ICEGATE : e-Commerce Portal of CBIC

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Sakshi Jain at March 13, 2023

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    In this article we will discuss about ICEGATE e commerce Portal of CBIC in depth. Following topic related to ICEGATE e commerce will be covered in this article:



    What is ICEGATE?

    ICEGATE stands for Indian Customs and Indirect Taxes Electronic Commerce Gateway. ICEGATE ecommerce is a portal that provides e-filing services to cargo and trade carrier, and other departments. Currently, there are around 24,000 registered users with ICEGATEs. As of today, ICEGATE is serving more than 6 Lakhs importers and exporters.

    Moreover, ICEGATE also helps in transferring the electronic commerce and data communication requirements of the customs department. ICEGATE facilitates EXIM trade providing faster customs clearance as it links fifteen broad type partners with Customs Electronic Data Interchange through message. Use www.icegate.gov.in to access ICEGATE facilities.

    Services Provided by CBIC using ICEGATE

    Here is the list of services that CBIC provides through ICEGATE:

    1. E-filing of Bill of Entry
    2. E-payment of shipping bill
    3. Exchange of Electronic Data between CBIC and trade/cargo partners via FTP, e-mail and web upload
    4. Document tracking status of customs EDI (Electronic Data Interchange)
    5. PAN-based data search

    How to Register on ICEGATE?

    Here is a process to register on ICEGATE login portal:


    ICEGATE Portal


    • STEP-2 Click on the sign-up button available under services.


    ICEGATE Portal


    • STEP-3 Register on the ICEGATE Portal by entering ICEGATE ID and e-mail ID using Signup button.


    ICEGATE Portal



    1. ICEGATE ID should not contain any blank spaces
    2. ICEGATE ID should not exceed 25 characters
    3. ICEGATE ID should not contain special characters excluding “-” and “_”
    4. E-mail ID should not contain more than 50 characters
    5. ICEGATE ID can contain alphanumeric characters
    • STEP-4 After validating click on the www.icegate login button.


    ICEGATE Portal


    • STEP-5 www.icegate.gov.in login into the ICEGATE Portal using valid credentials and CAPTCHA Code.


    ICEGATE Portal

    The above image is ICEGATE e commerce login.


    Why Register at ICEGATE?

    There are various reasons to register at ICEGATE, some of the major ones are:

    ICEGATE helps the exporters and importers to execute the EXIM processes in hazel free manner

    Using ICEGATE, the air and shipping agent can review and file a complaint and the cargo, logistics and other operators can interact with customs EDI through ICEGATE for cargo, logistics and other related information.

    To securely file the Bill of Entry and other documents on the ICEGATE use DSC.

    Types of Message Formats at ICEGATE

    At ICEGATE, there are currently 2 types of message formats denoting 2 ICES software version:

    1. ICES Version 1.0
    2. ICES Version 1.5

    Where ICES stands for Indian Customs EDI System

    Banks Authorized for e-payments Through ICEGATE

    The below-mentioned list of banks that are authorized for e-payments through ICEGATE:

    1. State Bank of India (SBI)
    2. Punjab National Bank (PNB)
    3. Bank of India (BOI)
    4. Indian Bank
    5. UCO Bank
    6. United Bank of India
    7. Union Bank of India
    8. Bank of Maharashtra (BOM)
    9. IDBI Bank
    10. Corporation Bank
    11. Canara Bank
    12. Bank of Baroda
    13. Indian Overseas Bank
    14. Central Bank of India
    15. VIJAYA Bank

    In case of any problem, anyone can reach to the ICEGATE helpdesk facility that is available for 24x7 via

    Toll-Free No:  1800-3010-1000

    E-mail: icegatehelpdesk@icegate.gov.in

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