India Announces Amended Baggage Rules for 2016

Starting April 1, 2016, India will be updating their baggage rules in order to simplify and rationalize the duty free allowance for multiple categories of travelers. The primary changes are as follows:

Changes in Baggage Allowance, Age, and Duration of Stay

Allowance for Used Household Items to Increase

Changes to Regulations on Customs Declaration Forms

Increased Allowance for Gold

Allowance for Cigars, Cigarettes, and Tobacco Products Doubled

For additional Information on India’s new baggage rules for 2016, travelers are encouraged to check the amended regulations as declared in the Union Budget 2016-2017.

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