Kakinada Commissionerate (called Visakhapatnam II Commissionerate till 15-10-2014) has come into existence w.e.f. 01.11.2002 vide Trade Notice No. 02/2002 Dated. 19.07.2002 issued by the Chief Commissioner of Customs & Central Excise, Hyderabad Zone, Hyderabad. Prior to this, Government of India vide Notification No. 14/2002 CE(NT) Dated 08.03.2002 as amended, has notified, inter alia, the jurisdiction of proposed Hyderabad Zone and Visakhapatnam Zone. Consequently, the then existing Divisions and Ranges of Visakhapatnam Commissionerate were reorganised and new Commissionerate i.e. Visakhapatnam II commissionerate was formed.

For details of jurisdiction of Kakinada Commissionerate,