Visa and Customs Duty Information-India

There are separate rules for baggage clearance by customs authorities in India for Indian residents, foreigners residing in India and for tourists visiting India. Indian citizens presently settled abroad contemplating a return to India for settlement have an option of using the transfer of residency rules that offer those returning after extended stays to benefit from relaxed rules regarding import of their personal belongings. If you are thinking of transferring your residence to India, check out the duty free allowances and entitlements that may apply to you. Please note that when arriving in India by air. There are two channels to exit the airport after clearing immigration at the airport. They are known as the Red and Green Channels. If you do not have anything to declare at customs then you are free to walk out from the green channel. In case you have something to declare then you should proceed via the 'Red' channel where customs officers are waiting to assess your dutiable items and give you an opportunity to pay the customs duty applicable. List of foreign Embassies, Consulate Offices with contact numbers in Delhi, India Listed here are the addresses and contact numbers of some foreign Embassies and High Commissions in New Delhi India. To get detailed information on visa requirements, visa forms etc is available at the ministry of external affairs of India website. Embassy of Ireland Address: 230, Jor Bagh  New Delhi Pin Code110003 Phone 4626733, 4626741,4626743 Fax4697053 Embassy of Italy Address: 50-E, Chandragupta Marg Chanakyapuri New Delhi Pin Code110021  Phone 6114355, 6114359,6114353 Fax6873889 Embassy of Japan Address: 50-G, Shantipath Chanakyapuri  New Delhi Pin Code110021 Phone 6876564, 6876581Fax6885587 Embassy of the State of Kuwait Address: 5-A, Shantipath Chanakyapuri  New Delhi Pin Code110021 Phone 4100791 High Commission for Malaysia Address: 50-M, Satya Marg Chanakyapuri  New Delhi Pin Code110021 Phone 6111291, 6111292,6111293 Fax6881538 Email Royal Nepalese Embassy Address:  Barakhamba Road New Delhi Pin Code110001 Phone 3329969, 3327361, 3329218 Fax3326857, 3329647 Royal Netherlands Embassy Address: 6/50F, Shantipath Chanakyapuri New Delhi Pin Code110021 Phone 6884951, 6884952,6884953 Fax 6884956, 6882799,6885880 Email Embassy of the United States of America Address: American Embassy, Chanakyapuri New Delhi Pin Code110021Phone 4198000 High Commission of Britain Address: Shantipath Chanakyapuri New Delhi Pin Code110021Phone 6872161Fax6872882

The list provided above is for Delhi only.

Some countries have consular offices also in other cities like Mumbai, Kolkata and Chennai. The majority of foreign embassies in Delhi are located on a street called Chanakyapuri.  
Canadian High Commission  Address:  7-8,Shantipath Chanakyapuri  New Delhi  Pin Code110021  Phone 6876500Fax6875387 Embassy of the People's Republic of China Address: 50-D, Shantipath Chanakyapuri New Delhi Pin Code110021 Phone 6871585, 6871586 Fax6885486 Embassy of France Address: 2/50-E ,Shantipath Chanakyapuri  New Delhi Pin Code110021Phone 6118790Fax6872305 Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany Address: No.6,Block 50-G,Shantipath Chanakyapuri  New Delhi Pin Code110021 Phone 6871831Fax6873117 Embassy Of Greece Address: 16, Sunder Nagar New Delhi Pin Code110003 Phone 4617800, 4617854, 4623785Fax4601363 New Zealand High Commission Address: 50-N, Nyaya Marg Chanakyapuri  New Delhi Pin Code110021 Phone 6883170Fax6883165, 6876554,6872317 Embassy of the Russian Address:  Shantipath Chanakyapuri New Delhi Pin Code110021 Phone 6873799, 6873800,6873802 Fax6876823 Embassy of Spain Address: 12, Prithviraj Road  New Delhi Pin Code110011 Phone 3792082,3792085,3792074 Fax3793375 Embassy of Sweden Address: Nyaya Marg Chanakyapuri  New Delhi Pin Code 110021 Phone 6875760,6110735 Fax 6885401,6882737,6885540 Embassy of Switzerland Address: Nyaya Marg Chanakyapuri  City New Delhi Pin Code110021 Phone 6878372,6878373,6878374 Fax 6873093,6112220 Email        
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