About the country

Located in South Asia, India is a rapidly developing country. With the second largest population in the world, India is home to the world’s oldest civilizations. According to the current records, the population of the country is at almost 1.4 billion people. There is a wide variety of terrain in India ranging from the Himalayas in the north to the forest and beaches in the south.

India is home to people belonging from different backgrounds. Because of this, there are many languages spoken in the country which include Hindi, Bengali, Tamil, Telugu, English, and Punjabi among others. India has a major Hindu population with Muslims, Christians, and Sikhs living in the country as well.

Many expats are choosing to live in India. Apart from cultural experience it offers, expats can maintain a good standard of living at a low cost. Housing, accommodation, education, and entertainment is cheap in India. India offers many tourist attractions including beaches in the south and hilly areas in the north. There are plenty of job opportunities available in India for expats. Many multinational corporations have expats employees.

Major airports and seaports

India faces the Indian Ocean in the south. The vast coastline of the country caters for exports and imports to the country via sea routes. This provides an alternative to shipping by sea. Hence, this makes shipping to India a cheaper and viable option.

Nine states in India face the coast. There are many ports located on the coast of these states that deal with a variety of traffic. Some of these ports include Kandla Port in Gujarat, Nhava Sheva in Mumbai, Mumbai Port in Mumbai, Marmagao port in Goa, and Panambur Port in Karnataka among others.

Universal Relocations is the only FIDI affiliated international shipping company in Chennai. We operate through the Chennai Port which was formerly known as Madras Port.

There are many international airports in India as well. Some of the most known airports in India include Indira Gandhi International Airport in Delhi, Rajiv Gandhi International Airport in Hyderabad, Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport in Mumbai, Chennai International Airport in Chennai and Kempegowda International Airport in Bangalore.

When shipping household goods to India, you need to provide a passport copy, work permit, residence permit, inventory of items and other documents.

Most professional movers and shipping companies provide customers and clients with this information. Be sure to check that out before moving to India.

Why Universal Relocations?

Universal Relocations provides customers with shipping and packing services to customers. We also provide pet shipping to India. Because of us, you no longer have to worry about shipping to India. Universal Relocations helps people in transitioning into their new lives. We also guide our clients regarding immigration and customs regulation.

You can get a quotation on the cost of shipping from us. Check our website for more information related to the services we provide. Call us or send us an email if you have further queries.

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