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CBEC vide Notification No. 31/2016-Cus.,(N.T.), Dated: March 1, 2016 has amended the Custom Baggage Declaration Rules for “All passengers who come to India and have anything to declare or are carrying dutiable or prohibited goods” to provide the following:

  • Passengers need to declare if they are brining Drones to India
  • Customs Duty Free Allowance has been amended as follows:
Eligible passenger Origin country Duty free
allowance on & after 1st April 2016
Duty free
allowance till 31st March 2016 
Passengers of Indian origin and foreigners residing in India, excluding infants

Tourists of foreign origin, excluding infants

Other than Nepal,

Bhutan, Myanmar

Rs 50, 000/- Rs 15,000/- Rs. 45,000/-
Passengers of Indian origin and foreigners residing in India, excluding infants

Tourists of foreign origin, excluding infants

Nepal,

Bhutan, Myanmar

By air Rs. 15,000/- By land – Nil Rs. 6,000/-
Indian passenger who has been residing abroad for over one year Anywhere Gold jewellery: Gentleman –20 gms with a value cap of Rs. 50,000/- Lady -40 gms with a value cap of Rs. 1,00,000/- Gold jewellery:

Gentleman – Rs. 50,000

Lady – Rs. 1,00,000

All passengers Anywhere Alcohol liquor or wine: 2 litres Alcohol liquor or wine: 2 litres
All passengers Anywhere   Cigarettes: 200 numbers or Cigars upto 50 or Tobacco 250 grams Cigarettes : 100 numbers or Cigars upto 25 or Tobacco 125 grams
Passenger of 18 years and above Anywhere One laptop computer (note book computer)”. One laptop computer (note book computer)

Further, CBEC vide Circular No. 8/2016-Cus., Dated: March 8, 2016 has provided that the domestic passengers who board international flights in the domestic leg are not required to file the Customs Baggage declaration form.

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA

MINISTRY OF FINANCE

(DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE)

Notification No. 31/2016-Customs (N.T.)

New Delhi,the 1st March 2016

G.S.R. 219 (E).-In exercise of powers conferred by clause (a) of section 81 of the Customs Act, 1962 (52 of 1962), the Central Board of Excise and Customs hereby makes the following regulations further to amend the Customs Baggage Declaration Regulations, 2013, namely:-

1. (1) These regulations may be called the Customs Baggage Declaration (Amendment) Regulations, 2016.

(2) They shall come into force on the 1st day of April, 2016.

2. In the Customs Baggage Declaration Regulations, 2013 (hereinafter referred to as the said regulations), in regulation 3, for the words “All passengers who come to India”, the words “All passengers who come to India and have anything to declare or are carrying dutiable or prohibited goods”, shall be substituted.

3. In the said regulations, in Form 1,-

(a) in serial number 10, after item (ix) and the entries relating thereto, the following item and entries shall be inserted, namely:-

“(x) Drones                       Yes/No”;

(b) for the Table, the following Table shall be substituted, namely:-

“Customs Duty Free Allowance

TABLE

 Eligible passenger Origin country Duty free allowance
(1) (2) (3)
Passengers of Indian origin and foreigners residing in India, excluding infants Tourists of foreign origin, excluding infants

 

Other than Nepal, Bhutan,

Myanmar

₹ 50, 000/-

₹ 15,000/-

Passengers of Indian origin and foreigners residing in India, excluding infants

Tourists of foreign origin, excluding infants

Nepal, Bhutan, Myanmar By air ₹ 15,000/-

By land – Nil

Indian passenger who has been residing abroad for over one year Anywhere Gold jewellery:

Gentleman – 20 gms with a value cap of ₹ 50,000/-

Lady – 40 gms with a value cap of ₹ 1,00,000/-

All passengers Anywhere Alcohol liquor or wine: 2 litres
All passengers Anywhere Cigarettes: 200 numbers or Cigars upto 50 or Tobacco 250 grams
Passenger of 18 years and above Anywhere One laptop computer (note book computer)”.

 [F. No.334/8/2016 -TRU]

(Mohit Tewari)

Under Secretary to the Government of India

Note: The principal regulations were published, vide, notification no. 90/2013- Customs (N.T.), dated the 29th August, 2013 in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part II, Section 3, Sub-section (i), vide, number G.S.R. 584(E), dated the 29th August, 2013 and last amended, vide, notification no. 10/2014- Customs (N.T.), dated the 10th February, 2014, published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part II, Section 3, Sub-section (i), vide, number G.S.R, 82(E), dated the 10th February, 2014.

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MINISTRY OF FINANCE

(Department of Revenue)

(CENTRAL BOARD OF EXCISE AND CUSTOMS)
CORRIGENDUM
New Delhi, the 30th March, 2016

G.S.R 366(E).—In the notification of the Government of India in the Ministry of Finance (Department of Revenue), No. 31/2016-Customs(N.T.), dated the 1st March, 2016 published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part-II, Section-3, Sub-section (i) vide number G.S.R. 219(E), dated the 1st March, 2016, the expression “Cigarettes:200 numbers or Cigar upto 50 or Tobacco 250 grams” appearing in column (3) of TABLE, shall be read as “Cigarettes up to100 sticks or Cigars upto 25 or Tobacco up to125 grams”.

[F. No. 495/05/2016-Cus.VI (Pt.)] B. KONTHOUJAM, Under Secy.

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