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Manual filing and processing of bills of entry

Circular No. ES/76/2017-18                                      June 15, 2017

To:  Members of the Council

Sub: Manual filing and processing of bills of entry

Dear Member,

Air Cargo Customs (Sahar) has issued Public Notice No. 76/ 2017 dated 14.06.2017  on the above subject.

Kind attention of the members of Trade is invited to Board's Instructions No-06/2017 dated 02.06.2017, wherein it has been reiterated that manual bill of entry shall be allowed to be filed in Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) locations only in exceptional and genuine cases where permitted by the Principal Commissioner/ Commissioner of Customs strictly in accordance with the legal provisions w.e.f. 15.06.2017.

In line of the said instructions issued by the Board, a procedure has been prescribed in the Public Notice No. 76/2017 for streamlining the processing of manual Bills of entries and necessary changes have been made in Indian Customs EDI System (ICES 1.5) which will enable the capturing of data as a move towards full digitization.

Members may kindly make note of the same and do the needful.

Thanking you,

V.ANIL KUMAR
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

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