Carriage on the Freight-Mode may be accepted for shipments which cannot be forwarded by the COURIER export mode viz
The shipper is required to fill out the S.L.I. on his Company Letterhead, his list of instructions to Prefer Express e.g. Documents handed over, type of Shipping Bill, Documents to be forwarded to destination etc. Shipments received at New Delhi without the Shipper's Letter of Instruction will face delays.
The SDF Form (which has replaced the GR1 Form) in duplicate, duly filled out, signed and stamped, must be submitted by Shippers, for all shipments where Foreign Exchange Remittance is involved.
Incase of manual Shipping Bill the GR1 Form is required.
The Shipper's Export Invoice is an essential and very important document, and is the basis for Customs Clearance, both at the origin as well as at the destination.The Export Invoice must:
All the above except the Dutiable Shipping Bill are computerised Shipping Bills for Exports. For 'Repair-and-Return' shipments, and for shipments sent by individuals, a manual Shipping Bill is permitted.
For all types of Shipping Bill, the Shipper must submit with every shipment :
1. Shipper's Letter of Instructions
2. Copy of the IEC Certificate with updated PAN Number
A Free Shipping Bill is filed for shipments where the Shipper does not claim any export benefits. For filing of a Free Shipping Bill, only the following documents are required:
A Drawback Shipping Bill is filed for shipments where the Shipper claims Drawback as an export benefit.
To be able to file a Drawback Shipping Bill at New Delhi Customs EDI Systems, the Shipper must have a valid account with the PUNJAB NATIONAL BANK, Air Cargo Complex, New Delhi Airport.
For first time Shippers wishing to open an account with the bank, we could provide assistance. The minimum deposit amount is Rs: 10,000/=.
This Bank Account Number is required so as to permit the authorities to deposit the Drawback amount due to the Shipper, in the account.
Customs EDI Systems at New Delhi Air Cargo Complex would reject any application of filing of Drawback Shipping Bill where the Shipper does not have an account with the PUNJAB NATIONAL BANK.
Shippers wishing to clear shipments through customs would have to submit to us the following, duly filled out, signed and stamped with the company seal.
If the Shipper is exporting an item for which the rate under DEPB is fixed for the serial number of the item being exported, the following are required:Annexure D Form , dully filled out, signed by the shipper and stamped with the company seal.
If the product is listed in the DEPB book but the rate is not fixed, then clearance may be permitted under Provisional basis. The clien cannot claim DEPB if not listed in the DPEB book. Provisional to finalisation of the post cleared shipping bill needs to be handled by shipper on his own.
Shippers who have the status of 100% EOU (Export Oriented Unit) must export their shipments under the Bond Shipping Bill.
The following are required for export under a Bond Shipping Bill:
Annexure C1 Form, duly filled out, signed and stamped with the seal of the Examination Officer of the Excise Department, and countersigned by the Superintendent of the Excise Department.
Duty for Exports is levied on the Shipper for export of items like Coffee, Mica, Raw Cotton, Raw Wool, Tea, Tobacco, etc.
Such items can only be cleared through customs against a Dutiable Shipping Bill, which is the only form of Shipping Bill that is handled manually by customs. Export Duty must be paid by the shipper.[ Top ]
If a Shipper has imported an item, of which part or the whole is found to be defective, and the Shipper wishes to return it to the supplier for repairs, the following documentation is required for customs clearance:
Note: Customs may request for a Chartered Engineer's Certificate.
For export, the Export Shipping Bill will show the serial/part number of the item that will be used when the item is returned after repairs. Duty will be levied only on the "repair cost plus to-and-from freight/insurance".
Shippers wishing to forward bonafide samples or free gifts by the freight mode will have to obtain:
Certificate from any bank that should state the nature of the shipment (gift/samples), and that no foreign exchange is involved.
For export of Pharmaceuticals, the following additional documentation is required along with the other applicable documents mentioned above:
For all other chemicals that are accepted for carriage the following documents are required, apart from the normal customs paperwork:
Certificate from the Shipper certifying that the goods are not covered under the latest edition of the IATA DANGEROUS GOODS REGULATIONS, and are non-hazardous , non-toxic and non-corrosive, and can be carried on a passenger aircraft.MSDS (Material Safety Data Sheet) which should include `Transportation details'.
For clearance through US Customs, the following additional documentation is required for shipments of Fabric/Garments to the USA:Quota Charge Statement: For all shipments to the USA of Garments, Fabric, Made-ups, a 'Single Country Declaration' has to be submitted which must contain details of the following:
Negative Declaration: negative declaration is required to be submitted by the Shipper when exporting Silk Garments, Fabric, Made-ups, where the content is more than 70%, to the USA.[ Top ]
That the Marks and Numbers (as stated on the Invoice) are legibly printed on at least two sides of each package to ensure easy identification.Poor packaging will result in loss/damage to the goods [ Top ]