The existing light dues portal shall be used for making online payment of dues only till 31.08.2022. For all vessel coming on or after 01.09.2022, the advance payment of Marine Aids to Navigation Dues and GST shall be made on revamped Portal. No payment shall be made in the existing light dues portal for vessel coming on or after 01.09.2022. In case the ship agent/ship owner has already made payment through existing light dues portal for vessels coming on or after 01.09.2022, he shall make the difference of payment to DGLL as per revised rates applicable w.e.f. 01.09.2022.
The revamped Marine Aids to Navigation dues portal will go live on 01.09.2022 and Marine Aids to Navigation dues and GST can be paid only through the revamped portal. If the ship agent / ship owner wishes to make advance payment for vessels whose date of arrival is either 01.09.2022 or 02.09.2022, he shall make offline payment to Customs as per the revised rates.
GST will be applicable to every booking which has a date of arrival on or after 01.09.2022. For all vessels coming to Indian ports or leaving Indian ports before 01.09.2022, no GST will be applicable. Example:- a. The vessel coming to an Indian port on 29.08.2022. The Marine Aids to Navigation Dues - Applicable GST - Not Applicable Validity of receipt - Up to 27.09.2022 (i.e., for 30 Days from the date of arrival) b. Vessel coming to Indian ports on 01.09.2022. The Marine Aids to Navigation Dues - Applicable GST - Applicable Validity of receipt - Up to 30.09.2022 (i.e., for 30 Days from the date of arrival) The rate of GST on Marine Aids to Navigation Dues is 18%. (i) If the ship owner/ship agent's GST registration is in the state of Uttar Pradesh, then 09% CGST & 09% SGST will be applicable. (ii) In all other cases, 18% IGST will be applicable.
At present, for each registered user, only one GST number is permitted and all invoices will be generated against it. If the ship owner/ship agent has multiple GST, he can create multiple user registrations in the portal using different GSTIN, mobile numbers, email addresses, and so on.
Once marine aids to navigation dues is paid, the same will valid for a period of 30 days. Portal restricts the user to make multiple payments within the validity of earlier payments to avoid refund cases. However, the user who made the earlier payment can make marine aids to navigation dues for the overstay period anytime during the validity of the earlier payment.
Once the transaction is initiated by clicking "Make Payment", an Order ID will be generated in the portal. The status of transaction is being recognized from NTRP with this Order ID. This portal restricts the users to generate multiple Order IDs for the same vessel to avoid delay in generation of ILH receipt. Once the transaction is interrupted for any reason, the users are requested to wait for 1 hours to re-initiate the transaction for making online payment of marine aids to navigation dues.
This portal is integrated with Non Tax Receipt Portal (NTRP). Once the transaction is completed by the user, the status of the transaction will be fetched from the NTRP to this portal. The transaction made through corporate banking, the users bank will take at least T+2 working days to remit the amount to "Bharat Kosh". The ILH Receipt will be generated for the transactions with "SUCCESS" Status only. For any query or support regarding, payment gateway, please contact ntrp-helpdesk[at]gov[dot]in
This portal is integrated with Indian Port Community System (PCS 1X). The vessels including container vessels are required to be registered with PCS 1X to make the online payment of marine aids to navigation Dues. If an alert, "Please Enter Valid IMO in numeric to Continue" is appearing, the users are requested to register / update their vessel profile with PCS 1X. For support to register / update the vessel profile with PCS 1X, please contact, support.ipcs[at]nic[dot]in and pcssupport[at]portall[dot]in
For registered container vessel, the "TEU" value is an essential requirement. The container vessels are required to provide "TEU" value while registering / updating their vessels with PCS1X to make the online payment. If an alert, "Please select valid type of ship" is appearing, the users are requested to register / update the "TEU" value of their vessel with PCS 1X. For support to register / update the vessel profile with PCS 1X, please contact, support[dot]ipcs[at]nic[dot]in and pcssupport[at]portall[dot]in