Customs Laws & Procedures

Customs Laws & Procedures


  • With 154 countries having ratified the Trade Facilitation Agreement adopted by the WTO, there are serious changes in the entire process of customs including faceless & paperless assessment, electronic documentation and online application of Drawback & RoDTEP, e-Sanchit among others.
  • Aims to help trade professionals gain clarity on concepts and become knowledgeable about the recent regulations with an overview of customs-related matters.


Customs Act 1962 and new initiatives
  • Basic provisions and AEO, T1, T2 and T3
  • Exemption notifications and MOOWR Scheme with deferment of duty

Three critical areas in import and export operations
  • Classification of Goods
  • Valuation and assessment including self-assessment
  • Examination of Goods

Customs Tariff Act 1975
  • Basic provisions and tariff related issues
  • Tariff Barriers such as Anti-Dumping Duty, Safe-Guard Duty, Anti-Subsidy Duty
  • Non- tariff Barriers such as Licensing, Quantitative restrictions, Technical standards

Compulsory Compliance Requirements
  • Intellectual Property Rights
  • FSSAI and other food import procedures
  • Agri Permit and Sanitary Import Permit
  • Guidelines for compliances under CCR

Customs Audit
  • Regulations 2018
  • Preparation for Audit & replying to audit queries
  • Importance of SOPs
A thought leader with an imposing intellect and high sense of commitment and professionalism, Mr. Kasture’s contribution in International Trade has been monumental. Hundreds of professionals have had the privilege to train under him and thereby enhance the knowledge base in the industry.
Virendra S Gupte
Earlier Head - Trade Services
Tata International Ltd

    Professionals in Import, Export and Taxation Managers in Audit & Compliance Departments


  • 12 hours
  • 2 days of 6 hours (in class)
  • 4 sessions of 3 hours (online)
  • Sudhakar Kasture, Director of Helpline Impex Pvt. Ltd. and EXIM Institute
  • Advisor and consultant to companies such as Blue Star, BKT, Godrej Group, Huber Group, HUL, Marico, MRPL, Siemens, ThyssenKrupp among many more in the field of FTP/Customs and WTO/WCO related issues
  • Delivered multiple training programs for various institutions, export promotion councils and banks
  • Conducted trade analysis for the products under the purview of SHEFEXIL, PHARMEXCIL and CHEMEXCIL
  • Guest faculty for the National Academy of Customs (NACIN) Mumbai