Import Regulatory
KYC Documents
        KYC is an acronym for Know-Your-Customer, a term used for       Customer Identification Process
       to avoid the misuse of export promotion schemes, fraudulent      availment of export incentives, unscrupulous imports evading duty by    bogus IEC holders etc., the Government of India has put the  “Know  Your Customer (KYC)” guidelines to ensure that they are not used by importers / exporters who indulge in such fraudulent activities. 
      A verification of KYC (Know Your Customer) of Exporters & Importers    is now a responsibility of Custom House Agents vide CBEC (Central Board of Excise and Customs & Customs) Circular 9/2010 dtd.08/4/2010
    According to the notification CHAs to verify the antecedent, correctness    of Import Export Code (IEC) Number, identity of his client and the   functioning of his client in the declared address by using reliable,  independent, authentic documents, data or information. In this regard, a detailed guideline on the list of documents to be verified and obtained from the client/ customer is enclosed in the annexure attached.
      Please Note: If a client / customer fails to comply with the defined
    criteria (As per the Annexure), Expan will be unable to proceed with    the designated handling of their shipment.

 

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