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Bank's Letter to Customs Dept with AD code of Customer

AD code is the short for Authorised Dealer code. AD code is allotted by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to banks for each of its branches in which remittances for exports are received or proposed to be received.

Letter from Bank to Customs department for providing AD code of customerDuring the submission of the shipping bill with the customs office, the organisations are required to mention the AD code of the bank's branch where they have an account and where the export remittances are going to be received.

In case, a customer has requested for an issue of AD code for registration with Customs department because of some export of goods or other purposes, the bank has to issue the letter at the earliest possible.

The banker has to follow the format prescribed by the bank or the format given by the customer, which would cover all the required information needed to be provided in the letter.

The said letter from the bank could be as per the format given hereunder.


Ref: _________
Date: ________

The Dy. Commissioner of Customs
Exports Department
Board of Customs and Excise

Sub.: AD code information for (Name of the Organisation).

Dear Sir/Madam,

This is to certify that (Name of the Organisation) is maintaining a current account bearing number ___________, in our bank at _________ branch, (Location). As per our records, the registered address of (Name of the Organisation) is at __________________ and their Importer Exporter Code (IEC) is _______________.

Kindly note the following details of our bank:

Authorised Dealer (AD) Code: _________. (This AD code is for the bank's _________ branch at _________.)
Bank Address: __________________
IFSC: ___________
Tel No. __________

This letter is issued upon the request of (Name of the Organisation) for the purpose of registration with regard to export of their goods.

The information provided herein-above is solely for the purpose of information only without taking any responsibility on the part of the bank on behalf of the customer or any related party therein.

Yours faithfully,

(Name of the Bank Officer)
(Name of the Bank)

Letter from Bank to Customs Department with AD code of Customer


  1. sitaram roy03 July, 2018

    I am a banker and I know the importance of drafting a proper letter from banker's point of view to customer satisfaction and any other legal angle. This format is about good enough I would say. Thanks!

  2. Vinod Solanki29 August, 2018

    Yes, good format. Thanks. Covers all the points. Was helpful for me too in drafting the letter.

  3. Thank you sir


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