What is Courier Shipping Bill–V (CSB-V) and how to get the Shipping details for Courier Shipping Bill–V (CSB-V)?
Whenever the sellers shipped the e-commerce shipment of commercial value via courier mode, they have to file Courier Shipping Bill–V (CSB-V) Regulation 6(3) of Courier Imports and Exports (Electronic Declaration and Processing) Amendment Regulations 2018 whereby they are declaring that the exporter has authorized the shipping partner Like DHL, FedEx, etc. for booking the shipment under the Courier Airway Bill and the said courier partner will act as an agent for clearance and export of the goods as mentioned under the Courier Shipping Bill–V (CSB-V).
The Information provided under the Courier Shipping Bill–V (CSB-V) will get transmitted to the Airport terminal for Customs clearance on filing the Statement (manifest) by the authorized courier containing the details of goods to be exported in CSB-V.
On the Basis of Courier Shipping Bill–V (CSB-V), the exporter will have to file their GST Returns accordingly.
When the goods cross the Indian territory, the Shipping Bill details and other relevant details will be shared by the concerned authority with the GST Department
Accurate, timely, correct filing of GSTR-3B/GSTR-1 with relevant details can get the GST Refund process easier for the export.
Seller Pre-requisite of CSB-V
For the First time sellers using the services of CSB-V they should ensure that they have (Authorized Dealer), AD code registered at their relevant Port.
What are the Documents Required for CSB-V Shipments?
|1||Commercial Invoice – Exporter will get the benefit irrespective of the currency in the commercial Invoice it be either in INR or foreign currency.|
|3||Carrier shipper’s letter of Instruction (SLI)|
|4||Export value declaration|
|6||IEC (Import Export Code)|
|7||Authorized dealer code (AD Code)|
|9||Certificate of Origin (if required)|
In the case of specific products, some certifications are also required like Certificate of Analysis (COA), TSCA, etc.
Public Notice No.38/2018-19 issued on 29th March 2019 by the office of the commissioner of customs stating the implementation of Express Cargo Clearance System (ECCS) for clearance of Export goods at Courier Terminal.
As per the said notice, export of non-documents under CSB-V will be handled in the automated system called ECCS thereby allowing the courier companies/ importers to file and upload the Courier Export Manifest (CEM) in Form F/ Courier Shipping Bill (CSB-V) in Form HA – Goods notified in Appendix 3C of Foreign Trade Policy (2015-20) from their offices.
In November 2018, a Public Notice No.31/2018 was issued by the Office of the commissioner of customs, Air Cargo Complex (Export), New Custom House, Near Custom House, Near IGI Airport, New Delhi 110037 stating the procedure for Exports under MEIS scheme by Courier Mode at New Courier Terminal New Delhi.
|Value Limit of Export Consignment through Courier under Merchandise Exports from India Scheme (MEIS)||Rs.25,000/-||Rs.5,00,000/-|
CBEC (Central Board of Excise and customs) has amended the Courier Imports and Exports (Electronic Declaration and Processing) Regulations 2010 vide Notification No.28/2018 (N.T) dated 28th March 2018.
The amendments will be termed as Courier Imports and Exports (Electronic Declaration and Processing) Amendment Regulations 2018, whereby they have substituted the Courier Shipping Bill–IV (CSB-IV) for goods in Form H into Form Courier Shipping Bill–V (CSB-V) for goods notified in Appendix 3C of Foreign Trade Policy (2015-2020), to be exported under Merchandise Exports from India Scheme (MEIS), in Form HA.
How to get Courier Shipping Bill–IV (CSB-IV)
Visit ESSB Website
Select Export or Importer
Enter AWB number and Courier Partner name