applicant should have the
applicant should have the approval from the relevant authority
support documents required
- four copies of the proforma invoices
- 4 copies of the indent form
- approval letter from relevant authority
|type of import||relevant authority|
|insecticides and pesticides substances||pesticide control registrar's office|
|animals and animal products and live animals||dept. of animal production and health|
|crude oils, gas and petroleum products||petroleum ministry|
|corn, and other green products||department of agriculture|
|non-pesticides chemicals||ministry of industries /state trading corporation|
|radio active substance||nuclear energy authority|
|spirits (alchol)||excise department|
obtain application forms
counter – unit 03
counter – cashier
submission of application form request letter and support documents
counter – unit 03
application form: specimen
step 1: obtain the indent form from unit 3
step 2: fill the indent form and submit it to unit 3 with the relevant support documents.
step 3: unit 03 checks the request detail and checks the validity of information.
step 4: when unit 03 is satisfied with the request, the license fee is charged from the applicant.
step 5: applicant pays the license fee to the cashier
step 6: forward the request detail to the import/export controller for final approval
step 7: import/export controller approves the request
step 8: unit 03 computerizes the license detail
step 9: unit 03 issues the license after the approval.
note: if unit 03 is not satisfied with the information provided, the applicant has to provide the lacking information.if unit 03 is satisfied with the information provided, it is directed to the import/export controller.
process time line: one day
submission time line
obtain application form and support documents
|counter||– uinit 03|
|time||– 8:30 am to 4:15 pm|
|working days||– monday to friday|
|holidays||– public and mercantile holidays|
validity time line: the validity period for this service varies from 1 to 6 months.
costs related to the service
cost: no fee is charged
fee: 0.2 % of the cif value
penalties: if the importer has imported goods without any license or if he has violatedby the licensing conditions a fine is imposed on him.
note: if the importer has imported goods without a license, the import/export controller charges an additional fee as a penalty.
surcharge: no surcharge.
if the importer has imported goods without a license, a goods received license is issued with a penalty.
the following documents needed for the goods received license.
- customer documents/invoice
- explanation letters
- approval letter from the relevant authority and customs notes
organization informationdepartment of imports & exports control
mr. rangika sadeesh