Frequently Asked Questions

General

  1. What is NNSW?
  2. A robust platform which simplifies and speeds up Customs and trade processes for both traders and Government agents, providing a comprehensive online environment to process all trade transactions through a single interface.

  3. What is Exim Code?
  4. ExIm code refers to export import code. Export Import (ExIm) code is registration required for the person importing or exporting goods from Nepal. ExIm code is issued by the Department of Customs, Ministry of Finance Government of Nepal. In other words, ExIm Code is the Government Identification number issued to the traders. In its absence, government may not able to track unregistered importers/exporter.

  5. How to access services?
  6. There are services that are available in NNSW Portal like Customs Duty Calculator, Customs Tax, Codification, Tariff Finder. Other services like submission of LPCO documents require user to be registered to NNSW.

Registration with NNSW

  1. How to register?
  2. For traders: You can go to User Registration and fill the required forms. Click Here

  3. What documents do I need to be able to register to NNSW?
  4. Copy of Latest Company Registration & PAN ID

  5. I forgot my password, how can I reset my password?
  6. To reset your password, Click Here

LPCO

  1. What is LPCO?
  2. License, Permit, Certificate and Other Approvals that is required from Government Agency in order for traders to import / export goods to / from Nepal

  3. How to request an LPCO?
  4. Go to NNSW Trade Portal > Click Online Submission > Click License, Permit, Certificate & Others. Fill all mandatory fields and click Submit button. Click Here

  5. What is Quota & How to use it?
  6. An import/export quota is a type of trade restriction that sets a physical limit on the quantity or value of goods imported/exported in a given period of time and allowed from specific country (country of origin or country of export). The System will provide Quota management tool which will allow traders to request for needed quantity of goods and the Agencies will approve it. The system will not allow to import/export more goods than are approved by the Agency.

  7. How to add new attached document not in the list?
  8. To add attached documents you need to go to the Attached Documents tab of the LPCO application and press on the "Add New Attachment" button. Select Attached Document Type: 999 - Others and attach file.