Customs Formalities and Regulations

Visitors are generally required to make oral baggage declartion in respect of baggage and foreign currency in their possession. Visitors in possesssin of more than US$1,000 or equivalent thereof in the shape of travellers' cheques, bank notes, currency notes are required to obtain a Currency Declaration Form befo;re leaving Customs. They should fill in the Disembarkatin Card handed over to them by the airlines during the courses of the flight.

There are two channels for Custom clearance :

Green Channel - for passengers not having any dutiable articles or unaccompanied baggage.

Red Channel - for passengers having duitable articles or unaccompanied baggage or high value articles to be entered on Tourist Baggage Re-Export Form.

Immigration Passport :

Citizens of all countries require a valid national passport or valid travels documents and valid visa granted by Indian Missions abroad for entering India. Except Nepalese or Bhutanese citizens who when proceeding from their respective countries need no passport or visa but should possess suitable documents for their identification.

NOTE : Indian Nationals now require visa to enter Nepal.