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  • Notice dated 23.08.2023 for Customs Brokers Licensing Examination, 2024. Click here
  • Corrigendum dated 25-04-2023 to Recruitment against Sports Quota in the Central Tax & Customs Department Pune. Click here
  • Tentative vacancies of SSC CGLE-2022- reg Click here
  • Disposal of certain detained/seized goods lying in CWC Warehouse & Valuable Godown at T3, IGI Airport New Delhi. | Year Wise List of Warehouse
  • Final Integrated All India Seniority List of Administrative Officers of CGST & Central Excise including Directorates for the period 01.01.2019 to 31.12.2020 Click here
  • SSC CGLE 2021- Final verification of Options/ Preferences from selected candidates. Click here |Examiner | Inspector |po |TA |Annexure
  • SSC CGLE 2021- Final chance for exercising options for left-out candidates Click here
  • Result of Customs Brokers Licensing Written Examination, 2023 (held on 18.03.2023) Click here
  • Circular inviting applications for engaging the services of two retired departmental officers possessing excellent drafting skills in department correspondences, etc., on contractual basis for NACIN, Bengaluru. Click here |Corrigendum
  • Urgent review of cases of overstay while on deputation - regarding. Click here | Document
  • Bye-elections to 01 PC in the State of Punjab and 04 ACs in the States of Odisha, Uttar Pradesh, and Meghalaya, 2023-Instructions on Election Expenditure Monitoring-Regarding. Click here
  • Online filing of AEO-LO application [Circular No. 10/2023-Customs dated 11.04.2023]. Click here
  • AEO-LO Applicant User Guide. Click here
  • General Elections to the Legislative Assembly of Karnataka, 2023-Deployment of Expenditure Observers-Regarding. Click here
  • WCO Call for Papers from Customs officials on Academic/Policy Research. Click here
  • Filling up of vacancies on deputation basis in various benches of CESTAT, New Delhi -reg. Click here
  • General Election to the Legislative Assembly of Karnataka, 2023- Deployment of Expenditure Observers-reg. Click here
  • Filling up of vacancies on deputation basis in NACIN, ZC, Cochin. Click here
  • Circular for filling up the posts of Superintendent/Inspector on loan basis at the Office of Commissioner (Information Technology & Compliance Verification), CBIC, New Delhi- reg. Click here
  • SSC CGLE 2021- Calling Options/ Preferences from selected candidates. Cgst | Examiner |po |calling options
  • Attention CE&ST Tax payers: W.e.f 01.04.2023 ICEGATE will introduce Online Internet Banking channel for payment of CE & ST dues through ICEGATE e-Payment Gateway in addition to NEFT/RTGS. Please refer to Advisory No 14/2023 dated 30.03.23 at https://cbic-gst.gov.in under Home Page>ACES(CE&ST)>Advisories for ACES(CE&ST) Tax payers
  • Directorate General of Taxpayer Services, in association with NACIN invites you to a webinar on "e-Cash Ledger in Customs" on 31st March 2023, starting at 3:00 p.m. Please visit DGTS Mumbai YouTube Channel for live streaming. Click here
  • Annual Calendar of Departmental Examinations for the year 2023-24 Click here
  • Departmental Examination for confirmation of District Opium Officer/Superintendent in Central Bureau of Narcotics (CBN), Gwalior for the year 2022-23, Date of examination 27.03.2023” Click here
  • Notice calling for suggestions/feedback from stakeholders on the draft Circular for "Launch of Exchange Rate Automation Module" (ERAM) Click here
  • General Elections to Legislative Assemblies of Meghalaya, Nagaland, and Tripura, 2023 and bye-election to 01 AC in the state of Tamilnadu, 2023-Expenditure Observers third & last visit for submission of report iv-reg Click here
  • General Elections to Legislative Assembly of Karnataka, 2023-Briefing Meeting of Expenditure Observers-reg.pdf Click here
  • Circular for calling willingness from Officers in the grade of Principal Commissioner/ Commissioner, Additional Commissioner/ Joint Commissioner and Deputy Commissioner/ Assistant Commissioner for posting to New NACIN Campus at Palasamudram, near Bengaluru-reg. Click here
  • Draft Integrated All India Seniority List of Administrative Officers of Customs for the period 01.01.2019 to 31.12.2020 Click here
  • Filling up of the post of Administrative Officer in the Customs & Central Excise Settlement Commission, Principal Bench, Delhi - Regarding. Click here | Hindi
  • Departmental examination for Inspectors of Central Tax: Download letter for change of date in r/o Paper-III & IV on 24.03.2023 due to Public holiday (22.03.2023) Click here
  • Engagement of two numbers of consultants in the grade of Engineer (Electrical) and Engineer (Marine) (one each) on a contract basis at NACIN, Bengaluru in connection with the setting up of Marine Training Centre @ NACIN, Palasamudram- Reg Click here
  • Immediate Attention : Download letter regarding VIVA-VOCE in departmental examination for Inspectors issued by NACIN, ZC, Kanpur alongwith Board's letter. Click here | Board's Letter
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Are There any Prohibited Goods


Q.  What types of goods cannot be sent as gift or commercial samples through courier?

A. All types of goods which are banned for import under the Foreign Trade (Development and Regulation) Act, 1992 are banned for import into India even as gifts or as commercial samples. The example of such goods are wild animals, wild birds or parts of wild animals and birds, narcotic drugs like opium,  marijuana, ivory, arms  like revolvers or pistols or other hand guns and ammunitions

Q.  How to send magazines/books containing map of India?

A. It is not possible for ordinary sender to know whether the magazines or books containing the map correctly shows the boundary of India or not. It is, therefore, safe to stamp or write across the map(s) that this map may not show the correct boundary of India.

Q.  Can a person send jewellery to any manufacturer in India as sample?

A. Gold jewellery or studded jewellery including samples thereof is not allowed to be imported by or sent to ordinary persons in India through courier route. However, the units in export processing zones or Export Oriented Units are allowed to import gems and jewellery, including samples thereof, through an authorised courier. However, the jewellery and its samples can be exported by all units through the courier.