FASHION TRENDS

HOW THE EXPORT DOCUMENTS ARE PROCESSED?

In most cases the Shipping Bill is processed by the system on the basis of declaration made by the exporters without any human intervention. In other cases where the Shipping Bill is processed on screen by the Customs Officer, he may call for the samples, if required for confirming the declared value or for checking classification under the Drawback Schedule. He may also give any special instructions for examination of goods, it felt necessary.

TO WHOM THE EXPORT AND THE ACCOMPANYING DOCUMENTS ARE PRESENTED THEREAFTER?

After the receipt of the goods in the Cargo shed, the exporter/CHA may contact the Customs Officer and present the check list with the endorsement of Airport Authority with all original documents such as invoice and packing list, AR-4, SDF and any other document required under the provision of any other Act or Exim Policy . Customs Officer verifies the quantity of the goods actually received and enter into the system The System generates Container / package No.

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.

WHAT ARE THE PRE-REQUISITES FOR EFFECTING EXPORT BY SEA?

The exporters have to obtain PAN based IEC (Importer Exporter Code) from the Directorate General of Foreign Trade. Under the EDI System, PAN based IEC is received by the Customs System from the DGFT online. The Exporters /CHAs are required to register their IE Codes, CHAs License No. , the Bank Account No. (for credit of drawback amount) in the case of export under drawback with the customs EDI.

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