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Send a Parcel To India Fast - DHL Courier Delivery

With a population of over 1.3 billion people, India is the world’s largest democracy with rich historical and commercial links to the UK. A country with a fast growing economy and diverse cultures, you can see why India must enjoy frequent and heavy postal traffic. Which is why when sending a parcel to India, you need to put your trust in the best courier service around – DHL.

Drawing on more than 40 years’ experience, DHL operates a fast and secure delivery service to over 220 countries and territories worldwide. At DHL India, we handle over 43,000 shipments per business day and offer door-to-door delivery services with the option of tracking your parcel for free via WhatsApp chat, phone or online. WhatsApp calling is not supported at this time. We also ensure your parcel is signed for on delivery. The best part is that we offer all these services without the need for an account.

Whether you want to send a parcel to Mumbai, Delhi, Calcutta or any other region of the country, it can be easily done with DHL. Do you want to know how to send a parcel to India? Get a quote and compare our three sending options to send a parcel to India. DHL Express online (DHLitNow), DHL by Phone or at over 1,300 DHL Service Point locations nationwide in shopping areas and high streets near you.

National Holidays 2024*
  • 1 January, Monday - New Year’s Day
  • 26 January, Friday - Republic Day
  • 8 March, Friday - Maha Shivaratri
  • 25 March, Monday - Holi
  • 29 March, Friday - Good Friday
  • 10 April, Wednesday - Idul Fitr
  • 14 April, Sunday - Dr Ambedkar Jayanti
  • 17 April, Wednesday - Ram Navami
  • 17 June, Monday - Bakrid / Eid al Adha
  • 17 July, Wednesday - Muharram
  • 15 August, Thursday - Independence Day
  • 26 August, Monday - Janmashtami
  • 16 September, Monday - Eid e Milad
  • 2 October, Wednesday - Gandhi Jayanti
  • 13 October, Sunday - Vijaya Dashami
  • 1 November, Friday - Diwali
  • 15 November, Friday - Guru Nanak Jayanti
  • 25 December, Wednesday - Christmas Day
* Public holidays in India may affect our estimated transit times.

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Tracking number not 10 digits? Track your shipment on the DHL eCommerce UK (formerly DHL Parcel UK) website! 

Country facts
  • The capital of India is New Delhi
  • The national symbol of India is the endangered Bengal Tiger
  • India has the second largest population in the world with over 1.3 billion people (May 2016)
  • Many different languages are spoken in India. The main ones are Hindi, Bengali, Telugu, Marathi, Tamil, and Urdu
  • India became an independent nation in 1947 after ending British rule that began in 1858
  • Jana Gana Mana is the national anthem of India
  • The Kumbh Mela (or Grand Pitcher Festival) is a huge Hindu religious festival that takes place in India every 12 years. In 2001, 60 million people attended, breaking the record for the world’s biggest gathering
  • The Indian flag has three horizontal bands of colour: saffron for courage and sacrifice, white for truth and peace, and green for faith, fertility, and chivalry
  • The earliest cotton in the world was spun and woven in India

We will be happy to answer any questions or concerns you may have. Please call us on

0844 248 0828**

Our opening hours are 07:30 - 20:00 Monday to Friday and 08:00 - 14:00 on Saturday.

** Calls to DHL Express UK phone numbers beginning ‘084’ cost 7 pence per minute, plus your phone company's access charge.