Self Sealing Permission at factory or warehouse premises

Date : 20 July 2018

Self Sealing Permission at factory or warehouse premises

Process stages:

  1. The exporter should be registered under the GST and should be filing GSTR1 and GSTR2. Where exporter is not GST registrant, he shall bring the export goods to a Container Freight Station/Inland Container Depot for stuffing and sealing of container. However, in certain situations, an exporter may follow the self-sealing procedure even if he is not required to be registered under GST Laws. Such an exception is available to the Status Holders recognized by DGFT under a valid status holder certificate issued in this regard.

  2. Any exporter desirous of availing this procedure shall inform the jurisdictional Custom Officer of the rank of Superintendent or Appraiser of Customs about the intention to follow self- sealing procedure to export goods from the factory premises or warehouse atleast 15 days before the first planned movement of a consignment. Exporters who are availing the factory/warehouse stuffing permission under Central Excise supervision would be entitled for self-sealing procedure and would have to follow the Radio-frequency identification (RFID) e-Sealing procedure and have to register with concern EDI Systems.

  3. Post submission of documents, the GST Superintendent or Inspector shall inspect the premises with regard to viability of stuffing of container in the premises and submit a report

  4. Where the visit report of the Superintendent or an Inspector of GST Authority regarding viability of the Stuffing/Premises is not favourable, the exporter shall bring the goods to the Container Freight Station (CFS)/Inland Container Depot/Port for sealing purposes.

For the new permissions, the following documents are required to be submitted by the Exporter:

  1. Application for the grant of factory/warehouse permission in ‘Annexure-B’.

  2. Authority letter from Exporter to their representative or from Exporter to CB and CB to their representative.

  3. NOC from owner/lessee/loan licensee of Stuffing premises.

  4. Lease agreement documents of factory/site.

  5. Self-Certified copy of IEC/PAN/GSTN Registration No.

  6. Specimen Signature with photograph of authorized signatories duly attested by Director/Partner/Proprietor in ‘Annexure C’.

  7. Stuffing premises to be added as an additional place of business in GST registration.

  8. Copy of previous Shipping bills.

Above process and associated documentation may vary from port to port and associated jurisdictions. For more information and associated support, please feel free to contact us anytime. We will ensure best of our attention and service support.

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