Import of pets under Baggage Rules

 Central Board of Excise & Customs, Department of Revenue, Ministry of Finance, Government of India has decided, in amendment to Board’s Circular No. 94/2002-Customs dated 23/12/2002, to allow import of two pet animals as baggage only to persons transferring their residence to India after two years of continuous stay abroad in terms of Baggage Rules 1998 subject to production of the required health certificate from the country of origin and examination of said pets by the Quarantine Officer concerned.  This new dispensation had come into force with effect from 15 April 2013.  Import of animals (pets) in general would continue to be governed by Directorate General of Foreign Trade (DGFT) Policy.  

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