In this article we will discuss about ICEGATE an e-commerce Portal of CBIC in depth. Following topic related to ICEGATE will be covered in this article:
ICEGATE stands for Indian Customs and Indirect Taxes Electronic Commerce Gateway. ICEGATE 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.
Here is the list of services that CBIC provides through ICEGATE:
Here is a process to register on ICEGATE:
STEP-1 Open ICEGATE Portal https://www.icegate.gov.in/
STEP-2 Click on the sign-up button available under services.
STEP-3 Register on the ICEGATE Portal by entering ICEGATE ID and e-mail ID using Signup button.
STEP-4 After validating click on the login button.
STEP-5 Log into the ICEGATE Portal using valid credentials and CAPTCHA Code.
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.
At ICEGATE, there are currently 2 types of message formats denoting 2 ICES software version:
Where ICES stands for Indian Customs EDI System
The below-mentioned list of banks that are authorized for e-payments through ICEGATE:
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