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Will I owe customs duty on Xbox One X while going to India?

I have recently bought an Xbox One X which cost around 534 USD including taxes. I wish to take it with me to India (Hyderabad). But I am worried about the duty imposed on it, which might be more than ...
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What are the restrictions regarding bringing back items into the United States, bought in India?

I am a US citizen planning to travel to India and I hear the shopping there is quite fair. In particular the electronics. I want to get a few items to bring back home with me. So are there any ...
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Can we carry three new smart phones in hand luggage to India? [duplicate]

I bought two smart phones for my father and sister in Europe. Will the customs officer in India (Chennai) give any trouble if I carry two new unopened smart phones with the box in my hand luggage? ...
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How many mobile phones can I bring to India? [duplicate]

I am traveling from the UK to Delhi and I am bringing 4 phones with me + mine the rest are for friends. These phones are all used so will this be an issue in bringing them through customs?
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Family with lots of electronics traveling to India connecting flight in India customs

This is my first time going to India so please cope with me. I have been doing some reading and discovered a 'potential landmine'. From Singapore we fly to Kochi (Indian airlines) and connecting ...
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Would taking my used laptop to South Africa attract an import duty?

I will be traveling BOM (India) – DOH (Qatar) – CPT (South Africa) and return. I plan to take my personal/work laptop or if it is too much hassle (for customs bit) then leave it behind in ...
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53k views

USA to India (Delhi Airport): What and how many/much is allowed? [duplicate]

I am going to India (Delhi) from USA (California) for the first time. When talking about how many items (electronics, jewelry, perfumes, watches etc) we can take in luggage bags and/or cabin bags ...
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112 views

Bringing one cell phone from US to India for personal use, is this allowed? [duplicate]

I'm bringing only one cell phone from US to India for personal use, is this allowed ?
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Carrying two laptops (one personal and one for work) to India [duplicate]

Is it okay to carry two laptops (one personal and one for work) from Sweden to India (Bangalore International Airport)?
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820 views

Is iPad counted as a second Laptop? [closed]

I will be carrying my personal laptop to New Delhi from USA in a laptop bag. I am planning to keep a new iPad (cost $900) in my laptop bag. If I keep it unpacked and keep the box in the checked in bag,...
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667 views

Does the duty free laptop come under 25K entitlement? (India customs) [duplicate]

I will be traveling to the US shortly from India and will be returning back. I am planning to purchase a laptop in the US and want to bring it to India. I read in the website of India customs where it ...
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839 views

Bring two handbags worth $400 into India duty free [duplicate]

I am an Indian citizen residing in Canada for the last 4 months. If I carry two new handbags to India worth $300 approx, would I be required to pay import duty. I checked the website and it says that ...
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Travelling to India from China - Limit on Customs? [duplicate]

I am traveling to Kolkata, India, from Guangzhou, China for the first time, flying via China Eastern Airlines. When discussing with friends how many items (electronics, jewellery, perfumes, watches,...
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Will be returning to india with some gadgets, need to know on custom duty [duplicate]

I will be returning to india from UK. I will be bringing mobile phones and a laptop. 2 iPhone 5 (Used) 1 Samsung Galaxy S4 (new) 1 MacBook Pro 15" with retina display will I have to pay custom ...
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Do i have to pay customs on a year old desktop computer while travelling to india from usa [duplicate]

I built a gaming pc in usa and want to take it back to india will i be charged in customs? If yes how much?(the cost of the pc is around 2000 to 2200 usd) also if i bring a monitor (24 inch) how much ...
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182 views

Duties on 2 laptops while travelling to India [duplicate]

I am an Indian living in Australia as permanent resident. I intend to carry 2 laptops to India while on an official trip. 1 laptop is company one and another is personal. I am carrying personal one ...
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140 views

2 laptops (1 professional and 1 personal ) and 1 iPad [duplicate]

I am planning to travel to India (Delhi airport) from the United States. I want to take my 2 laptops (1 personal and 1 professional) as well as my tablet (iPad). Am I allowed to take 3 gadgets in my ...
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Can two new and one old mobile phones be taken to India? [duplicate]

I am an Indian residing in Italy. Am I allowed to take two new mobile phones purchased in Italy along with the one I use to India? Can someone get me the rules/law about the gadgets? Thank you.
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Import Duty on electronics being brought to India from the USA [duplicate]

hey my friend is coming back from usa to india,he is carrying used 2 laptops and 4 used mobiles.and my iphone 6s plus 128gb is among them.will it lead to any problem.am ready to pay import duty,wat ...
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934 views

Carrying 3 laptops (1 new and 2 old) in hand luggage to India [duplicate]

While traveling on business to Australia from India, I carried my personal HP laptop (4 years old). Unfortunately, my laptop overheated and I had to buy a new Macbook Pro from Australia. I have the ...
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122 views

Electronic items limit to India [duplicate]

If I take one brand new laptop and a brand new ipad to India, will I be subject to any duties?
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158 views

Travelling back to India with a phone purchased (and unboxed) in Netherlands [duplicate]

I am in Netherlands on tourist visa and wanted to buy a iPhone and go back to India. I would claiming the VAT return at Amsterdam Airport but do I need to declare in India and do I need to pay the ...
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3k views

Carrying two iPads (and other electronics) to India from USA [duplicate]

I will be taking two iPads (one iPad Air and one iPad Mini) to India from the USA. One of them I bought in India (I have the receipt) and one I bought while in the US. I am not carrying a laptop with ...
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545 views

Take a new unpacked box of iPhone XS to India from US [duplicate]

I'm traveling to India and my friend is asking me to bring a new unopened iPhone XS to India for him. I'll have a 2 hour layover at Dubai and then I'll reach Delhi. Can I take an unopened box of a new ...
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Laptop customs in India [duplicate]

When I checked on the customs website (CBEC) then it was saying that one laptop is allowed as duty free if any passenger is at the age of 18 years and above. The problem is that I am 15 years old, if ...
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3 laptops and 2 tablets from Chicago to Chennai [duplicate]

I have a total of 3 laptops and 2 tablets to take in my carry on and/or laptop bag. One laptop is my work laptop. The second laptop is personal which is 3 years old. The third one is also personal ...
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246 views

PlayStation4 From Hong Hong to INDIA [duplicate]

Am planning to buy PS4 from Hong Kong and about to return India, do they charge custom duty tax for that once i arrive in india? Please reply
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758 views

Can Someone bring a packed phone from US to India [duplicate]

One of my friend is coming to India from US. He bought himself a laptop and a camera which he is using their. Also I requested him to get a Nexus 5 phone for me. Is it possible to bring this phone ...
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221 views

Indian customs rules on bringing packed iPhone [duplicate]

I am a US citizen, who is a Person's of Indian Origin (PIO) card holder. I am planning to buy an iPhone 6s (60 rupees) as a gift for my mother (who lives in India). I would like to bring it to her in ...
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92 views

Taking a Desktop PC and 21" Monitor from Abu Dhabi to India (Bangalore) [closed]

I'm planning to take my used mini Lenovo tower desktop computer & its 21" monitor from Abu Dhabi to india (Bangalore.) Should I pack it in its original company boxes or should I pack both monitor ...
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How much quantity of saffron can be carried to India? [duplicate]

I will be traveling from Sharjah, how much saffron is permissible to carry in the main luggage?
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Regarding electronic item to carry [duplicate]

I want to take 2 iPhones with me (36000 INR each) to India from USA,as i stayed 4 month here and I am resident of INDIA and went US for official work. Will there be any problem or any amount do i need ...
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Import tax for used TV in Indian airports [duplicate]

Hi I am planning to take my used LED TV 40" from Riyadh to India so do I need to pay taxes at Indian airport for the old TV also? It's almost 10 months old, and I have the bill for it.
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Can I carry One office laptop, one personal laptop and one Surface tablet? [duplicate]

I am returning from US to Bangalore. I was travelling on B1 Visa. While going to US, I was carrying one Laptop from Office. I have ID for this Laptop as well. In US I have purchased a Laptop ($399) ...
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Are there any taxes on product purchsed from US and taken to India [duplicate]

Can i buy a MAC in US and take it to India? Ofcourse i can! But my question is do i have to pay extra taxes or something for that maybe in US or india?
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What could be the Customs duty at Chennai (MAA) airport for Panasonic 55 inch used (>3 years) TV [duplicate]

I bought a TV (Panasonic 55 inch NON-Smart TV) like 3 years back and using it. The airline says, extra baggage will be $200 which I can do, but I'm not sure how much will be the custom duty at Chennai ...
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what electronic thing we can take while travelling to India by Air [duplicate]

If I and my wife are traveling to India can I take two mobile phone, one smartphone and one I pad?
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Can customs duty be avoided while carrying 3 laptops? [duplicate]

My uncle is travelling to India from the US. He has two office laptops and he's bringing one laptop for me. Is there any way he can avoid custom duty at the airport?
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How many phones can i carry into India? [duplicate]

I am spending the summer in Dresden. When I came here, I was carrying my iPhone 5s. Now I bought a new iPhone 6s here in Dresden and I am using it, as well as my older one, which was broken (the front ...
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Can i carry two iphone 6s from hongkong to india? [duplicate]

I m planning to buy 2 iphones 6s in hongkong, one for me and one for my girl friend , but I m not sure If I will have any problem bringing the iPhone 6s even before it launches in india.
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Returning to India from the US with two laptops [duplicate]

I will be taking my MacBook Pro as a personal laptop with me. I will be bringing back an additional work laptop. Would I have to pay duty on either one?
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Bringing electronics to India? [duplicate]

I'm planning to enter India with electronics in my luggage. 1) What's the duty-free limit depending on: Method of travel (flight, car, train, boat) Visa type (tourist, business, family) Residency ...
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How many iPhones can I bring to India? [duplicate]

I have a confusion regarding the number of phones i can carry with me . As the iphone is cheaper in usa compared to india i wish to carry many iphone's with me (what is the max limit) . I also do not ...
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Laptop and Tablet [duplicate]

I am planning to travel from Canada to Nepal via India (dehli airport)? I am thinking to bring my one laptop and one tablet (surface RT). Now i would like to know if there is any custom tax or else. ?
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Considering shopping for PC parts for my personal rig in Hong Kong. I would like to know about Indian import taxes [duplicate]

I found out there is 36.05% (Basic Customs duty @ 35% + Education Cess @3%) on the value of dutiable goods that is in excess of the Duty Free Allowance of 50000 rupee, according to 2016 Indian baggage ...
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Customs in India for second hand electronics [duplicate]

I have been working in Japan for 2 years. While returning to India, I will have a Bose 5.1 home theater which I bought in Japan, from a friend of mine for INR 20,000. This is an old model which is now ...
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Taking two DSLR cameras to India [duplicate]

I am going back to India and I have two DSLR camera. Am I allowed to take two camera without any restriction?. Both the cameras are used one.
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Can we take three laptops? [duplicate]

I along with my family(total 4 members) will be travelling to India soon(from Dubai). We have total 3 laptops to take to India which we each use for our personal use. I want to know if I will be ...
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Carrying 2 laptops and 2 Mobiles to Chennai Airport from Sydney on return back to India [duplicate]

I travelled from Chennai to Sydney, Australia last year in July. I brought a smartphone and personal laptop with me while leaving to Australia and didn’t declare them as they are for my personal use. ...

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