Implementation of Electronic Sealing for Containers by exporters under self-sealing procedure

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The Central Board of Excise and Customs vide Notification No. 56/2017-Cus (ADD) dated December 21, 2017 has decided to make electronic sealing for containers by exporter under self-sealing procedure voluntary till March 1, 2018. States that w.e.f the said date, the procedure shall become mandatory in respect of exporters who have been permitted self-sealing facilities under erstwhile procedures and AEO exporters, or exporters availing supervised stuffing at their premises for stipulated 15 locations. E-sealing procedure for all Ports / ICDs other than the 15 locations will be mandatory from April 1. The Exporters who have already switched to e-sealing procedure may continue with the new procedure till the date E-Sealing becomes mandatory at the Port/ICD from where they are exporting containers.

Read more at: http://www.cbec.gov.in/resources//htdocs-cbec/customs/cs-circulars/cs-circulars-2017/circ51-2017cs.pdf