Customs procedure for export of cargo in containers and closed bodied trucks from ICDs/CFSs through Land Customs Stations (LCSs)

Circular No. ES/325/2020-21                                                         13th September, 2020   

To: Members of the Council

Sub: Customs procedure for export of cargo in containers and closed bodied trucks from ICDs/CFSs through Land Customs Stations (LCSs)

Dear Member,

We would like to inform you that CBIC has issued Circular No. 39/2020-Customs dated 4th September, 2020 on the above subject.

In this regard, you may refer to CBIC Circular No. 52/2017 dated 22.12.2017 wherein Board had decided to leverage the introduction of this new technology being provided under “Managed Service Provider” system to monitor and facilitate transshipment of consignments sealed at ICDs/CFSs and destined for export to Nepal or Bangladesh. Exporters who were opting to avail the facility for export of goods to Bangladesh or Nepal or Bhutan would be able to do so through the following ICDs / CFSs listed in the said Circular.

Later CBIC Circular No. 52/2017 dated 22.12.2017 was again amended vide Circular No. 32/2018-Customs dated 17th September, 2018 to expand the facility to more locations.

Now CBIC has amended Circular No. 32/2018-Customs dated 17th September, 2018, wherein Board had prescribed the procedure for facilitating and monitoring transshipment of consignments sealed at ICDs/CFSs under ECTS and destined for export to Nepal or Bangladesh.

In view of representations received from trade, CBIC has decided to extend the said facility to three more LCS namely, Fulbari, Changrabandha and Jaigaon.

3. Accordingly, the facility shall be available through the following locations:

Sr. No.

(i)

Name of ICDs

(ii)

Name of LCSs

(iii)

1.

All ICDs

For export of goods by road through the following LCS: (i) Raxaul; (ii) Jogbani; (iii)Sonauli; (iv)Nepalganj (v) Panitanki; (vi)Petrapole; (vii)Gede; (viii) Ghojadanga; (ix)Mahadipur; (x) Fulbari (xi)Changrabandha; and (xii)Jaigaon

2.

All ICDs

For export of goods in containers by Rail to Bangladesh through Gede and Petrapole.

3.

CFSs as specified by the Chief Commissioner of Customs, Kolkata.

For export of goods through Petrapole and Gede.

Members may kindly make a note of the above amendments.

Thanking you,

Yours faithfully,

 

S.BALARAJU
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR 

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