Juridiction

 

CUSTOMS COMMISSIONERATE, AHMEDABAD

The Customs (Preventive) Commissionerate, Ahmedabad was set up in 1983 and had jurisdiction over the entire state of Gujarat and Union Territories of Daman & Diu, Dadra & Nagar Haveli. It was bifurcated into Ahmedabad and Jamnagar (Preventive) Commissionerates with effect from 01.11.2002. The geographical jurisdiction of this Commissionerate covers the Districts of Ahmedabad, Gandhinagar, Mehsana, Patan, Banaskantha, Sabarkantha, Bharuch, Valsad, Surat, Kheda, Anand, Vadodara, Dangs, Panchmahal, Dahod, Navsari and Narmada.

Customs Commissionerate, Ahmedabad has three Customs Divisions at Ahmedabad, Surat and Valsad, one Air Cargo Complex at Ahmedabad and International Airports at Ahmedabad & Surat. Customs Ahmedabad has 07-Export Promotion Circles at EPC-1-Customs HQ, Ahmedabad, EPC-2-Customs, Paldi, Ahmedabad, EPC-3-Customs, Vadodara, EPC-4-Customs, Bharuch, EPC-5, Customs, Surat, EPC-6, Customs, Valsad and EPC-7, Customs, Nani Daman.

There are 09 Inland Container Depots (ICDs) at Khodiyar, Sanand, Sachana and Viramgam in Ahmedabad District, Dashrath and Ankleshwar in Vadodara, Sachin and Valvada in Surat and Tumb in Valsad. Ahmedabad Customs has the following Seaports-Adani-Hazira Port, Dahej Port and Magdalla Port. It also has a functional Foreign Post Offices (FPO) at Ahmedabad. Also, there are Container Freight Stations Seabird and Hind Terminal at Hazira. Apart from that there is a Special Notified Zone named Surat Hira Bourse exclusively for Import, Export of Diamonds.

There are 15 Special Economic Zones viz. Zydus Pharma, IT Calica-Ognag, Ganesh IT at Ahmedabad, GIDC Electronic & IT SEZ, TCS, Gift City –Multi Services & Financial Services, Aqualine Gandhinagar (IT) SEZ at Gandhinagar, L&T IT SEZ, Aspen Eng. SEZ at Vadodara, HBS Auto & Ancillery, Jubiliant Chemical SEZ at Bharuch, Surat Apparel Park GIDC at Surat, Sterling, Dahej & Surat SEZ at Surat, functioning in geographical area of Customs Gujarat Zone.

To thwart any attempt of smuggling, the Ahmedabad Customs Commissionerate has positioned various units such as Shore Guard (S.G.) Parties, Road Checking Parties (RCP), etc. at various strategic locations in Ahmedabad viz. Valsad, Surat and Ahmedabad. The S.G. units under Customs Division Valsad and Surat are equipped with 04 Patrolling boats. Customs Division Valsad is having boats of Cat-I, Cat-IIIB one each and Customs Division Surat is having boats of Cat-II and Cat-IIIA one each. These boats are used to effectively carry out coastal patrolling at short notice.

The main items of import are Sections of Refined Copper, Copper Concentrate, LNG, Ferrous waste and scrap, Flat Rolled products of Stainless Steel, Gold, Silver, Ethylene, Polymers, Hydrocarbons, Resins, Rough Diamonds, Rubber Articles, etc. The main items of export are Pharmaceutical Products, S.O. Dyes, Woven Fabrics of Cotton, Medicaments, Hollow Profiles Seamless of Iron and Steel, Ball and Roller Bearings, Flat Rolled Products of Stainless Steel, Diamonds etc.

FORMATION AT A GLANCE
SR. NO. FORMATIONS
1. SEA PORTS
1. HAZIRA, SURAT
2. MAGDALLA, SURAT
3. DAHEJ, SURAT
2. INLAND CONTAINER DEPOTS
1. I.C.D. – KHODIYAR, AHMEDABAD
2. I.C.D. – DASHRATH, VADODARA
3. I.C.D. – SACHIN, SURAT
4. I.C.D. – VALVADA
5. I.C.D. – ANKLESHWAR
6. I.C.D. – SANAND
7. I.C.D. - SACHANA
8. I.C.D. - TUMB
9. I.C.D. - VIRAMGAM
3. CONTAINER FREIGHT STATION
1. C.F.S. –HIND TERMINAL, HAZIRA
2. C.F.S. - SEABIRD, HAZIRA
4. SPECIAL NOTIFIED ZONE FOR DIAMOND
1. S.N.Z - HIRA BOURSE SURAT
5. INTERNATIONAL AIRPORTS
1. S.V.P. INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT, AHMEDABAD
2. SURAT INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT, SURAT (NON-FUNCTIONING)
6. FOREIGN POST OFFICES
1. FOREIGN POST OFFICE, AHMEDABAD
2. FOREIGN SUB-POST OFFICE, SURAT
7. AIR CARGO COMPLEX
1. AIR CARGO COMPLEX, AHMEDABAD
8. COURIER & BAGGAGE CELL
1. INTERNATIONAL COURIER TERMINAL & BAGGAGE CELL AT AIR CARGO COMPLEX, AHMEDABAD
9. PREVENTIVE FORMATIONS
1. CUSTOMS DIVISION, PALDI, AHMEDABAD
2. CUSTOMS DIVISION, SURAT
3. CUSTOMS DIVISION, VALSAD
10. ROAD CHECKING PARTIES
1. VAPI (VALSAD DIVISION)
2. PALANPUR (PALDI DIVISION)
11. SHORE GUARD UNITS
1. BHARUCH (SURAT DIVISION)
2. DAMAN (VALSAD DIVISION)
3. BILIMORA (VALSAD DIVISION)
4. UMERGAON (VALSAD DIVISION)