WHAT ARE THE DOCUMENTS REQUIRED TO BE FILED WITH THE CUSTOMS DEPARTMENT WHILE EFFECTING EXPORTS?

Under the manual system, shipping bills in the format as prescribed in the Shipping bill and Bill of Export (form) Regulations, 1991 was required to be filed for effecting exports. However, in the EDI System, only a declaration in the prescribed format the required to be filed either through the Service center, or through EDI over ICEGATE.

  • A declaration in the format Annexure-A
  • Copy of Export invoice
  • SDF declaration
  • Drawback/DEEC/DFRC/DEPB declaration/ AR-4s etc., as applicable
  • Packing list

The Service Center assigns a Job No. to the declaration. The job is entered and a checklist is generated for verification of data by the exporter/CHA. After verification, the data is entered to the System by the Service Center operator and the system generates a Shipping Bill Number, which is endorsed on the printed sheet and returned to the exporter / CHA.

For export items which are subject to export cess, the TR-6 challans for cess is printed and given by the Service Center to the exporter/CHA immediately after submission of shipping bill.