Mar 8, 2017

How much currency can you carry to India?

How much currency can you carry to India?

foreign currenciesIndian Customs limit on the amount of cash (Indian and Foreign currency) you can carry in and out of India with you.

 

Indian Rupee Rules : Currency

Latest Update

  • Import of INR is prohibited, except for residents of India importing up to INR 7,500

 

Currency Import regulations:

Foreign currencies : 

Unlimited : No Import Limit on Foreign currencies

However, amounts 

  • exceeding USD 5,000. (or equivalent) in cash

or 

  • USD 10,000.- (or equivalent) in traveler's cheques must be declared

 

Local currency (Indian Rupee INR 7,500): 

Import of INR is prohibited, except for residents of India importing up to INR 7,500

Foreign currencies include

  • currency notes

  • traveler's cheques

  • cheques, drafts 

can be exchanged only through banks and authorized money exchange points.

New Indian Rupee

Indian rupee demonetisation is done deal

Currency Export regulations:Foreign currencies : up to the amount imported and declared.


Local currency (Indian Rupee-INR): INR 7,500

For residents of India, except when departing to Bhutan and Nepal. For residents departing to Bhutan and Nepal: no limit in amount of INR but notes no bigger than INR 100.- may be carried.

Foreign currencies include currency notes, traveler's cheques, cheques, drafts etc can be exchanged only through banks and authorized money exchange agents.


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