Do You Want To Ship To India From The US?

In this guide, you will find all the information needed for the shipping package from the USA to India.

If you are interested in specific sections only (VAT, delivery time, etc.), use our navigation below.

India guide

Country abbreviation: IN
Currency: Indian Rupee/INR
Capital: New Delhi
Language: Hindi

Shipping Price And Time From The USA To India

Prices for the shipping from the US to India are very affordable. For smaller packages, the price starts on dozens of dollars. The estimated postage and delivery time can be calculated using our postage calculator.

Planet Express Postage Calculator

The price of the shipping depends mainly on the dimensions of the package, its weight, and delivery method you choose. To lower the price to a minimum, choose slower delivery methods.

We send the packages to India using carriers such as USPS, DHL, FedEx, Aramex or Planet Mail. The delivery usually takes 5 days with express methods and 5 to 10 days with cheaper, economy methods.


Duty & TAX

India has no de minimis on duty & TAX. This means that you have to pay duty & TAX from every package. If you want to find out how much customs duty you need to pay, please visit Cybex.in or ExportGenius.in page. Find a product category and you will get the rate.

Here are a few examples of different goods and their rates.

Item

Personal computers & laptops
Fashion
Supplements
Books
Watches

Rate (Duty + TAX)

0 + 18%
10% + 18%
30% + 0%
10% + 4%
10% + 18%

Updated 16/08/2019

Important information is that the customs declaration is the responsibility of each customer. If you do not know how to do this, read our guide How to fill out the customs declaration.

Prohibitions & Restrictions On Goods Imported To India

There are also some restrictions on some goods. Each carrier has its own list of prohibited items. So what you cant ship from the USA to India? You can read the terms of each carrier under the following links:

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DHL
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FedEx
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USPS
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Aramex

The most important information for you is that we can not ship the following items from the USA to India:

Animals and plants that fall under
the CITES
Jewelry that has precious metals or stonesPig fat, fat of bovine animals, sheep or goat
Baby gender testing kitsMaps depicting incorrect Indian boundariesRice
Electronic cigarettesNatural abrasivesUsed electronics that require a No Objection Certificate
Guns,  ammunition, toy guns
and replica guns
Night vision gogglesWild animal meat
Items made in IranPassports

If you are not sure, if you are not sure whether some restrictions apply to your goods, please visit National Portal of India, review the above terms of each carrier or contact us at [email protected]

Why Choose Planet Express?

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Useful Information For Purchase And Package Forwarding From The USA To India

Read our blog, where we regularly publish tips for different kinds of goods. Also, make sure you visit our following page where you can tutorials on how to order from the most popular US stores.

We deliver to all parts of India – from New Delhi to Bengaluru, from Ahmadabad to Kolkata, Jaipur, Chennai, and other cities and villages. You can manage everything from the comfort of your home.

Take Advantage Of Some Of Our Other Services

Planet Express is not just about forwarding packages. We also offer our customers additional services such as consolidationfulfillment or Shop For Me service.

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Calculate the Postage Price in Advance

You can easily calculate the postage price in advance. Take advantage of our postage calculator. Just fill in some details and you will get an estimate of the price and delivery time.

Calculate the price

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Let Us Shop For You

Don’t you have time to shop, or does the business not accept your preferred payment methodTell us what and where you want to buy and we will do the work for you.

Use Shop For Me

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Save Up To 80% With Consolidation

If you order more pieces of goods from different stores and you want to save on postage, we recommend using the consolidation serviceYou can save up to 80%.

More about Consolidation

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Do You Have Any Other Wish?

Do you need to scan documents, remove invoices from the package, check the status of the goods, fill customs declaration or something else? Just make a special request.

More about Special Requests

Fulfillment

Our fulfillment center services are used by those who want to save on storage costs. We offer the opportunity to rent storage space in the California warehouse. In addition, we will handle logistics for you, your only concern being the marketing of your business and the administration. For individual calculation, please contact us at [email protected]


How Does Package Forwarding Work?

Package forwarding from the US to India may sound complicated. But it is easy to understand! Especially with our video below.

Planet Express Package Forwarding Explained