Nhava Sheva Customs Moves Towards Faceless Clearance, Customs Broker to Answer or Upload Documents by Email to RMS Facilitation Centre – Temporary Measure for Distancing during COVID-19 Period
[JNCH Public Notice No. 56/2020 dated 20.04.2020]
Subject: Facilitation measures to maintain social distancing - Procedure for giving Out of Charge (OOC) at RMS Facilitation Centre.
All stakeholders are informed that to further reduce need for physical visits to RMS-FC and to facilitate trade, the following is to be followed:-
a) Scan EIR (Equipment Inter-Change Report) copy is to be presented for OOC:-
In the cases where container is selected for scanning, BE does not automatically come in the RMS-FC officer’s queue, hence, the CB is presenting the Scan EIR copy. To avoid this visit, the importer / CB shall ascertain the Scan selection status of container for the BE from the website http://dpdjnch.com/containerScaningStatus.aspx, get the container scanned and then if scan is clean, the CB/Importer shall send image/Pdf of the Scan EIR copy bearing stamp of Container Scanning Division (CSD) via registered email to the RMS-FC email id email@example.com. The email be endorsed to AC, RMS-FC at firstname.lastname@example.org. The RMS-FC shall suitably process the OOC. This is a temporary measure.
b) BE requiring PGA NOC:-
i. BE is removed (by System) from the RMS-FC officer’s queue where PGA NOC is not received. As the status of PGA NOC is available at www.icegate.gov.in, in such case, the importer shall inform the RMS- FC when PGA NOC is issued. This information will be passed by email at id email@example.com with request for OOC of BE. The email be endorsed to AC, RMS-FC at firstname.lastname@example.org. The RMS-FC Officer shall verify the PGA NOC, activate the BE and give OOC on BE.
ii. In case of manual (provisional) NOC from PGA, the CB brings the copy of such communication issued by PGA to RMS-FC for OOC. The alternative is that CB shall send the copy of relevant NOC by email to RMS-FC at id email@example.com. The email be endorsed to AC, RMS-FC at firstname.lastname@example.org. The RMS-FC shall inform the AC, RMS-FC who will check and then issue manual Single Window clearance. Thereafter, the RMS-FC officer shall give OOC of the BE.
These are temporary measures.
c) Alert NOC requirement from other sections:-
In case of BE where any alert/instructions for NOC from other Sections/Cells is observed in System by RMS- FC Officer, he shall raise query through ICES in the BE. The Importer/CB shall upload the requisite NOC in E- Sanchit and submit suitable reply to query in System. The RMS-FC officer will verify the NOC as necessary and process for OOC.
d) Submission of documents in compliance of Assessment Group instructions:
Where Assessment Group has specified submission of certain documents before OOC, the RMS-FC officer shall raise this as query on ICES for the BE. The CB/Importer is not to approach RMS-FC but is to upload the relevant documents in E-Sanchit and submit suitable reply to the query in System. RMS-FC officer will verify and then process for OOC.
e) Compliance of CCR Instructions:
Where there is documentary requirement as per CCR instructions in System, the RMS-FC officer shall raise this as query on ICES for the BE. The CB/Importer is not to approach RMS-FC but is to upload the relevant documents in E-Sanchit and submit suitable reply to the query in System. RMS-FC officer will verify and then process for OOC.
2. Importer/CB are requested to coordinate with Joint Commissioner, RMS-FC at email@example.com for resolving any difficulties faced.
3. The officer at RMSFC shall ensure daily complete disposal. Action to be taken in terms of decisions conveyed in this Public Notice are Standing Order for the Officers.