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How to write a letter to customs regarding Call-Cum-Show Cause Notice

There are many people online that are having problems in writing reply to the customs :
When you receive the letter, read it thoroughly and understand clearly what the letter is saying.

One of my friend received a Call cum show cause notice, and he asked for help, so I am writing this post for him and anyone who needs help can read the following replies that can be used in the letter.

Here are the letter details of call cum show cause notice :

[Starting of letter subject]
Subject: Call-Cum-Show Cause Notice and Apology Letter [Mention Your Tracking Number]
Hello Sir/mam,

[Acknowledge what has been received by you]

I had received Call-Cum-Show Cause Notice on [Date you received your notice] hence replying my response for the same. I am [YOUR NAME] and please find my response below :

[Reply your reason of why and how as shown below]

The Obscene good having [consignment details] value Rs [Value of product] Import by [Your Name] should not be confiscated under Section 111(d) of the Customs Act, 1962, Because I was not aware about the law of Custom Act, 1962. If I would have known this law. I would not have ordered this. I am really sorry, I did not know about the law and, I don’t want to go against the law. [write what is written in the letter as an apology]

Please forgive me. This is my first time, and now I fully understand the law and I will not break the law again. [write something similar to this – don’t copy paste]

This will not happen again. I had placed orders before from International websites (orders like clothes) but I was not aware about regarding importing of obscene item[Your item description] is not allowed.

Please sir consider my first and last mistake. I am really sorry.

[Explain more to lengthen the letter]
Penalty should not be imposed upon the importer under Section 112(a) [Check your section in your letter] of the Customs Act, 1962.

I bought the goods for personal use and not for the purposes of trade.
I was not aware about this item not allowed in India. Please sir/mam consider my request not to impose penalty. I am promising you as you won’t find this in future from my end.

Kindly accept my apology. I will be careful in the near future

[Your name and signature with address]

I hope I helped someone in writing call cum show cause notice! Please leave a comment if you have any problem, I will try to reply the same day.


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