Bonafide Sample / Bonafide Commercial Traveler
The purpose of these beneficial
notifications is to allow duty free import of genuine Commercial samples into
the country. It is not to be used as a means to avoid paying Customs Duty
through repeated imports in smaller lost. The bonafide
commercial travelers of
Goods That Can be Imported as Samples
All types of goods including Industrial and Agricultural machinery, consumer goods and Consumer durables, white goods are eligible to be imported as samples. However, goods which are prohibited under Foreign Trade (Development and Regulations) Act, 1992 are not allowed to be imported even as samples. Such as, wild animals, wild birds and parts of wild animals and birds, ivory, arms like revolvers and pistols and hand guns and ammunitions and narcotic drugs.