Export data in Shipping Bills to include District level details

Export data in Shipping Bills to include District level details

Circular No.09/2020-Customs dated 5th February, 2020

Board has decided to incorporate additional attributes in the Shipping Bill to enable the Customs System to capture the Districts and States of Origin for goods being exported. The initiative is also aimed at bringing uniformity with the data/ information captured in the GSTN.

With effect from 15.02.2020, the declaration of GSTIN shall also be mandatory in import/ export documents for the importers and exporters registered as GST taxpayers.

With effect from 15.02.2020, apart from the data/ information required to be furnished in the present electronic form of electronic integrated declaration mentioned in Regulation 3 of Shipping Bill (Electronic Integrated Declaration and Paperless Processing) Regulations 2019, the following additional information will be required to be furnished for every item in the Shipping Bill:-

1) The State of Origin of goods.

2) District of Origin of goods.

3) Details of Preferential Agreements under which the goods are being exported, wherever applicable.

4) Standard Unit Quantity Code (SQC) for that CTH as per the first schedule of the Customs Tariff Act, 1975.