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India

Please find updates and service restrictions concerning shipping to India below:

General Information for India

Customs regulations apply for territories outside of the EU. Please refer to our Customs Information.

An Integrated Goods and Services Tax number (IGST) is required for imports to India. If there is no IGST number the package may be held at Customs.

Please note personal effects can only be sent via DHL/TG Express Worldwide services, and are subject to restrictions. Please see DHL/TG Express Worldwide information below.

Carrier Information for India

DHL shipping information for India

DHL Express Services
  • PERSONAL BAGGAGE for clearance under import duty allowance rules expect presence of the Consignee at the Airport with original passport during examination and it takes extra 3 days, if paperwork is in order. Shipper should be same as Consignee on airway bill, Invoice, passport and visa. AWB must have valid consignee phone no. & email ID to contact in India and Description on AWB should prefix the contents with, Unaccompanied Baggage . Only used personal articles of traveller like books, cosmetics, shoes, clothes will be cleared duty free and others will attract duty. Special clearance charge of approximately INR 1500 will be applicable in addition to the Customs Duties/local taxes, Airports Public Warehouse charges and demurrage, if any. 

  • Please click here for information on shipping to India with DHL

UPS shipping information for India

TNT shipping information for India

TNT Express Services
  • Due to customs issues, TNT no longer carries personal effects to India.

TG Express shipping information for India

TG Express Services
  • PERSONAL BAGGAGE for clearance under import duty allowance rules expect presence of the Consignee at the Airport with original passport during examination and it takes extra 3 days, if paperwork is in order. Shipper should be same as Consignee on airway bill, Invoice, passport and visa. AWB must have valid consignee phone no. & email ID to contact in India and Description on AWB should prefix the contents with, Unaccompanied Baggage . Only used personal articles of traveller like books, cosmetics, shoes, clothes will be cleared duty free and others will attract duty. Special clearance charge of approximately INR 1500 will be applicable in addition to the Customs Duties/local taxes, Airports Public Warehouse charges and demurrage, if any.

  • Please refer to the DHL guidance on shipping to India

TG International shipping information for India

TG Express Services

Please note: this is not a comprehensive list of restrictions and is provided for guidance only. Transglobal Express kindly encourages customers to seek advice from the relevant government authorities for further clarification and the most up to date advice.

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