Customs clearance through single window and integrated declaration involves obtaining NOCs from various allied Government agencies and departments as applicable for the particular HS Code of that product. Such other Government agencies are referred to as ‘Participating Government Agencies’ (PGA).

Some of these PGA NOCs include:

ADC NOC | Additional Drug Controller / Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation (CDSCO)

For Drugs, Pharmaceutical, Medical and Cosmetics items

TC NOC | Textile Committee

For Fabrics, Garments and similar Textile items

FSSAI NOC | Food Safety Standards Authority of India

For all types of Foods items for human consumption

AQ NOC | Animal Quarantine

For Milk, Dairy, Meat and Aquatic origin items, including Food items having such ingredients or contents

PQ NOC | Plant Quarantine

For Plants and items of Plant origin, including seeds, fruits, vegetables as well as wood and certain articles of wood

WLRO NOC | Wildlife Crime Control Bureau / CITES

For articles of Animal origin

RE-44 MRP | Legal Metrology Rules

For all retail products compliance of MRP/RSP labelling as per Legal Metrology Packaged Commodities rules

RFCL Testing | Regional Fertilizer Control Laboratories

For Fertilizers and Pesticides

DYCC Testing | Testing by Customs Lab

For items where Customs requires the testing of the items for product classification or assessment or any other purpose

BIS NOC | Bureau of Indian Standards

For items requiring mandatory certification of BIS standards

IPR NOC | Intellectual Property Rights

For Brand / Products registered under the Intellectual Property Rights by the Rights Holder

Many of these procedures involve tedious and time-consuming processes, such as taking appointments, scrutiny of documents by the concerned authority, payments of testing fees and inspection fees, arranging and co-ordinating inspection, withdrawal, sealing and forwarding of samples, lab tests analysis, external fumigation, follow up for reports and NOC and so on.

Some NOCs may also involve:

  • Waiver / Exemption of NOC in eligible cases
  • Provisional NOC in certain cases
  • Final NOC

In certain cases, pre-shipment permits, licenses, labelling and certifications may also be required.

Other Value Added Services

Labelling at Customs Bonded Warehouse

Products can be labelled at Customs Bonded Warehouse or at FTWZ for adhering to statutory labelling compliances such as MRP, FSSAI, etc prior to clearance under home consumption. For more details of Bonded Cargo click here.

Cargo Marine Insurance and Transit Insurance

Cargo marine insurance can be arranged for Warehouse to Warehouse or Port to Port as per your requirements.

Cargo Inspection and Survey

Third Party Cargo Inspection and Survey for import consignments can be arranged from authorised or nominated agencies. Joint insurance inspection surveys can be co-ordinated when necessary.

Securing Movement of Loose Cargo

The Supplier is expected to ship the cargo in sea-worthy packaging which is able to sustain the normal wear and tear and usual handling of cargo up to final destination. However, upon specific and express instructions by the Importer, we can arrange additional strapping, choking, dunnage or other similar measures of securing the cargo in place on the vehicle while movement from port of discharge to final destination in case of Air, LCL or loose cargo only (not for FCL).

Palletisation & Re-Packing at CFS

In case of damaged cargo or upon request, we can arrange the palletisation and / or repacking of the cargo at the CFS premises.

Post-Shipment Fumigation at Destination

In certain cases, fumigation can be arranged at destination prior to clearance as per order of the concerned authority.

Purchase Order Management

PO management for import and domestic dispatches.