India Customs, Currency & Airport Tax regulations summary

Customs, Currency & Airport tax

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Capital city: Delhi
Currency: Indian Rupee (INR)
Local time: GMT + 5.30
Telephone code: + 91
Bank: Closed on Saturday and Sunday.

Customs Rules

Import regulations:

Free import by non-residents. Is only permitted if they enter India for a stay of not less than 24 hours, not more than 6 months, and not more than... More information

Arms and Ammunition regulations:

Import Permit required from the Directorate General of Civil Aviation in India.... More information

Additional Information on regulations:

Remote controlled drones and helicopters: import is allowed with a WPC license issued by the Ministry of Communication and Informa... More information

Export regulations:

Prohibited:1. Indian coins which are covered by the Antique and Art Treasure Act of 1972;2. e-cigarettes.... More information

Crew members customs regulations:

Gifts up to a value of INR 1,500.-.Crew members must declare all dutiable goods on the PPL (Private Property List). Import of alcohol and tobacco i... More information


1. Cats must have a negative COVID-19 RT-PCR test, performed in the exporting country.2. The concerned Regional Officers / Quarantine Officers... More information

Baggage Clearance regulations:

Baggage is cleared at the first airport of entry in India. Exempt: baggage of transit passengers with a destination outs... More information

Airport Embarkation Tax

No airport tax is levied on passengers upon embarkation at the airport. ... More information

Currency regulations

Currency Import regulations: 1. Local currency (Indian Rupee-INR): up to max... More information

Learn all about regulations for your destination country. From airport tax to be paid on departure, to importing pets, as well as rules on how much currency you may bring into and out of a country.