JNCH introduces Priority Assessment and Priority Examination for AEO and DPD Clients

Posted by Daily Shipping Times on 09-08-2018        Tweet

NAVI MUMBAI: Jawaharlal Nehru Custom House (JNCH) has introduced a Priority Assessment and Priority Examination for Authorized Economic Operator (AEO) and Direct Port Delivery (DPD) Clients. According to the recent Public Notice No 117/2018 dated 2nd August, JNCH has taken additional steps to operationalise the introduction of Priority Assessment and Priority Examination through electronic mode for AEO and DPD importers by launching “online module” on DPD JNCH website.

An AEO and/or DPD importers / exporters or their authorised Custom Broker are required to visit DPD JNCH website (www.dpdjnch.com) and follow the steps mentioned below :-

i) Priority Assessment: - Entitled Importers and Exporters:

1. DPD Importers where either BE is facilitated for examination or DPD importer availing benefit of Standing Order No 65/2016, dated 15.11.2016

2. AEO Importers and Exporters

(a) Such AEOs and/or DPD clients or their authorised Custom Broker are required to click on Prioritise Assessment tab or they can visit http://dpdjnch.com/PrioritiseAssessment.aspx url.

(b) On Prioritise Assessment screen, AEO and/or DPD importers or their authorised Custom Broker are required to fill the IEC of importer/exporter, Bill of Entry number and date, Assessment Group and DPD mode (DPD-DPD, DPD-CFS and NA, as applicable). Assessment Group and DPD mode can be selected from the drop down. AEO clients, who are not registered for DPD, have to select NA mode while filling the details.

(C) After filling the required details, AEO and/or DPD importers or their authorised Custom Broker are required to click on Submit button. The details will be sent through SMS to the Assistant / Deputy Commissioner of the concerned group after submitting the details.

ii) Priority Examination: - Entitled Importers and Exporters:

1. DPD Importers availing benefit of Standing Order No 65/2016, dated 15.11.2016

2. AEO Importers and Exporters

(a) AEOs and/or DPD clients or their authorised Custom Broker are required to click on Priority Examination tab or they can visit http://dpdjnch.com/PriorityExamination.aspx url.

(b) On Priority Examination screen, AEO and/or DPD importers / exporters or their authorised Custom Broker are required to fill the IEC of importer / exporter, Import/Export examination, Shipping Bill / Bill of Entry number and date and CFS Name. Import/Export examination can be selected from the drop down menu.

(c) After filling the required details, AEO and/or DPD importers/exporters or their authorised Custom Broker are required to click on Submit button. The details will be sent through SMS to the Assistant / Deputy Commissioner of the concerned CFS for ordering Examination on Priority to the concerned Appraiser, Superintendent, Examiner or Preventive Officer.

4. On submission of the details successfully for “request for priority assessment/examination,” a SMS will be automatically generated and sent to the concerned Assistant / Deputy Commissioner in charge of Group / CFS on their mobile phones. Such Bills of Entry / Shipping Bills are required to be assessed within 2 hour and examined within 06 hours of the receipt of SMS on their mobile phone, if received during 10am to 5pm on any working day. As regards request for priority examination, concerned AC/DC (incharge of CFS) has to issue suitable direction for compliance to concerned Appraiser, Superintendent, Examiner or Preventive Officer and maintain record of such direction and compliance of the same.

5. If such Bills of Entry / Shipping Bills are not assessed/examined within the stipulated time, the concerned AC/DC incharge of group / CFS should place such Bill of Entry / Shipping Bill details before the concerned ADC/JC for taking necessary action in the matter. Further, even if, assessment/examination of such Bills of Entry/Shipping Bills is not resolved at the level of concerned ADC/JC on the same working day, then the matter should be immediately brought to the notice of concerned Commissioner for necessary action.

6. The AEO and/or DPD importers / exporters are requested to avail the above trade facilitation measure. It is also being informed that aforesaid facilities of priority in assessment and examination is available to only entitled importers or exporters as mentioned in this Public Notice and therefore, such request should be made only by entitled importer / exporter.

7. In case of any difficulty, the specific issue may be brought to the notice of Additional Commissioner in charge of DPD Cell, NS-III (email address: dpd.amijnch@gmail.com), concludes the Public Notice No 117/2018 dated 2nd August.