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About ICEGATE

Indian Customs Electronic Gateway (ICEGATE) is the national portal of Indian Customs of Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (CBIC) that provides e-filing services to the Trade, Cargo Carriers and other Trading Partners electronically.


At present, about 43542 users are registered with ICEGATE who are serving about more than 12.5 lacs importer/exporter. Through this facility Indian Customs offers a host of services, including electronic filing of the Bill of Entry (import goods declaration), Shipping Bills (export goods declaration), e-Payment of Customs Duty, a free of cost web-based Common Signer utility for signing all the Customs Documents, facility to file online supporting documents through e Sanchit, end to end electronic IGST Refund and etc.


ICEGATE is internally linked with multiple partner agencies including RBI, Banks, DGFT, DGCIS, Ministry of Steel, Directorate of Valuation and other various Partner Government Agencies involved in EXIM trade enabling faster Customs clearance. All electronic documents/ messages being handled by the ICEGATE are processed at the Customs' end by the Indian Customs EDI System (ICES), which is running at 245 Customs Locations.


In addition to e-filing, ICEGATE also provides host of other services like 24X7 helpdesk facility for its trading partners, e payment of Central Excise and Service Tax, on-line registration for IPR, Document Tracking status at Customs EDI, online verification of DEPB/DES/EPCG licenses, IE code status, PAN based CHA data, IGST Refund Status and links to various other important websites/information related to EXIM Trade.