OFFICE OF THE COMMISSIONER OF CUSTOMS (NS-IV),
MUMBAI ZONE-II, JAWAHARLAL NEHRU CUSTOM HOUSE,
NHAVA SHEVA, TALUKA: U RAN, DISTRICT: RAIGAD,
F. No. S/22-Gen-38/2015- 16/AM(X)/(Part-I)
PUBLIC NOTICE NO. 45/2017
Sub: Compilation of various Public Notices issued in relation to DPD Procedure; reg.
Attention of the Importers, Exporters, General Trade, Port Terminal Operator, Shipping Lines / Shipping Agents, CFSs coming under the jurisdiction of JNCH, Nhava Sheva and all other stakeholders is invited to various Public Notices issued from time in relation to DPD for smooth clearance of consignments and to reduce dwell time of import.
2. There has been request from various stakeholders for issue of “compilation of such Public Notices issued in relation to DPD Procedure”. Accordingly, brief about each Public Notice is given below in tabular form:
|Sr No||Public Notice
No & date
|1||Public Notice No 63/2008, dated 01.09.2008||Facility of Direct Port Delivery was provided to select importers (ACP Clients/ 100 % EOU).Also provided procedure for:
ii. Procedure for Shipping Line/ Shipping Agents/
iii. Procedure relating to Port Terminals
Modified vide Public Notices No 161/2016, dated 28.11.2016
|2||Public Notice No 66/2008, dated 11.09.2008||M/s. Speedy Multimode Ltd was designated as CFS for the purpose of Facility Notice No. 63/2008 dated 01.09.2008.
Modified vide Public Notices No 161/2016, dated 28.11.2016
|3||Public Notice No 71/2009, dated 24.09.2009||It was prescribed that DPD permissions, once issued will remain valid unless revoked specifically.|
|4||Public Notice No. 46/2016 JNCH dated 14.03.2016||Creation of “dedicated single window Direct Port Delivery Cell” at JNCH|
No.127/2016 JNCH dated 16.09.2016
|List of documents required to be submitted along with the duly filled in registration form by DPD Importers to get registration with the port terminals.
Modified by Public Notice No 05/2017, dated 12.01.2017.
|6||Public Notices No 161/2016,
dated 28. 11.2016
|DPD facility extended to 467 importers (available only to Full Cargo Load (FCL) containers covered by RMS facilitated Bills of Entry). It also provided procedure for:
i. If Containers are not taken delivery within 48 hours of the landing
ii. Damaged containers or those with tampered seals
iii. Part Delivery (Part delivery of the containers continued to be allowed as per procedure laid down in PN No. 47/2007, dated 07/11/2007).
iv. Scanning: Containers selected for scanning were allowed DPD subject to importer producing such containers for scanning as per the procedure set out in paragraph 4 of the Facility Notice No. 63/2008 dated 01.09.2008.
v. Procedure for Shipping Line/ Shipping Agents
vi. Procedure relating to Port Terminals
|7||Public Notice No 180/2016, dated 19.12.2016||DPD facility extended to another 214 importers.|
|8||Public Notice No 160/2016, dated 29.11.2016||A dedicated “DPD/RMS Facilitation Centre” has been created at 1st Floor, ‘C’ Wing, JNCH. The main function of the ‘DPD/ RMS Facilitation Centre’ is to give out of charge of RMS facilitated Bills of Entry of all Commissionerates on 24 X 7 basis.|
|9||Public Notice No 182/2016, dated 23.12.2016||Procedure in respect of clearance of import FCL containers involving NOC from Participating Government Agencies (PGCs)|
|10||Public Notice No 184/2016, dated 03.01.2017||Clarification in respect of part delivery where Out of Charge (OOC) is obtained at RMS/DPD Facilitation Centre of JNCH.|
|11||Public Notice No 01/2017, dated 04.01.2017||Compliance of Procedure for movement of import cargo in containers from Port to CFS as prescribed vide Facility Notice No 69/2011, dated 03.05.2011 and or Direct Port Delivery as prescribed vide Facility Notice No 161/2016, dated 28.11.2016 and provisions of “Handling of Cargo in Customs Areas Regulations, 2009” by, Shipping Lines / Shipping Agents etc|
|12||Public Notice No 05/2017, dated 12.01.2017||List of documents required to be submitted along with the duly filled in registration form by DPD Importers to get registration with the port terminals.
Modified Public Notice No 127/2016, dated 16.09.2016
|13||Public Notice No 06/2017, dated 12.01.2017||Procedure in respect of scanning & examination for RMS facilitated containers (other than DPD).|
|14||Public Notice No 08/2017, dated 16.01.2017||Certain clarifications to stakeholders:
i. Requirement of shipping lines of “advance intimation” of at least 72 hours from importer availing DPD Facility.
ii. In case, any Bill of Entry of a DPD Client is not RMS facilitated, how it will be moved to a CFS for examination..
iii. What would be procedure to be followed and responsibility of various stakeholders i.e. Port Terminal, CFSs and DPD importer as regards such containers covered by Bills of entry, which are not facilitated by RMS and require examination;
iv. Need to capture “Port out time”.
v. What will happen to consignments not cleared within 48 hours
|15||Public Notice No 09/2017, dated 16.01.2017||Logistic Solution by CFS to DPD clients
CFSs can provide transport facility to evacuate any container from Port Area and deliver the cargo directly to the premises of a DPD importer CFSs were advised that they can earmark a separate space / area in their CFSs for (a) storage of “Customs cleared DPD cargo (OOC already given)” & (b) CFSs were also advised that they can also apply for “Licensing of warehouse” under Chapter IX of the Customs Act, 1962 for providing certain services to DPD Clients (like completion of PGA (Participating Government Agencies etc.).
|16||Public Notice No 12/2017, dated 31.01.2017||Procedure for clearance of goods from Port Terminals to Customs Bonded Warehouses without going through CFSs in respect of DPD clients|
|17||Public Notice No 16/2017, dated 09.02.2017||Certain clarification to stakeholders:
i. Procedure for submitting “advance intimation” of at least 72 hours from importer availing DPD Facility to shipping lines.
ii. Manner of stacking i.e. whether it should be based on “DPD Code” or “Alternate / preferred CFS Code (Stacking Code)”
iii. What would be procedure to be followed and responsibility of
various stakeholders i.e. Port Terminal, CFSs, shipping lines and DPD importer as regards those containers where no advance intimation is submitted by DPD Importer within 72 hours (whether obtained DPD Client code from Terminal Operator or not);
iv. How to calculate the time limit of “48 hours” as specified in Public Notice No 08/2017 and Public Notice No 09/2017, both dated 16.01.2017;
|18||Public Notice No 26/2017, dated 02.03.2017||Procedure prescribed in respect of scanning & examination for RMS facilitated containers (in respect of DPD containers).|
|19||Public Notice No 27/2017, dated 02.03.2017||Procedure in relation to release of DPD Importer only after issue of “delivery order”, where CFS is logistic service provider & certain information about shipping lines for reference;|
|20||Public Notice No 28/2017, dated 06.03.2017||Standard Operating Procedure in relation to Registration of DPD Client with Terminals, release of DPD Containers, opening of PD Account (if required), procedure for sending trailer to pick up DPD container (in case of own transport arrangement by DPD Importer)|
|21||Public Notice No 29/2017, dated 08.03.2017||Provided the mode of verification of OOC and delivery order as well as Container no & seal No, where DPD Importer is using own transport arrangement;
Refer to Public Notice No 33/2017, dated 15.03.2017 for update.
|22||Public Notice No 32/2017, dated 15.03.2017||Procedure for Verification of Customs Out of Charge (OOC), Delivery Order (DO), “Container No, seal No & condition of seal” by Customs, CFS & Port Terminal, responsibilities;
Referred to Public Notice No 29/2017, dated 08.03.2017
|23||Public Notice No 33/2017, dated 15.03.2017||Procedure for submitting “advance intimation” of at least 72 hours from importer availing DPD Facility to shipping lines
Amended Public Notice No 08/2017 and Public Notice No 09/2017, both dated 16.01.2017
|24||Public Notice No 41/2017, dated 24.03.2017||Procedure for import of pulses especially when the importer is a DPD client and Bill of Entry is RMS facilitated i.e. under “No assessment, & No examination;|
|25||Public Notice No 43/2017, dated 31.03.2017||Clarification: where DPD importer has not indicated any preferred “CFS Code” [i.e. Containers are stacked in “DPD Stacking” as per choice indicated by DPD Client] and consignment is not RMS facilitated.|
3. In case of any difficulty, the specific issue may be brought to the notice of Deputy / Assistant Commissioner in charge of DPD Cell, NS-III / RMS Facilitation Centre’ through email (email address: email@example.com) .
4. This, issues with approval of the Chief Commissioner of Customs, Mumbai Zone-II, JNCH. Action to be taken in terms of decisions taken in this Public Notice should be considered as standing order for the purpose of officers and staff.
Commissioner of Customs (NS-IV).
1. The Chief Commissioner of Customs, Mumbai Zone-II, JNCH for information.
2. The Chairman, JNPT / CEO GTI / CEO NSICT & NSIGT / CSLA.
3. The Pr. Commissioner of Customs, NS-1, JNCH
4. The Commissioner of Customs, NS-G/ NS-II / NS-III/ NS-IV / NS-V, JNCH
5. All Additional / Joint Commissioner of Customs, JNCH
6. All Deputy / Assistant Commissioner of Customs, JNCH
7. All Sections / Groups of NS-G, NS-I, NS-II / NS-III/ NS-IV / NS-V, JNCH
8. AC/DC, EDI for uploading on JNCH website immediately.