Apart from household goods and other domestic cargo,there are separate customs
charges and duties for import of cars,motorcycles and pets.
Transfer of residence rules for car and motorcycle:
Either a motor car or motorcycle maybe imported.
Motor cars are not specifically mentioned in the Baggage rules by CBEC but a few
conditions are laid down:
If the shipper has the used the car previously for atleast a year for it to qualify for TR.
Itshould be atleast 1600cc engine if used, or less than 1600cc for brand new motor
car, however duty of 111% will be levied on original price of car.If car is used then
depreciated price will come into effect:
For used cars,the depreciation in price of car is calculated as :
1st year-4% every quarter =16% p.a
2nd year-3% every quarter =12% p.a
3rd year-2.5% every quarter=10% p.a
4th year-2% every quarter =8% p.a
Upto 70% depreciation allowed thereafter
For transfer of pets, only 2 animals per passenger is allowed. Either dog or cat ,
provided it satisfies all heath checks, otherwise will be quarantined.