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Forwarder:   Automatically submit all house bills of lading of import/transshipment consignments (ocean mode) to Customs through internet email; &
Customs:   No DN Form 1 for CV will be issued except under exceptional situations, for example, HBL not submitted before ETA of vessel and under normal circumstance, only D/N Form 2 will be issued before the ETA of vessel for detaining a consignment for examination.

Detailed changes are illustrated below with the current (Chart 1) and proposed (Chart 2) workflows respectively.

Chart 1.  Current Workflow of HBL Submission (Opens a new window)
Chart 1. Current Workflow of HBL Submission

Chart 2.  Proposed Workflow under e-SCC Scheme (Opens a new window)
Chart 2. Proposed Workflow under e-SCC Scheme

Changes and Advancements