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Thursday, August 6, 2009

How much cash can i carry to India ?

According to the Central Board of Excise and Customs

(iii)       Declaration of foreign exchange/currency has be made before the custom officers in the following cases :
      (a)     where the value of foreign currency notes exceed US $ 5000 or equivalent
      (b)     where the aggregate value of foreign exchange including currency exceeds US $ 10,000 or equivalent


WARNINIG:

6. Import of Indian currency is prohibited. However, in the case of passengers normally resident of India who are returning from a visit abroad Indian currency upto Rs. 5000 is allowed.

Ref : http://www.cbec.gov.in/travellers.htm

- Mihir Patel.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Thanks!!! That was of much help... the website says it all!
http://www.cbec.gov.in/travellers.htm