Everything You Need To Know About Interstate Shipping
Unable to ship your products on time to your customers? Are your shipments returning to you after getting stuck at Inter-State Checkpoints? Having difficulty in understanding the rules and finding the interstate shipping forms?
If these are the kind of questions that are troubling you with interstate shipping, then we have something incredibly awesome to share with you!
Logistics is crucial for any online store. Delivering your customers’ purchases on time reflects on your store’s efficiency and reliability. Delay in delivering the products is a risk you cannot afford as an online store entrepreneur.
But, living in a big country like India, rules change from State to State. Understanding these rules and finding the respective forms can be a very cumbersome task. That’s why, we bring you an exclusive table to help you sort out the necessary forms to be filled while scheduling a shipment.
Interstate Shipping Forms and Requirements
|ZEPO – India Interstate Regulatory Requirements|
|Sr. No.||State||Number of Copies of Invoices||ST-Forms / VAT Forms
|1||Andaman & Nicobar||4||NA||NA||NA||No||No||NA|
|2||Andhra Pradesh||4||Form X or Form 600||Form 602||Shipper||No||Yes||Transit pass in Form 616 and a declaration in Form 615 required for other state materials. Form X or 600 is not applicable for personal goods. TIN # on C. Invoice. Entry tax is applicable on select goods|
|3||Arunachal Pradesh||4||DG-01||NA||NA||No||No||Entry tax applicable in the absence of TIN No|
|4||Assam||4||Form 61 (Delivery note for Resale) Form 62 Road Permit)||Form 63 – taxable goods||Shipper||No||Yes||Form 60 for Tax free goods Transit pass in Form 64|
|5||Bihar||4||Form D IX||Form D X||Shipper||No||No||Intra state Form VIII‐D|
|7||Chhattisgarh||4||TIN no.which starts with 22…….||NA||Shipper||No||No||NA|
|8||Dadra & Nagar Haveli||4||NA||NA||NA||No||No||NA|
|9||Daman & Diu||4||NA||NA||NA||No||No||NA|
|11||Goa||4||Form VAT XX||NA||NA||No||No||NA|
|12||Gujarat||4||Form 403||Form 402||Shipper||No||No||Transit pass application in|
|13||Haryana||4||Form VAT D3 / ST38 Inward||Form VAT D3 / ST38 Outward||Shipper||No||Yes||Transit slip in Form VAT D 4 for taxable goods only. Form 38 /DT 3 for all inbound shipments having value > 25000/= and above. Entry tax 2% of value of goods.|
|14||Himachal Pradesh||4||Form VAT XXII B or Transport receipt in VAT Form XXII. VAT –XXVI‐A ( For casual dealer )||Form VAT 22 B||NA||No||No||Maintain Forms transport receipt VAT 22, Forwarding Note VAT 22A, dispatch register VAT22C, delivery register VAT24|
|15||Jammu & Kashmir||4||Declaration Form 65. for value >5000 Way Bill Form 58||Form 65||Carrier||No||Yes||Form VAT 62, 63, Acknowledgement for delivery of goods. Delivery note to be submitted by dealer in VAT 59 & any other person in VAT 61 & Waybill in Form 58. Entry tax is applicable in case value of good >5000.00|
|16||Jharkhand||4||Form JVAT 504G (green colored)||Form 504 B (blue colored)||Shipper||No||No||For persons other than dealers application in Form JVAT 502 and permit in JVAT 503. Transit pass in Form JVAT 508|
|17||Karnataka||4||Form VAT 505Form VAT 515||NA||NA||No||Yes||Penalty in absence of TIN # for commercial shipments & Invoice must accompany with commercial shipments.|
|18||Kerala||4||Form 8 FForm 15/16 for non registered dealer||Form 15 – Delivery Note||Shipper||No||Yes||s Inter‐state transport in Form 7C, Transit Pass in Form 7B. Entry Tax in absence of TIN/ CST # on select goods. Form 16 if value of the shipment >5000.00|
|20||Madhya Pradesh||4||Declaration Form 49/50||Declaration Form 49/50||Shipper /consignee||No||Yes||Form 49 for commercial shipments & Form 50 for non – commercial shipments can be provided by Consignee & shipper respectively|
|21||Maharashtra||4||Form N for Octroi exemption||Form N for Octroi exemption||NA||Yes||No||Form N for waiver from Octroi and transiting goods from the Octroi zone.|
|22||Manipur||4||Form 27||Form 28||Shipper||No||No||Transit pass in Form 29.Bill of sale / invoice in case of non taxable goods.|
|23||Meghalaya||4||Form 35Form 40||Form 37||Shipper||No||No||Form 35 is for non taxable goods & Form 40 is for taxable goods Transit pass in Form 38|
|24||Mizoram||4||Form 33||NA||Shipper||No||No||Declaration & Form inform 32 & 33 and way bill in Form 34|
|25||Nagaland||4||Form VAT 23||Form VAT 24||NA||No||No||Transit Pass in Form VAT 25|
|26||Orissa||4||Form VAT 402||NA||Shipper||No||Yes||Transit Pass in Form VAT 406 Form VAT 402A for casual dealer. TIN/ CST mandatory. Entry Tax applicable in absence of TIN #|
|28||Punjab||4||Form VAT 36VAT 11/12 for casual dealer||Form VAT 36||Carrier||Yes||No||Transit Pass in Form VAT 35 /VAT 12. VAT 36 applicable for inbound goods for value >10,000/= Entry Tax is applicable on select goods. Transporter shall issue receipt in VAT 39 AND Way bill in VAT 40|
|29||Rajasthan||4||Form VAT 47||Form VAT 49||Shipper||No||Yes||Transit Pass in Form VAT 51. Penalty in absence of Form VAT 47 & issued to consignee.|
|Form 25Form 26||Shipper/ consignee||No||No||Form 25 is for registered dealer Form 26 for any other person|
|31||Tamil Nadu||4||Commercial invoice with copy of BoE in case of Imported goods.||NA||NA||No||No||Transit Pass in Form LL Form KK by clearing agent|
|32||Tripura||4||Form XXIV / XXVI||XXVII||Shipper||No||No||NA|
|33||Uttar Pradesh||4||Form 38/ Form 39||NA||Shipper||No||Yes*||Form 38 is for registered dealer Form 39 is for other dealer. Form XL for Trip Sheet|
|34||Uttaranchal||Form 16 / Form 17||NA||Consignee/Shipper||No||No||Trip Sheet in Form 18. Form 16 is for registered dealer. Form 17 is for non registered dealer|
|35||West Bengal||VAT Form 50A||Form 51||Consignee/
|No||No||Form 50 is a sales tax permit|
How and when do you use these forms?
From this table, find the State to which you are shipping your products. Cross check the conditions to know what form is required. Download the form and fill it. The links to the interstate shipping forms have been provided in the table.
You will need to provide the filled forms to the person arriving for the pick up. The logistic company will produce this form for you at the check points. Rest assured, as your products travel safe to reach your customers at far off places.
Thus, you can now send your products to your lovely customers with ease and make sure the shipments don’t return because of a lack of documents. Happy selling!
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