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This option is for sending paper documents only.
You MUST enter the correct weight [kg] and dimensions [cm]
do so will result in surcharges being applied to your card
There may be duties for personal effects. Shipper and consignee name should be the same. Consignee may need to be present with original passport for clearance. Consignments cannot be shipped to hotels but to individuals. Gifts and samples are dutiable..
- Passports, used laptops, gold or studded jewellery, etc
Before sending your parcel to India, please make sure that none of the items in your parcels contravene the restrictions imposed by customs at destination.
Customs website: http://www.cbec.gov.in/
After you have paid for a shipping service to India, you will be redirected
to a page where you can download and print out the relevant shipping labels, i.e
AWB (Courier Air Waybills - barcode) - Proforma or Commercial invoice - Address label.
The above documents are standard for any international shipment.
Please note, if additional documentation is required for the import of any particular item, it is the
customer's responsibility to provide them at destination.
Goods travelling by 'Cargo' are subject to different restrictions to those travelling as carry-on
A shipment to India is deemed unacceptable if: it is classified as
hazardous material, dangerous goods, prohibited or restricted articles by IATA (International Air
Transport Association), ICAO (International Civil Aviation Organisation) or other relevant organisation.
Many items which appear harmless in everyday use can pose danger on air transport and are consequently
forbidden for transport.
The following page displays a sampling of common prohibited and restricted goods.
Your parcel must be boxed and well packaged. This will reduce the risk of damage to any item during
transit or any associated automated distribution process.
Please be aware the item is not taken by hand from collection to destination and will visit many sorted
facilities on its journey. For that reason, you need to protect the items to ensure they make it from A
to B safely.
The following packaging guidelines are recommendations to assist you in packaging your shipment:
When you book a shipping service to India, you will be able to choose an
appropriate level of cover for your shipment. We offer enhanced parcel protection for up to £2000
for a small additional fee.
If you do not purchase enhanced Shipment Protection, your shipment will be only covered to a maximum
value of £50 as per the limited liability set out in our
Terms & Conditions and subject to your
parcel passing minimum packaging requirements.
Please note that the declared value for customs purposes is not related to the declared value selected
for Shipment Protection. We encourage all customers to purchase shipment protection cover for loss or
We have a detailed and comprehensive Help Section here. If you cannot find
the answer or advice you are looking for there, please use our enquiry form
Shipping to Delhi may seem a little daunting - but thanks to the Rapid
Parcel courier comparison service, it couldn't be easier. With the help
of our trusted courier partners, all of which are household names, you
can be confident that your package will get to its destination on time,
and outstanding value for money for your Delhi parcel delivery is
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India is one of the fastest-growing economies in the world, and Delhi -
the eighth largest metropolis on earth - is its political, cultural and
commercial centre. As well as being a hub for key service industries
such as information technology, telecommunications, banking, media and
tourism, Delhi boasts a robust export and import industry. This makes
shipping to Delhi a surprisingly straightforward affair. Rapid Parcel
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All you need to do is key your requirements into our user-friendly
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regarding who to use for Delhi parcel delivery. Rest assured that when
you use our service for shipping to Delhi we will only ever present to
you couriers who meet with our stringent guidelines. In all cases these
are couriers that we have worked alongside for years.
With 25 years of experience in this highly competitive business sector,
we have developed links with a wide network of international courier
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The benefits of using Rapid Parcel when shipping to Delhi don't end
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For a cost-effective courier you can trust for your Delhi parcel
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