A traveler arriving should be in possession of
their Yellow Fever Vaccination Certificate
conforming to International Health Regulations, if
they are originating or transiting through Yellow
Fever endemic countries.
Without a certificate any person, including
infants is detained in isolation for a period up
to 6 days if arriving within 6 days of departing
from an infected area.
All personal objects which are required in India
are dutyfree. Professional material and articles
which have a high value can only be imported duty
free if the traveler gives a written undertaking
that these articles will be re-exported.
Passengers not in possession of any dutiable
articles or unaccompanied baggage, can pass
through Green Channel for Customs clearance. For
passengers with dutiable articles or unaccompanied
baggage to be entered through Red Channel.
There are no restrictions on the amount of foreign
currency or travellersí cheques a tourist may
bring into India. However, anything in excess of
US $ 10,000 (US $ 2500 if in cash only) or
equivalent must be declared on arrival. Provided a
Declaration Form is completed on arrival by the
This will facilitate the exchange of imported
currency as well as the export of unspent currency
on departure or for tax clearance certificates.
Any money in the form of travellersí cheques,
drafts, bills, cheques, etc. which tourists wish
to convert into Indian currency should be
exchanged only through authorised money changers.