The Central Board of Indirect Taxes & Customs (‘CBIC’) has taken several measures to facilitate and expedite the custom clearance processes contact-less, face-less and hurdle-less. Now, the CBIC, in order to do the paper-less clearances, has launched digitally signed shipping bills and e-gatepass vide Circular No.30/2020-Customs and same will be effective from June 22nd, 2020.
Further, the Directorate General of Systems has enabled the functionality of providing PDF version of shipping bill to Customs Broker and exporter. And, e-gatepass will be provided to logistic operators for movement of export of goods. The shipping bill and e-gatepass shall be provided via email. The features of shipping bill and e-gatepass are as under:
Final Let Export Order (LEO) of Shipping Bill
E-gatepass of Shipping Bill
The notable point is, all the supporting documents for exports are mandatorily required be uploaded in e-Sanchit (e-Storage And Computerized Handling of Indirect Tax documents)