Amazon Global Store launched in India with easy international shipping

Amazon has launched it’s Global Store in India to make it easy for customers to buy products form across the globe with easy international shipping. Amazon Global Store aims to simplify customs by estimating the import fee deposit during checkout and provide customs clearance on customer’s behalf. Amazon Global Store India allows customers to shop millions of global product from around the world with easy delivery at their doorsteps.

Amazon says,

We help you easily find products from around the world, make purchase and clear customs on your behalf. With delivery through our secure shipping channels, we provide a seamless end-to-end experience in receiving global goods at your door.

Global Store products will be clearly marked with a global store badge next to the product listing to make it easy to differentiate them if a listing falls under the Global Store section. Currently, the Amazon Global Store offers products from a variety of categories such as Clothing and Accessories, Watches, Shoes, Books, Electronics and Accessories, Home and Kitchen, Sports and Fitness and Office Supplies. At Amazon Global Store you can make payment in your local currency. You will have the payments options through all electronic payment methods (Credit/Debit Cards and Net Banking).


Here are some key points you should know about the Amazon Global Store:

Pricing on Global Store

Prices for Global Store products are comparable to the prices on the, taking into account the latest exchange rate. Products in the Amazon Global Store are shown in the Indian currency, based on currency conversion done by Amazon, pricing to include the product price, Import Fees Deposit and shipping costs.

You can pay in your local currency

You can pay for items sold through Global Store in your local currency. You will have the payments options through all electronic payment methods (Credit/Debit Cards and Net Banking).

Fast International Shipping and Tracking

International shipping of your ordered items comes with secure, reliable and fast delivery of goods at your doorsteps. Global Store products from around the world typically arrive in 10-15 days after placing the order. Global shipping provides end-to-end visibility with door-to-door tracking status and notifications of all your orders.

Import Fees Deposit

Amazon Global Store collects the Import Fees Deposit at the time of your purchase and help manage the customs process from there. The product price is inclusive of the Import Fees Deposit. Fees are paid up front to ensure you aren’t overcharged. If the actual Import Fees are less than the Import Fees Deposit collected by the company on your behalf, you’ll automatically be refunded the difference to the payment method you used for the order. You’ll receive a notification e-mail confirming the amount of the refund. The process takes 60 days from the shipment date.

ID Proof Collection for Delivery

Due to government regulations customers will need to verify themselves with an ID proof (Driving License, PAN, Aadhar Card, Passport), the carriers are required to collect your ID proof before they can deliver the items to you.

Return and Replacement

Returning imported items is done with the Global Store returns process. Simply use the Online Return Center to process the return and mail it back to the company.

Warranty and other Product Specifications

For Global Store products that are imported into India from other countries, the manufacturer warranties may not be applicable; manufacturer service options may not be available; products electricity parameters for the products may be different from electricity supply parameters provided in India; product manuals, instructions and safety warnings may not be in the local language; and the Global Store products may not be designed in accordance with local requirements as per the applicable Indian regulations. So keep this in mind prior to purchasing or using these Global Store Products.

For more details about Amazon Global Store Terms and Conditions, read here.


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