I'm going to India and I'm planning to take a couple of electronic devices with me that are worth at least 30'000 USD. I don't have any bills for that. I plan to use these devices there for 10 days and then take them back home. Will I get in trouble at the border in India on my way there or on my way back?
There are two answers here.
Information is available here. It appears that the limit for foreigners is Rs 35,000 (approximately US$600 as of 25 May 2014) plus 1 extra laptop on top of that.
There are notes that goods for commercial use are restricted and--satellite phones are strictly prohibited without a license.
If your devices include any type of high-end GPS or surveying equipment (not the GPS devices found in phones or computers), I'd watch out. Geographic data and maps are strictly controlled in India.
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