CBIC notifies ICEGATE as Common Customs Electronic Portal and relaxes timelines for filing Bill of Entry


ICEGATE (https://www.icegate.gov.in/) has been notified as the Common Customs Electronic Portal (Common Portal) for facilitating registration, filing of Bill of Entry (BoE), shipping bills, other prescribed documents and forms, payment of duty and for data exchange with other systems within or outside India. Time limit for filing BoE is relaxed in case of goods consigned from specified countries arriving at sea port and for all goods arriving at a customs airport or land customs station. Master Bill of Lading / Master Airway Bill are not required at the time of filing BoE in advance. The details can be updated subsequently on the Common Portal by the importer and the same will be auto-approved.