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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
Rapid Parcel offers the premier Mumbai package delivery service on the market. By focusing on choice we can ensure the lowest prices, the highest quality, the fastest delivery times, and the most reliable service available anywhere. What more could you wish for when you book your parcel delivery to Mumbai?
Choice is at the centre of our courier comparison business. Here are three instances in which we offer a variety of options to our customers to ensure that we are presenting the best possible service.
Our courier partners - Rapid Parcel has been delivering on its promises to its customers for over 25 years, and in that time we have built strong and mutually beneficial relationships with all the leading couriers offering parcel delivery to Mumbai services. When we launched our courier comparison service we cherry-picked those who would best suit our needs and those of our customers. This guarantees that your Mumbai package delivery will be carried out with the height of professionalism. This quality of service extends to other Indian destinations, so if you're shipping to Delhi or sending a parcel delivery to Kolkata, Rapid Parcel's reliability and rates are the best you'll find.
Our payment process - We have invested in strong security to ensure that your payments can be made safely for your Mumbai package delivery. We have developed a payment process that is not only quick and easy to complete, but is secure. All payments are processed by our online payments partner RBS Worldpay to the most robust security standards. Through them we accept Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Electron, Switch/Maestro, Solo or Delta card payments.
Access to our service - Our world-class online service is of course accessible from anywhere with an internet connection. However, to offer our customers the level of choice they've come to expect from us we have developed a mobile-optimised website (Mobisite) so that you can also compare, choose and book your parcel delivery to Mumbai through Rapid Parcel while you're on the move.
With a population of around 14 million people, Mumbai is the most populous city in the world. It's also the richest city in South and Central Asia, the commercial and entertainment capital of India, and the home of Bollywood. Our Mumbai shipping rates are hard to beat - in fact we challenge you to try, because our relationship with our courier partners has enabled us to negotiate incredibly good preferential rates while still offering the exceptional service that you'd expect from world-class couriers.
Rapid Parcel's courier comparison service enables you to view the rates and services of all of our courier partners side by side so you can select the one that best suits your needs. You no longer need to make countless phone calls or waste time searching the web for the best Mumbai package delivery company because they are here on Rapid Parcel.