No need for Customs Baggage Declaration Form for domestic passengers

By | March 10, 2016
(Last Updated On: March 10, 2016)

Circular No.08/2016-Customs

F.No. 520/43/2015-Cus VI

Government of India

Ministry of Finance

Department of Revenue

Central Board of Excise & Customs

 North Block, New Delhi

 Dated the 8th March 2016


           All Chief Commissioners of Customs/Customs (Preventive)

           All Chief Commissioners of Customs and Central Excise

           All Commissioners of Customs/Customs (Preventive)

           All Commissioners of Customs and Central Excise


Subject: Dispensing of Customs Baggage Declaration Form for domestic passengers- regarding

            Kind reference is invited to minutes of the meeting taken by Chairman, CBEC, on 19.12.2015 of Principal Commissioners/ Commissioners of major airports and other officers issued under F. No. 520/43/2015-Cus VI dated 23.12.2015. It was decided in the said meeting that the Customs Declaration form which is prescribed for the domestic passengers travelling along with international passengers in the international flight flying in its domestic leg would be dispensed herewith.

2.  Pursuant to the aforesaid decision it is once again reiterated that the domestic passengers who board international flights in the domestic leg are not required to file the Customs Baggage declaration form.

3.      Chief Commissioners of Customs are requested to ensure that the decision is implemented strictly at all airports.

Yours faithfully,


Under Secretary (Customs-VI)

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