Before you ship your goods from India to the US, it is important to understand what documents
or licenses are required for different categories. The US Customs and Border Protection website provides details on prohibited goods and other latest information.
• Ceramic tableware
• Cultural artifacts and cultural property
• Fruits and vegetables
• Photographic film
• Plants and seeds
• Alcoholic beverages
• Articles of exceptional value (e.g., works of art, antiques, precious stones, gold and silver)
• Ivory and ivory products
• Knives or weapons
• Perfume, aftershave and other fragrances
• Tobacco and tobacco products
It is also recommended that sellers read the e-commerce compliance guide available on the US Customs and Border Protection website.