Every kind of shipment sent to/from India requires KYC documents for customs clearance. Any kind of absenteeism from these documents would mean a clearance delay. All the required KYC documents must be served by the consignee or shipper based in India.
The following table provides you clear information related to KYC documents required for shipment customs clearance. Please refer to the kind of document that you are required to submit. Make sure you check the documents applicable for your needs and organization type for Client/Customer Identification.
Document requirements for international courier services
|Individual||Present and Permanent address, in full, complete and correct|
Legal name and any other names used
Voter’s Identity card
Bank account statement
|Company||Telephone, fax number, e-mail address|
Name of the company
principal place of business
mailing address of the company
|Certificate of incorporation|
Copy of telephone bill
Power of Attorney granted to its managers, officers or employees to transact business on its behalf
Memorandum of Association
Certificate of incorporation
Copy of PAN allotment letter/ PAN Card Copy
Articles of Association
|Partnership firm||Permanent address, in full, complete and correct.|
telephone, fax number, e-mail address of the firm and partners
Name of all partners and their addresses, in full complete and correct.
Telephone bill in the name of firm/ partners
Registration certificate, if registered
Power of Attorney granted to a partner or an employee of the firm to transact business on its behalf
Any legal document which identifies the person and the partners holding the power of Attorney
|Trusts, Foundations||Name and address of the founder, the managers, Directors and the beneficiaries, in full, complete and correct|
Name of trustees, settlers, beneficiaries and signatories
Telephone and fax number, e-mail address of the trust, founder and trustees.
|Power of Attorney granted to transact business on its behalf|
Certificate of Registration, if registered
Any officially valid document to identify the trustees, settlers, beneficiaries and those holding the Power of Attorney, founders/ managers/ directors and their addresses
Resolution of the managing body of the foundation/ association