Government of India
Ministry of Commerce Industry
Directorate General of Foreign Trade
Udyog Bhawan, New Delhi-110001
Policy Circular No. 40 (RE-2010)/2009-14 Dated the, 9th September, ,2011
Sub:- Online transmission of DES (Advance Authorization), EPCG and DEPB at ICD Karur (INKAR 6 ) w.e.f. 12.09.2011 – regarding.
As and when Customs (CBEC) have conveyed their readiness to implement on-line message exchange between Customs and DGFT, Policy Circulars have been issued from time to time by DGFT indicating the names and Port Codes of such Customs Ports where EDI facility would be available. Such Policy Circulars issued in past are listed below:
(i) Policy Circular No. 28 (RE-2005)/2004-2009, dated 6th October, 2005.
(ii) Policy Circular No .44 (RE-2005)/2004-2009, dated 10th January, 2006.
(iii) Policy Circular No. 32 (RE-2010)/2009-2014, dated 14th May, 2010.
(iv) Policy Circular No. 37/2009-2014, dated 7th July,2010.
(v) Policy Circular No. 26 (RE-2010)/2009-14 dated 21st March,2011.
(vi) Policy Circular No. 36 (RE-2010)/2009-14 – dated 5th August, ,2011
2. Now it has been decided to add the following one new location to 83 existing locations for on-line transmission of DES (Advance Authorization), EPCG and DEPB Authorization:
Name of new ICES Location
(Customs Port Codes )
3. Accordingly, with effect from 12th September, 2011 following shall be mandatory:
a. DEPB application in respect of shipping bills issued on or after 12.09.2011 from this port has to be filed in EDI mode.
b. All authorizations for DES (Advance authorization), EPCG, and DEPB in respect of this port issued on or after 12.09.2011 by Regional Authorities would be communicated to Customs on-line.
4. This issues with the approval of the DGFT.
Joint Director General of Foreign Trade
(Issued from File No.01/02/31/AM-06/EDI)