How To import Product Without Paying Custom Duty in India?
Customs duty is one of the most discussed topics among all the regular customer of AliExpress, GearBest, Banggood etc because Customs Duty / Import Fee is very high in India, especially in electronics products, which also increases the Product’s price. That’s why we don’t want to pay customs duty and we always keep finding a way to avoid the Import Fee.
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The trick is the Economy/Registered/Express shipping method. Yes! You read it right. The easiest way to receive a product without customs duty in India is Economy/Registered/Express shipping method, which should be delivered by India Post(Post Office) in India. And, Do not choose Private Courier Service like DHL, FedEx, etc.
I know you’re thinking that How anybody can receive a product without customs duty using Economy/Registered/Express shipping method? I cannot answer you “How it works?” But, I am sharing my real life experience and I am following this from 3 – 4 years and I received almost 8 out of 10 products without customs duty in India.
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By following the above trick, I’ve received product up to $400 dollar without customs duty in India. And, I don’t have anything to prove that I’ve really received most of the products without Import Fee. But, You can prove that I am right. So, If you too have received your product without customs duty then please share your experience in the comment section below.
Here’s The List of Shipping Method, Which I’ve used and received my product without Customs Duty:-
- Vernee Mix 2 by using Netherlands Post International Mail.
- T-Bao X8S Notebook by using Singapore Post Express Mail Service(EMS).
- Teclast X98 Pro by using Malaysia Post Registered Air Mail.
- Coolpad Cool 1 Silver & Gold by using AliExpress Standard Shipping.
- Blackview A7 by using Netherlands Post International Mail.
Note: This trick won’t work on shopping websites like Amazon US because Amazon uses only Premium Shipping Service Such as UPS etc.
However, Above mentioned shipping method cannot guarantee that you’ll receive your product without customs duty but It will definitely increase the possibility of receiving the product without customs duty.
In some cases, customs department charges custom duty on the product even after choosing any of the above-mentioned shipping methods. For Example: Once I imported a Xiaomi smartphone worth ₹13,000($200) using AliExpress Standard Shipping. But still, the customs department charged me import free of around ₹2,000($30) rupees.
As mentioned above, This trick cannot guarantee that you’ll receive your product without customs duty. But At the same time, There’s no harm in using this trick. So, Try this method and please share your experience in the comment section below.
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