, 4th Fir., P.T.Lee Chengalvaraya

Naicker Maaligai, Opp. Beach Railway Station,

Chennai 600 001.

Tel.: 04425243201/3202, 25233201/3202

xxxvi) P.B.Desai,

B-504, Green Tower, Gilbert Hill,

Near Bhavans College, Andheri (W),


xxxvii) Harish & Co.,

A-2102, willows Tower, Vasant Gardens,

Opp. Swapna Nagri, Mulund (W),

Mumbai 400 080.

xxxviii) Godse Associate,

Suyog Arcade, C-402, Plot No. 279, Sector 23,

Nuinagar, Navi Mumbai 400705.

xxxix) Mukund V. Puranik

(Universal Eng. Consultants)

B-10, Kamdar Building,

Opp. Gokhale Rd.(South), Dadar (W),

Mumbai 400 028.

xl) Gauri Associates

Varsha, Sector 6. C-6/3, 0/3, CBD Belapur, Navi

Mumbai 400 614.

xli) Anil Vohra

201, Atlas, P-77, Lokhandwala Complex,

Andheri (W), Mumbai 400 053.

Tel: 66921912

xlii) Chandrashekhar S. Joshi,

602/B2, Vedant Complex,

Vartaknagar, thane-(W), 400 606.

Tel: 67985957

xliii) S.D. Deshpande,

Flat No. 6, Vishwnath Plaza,

Near Water Tank, Mahatma Nagar,

Nasik 42.2007.

Mob: 9422258807

Importers of old and used second hand machinery at Air Cargo Complex, Mumbai may avail the services of any of the above Chartered Engineers/Inspection and Certification Agencies. It is clarified that the choice of the Chartered Engineers/Inspection and Certification Agencies shall totally rest with the importer.

4. The procedure of inspection of the second hand machinery by the local Chartered Engineers shall be as follows:

(i) Importers should appoint any of the listed local Chartered Engineers (CE)/Inspection and Certification Agencies and intimate the AC/DC (Import Shed) accordingly,

(ii) Thereafter, the local CE should seek an appointment from the concerned AC/DC for inspection.

(iii) On receiving such request, the concerned AC/DC will allocate an Appraising Officer/Superintendent who will supervise the entire inspection process conducted by the local CE,

(iv) Report generated by the local CE, should be countersigned by the concerned Import Shed Appraising Officer/Superintendent who had supervised the inspection process.

5. It may be noted that the assessing group shall only accept those local Chartered Engineer's Certificates which have been attested by the Import Shed's Appraising Officer or Superintendent, as the case may be.

6. Such certificate from the Chartered Engineer, invoice and any other relevant documents and the NIDB data indicating the values of similar goods would be examined by the Assessing Officer and decide whether the declared value can be accepted as transaction value or the declared value merits to be rejected in terms of Rule 12 of the Customs Valuation (Determination of Value of Imported Goods) Rules, 2007 (CVR 2007) and re-determine the value, in terms of the said CVR, 2007.

7. Above procedure should be strictly followed by all importers. Any difficulty in implementation of this Public Notice may be brought to the notice of the undersigned.

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