3 Mandatory documents required to import goods to India


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Three Mandatory documents required to import goods to India



How many mandatory documents are required to import goods to India? What are the major documents required to import goods to India as per government? What is Para 2.53 of Foreign Trade Policy of India 2009-14?


There are three mandatory documents required for import goods to India.


Foreign Trade Policy of India 2015-20
Bill of Lading/Airway Bill
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Bill of Lading/ Airway Bill issued by carrier of goods is one of the three mandatory documents required to import goods to India. I have written in detail about Bill of Lading and some of them are given below for your further read to know more about Bill of Lading and Airway bill.

When can an exporter get bill of lading from shipping company?3 Reasons under Importance of bill of lading in international trade.Different types of Bill of Lading. Can Bill of Lading (BL) be before date of Certificate of origin GSP?Bill of Lading procedures in triangular shipment.What is switch Bill of Lading?What is Shipper Load, stow and count in Bill of Lading. Can a Bill of Lading (BL) be predated for LC negotiation?How to obtain a duplicate BL, if original bill of lading lost.Can Original Bill of lading be surrendered under LC at sight?

Is Airway bill a document of title?Can two shipments under different schemes be under one Airway bill?Difference between Airway Bill and Bill of Lading.Difference between AWB and HAWB - Airway bill and House Airway bill



Commercial Invoice cum Packing List

Another mandatory document for import goods to India is Commercial Invoice cum Packing List. The exporter can either prepare Commercial Invoice cum packing list by including specified information or arrange separate document as Commercial Invoice and Packing list. You may refer my related posts about Commercial Invoice and Packing List here:

Why, best attention while preparing Export Invoice?Difference between Purchase Order and Commercial Invoice.How to prepare an Export Invoice.Difference between Pro forma Invoice and Commercial Invoice.Difference between Purchase Order and Pro forma Invoice.How to prepare an Export Packing list.Contents of Export Packing list

Why, best attention while preparing Export Invoice? Difference between Purchase Order and Commercial Invoice.How to prepare an Export Invoice.Contents of Export commercial Invoice.Difference between Pro forma Invoice and Commercial Invoice.Difference between Purchase Order and Pro forma Invoice.How to prepare an Export Packing list. Contents of Export Packing list



Bill of Entry

Bill of Entry is one of the three mandatory documents required to import goods from foreign countries to India. Bill of Entry is filed either by importer or his customs broker at destination customs location of India to complete import customs clearance procedures and formalities. The detailed articles about Bill of entry is given here for further read –

How to file Bill of Entry on line?What is called Noting in bill of entry What happens, once Bill of Entry for Imports files? Difference between IGM and Bill of Entry.Duty calculation in Advance filing of Bill of Entry in INDIA


In continuation to minimize export and import procedures in India to reduce dwell time of importers and exporters, government has inserted a new Para 2.53 in Foreign Trade Policy, 2009-14. Click here to read government notification:

 



The above changes are with effect from 01st April, 2015.

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