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Shipping to India from the UK

Need to send goods to India?

Whether you’re emigrating or returning to India, we will ensure that all your belongings are transported safely and securely. We offer an exceptional shipping service, which includes free packaging materials and packing assistance. If you live in London’s M25 area, we’ll even collect your excess baggage from your doorstep. We’re here to take the stress out of your move.

 

Why ship with us?

 

 

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Track your
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Free packing
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Customs shipping guides

Below are all the documents and guidelines you need to make sure your goods arrive safely in India. Please note: We will require a copy of the goods owner’s passport and visa (if applicable) to facilitate customs clearance.

Standard shipping documents

However you choose to ship your goods to India, we’ll need you to complete the following forms.

Document Description
1st Contact cartons Our range of export cartons
Collection instructions Collection procedure for all consignments
Baggage shipping instructions To be completed for all consignments to India
Removal shipping instructions To be completed for all removal consignments
Prohibited items Please read carefully
Customs inventory To be completed for all consignments to India
Sample customs inventory Example of a completed customs inventory
Owner packed transit insurance proposal To be completed if you wish to protect your goods
Owner packed transit insurance summary Summary of conditions of marine transit insurance
Professionally packed transit insurance summary Summary of conditions of marine transit insurance
Terms and Conditions Full conditions of standard liability protection
A guide to importing personal and household effects into India Please read carefully

Shipping to India by sea

If we’re going to load your cartons onto a container ship, you’ll need to complete two extra forms.

Document Description
Marine transit insurance proposal To be completed if you wish to protect your goods
Marine transit insurance summary Summary of conditions of marine transit insurance

Shipping to India by air

If your goods will be flown to India, please complete the airfreight security document.

Document Description
Airfreight security forms To be completed for all consignments to India

Helpful hints and tips

Don’t forget anything with our handy packing tips and checklist.

Document Description
Removal tips Tips for moving day
Personal checklist Your personal checklist

Double Discount Deal

Use our tax refunds service
to claim your tax refund

and get 10% off your shipping fees when you use our
shipping service
to send your excess baggage home.

South Africa

Cape Town

Regent Square
Doncaster Road
Kenilworth 7708 +27 (0) 21 657 2120

Durban

201 The Annex
Ridgeside Office Park
Umhlanga +27 (0) 31 536 8843

United Kingdom

London

Castlewood House
77/91 New Oxford Street
WC1A 1DG +44 (0) 20 7759 7514

Croydon

5-7 Selsdon Road
South Croydon
CR2 6PU +44 (0) 20 7759 7581

Australia

Melbourne

9 Yarra Street
South Yarra
VIC 3141 +613 (0) 8651 4500

Sable International is a trading name of 1st Contact Money Limited (company number 7070528) registered in England and Wales. Sable International is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority in the UK (FCA no. 517570), the Financial Services Conduct Authority in South Africa (FSP no. 41900) and holds an Australian Financial Services License issued by ASIC to deal in foreign exchange (AFS License number 335 126).

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