OFFICE OF THE COMMISSIONER OF CUSTOMS (IMPORT) NSI-I, III &V
JAWAHARLAL NEHRU CUSTOM HOUSE, NHAVA SHEVA
DIST. RAIGAD,  POST  : URAN, MAHARASHTRA-400 707.

F. NO. S/22-GEN-52/2014-15 AM (I) NS-I  Date:   21/01/2015

PUBLIC  NOTICE No. 06/2015

Sub: Documents  to be submitted by the first time  importers  through  JNCH –reg

Ref: Public Notice  No. 38/2009 dtd 19.05.2009 & P.N  No. 59/2009 dtd 04.09.2009.

The Public Notice  No. 38/2009 dtd 19.06.2009 & 59/2009 dtd 04.09.2009 of erstwhile  JNCH (Import) which is now  divided  into  NS-I, III & V inter-alia, envisages that the following  documents  are  required  to be  submitted  by the first  time importers, namely:-

i)  Copy of VAT/sales Tax Registration Certificate.

ii)  Certificate from the Bank with whom the Bank account is being maintained by the  importer  certifying the signatures,  name and address  of the importer.

iii)  Proof  of payment/ remittance through the importers account.

iv)  Balance sheet of the previous year.

v)  Copy of the last Income Tax Return/VAT or Sales Tax Return filed.

  1. The Chief Commissioners of Customs, Mumbai, Zone-I,II,&III  have  agreed  to the proposal  of BCHAA in the Open House Meeting  held on 04.12.2014,  of accepting  the verification procedure at one  Zone  of Mumbai Customs in  remaining  two Zones,  subject to random  verification wherever necessary.
  2. Hence, it is notified that if an importer is registered in any one Zone in Mumbai, then fresh registration should not be insisted upon in other two Zones of Mumbai Customs except for random verification wherever necessary. The names of the first time importers, whose antecedents have been verified in one Zone shall be updated on weekly basis on the official website of that Zone. Such importers, whose names are appearing on the website of any Zone shall not be required to follow the procedure of submission of relevant documents again; in case of first time imports in any other Zone in Mumbai.
  3. The Public  Notice  No. 59/2009 dtd 04.09.2009 stands amended  to above extent in order to make the  same  applicable  to first time  importer  of all goods.

Sd/-21.01.2015
(SEEMA JERE BISHT)
COMMISSIONER OF CUSTOMS (NS-I, III &V).

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