13 Jun India: New Invoice and Shipping Document Data Regulations
The new regulations affecting shipments to India have been issued by the Office of the Commissioner of Customs (NS-III) No. 33/2018 dated 07/03/2018, according to which all B/Ls and documents for shipments to India issued on or after 1 April 2018 must contain the following information on the importer at destination:
- Identification number GST (GSTIN) (15 alphanumeric characters)
- Import and export code (IEC) (10 numerical characters)
- Email account
t is of vital importance to take this information into account in order to avoid problems of delays in deliveries and possible associated costs.