Kolkata Customs

Welcome to Kolkata Customs

The Kolkata Customs Zone is headed by a Chief Commissioner. There are three Commissionerates, namely, Kolkata (Port), Kolkata (Airport & Administration) & Commissionerate of Customs (Preventive) or CCP, West Bengal, each having their own jurisdiction headed by a Commissioner.

The subordinate cadre consists of the Appraising wing which is chiefly entrusted with the assessment and collection of revenue, the Preventive wing, for prevention of smuggling activities and the ministerial staff who help in administration and the upkeep of office affairs. .

The Special Investigation Branch (SIB) is tasked with countering commercial frauds and smuggling. CCP – West Bengal is in charge of land borders and responsible for Customs border controls.



Important Information relating to migration of CBIC eOffice to efile version v7.2 and consequent downtime – reg.


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Old stuffing process by Preventive Officer in ICEGATE has been enabled for 31.12.2021 to resolve all old pending issues including those that failed at Stuffing/ASR/EGM due to implementation of ASR live under SCMTR. All stakeholders are requested to approach the concerned officers to clear their pending stuffing..


National Time Release Study (TRS) 2022 for Kolkata Seaport is scheduled for the period 01.01.2022 to 07.01.2022. The aim of the study is to bring down the overall cargo release time. All stakeholders are requested to take this on note.


Facility of physical registration process of import consignments is going to discontinue by the Customs Officers at CFS in this Commissionerate with effect from 01.12.2021