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Import to India from the UK

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1 kg Import to India from £26.78* Quote & Book
5 kg Import to India from £39.57* Quote & Book
15 kg Import to India from £72.27* Quote & Book
20 kg Import to India from £88.62* Quote & Book
*VAT and surcharges may apply.

Send a parcel to India from the UK

Do you import to India from the UK, or are you looking for a reliable and economical way to do so? Transglobal Express has been offering cheap parcel delivery from the UK to India for over 20 years through some of the world’s most popular carriers, including DHL, UPS and TNT. We have been helping individual shippers and SMEs to import to India by providing quality delivery services that don’t break the bank since we started trading in 1993. Whether you’re looking to import clothes into Mumbai, documents into Dehli or books into Bangalore, our range of discount parcel delivery services is bound to offer something to suit you.

We are a UK-based business with thousands of customers from all over the world. You can book a delivery to India from the UK no matter where you are with our easy to use online booking facility. Simply fill in our quote form stating the weight and dimensions of the parcel(s) you’re looking to import and you can compare a range of courier services in an instant. We produce all the documentation you’ll need for your delivery as part of our booking process – you simply need to make sure that your UK collection point has access to these before collection – and then you’re free to track your parcel every step of its journey.

Importing into India from the UK is an attractive business prospect for British companies, Indian companies and joint ventures. The Indian economy is growing at an astonishing rate, with an ever increasing middle class looking to import quality, luxury goods from the UK. In addition, there are many UK residents with historic links to India, and vice versa. Even if you are importing a small parcel for personal reasons, you can benefit from our great discounts of up to 70% on services from top brand carriers.


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Importing Documents to India

If you’d like to import documents into India, then our UPS Envelope service offers excellent transit times and the most economical prices. Document delivery is typically faster than parcel delivery in any case (since documents are not subject to customs clearance, which can sometimes cause delays in transit) but this service from UPS is especially speedy and you can expect your documents to be collected from the UK and delivered to India as little as two days later. It’s perfect for urgent correspondence, and also suitable for a variety document types including brochures, certificates and contracts.

To qualify for this service, your documents must be placed into a branded UPS Envelope before they are collected. We are able to send these to your UK collection point at your request.

Transit Times from the UK to India

As is the case with any courier service, the time it will take your parcel or document to be delivered to India from the UK is dependent on a number of factors: the carrier you choose, the service you select (is it an express or an economy service?), and, most important, the location of your collection and delivery address. If you know your address details, please enter them into our carrier specific transit times calculator tools to work out how long your parcel will take to be delivered.

As a general guide, a delivery from the UK to a commercial centre such as Mumbai typically takes two to three days to be delivered on a UPS Express Saver service, and approximately four days with UPS Expedited service. Deliveries to more rural areas may take slightly longer.

Customs Information for India

All imports to India from the UK are subject to Customs Clearance. We therefore strongly advise all shippers to check the relevant customs restrictions to ensure that their items can be sent in advance and to make sure your delivery runs as smoothly as possible. You may find the following information useful:

  • Licences may be required when importing certain items into India from the UK. This may include, but is not restricted to: certain books, computer software, jewellery, leather goods, passports, radios, shoes and textile articles.
  • If you are sending mobile phones to India, they must have an IMEI (International Mobile Equipment Identification) Number clearly indicated on them. The IMEI must also be displayed on the commercial invoice.

Please note that these points are by no means exhaustive – it’s always best to check with the appropriate customs authority in advance.

Send a parcel from India to the UK

If you would like to ship from India to the UK, you can also book this through Transglobal at a reduced rate. We offer import services to the UK through DHL and TNT and provide competitive prices along with a dedicated customer service team to assist you from enquiry through to delivery. You can get a quote and book a service in exactly the same way – simple enter the weight dimensions and collection and delivery country into our quote form to compare the range of services available.

 

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