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Customs Duty Free Allowance Limit & Duty rate for Pasasngers
[TO BE PUBLISHED IN THE GAZETTE OF INDIA, EXTRAORDINARY,
PART II, SECTION 3, SUB-SECTION (i)]
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF FINANCE
(DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE)
New Delhi, the   10th September, 2013
Corrigendum
G.S.R. – In the notification of the Government of India, in the Ministry of Finance (Department of Revenue), No. 90/2013 – Customs (N.T.), dated the 29th August, 2013, published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part II, Section 3, Sub-section (i), vide number G.S.R. 584 (E) dated the 30th August, 2013,
(i)         in Form I, for
“Please report to Customs Officer at the Red Channel counter in case answer to any of the above question is ‘Yes’.
Signature   of Passenger …………………………”
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“Please report to Customs Officer at the Red Channel counter in case answer to any of the above question is ‘Yes’.
Signature   of Passenger …………………………
IMPORTANT INFORMATION
Items prohibited for import include:
1. Maps and literature where Indian external boundaries have been shown incorrectly.
2. Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances.
3. Goods violating any of the legally enforceable intellectual property rights.
4. Wild life products.
5. Counterfeit Currency notes/coin or fake Currency notes.
6. Specified Live Birds and animals.
Customs Duty Free Allowance
Eligible Passenger
Origin Country
Duty Free Allowance
Passengers of Indian origin and foreigners of over 10 years of age residing in India
Nepal,
Bhutan,
Myanmar,
China
Rs. 6,000
Passengers of Indian origin and foreigners of over 10 years of age residing in India
Other than Nepal,
Bhutan,
Myanmar,
China
Rs. 35,000
Tourists of foreign origin
Anywhere
Gifts and souvenirs worth Rs. 8,000
Indian passenger who has been residing abroad for over one year
Anywhere
Gold jewellery:
Gentleman – Rs. 50,000
Lady – Rs. 1,00,000
All passengers
Anywhere
Alcohol liquor or wine: 2 litres
Anywhere
Cigarettes: 200 numbers or Cigars upto 50 or Tobacco 250 grams
Passenger of 18 years and above
Anywhere
One laptop computer (note book computer)
Customs duty is leviable @ 36.05% (Basic Customs duty @ 35% + Education Cess @3%) on the value of dutiable goods that is in excess of the Duty Free Allowance.
Indian Customs is responsible for protecting the nation against the illegal import of prohibited items. Indian Customs officers have the authority to question you and to examine you and your personal property. If you are one of the passengers selected for questioning / examination, you will be treated in a courteous, professional and dignified manner.
If your baggage is mishandled / lost on arrival, please obtain endorsement of free allowance, if any, from Customs Officer at Mishandled Baggage Counter.
For updated information on items prohibited/restricted for import or in case of any difficulty or complaint, please contact the Customs PRO.
INDIAN CUSTOMS WELCOMES YOU TO INDIA
[F. No. 520/13/2013-Cus.VI]
(S.C.Ganger)
Under Secretary to the
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