Customs Duty and other Payments move to New Portal with Enhanced User Interface: CBIC issues ECL Advisory for Users

The Customs duty and other payment can be made through with effect from January 14, 2024. Also refer to CBIC's ECL Advisory for stepwise guidance
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The Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs ( CBIC ), on 13th January 2024 announced the relocation of Customs Duty and Other Payments to a new portal featuring an improved user interface. Payments can now be made through, replacing the previous platform with effect from January 14, 2024.

In addition to this, the board has released guidance on Electronic Cash Ledger ( ECL ) to assist users in navigating the website seamlessly. The advisory provides a step-by-step guide on the changes and instructions for making payments.

The notification of the CBIC states as follows:

“Note: Customs Duty payment and other payments have been enabled on  and disabled on  with effect from January 14, 2024. There are the changes in E-payment User Interface only and accordingly this new advisory has been issued for the purpose of giving clear stepwise navigation to users for duty payment and other functionalities on E-payment portal on new website.”

About ECL Advisory

The guidance comprises a detailed, step-by-step manual for settling customs duty challans using various methods such as NEFT/RTGS, Internet banking, and the ECL wallet. Additionally, it provides a systematic overview of handling ECCS challans through different modes. Furthermore, the advisory outlines information about authorised banks for customs duty payments via net banking.

Download the advisory below or from here.

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