Krishnapatnam port in Andhra Pradesh has been notified as a designate port for import of new vehicles by notification no 36/2015-2020 dt. 20/10/2017.

The notification states as follows:

  1. O.(E) In exercise of powers conferred by Section 3 of FT (D&R) Act, 1992, read with paragraph 1.02 and 2.01 of the Foreign Trade Policy, 2015-2020, as amended from time to time, the Central Government hereby amends the Import Policy Condition 2 to Chapter 87 of ITC(HS) 2017, Schedule 1 (Import Policy) as under.
  2. Krishnapatnam port is added to the existing list of 14 ports / ICDs through with import of new vehicles is permitted under Policy Condition 2(II) (d) of Chapter 87 Chapter 87 of ITC(HS) 2017, Schedule 1 (Import Policy). Accordingly, Policy Condition 2(II) (d) of Chapter 87 is revised to read as under.


“The import of new vehicles shall be permitted only through the following Customs Port:


Seaport- (i) Nhava Sheva, (ii) Mumbai (iii) Kolkata, (iv)Chennai, (v) Ennore, (vi) Cochin, (vii) Kattupalli, (viii) APM Terminals Pipavav, (ix) Krishnapatnam;


Airports– (x) Mumbai Air Cargo Complex, (xi) Delhi Air Cargo, (xii) Chennai Airport, and


ICDs – Ixiii) Telegaon Pune, (xiv) Tughlakabad & (Faridabad)”


  1. Effect of this notification;


Krishnapatnam port is being added of the list of 14 existing ports/ICDs, thereby taking the total number of ports/ICDs to 15, for importing new vehicles.


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