Welcome to BCBA...
Brihanmumbai Custom Brokers Association popularly known as BCBA is an Association of Custom house Agents, licensed by the Commissioner of Customs, Mumbai, under the provisions of the Customs Act 1962.
BCBA was established in the year 1937 and is the largest Custom House Agents' Association in India with a strength of over 1900+ members. The Association is headquartered at 73/74 C Mittal Towers. Nariman Point, Mumbai 400 021, India.
The role of the Customs house agent has evolved over time. From being merely a clearing agent, today, a Custom House Agent is a total global logistics provider. The role of BCBA has also evolved with time.
It is a united body that represents the interest of not only of the Custom House Agents but works for the betterment of the EXIM trade. For this, the association encourages the members to take interest, raise questions, ventilate grievances to enable the association to pursue issues vigorously and effectively with governmental bodies.
The Association constantly strives to contribute to the up-gradation in the quality of service of members. For this, the Association constantly endeavors to:
- Promote and enhance the interests of the Custom House Agents in all matters including Inland and Foreign Trade, Shipping and Transport, Banking, Warehousing and Insurance and allied subjects.
- Train and constantly upgrade its members’ capability to cater to their customers and cope with the global competition.
- Build a common platform of all its members and present challenges and issues with governmental agencies and other trade partners.
- Take up issues with the government for facilitation and ease of movement of cargo and to bring effective systems in place to remove all barriers to trade.