Temporary Import                                   Permitted For Approved events only
 
Period Allowed for temporary Import     6 Months
                                                             
Extensions Possible                                Yes
                                                               ( Duration of each period : 6 months, No of
                                                               extensions : 1)

Temporary Import Bond Paid By            Onsite Forwarders / Exhibitor/
                                                               Importer/Embassy

Bank guarantee Arranged By                Translink India, Exhibitor
 


ATA CARNET                                        Accepted, Provided show is approved by ITPO
                                                             or concerned Ministry

Restrictions                                           Must Approved by ITPO

Letter of power in favor of
the clearing agent required                  Yes


Prohibited Exhibits                               No restrictions/prohibitions as long as items
                                                            are displayed at related exhibitions. (Drugs,
                                                            Arms/Ammunitions /explosives etc.)
 
Restricted Licensed Exhibits
Foodstuff/Edibles/Textiles
Product/ Wood Articles                        Textile & Food items need Indian Test Report.

 
Clearing Facilities for
Samples/Giveaways                             Yes

Duties/VAT/GST applicable                  Approx. 36.75% Max duty / Service tax
                                                            12.24% / local taxes in various states


Brochures/ Leaflets duties/                No Duty applicable up to INR 3000 However
VAT/GST applicable                            discrimination power of customs officers
                                                           ( Quantity-subject to the No of visitor & event
                                                           durations.)

 
DOC'S RECEIPT DEADLINE
                                                           SeaCargo ............. 20 days and above
                                                           AirCargo............... 10 days and above
                


CARGO ARRIVAL DEADLINES
                                                          SeaCargo LCL    20 - 30 Working Days
                                                          FCL                   10 - 15 Working Days
                                                          AirCargo            07 - 10 Working Days


CUSTOMS CLEARANCE TIME
                                                          SeaCargo LCL     8 - 12 Working Days
                                                          FCL                     7 - 10 Working Days
                                                          AirCargo             5 - 07 Working Days
 


MAIN EXHIBITION SITES
                                                                    Custom on-site   Permanent handing
                                                                                                        on site
PRAGATI MAIDAN/EXHIBITION CENTER             Yes                          No
HOTELS / TRADE CENTERS                                   No                          No
                                   
        
        


                                                          

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