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Procedure to grant Liquor Permit to Foreign Tourists Visiting Gujarat

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1. Liquor Permit: Foreign Tourists who desires to visit the State of Gujarat and would like to buy, possess, transport, use and consume bottled liquor can obtain the Liquor Permit from an authorized dealer or hotel in Gujarat. Besides the above in the State of Gujarat there are different Liquor Vendors and Hotels authorized by the State Excise Department to sale Liquor to Foreigners with valid Liquor licence. A list of  dealers is as stated below:

A foreigner entering Mumbai can obtain a Liquor permit prior to departure to Gujarat from India Tourism Office, Air India Building, Ground Floor, Nariman Point, Mumbai 400021 from Monday to Friday between 08.30 am to 06.00 p.m. and on Saturdays and Holidays except on January 26, August 15, and October 02 between 08.30 am. To 02.00 p.m. with a Valid Foreign Passport and Indian Visa.


2. BTQ Quota:-Local Currency (INR) Any person resident in India, who had gone out of India on a temporary visit, may bring into India at the time of his return from any place outside India (other than from Nepal and Bhutan) currency notes of Government of India and Reserve Bank of India notes up to an amount not exceeding Rs.25,000/- (Rupees Twenty Five Thousand only) per person.

Any person residing outside India and visiting India may bring into India currency notes of Government of India and Reserve Bank of India notes up to an amount not exceeding Rs.25,000/- ( Rupees Twenty Five Thousand only) per person.

3. Foreign Currency:

There is no limit to bring foreign exchange in India. However, the aggregate value of foreign currency notes in excess of USD 5000 or equivalent and the aggregate value of foreign exchange in the form of currency notes, bank notes or traveller’s cheques in excess of USD 10,000 or its equivalent must be declared to the customs.

The limit for foreign currency notes in USD 3,000 and must be declared by filling CDF(Currency Declaration Form) if it exceeds the limit.(The above information is extracted from  Reserve Bank of India Website: http://www.rbi.org.in) .

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List of Authorized Dealers  & Hotels in Gujarat to obtain Liquor Permit



Cama Hotel, Khanpur, Ahmedabad

Rivera Hotel, Khanpur, Ahmedabad

Hotel Royal Manore, Trident, Ahmedabad

Hotel Inder Residency, Ahmedabad

Hotel President, CG Road, Ahmedabad



Saran Wines, RC Dutt Road, Vadodara

FP Patel & Company, Alkapuri, Vadodara

Gujarat Hotels Limited (Welcome Group), Vadodara

Express Hotels Private Limited, RC  Dutt Road, Vadodara

Hotel Jindal Sayajiganj, Vadodara

Hotel Satyaketu, Sayajiganj, Vadodara



HH & Sons, Lalgate, Surat

Hotel Oasis, Varachha Road, Surat

Gujarat JHM Hotels Limited, Athwalines, Surat

Hotel Silver Plaza, Station Road, Surat



Rajkot Wine Merchant Association, Dhebar Chowk, Rajkot

City Organizer Private Limited, Yagnik Road, Rajkot

KK International Limited, Kalavad Road, Rajkot



CL Sharma Resort, Gandhidham, Kutch

Hotel Holiday Village Resort, Gandhidham, Kutch

Hotel Prince, Station Road, Bhuj Kutch



Keshav Holiday Resort, Ahmedabad-Mehsana Highway, Mehsana



Hotel Surbhi, Amul Dairy Road, Anand



Hotel Haveli, Sector 21, Gandhi Nagar




Hotel Damjis, Jamnagar



Criso Hotel, Ankleshwar, Bharuch




Patel Wines, Nadiad- Kheda

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