News & Alert
JNPT Customs has issued Public notice in order to reduce dwell time and cost associated with import at Nhava Sheva, subject to following conditions.
• Will be available only to Full Cargo Load (FCL) containers covered by RMS facilitated Bills of Entry (No assessment and no examination) or where no examination is required.
• Bill of Entry will be filed in advance.
• Customs duty and other charges also will be paid in advance. (Deferred payment facility is available in AEO scheme).
• The delivery order also will be obtained in advance and be in readiness to take delivery immediately on arrival of the vessel.
• At ‘RMS Facilitated Centre’, the concerned officer will register the Bill of Entry, scrutinize the documents and after being satisfied on the correctness of payment of Customs duty (including ADD or CVD or Safeguard Duty etc), compliance of CCR instructions etc., will give out of charge with a condition that verification of the Container No. and Seal No. to be carried out by Officers posted in Port Terminals (in case of DPD clearances) or by gate officer of the CFS (in respect of containers other than DPD clearances).
Reducing / Eliminating printouts in customs clearance - Regarding
Please find enclosed Circular issued by CBEC board about reduction / elimination printouts while customs clearance process. This step is one of the initiatives taken by Government of India for promoting 'Ease of doing business' and to make cargo clearance easier. This step will reduce the use of paper and to introduce electronic messaging and paperless processing. This will be implemented from 1st December 2016.
At present on completion of assessment of a Bill of Entry, there are 3 copies of the GAR7 forms / TR-6 challans, being generated and printed out along with the assessed copies of a Bill of Entry
From 1st December 2016 onwards, the ICES generate a challan message, which is transmitted to the designated bank branches through ICEGATE and therefore GAR7 forms / TR-6 challans would not be printed by default.