As per provisions under paragraph 24(4) of the Import Policy Order, 2015-2018, only the foreign exchange earning hotels can import beer and wine of all categories (HS Heading 22.03 to 22.06). In special cases, such items may be imported with approval of the Ministry of Commerce and prior permission from CCI&E. However, in all cases of import of beers and alcoholic drinks, importers must first obtain license/permission from the Department of Narcotics Control.
Note: For more details, please consult Import Policy Order, 2015-2018 or contact the Department of Narcotics Control.
[This is for informational purposes only. In case of contradiction of conflict with relevant Act/Rules, provisions mentioned
or referred to in the said Act/Rules shall prevail.]