As we know India is a big market for gold jewelry, you may have a question that how much gold jewelry can an NRI citizen carry to India?
Non-residents Indian citizens can carry gold jewelry worth up to Dh4,945 (Rs100,000) when traveling from the UAE to India under the South Asian country’s customs laws.
“As per customs rules, an Indian male passenger who has been residing abroad for more than a year is allowed to carry jewelry for a value of Dh2,472 (Rs50,000), whereas a female passenger, can carry jewelry worth Dh4,945 (Rs100,000).
There are approximately 3.5 million Indian nationals living in the UAE who prefer to buy gold jewellery in Dubai, which is popularly known as the City of Gold. A large number of tourists from India also buy gold jewellery in Dubai during their visits to the UAE.
Last week, India, one of the world’s largest markets for gold, announced mandatory hallmarking on precious metal jewelry and related items to make India a leading global gold center.