The Daman Commissionerate came into existence w.e.f. 01.11.2002 by the name of Valsad Commissionerate after bifurcation of erstwhile Surat-II Commissionerate into Valsad and Daman Commissionerates. Further, vide Notification No. 62/2003-Central Excise (N.T.) dated 19.8.2003, Valsad Commissionerate was rechristened as Daman Commissionerate with slight change in the jurisdiction of the Commissionerate. North Daman Division which was falling under the old Daman Commissionerate was attached to new Daman Commissionerate along with one range i.e. Range-VI of Vapi-II in lieu of certain area of Sarigam and Umbergaon. Further, vide Notification No.27/2014-Central Excise (N.T.) dated 16.09.2014, the jurisdiction of Daman Commissionerate has been reorganised as area of Sarigam and Umbergaon have been attached and area of Vapi and Valsad have been detached.
The present jurisdiction of the Commissionerate comprises of the area of District of Daman of Union Territory of Daman & Diu and area of Umbergaon Taluka of Valsad District in the state of Gujarat.