Overview of the Airport Commissionerate

भारत सरकार/ GOVERNMENT OF INDIA

वित्त मंत्रालय / MINISTRY OF FINANCE

 राजस्व विभाग / DEPT. OF REVENUE

दूरभाष / Telephone : 044-2256 9502, फ़ैक्स /FAX  : 044-2256 1407, email: airportchennai13@gmail.com

प्रधान आयुक्त सीमा शुल्क का कार्यालय/OFFICE OF THE PRINCIPAL COMMISSIONER OF CUSTOMS

चेन्नई  – I आयुक्तालय ( विमान पत्तन )/CHENNAI – I COMMISSIONERATE (AIRPORT)मीनमबाक्कम, चेन्नई६०० / MEENAMBAKKAM, CHENNAI-600 016.

OVERVIEW OF THE VARIOUS SECTIONS OF CHENNAI-I COMMISSIONERATE (AIRPORT)

Sl. No. SECTION DEALS WITH CONTACT DETAILS
 

1

 

AIRPORT

 

 

 

Airport Batch works 24×7 for facilitating passengers. The passengers fall into the 2 following categories: a) Green Channel(Within Duty free allowance) b) Red Channel(Above Duty Free Allowance)

The Air Customs Officers attend to the following duties:

1. Collection of Baggage Duty.

2.Clearance of Mishandled Baggage

3. Issuing of Currency Declaration form.

4. Crew Clearance

5. ATA Carnet(Goods for exhibition purposes)

6. Issuing of PIR (Property Irregularity Report).

 

 

044 2256 6199

 

7358513475

 

airportchennaicustoms@gmail.com

 

(Working Hours: 24 x 7)

 

2

 

AIRPORT ADMIN

 

Airport admin deals with the overall administrative work of Chennai-I (Airport) Commissionerate. This unit coordinates with the AAI, Airlines and other agencies. This unit also deals with the CPGRAM, RTI applications and other queries.

 

044 2256 6132

airportchennai13@gmail.com

(Working Hours: Mon-Sat, 10:00 – 17:00)

 

3

 

AIU

 

AIU collects intelligence, analyses and suspects the passengers from the passengers manifests, identifies the suspected passengers in order to check and detect the smuggling of contraband items including Gold, Narcotics, Drugs, wildlife etc.

 

 

044 2256 6133

044 2256 3869

aiuchennai2014@gmail.com

(Working Hours: 24 x 7)

 

4

 

FOREIGN POST OFFICE (PAD)

 

Postal appraising department deals with the clearance of Import and export of goods by post. This unit is functioning at the Foreign Post Office, Meenambakkam.

 

044 2234 0008

7358513476

chennaipadair@gmail.com

(Working Hours: Mon-Sat, 10:00 – 17:00)

 

5

 

UB

 

This unit is located inside the Air cargo complex (Import Shed). This unit deals with the clearance of the unaccompanied baggage.

 

044 2256 0141  couriercellcustomschennai@gmail.com

(Working Hours: Mon-Sat, 10:00 – 17:00)

 

6

 

COURIER CELL

 

Courier Cell is located inside the Air cargo complex. This unit deals with the clearance of Import and export of goods by Courier.

This Section also deals with On-board Courier which allows personal carriage of courier parcels , to be imported and exported, through Authorized Couriers as per Facilitation Notice No.5/2011 Dated 01.08.2011 (Air Customs).

 

 

044 2256 5881  couriercellcustomschennai@gmail.com

(Working Hours: Mon-Sat, 10:00 – 17:00)

 

7

 

DISPOSAL & WAREHOUSE

 

Warehouse section deals with the safe storage of detained/ seized goods viz, Gold, Currencies, Electronic goods, etc, till disposal.

Disposal section deals with the proper disposal of the seized goods viz, Gold, Currencies, Electronic goods, etc, on receipt of Disposal order issued by the seizing unit. Disposal unit also handles the destruction of prohibited goods viz, drugs, narcotics etc, as per the prescribed norms by the government.

 

 

044 2256 6057  airportwarehouse@gmail.com

disposalair@gmail.com

(Working Hours: Mon-Sat, 10:00 – 17:00)

 

8

 

REWARDS

 

Reward unit deals with granting of rewards to the Informers & Officers as per the guidelines issued vide Board’s circular no. 20/2015 dated 31.07.2015.

 

In case of absolute confiscation of gold and silver jewellery, the quantum and ceiling of rewards to informers and officers will be 20% of the Net sale proceeds of the jewellery plus amount of penalty levied / imposed and recovered. The maximum reward in respect of gold is Rs.1,500/- per 10g., for silver Rs. 3,000/- per Kg., for Opium Rs. 6,000/- per Kg., for Heroin Rs. 1,20,000/- per Kg., for Cocaine it is Rs. 2,40,000/- per Kg., for Hashish Rs. 2,000/- per Kg and for Ganja it is Rs.600/- per Kg, etc.

 

 

 

044 2256 9557  rewardschennaiair@gmail.com

(Working Hours: Mon-Sat, 10:00 – 17:00)

 

9

 

LEGAL/ REVIEW

 

This section deals with the court matters and with filing of appeals against O-in-O/ O-in-A and also reviews the O-in-O/ O-in-A passed by the adjudicating/ appellate authorities.

 

044 2256 9605

airportlegal@gmail.com

(Working Hours: Mon-Sat, 10:00 – 17:00)

 

 

10

 

 

RSI

 

 

RSI unit deals with follow-up, search and investigation of cases.

 

 

044 2256 9597

044 2256 0650

rsiaircustoms@gmail.com

(Working Hours: Mon-Sat, 10:00 – 17:00)

 

11

 

APPG. MAIN

 

Appraising Main unit deals with preparation of monthly statements/ Revenue Reports, correspondence to Chief Commissioner’s Office(CCO) and other agencies. This unit also deals with the preventive refunds cases.

 

044 2256 0462

chenairappg@gmail.com

(Working Hours: Mon-Sat, 10:00 – 17:00)

 

12

 

RRU

 

Revenue Recovery Unit deals with the recovery of dues under section 142 of the Customs Act, 1962

rru.chennai1@gmail.com

(Working Hours: Mon-Sat, 10:00 – 17:00)

 

 

13

 

PROSECUTION/ COFEPOSA

 

 

The Prosecution unit deals with the prosecution of offenders, court matters viz, arrest, following up of court trials,  e.t.c. The COFEPOSA unit deals with cases relating to the COFEPOSA Act

044 2256 9596  prosecutionair@gmail.com

(Working Hours: Mon-Sat, 10:00 – 17:00)

 

14

 

CIU

 

The Central Intelligence Unit(CIU) is the Vigilance wing of the Commissionerate and deals with the complaints received against the Officers and also to other grievances, RTI etc

 

044 2256 1342

ciuair2014@gmail.com

(Working Hours: Mon-Sat, 10:00 – 17:00

 

15

 

ADJUDICATION

 

Adjudication unit issues SCN (Show Cause Notice) and O-in-O (order in original). Seizure values upto Rs. 10 Lakhs is being adjudicated by the Deputy/ Assistant Commissioner and above Rs. 10 Lakh value cases are being adjudicated by the Additional/ Joint Commissioner.

 

 

044 2256 9557  airadjudicationchennai1@gmail.com

(Working Hours: Mon-Sat, 10:00 – 17:00)

 

 

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