Food Import Clearance System

Frequently Asked Questions on Food Import Clearance System (FICS) for Importers. (Uploaded on: 03.02.2017)

The Food Import Clearance System (FICS) is an online system to enable importers to seek No Objection Certificates (NOC) for imported food items. It is a 100% online system

  1. Allowing the importer to file an application for import clearance with the customs on ICEGate which is seamlessly integrated with FICS to allow a single window interface.
  2. Registration of Importers / CHAs on FICS.
  3. Respond to queries/clarifications raised by the authorized officers.
  4. Make online payment of testing fees.
  5. Visual inspection and sampling of imported food items.
  6. Lab testing.
  7. Generation of No Objection Certificate/Non Conformance Certificate.