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Indian Customs and Central Excise Electronic Commerce/Electronic Data Interchange (EC/EDI) Gateway or ICEGATE is a portal which offers e-filing services to trade and cargo carriers and such other clients of the Customs & Central Excise Department. As of today, there are around 8500 registered users.
The key pointers related to the ICEGATE platform are:
All the electronic documents and messages that are handled by ICEGATE are processed at Customs’ end by ICES (Indian Customs EDI System). Statistics say:
The introduction of ICEGATE (Indian Customs and Central Excise Electronic Commerce Gateway) has helped Customs department in becoming more accountable and has helped the department in minimizing the complaints on delay in delivery of consignments from both, the exporters and importers.
For online filing of Bill of Entry, Shipping bills and other documents, one needs to get registered with ICEGATE
ICEGATE registration is a simple process; one needs to log on to the ICEGATE portal and use the registration link on the home page and provide the required details for filling up a registration form.
One can register himself for following transactions: