Welcome to Air Customs
Central Board of Indirect Taxes & Customs (CBIC) comes under the Department of Revenue, Ministry of Finance, Government of India. It deals with the tasks of formulation of policy concerning levy and collection of Customs duties, prevention of smuggling and administration of matters relating to Customs to the extent under CBIC’s purview. Subordinate organizations under the administrative control of CBIC include Custom Houses which deal with actual implementation of policy & procedures laid down by the Board.
The office of the Principal Commissioner of Customs, Chennai-I Commissionerate, is the field formation of Indian Customs at Anna International Airport and New Custom House, Meenambakkam, Chennai and Office of the Principal Commissioner of Customs, Chennai VII Commissionerate, is the field formation of Indian Customs at Air Cargo Complex, New Custom House, Meenambakkam. Administratively these are under the overall supervision of the Principal Chief Commissioner of Customs (Chennai Zone).