What is Test Bond?
Hello Importer, Today I’m going to explain term Test Bond, Many of the of time customs raise the query on the composition of the item. For example, If we Declare the composition of gods as 60% Cotton 40% Nylon Woven Dyed Fabric at the time of bill of entry filing and at the time of examination, The proper officer raised the query. the fabric composition is not correct as declared and returns the bill of entry to the group. At that time importer have two option the clear the shipment.
First option:- Produces the Test report of said fabric or
Second option: – Request custom to send fabric for testing and clear the gods under test bond. (Request Letter formate are given below)
As per your request, The custom will allow you to release the shipment under test bond and your bill of entry assess as a provisional bill of entry and mark the sample for testing at CRCL (Central Revenues Control Laboratory). It will take 20 to 30 day. So, to avoid the demurrage charges, We release the shipment under Test Bond. by clicking on below download button you can download the Bond Format.
“Test Bond Request Letter” Format
THE DEPUTY COMMISSIONER OF CUSTOMS
NEW CUSTOM HOUSE
SUB: PERMISSION FOR CLEAR THE GOODS UNDER TEST BOND
Ref.B/E.No. _________ Date. _________
With reference to the above, The Bill of Entry goods is examined by Customs and samples are drawn for testing for the composition of goods from CRCL. It will take minimum 20 to 30 days for the test report.
So we are requesting to your good self to allow us the clearing the goods under Test Bond. If the report from CRCL (Central Revenues Control Laboratory) comes negative as described in the description we are liable to pay the customs duty along with interest before the Bill of Entry is changed final assessment from provisional assessment.
For XYZ PVT LTD.