About Us Customs Information

For the purpose of Customs clearance of arriving passengers, a two channel system has been adopted

  • Green Channel for passengers not having any dutiable goods.

  • Red Channel for passengers having dutiable goods.


  • All the passengers shall ensure to file correct declaration of their baggage.

  • Green channel passengers must deposit the customs portion of the disembarkation card to the custom official at the gate before leaving the terminal.

  • Declaration of foreign exchange/currency has be made before the custom officers in the following cases :

    • where the value of foreign currency notes exceed US $ 5000 or equivalent

    • where the aggregate value of foreign exchange including currency exceeds US $ 10,000 or equivalent

Passengers walking through the Green Channel with dutiable / prohibited goods are liable to prosecution/penalty and confiscation of goods.

Under Section 6 of the Indian Wireless Act and Section 20 of the Indian Telegraph Act, carrying/use of satellite phones to/in India by foreign nationals (irregardless of category of their passport) without prior approval, is illegal/unauthorized.

Trafficking of Narcotics and Psychotropic substances is a serious offence and is punishable with imprisonment.

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