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Banned Items

Certain items are banned or restricted for carriage on our services because of the restrictions imposed by the Bureau Civil Aviation Security (BCAS) and/or the Regulatory Requirements of the State. Listed below are the various categories of Banned and Restricted Commodities.

Banned Commodities - The following commodities are banned on ALL services of ICC Worldwide:

  • Drugs and Narcotics (Illegal)
  • Firearms, parts thereof and ammunition
  • Precious & Semi-Precious Items
  • Radioactive Material
  • Pornography
  • Bullion (Gold and other precious metals)
  • Any LOOSE Lithium ION and Lithium METAL batteries and portable battery packs. Lithium batteries in equipment or shipped along with equipment are allowed in some cases with restriction and limited quantity
  • ALL Liquids & Semi-liquids, containing chemical agents, like polishes, cleaners, paints, nail polish, nail polish remover etc.
  • Currency
  • Any liquid, semi-liquid contained in an aerosol can

In addition Items Specifically banned from import into India:

  • Indian Postal Articles
  • Single item weighing over 70 kg. is not permitted as courier
  • Philately Items
  • Refurbished / Used electronics like Mobiles, Servers, Laptops
  • Drones
  • Quadcopters
  • Satellite Phones

Commodities which may requiring supporting documentation:

  • Health products
  • Beauty products
  • Plastic toys

All IATA Restricted Items and Dangerous goods. We do ship DGR items falling under “Equipment with battery” under special processing and guidelines.

Please Contact us for further details

India Customs, Duty, GST, Demistified

An integrated goods and services value added tax (IGST) is applied on all imports into India. IGST is levied on the value of the imported goods plus any customs duty chargeable on the goods, taking the CIF value of the product (product value + international freight and insurance)

All businesses importing must have an Import Export Code. Import rates vary if you are importing as a business or individual.

For more information on import into India, check out: Indian Customs Electronic Commerce/Electronic Data Interchange Gateway, known as ICEGATE (

As a customer, ICC Worldwide will walk you through the entire process and charges associated with tax, duty and clearance for import, as well as Item classification as per HSN / CTH codes.

Why Do You Need ICC Worldwide™?

Businesses have changed significantly over the years. One glance at today's automated agencies affirms this point. India is increasingly playing a dominant role in today's world trade and poised to be the next Power House for growth in the Asia Pacific region only after China.

  • Need to reach a global customer base quickly and cost-effectively.
  • Need for Indian Exporters to compete with suppliers of Global Standards.
  • Turnaround times are a competitive advantage and shrinking day by day.
  • Procurement is becoming intensely complex, lead time driven and crossing international boundaries.
  • Larger proliferation of Logistics Providers with different service offerings.
  • Resulting in the spiraling of uncertainty of Whom, How and When to Choose??

This has created a critical need for a Comprehensive Logistical Solutions Provider under a single roof. ICC Worldwide provides a unique and superior level of excellence among others; with our own expertise, infrastructure, and experienced manpower coupled with resources from our outsourcing back-office division, i2c World, Inc., we are able to offer custom solutions that meet today's global logistics challenges. Our commitment to quality service has been achieved way before other companies even existed. Our dedicated team is committed to providing the best possible service while considering the special and unique needs of our clients.

Some More Reasons Why you Need ICC Worldwide™

  • ICC Worldwide™ is large enough to deliver you quality and reliability, small enough to provide you with custom and personalized service.
  • ICC Worldwide™ has over 25 managed and networked branches worldwide and connects to all major destinations in India.
  • ICC Worldwide™ has a satisfied client roster built over decades with Fortune 500 names in Finance, Insurance, Telecom, Fashion, Consumer Goods, Manufacturing, Ecommerce, and IT.
  • ICC Worldwide™ is privately owned and managed whereby decision and policy-making is fast - we give you quick and honest responses to your concerns.
  • ICC Worldwide™ has secured a hard-earned reputation with our performance and professionalism even if you have one employee or 10,000 employees.

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ICC Worldwide provides express courier clearance DUTY PRE-PAID shipping to India, which means your packages are cleared in the most expedited way as possible AND neither you nor your customers need to worry about paying duty and taxes at the time of delivery.

For DPP, ICC will provide a India duty rate chart as per CTH / HSN code, along with all applicable duty and GST & Taxes.

ICC is not liable for the actual duty charged by customs. All consignors are expected to provide accurate and truthful declarations of their package contents for customs clearance. False declarations and under valuing is a serious legal offence and will result in fines and cancellation of service.