Circular No. ES/64/2021-22 31st May, 2021
To: Members of the Council
Sub.: Extension of Validity of AEO certification for ease of renewal process - ACC
Air Cargo Complex has issued Public Notice No. 36/2021 dated 28th May, 2021 regarding extension of Validity of AEO certification for ease of renewal process. In this regard, CBIC had also issued Circular No. 11/2021- Customs dated 24th May, 2021.
Representations have been received by field formations regarding the difficulties being faced by the AEO entities in renewing their existing certification owing to various degrees of restrictions/ lockdown in different parts of our country due to COVIID-19 pandemic.
Accordingly, the Board has extended the validity of all the AEO Certificates expired/ expiring between 1st April, 2021 and 31st May, 2021 to 30th June, 2021, except for the cases where the entity has been found ineligible for continuation under the AEO Programme.
Members may kindly make a note of the above.