Established as a statutory body under the Department of Border Management, Ministry of Home Affairs, the Land Ports Authority of India is entrusted with the task of building land ports on India‘s borders and provide state of the art infrastructure facilities to facilitate seamless and efficient movement of cargo and passenger movement with an overall objective of reducing dwell time and trade transaction costs, promote regional trade and people-to-people contact and imbibe the best international practices.
LPAI endeavours to provide safe, secure and systematic facilities for movement of cargo as well passengers at its ICPs. The majority of services at the ICPs are free, except those meant for trade which are charged as per the prescribed rates of tariff. The chargeable services for trade include charges for parking, weighment services, loading/unloading and warehousing. For passengers, there is no entry fee. At present, all passenger facilities at the ICPs are free.
Below is a pictorial representation of the range of facilities provided by LPAI at the land borders.