Yes, you can bring easily 4–6 phones from the States to India without paying customs but you have to un-box it, sign in to your Apple ID and carry the phones in your pocket. Again after reaching India you can reset and repack it and give it to someone.
How many phones can I carry to India?
There is no limit on the number of devices that you can carry to India from the USA. As long as you pay tariffs and duties, there is no problem.
How many phones can I take on a plane?
There is no limit to the number of cell phones you can bring on domestic flights in your carry-on luggage or checked luggage. For international flights, you should check the customs rules for importing cell phones to your destination country.
Can you carry a new iPhone to India?
You can carry the new iPhone in your pocket but custom duty is required to be paid if the total value is greater than 10,000 Indian rupees. You can carry mobile but if you do not declare it on the customs form, you may have to pay a penalty if you are caught.
How many phones can I carry to India from Dubai?
You can bring as many as iPhones from Dubai to India as long as you declare them to custom officials and pay the required duties.
What is the limit for Indian customs?
Passengers normally resident of India who are returning from a visit abroad may carry Indian currency upto Rs. 25,000/-. 7. In case the value of any one item exceeds the duty free allowance, the duty shall be calculated only on the value in excess of free allowance.
How much is customs duty in India?
The Indian government assesses a 1% customs handling fee on all imports in addition to the applied customs duty. Therefore, for most goods, total duty payable = BCD + Customs Handling Fee.
Is phone allowed in flight?
The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has removed the ban on the use of Portable Electronic Devices (PEDs) including cellphones during a flights in India. Now on, you can use your phone as long as it is in airplane/flight mode.
Can I take 2 mobile phones on a plane?
You can bring 2/3 Mobile Phones with you in your pocket, claiming that you use them and not for some other purpose. Usually, people are exempted from Customs duty when they bring at most 3 Mobiles claiming that they have different sims and is purely for personal use etc etc.
How is customs duty calculated in India?
Custom Duty Rates
- LC: Landing charge – 1% CIF.
- CVD: Countervailing Duty – 0%, 6% or 12% (CIFD + LC)
- CEX: Education and Higher Education Cess – 3% CVD.
- CESS: Education + Higher Education – 3% (Duty + CEX (Education and Higher Education Cess) + CVD)
- Additional CVD: 4% (CIFD + LC + CVD + CESS + CEX)
Can we Courier iPhone from Dubai to India?
Yes it is safe to export a mobile from UAE to India through courier. All the couriers offer secured way of delivering the items from one country to another.
How is customs duty paid in India?
Custom duty can be paid online by following the steps given below:
- Access the ICEGATE e-payment portal.
- Enter Import/Export code or login credential supplied by ICEGATE.
- Click on e-payment.
- You can now see all the unpaid challans in your name.
- Select the challan you want to pay and select a bank or payment method.