Government of India

Ministry of Commerce Industry

Directorate General of Foreign Trade

Udyog Bhawan, New Delhi-110001

 Policy Circular No. 49 (RE-2010)/2009-14                        Dated  the,    22nd  December, ,2011

 Sub:- Online transmission of DES (Advance Authorization and DFIA ) and  EPCG at Krishnapatnam Port      (INKRI1 )    w.e.f23.12.2011 - regarding.

As and when Customs (CBEC) have conveyed their readiness to implement on-line message exchange between Customs and DGFT, Policy Circulars have been issued from time to time by DGFT indicating  the names and Port Codes of such Customs Ports where EDI facility would be available.   Such Policy Circulars  issued in past are listed below:

1.     Policy Circular No. 28 (RE-2005)/2004-2009, dated 6th October, 2005.

2.     Policy Circular No .44 (RE-2005)/2004-2009, dated 10th January, 2006.

3.     Policy Circular No. 32 (RE-2010)/2009-2014, dated 14th May, 2010.

4.     Policy Circular No. 37/2009-2014, dated 7th July,2010.

5.     Policy Circular No. 26   (RE-2010)/2009-14 dated 21st March, 2011.

6.     Policy Circular No. 36   (RE-2010)/2009-14  - dated 5th  August, ,2011

7.     Policy Circular No. 40   (RE-2010)/2009-14 dated 9th September, 2011

2.         Now it has been decided to add the following one new location to 84 existing locations for on-line transmission of DES (Advance Authorization and DFIA) and EPCG Authorization:


Name of new ICES Location


(Customs Port Codes )


Krishnapatnam Port


3.          Accordingly, with effect from 23rd December, 2011 following shall be mandatory:

(a)      All authorizations for DES (Advance authorization and DFIA) and EPCG in respect of this port issued on or after 23.12.2011 by Regional Authorities would be communicated to Customs on-line.

 4.        This issues with the approval of the DGFT.


  (Rajiv Arora)

                                                                                       Joint Director General of Foreign Trade

                                                                                                                               Tel: 23061573



(Issued from File No.01/02/31/AM-06/EDI)