To claim the transfer of residence "Foreign nationals" must have a valid "one year resident visa" from the date of arrival into India AND they must get a resident permit card within 2 weeks of arrival into India.
Minimum stay of 2 years aboard, immediately preceding the date of his arrival on transfer of residence.
Total stay in India on short visit during the preceding 2 year should not be exceed 6 month
Passenger or any member of his family has not availed this concession in the preceding 3 years.
TR process allows eligible candidate to avail duty free import on certain household good and reduced custom duty on others.
If household articles are used TR process will allow standard depreciation depending upon type and age of article.
A Passenger (including foreign national) returning after Minimum stay of Two years or more, be allowed clearance free of duty for used Personal and Household articles, up to aggregate value of Rs: 500,000/- Five Lakhs, provided the total stay in India on short visit during the two preceding years should not exceed six months and has not availed this concession in preceding 3 years
|Items||Custom Duty Estimate|
|Video Cassette Recorder or Video Cassette Player or Video Cassette Disk Player||0.00%|
|Digital Video Disc Player||0.00%|
|Word Processing Machine||0.00%|
|Portable Photocopying Machine||0.00%|
|Electrical or Liquefied Petroleum Gas Cooking Range||0.00%|
|Personal Computer (Desktop Computer)||0.00%|
|Laptop Computer (Notebook Computer)||0.00%|
|Domestic Refrigerators of capacity up to 300 liters or its equivalent||0.00%|
|Tube Color Television||15.45%|
|Video Home Theatre System||15.45%|
|Domestic refrigerators of capacity above 300 liters or its equivalent||15.45%|
|Video camera or the combination of any such video camera with one or more of the following goods, namely:-
|Cinematographic films of 35 mm and above||15.45%|
|Cigarettes, Cigars, Tobacco>||103%|
|Hard Liquor: [Whisky, Rum, Gin, Vodka, Brandy, Bourbon, Cognac etc.]||160%|
|Mild Liquor: [Wine, Cinzano, Campari, Sherry, Champagne etc.]:||150%|
|Beers [Made from Malt)||103%|
|Gold including bars, coins & ornaments, (restricted up to 1(one) Kg)||Rs: 2,837/ 10 grams|
|Silver (restricted up to 10 kgs) : Duty per 1kg||Rs: 3,615 / Kg|
|Firearms (including AIR GUN) & CARTRIDGES EXCEEDING 50:||103%|
|Flat Panel (LCD/LED/Plasma) Television||36.05%|
Note: Custom information has been prepared to the best of our knowledge & experience. Custom Rules & Duties are subject to change without prior notice. We shall not be responsible for any error or omission.
"Big Thanks to SFL worldwide for delivering Six feet Eco friendly & very delicate Ganesh Murti (Statue) from India to US via Air shipment. They did fantastic job in Packing, Shipping & helped in unpacking. Staff is very friendly . Excellent work. Nirmal Nathwani, Siddhi Vinayak Ganpati Mandal"
"We have been shipping with SFL Worldwide from last 5 years. We are very impressed with quality of service and prices SFL worldwide has to offer. Thank you SFL worldwide for helping us with our shipping needs."