CBIC issues Guidelines for Expeditious Customs Clearance of Import of COVID-19 related Equipments or Medicaments through Courier

CBIC issues Guidelines for Expeditious Customs Clearance of Import of COVID-19 related Equipments or Medicaments through Courier

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The Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (CBIC) notified the guidelines for expeditious customs clearance of Import of COVID-19 related equipment or medicaments through Courier.

The Board notified that the documents required for the expeditious customs clearance of Import through Courier are Air Way Bill, Commercial Invoice, KYC Documentation, and a packing list with the description of the goods.

In case of KYC of a company IEC Code and GSTN, address proof, authorization letter to the courier, and PAN of the Company.

In case of KYC of an Individual there can be PAN or Aadhar Card or Passport or voter ID of the Consignee, address proof, authorization letter to courier to make payment of any duty or taxes on their behalf.

The Board has specified that for expeditious customs clearance of imports through courier ensure that the Invoice and KYC documents are made available to the authorised courier in advance.

It is to be ensured that the address on KYC Document is the same as the Consignee Address and the correct phone number and email of the consignee should be given.

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