Circular No.ES/291/2017-18 February 07, 2018
To: Members of the Council
Sub: Advise to exporters to promptly check shipping bill transmission status on ICEGATE and DGFT website
DGFT has issued Trade Notice No.23/2018 dated 06.02.2018 advising the exporters to promptly check shipping bill transmission status on ICEGATE and DGFT website.
The Directorate has noticed that when exporters login into DGFT System for MEIS application, sometimes Shipping Bill data is not found available in DGFT System. It takes considerable time to get the Shipping Bill data available in DGFT System and, therefore, availing of FTP benefits, like MEIS, by exporter is delayed.
The Shipping Bill data is transmitted from Customs Port Offices to ICEGATE server and subsequently to DGFT server.
To overcome this issue, exporters are advised to follow the given below steps:-
Members may kindly make a note of the above.