HSN Code Search


The Harmonized System of Nomenclature code is referred to as HSN. It is compulsory on Tax invoices on the supplies of goods and services for both B2B and B2C transactions. In 1988, the World Customs Organization introduced this (WCO). This was introduced to allow for the systematic classification of both domestic and foreign items. This 6-digit code is used to categorise various products.
Since the HSN Code is an internationally recognised standard, all countries use the same first six digits. However, in order to further categorise items, some nations have increased the number of digits in their HS Code systems. For example, the US makes use of HTS Codes, often called the Harmonized Tariff Schedule, which have a 10 number classification, whereas India employs 4, 6, and 8 digit classifications.
HSN Code is a practical approach to identify items for both domestic and international trade because it is an internationally recognised standard for categorising things. It can be utilised to acquire information and comprehend international and domestic trade that is occurring both inside and outside the nation in a very effective way.
The DGFT is responsible for any modifications, code creation, or addition of new codes to the HSN Codes (Directorate General of Foreign Trade).
  1. Search By Product Name: When you enter the name of your product, the most pertinent 4 digit HSN Codes will be suggested to you. If the suggested results don't have the appropriate HS code, click search for all results. For information on the 6 and 8 digit HS codes for export-import use, as well as the GST Rates, click on the 4 digit code.
  2. Search by HSN Code: Type the first 2 or first 4 digits of the HSN Code. Click on the needed result to get additional information about the HSN code.
Under All Categories, we have divided the list of HSN Codes into 23 major categories. Navigate from this menu to the 2 digit, 4 digit, 6 & 8 digit HSN Codes respectively. Find GST rates of HSN Codes by clicking on 4 digit code.
The ITC-HS Codes are required for exports. The 8 digit HSN Code must be included on the shipping bill in order for the export incentives to apply; otherwise, they will not. For firms with a turnover of less than Rs 1.5 crore or if the dealer is registered under the GST Composition Scheme, HSN Codes are not required under GST.
HSN Codes is made up of 99 chapters that are each subdivided into 21 parts, each of which defines a certain product category. The chapters are further divided by headings, subheadings, and tariff items. The Chapter of an HSN Code is determined by the first two digits of its eight-digit structure, which also includes headings at the four-digit level, subheadings at the six-digit level, and tariff items at the eight-digit level. All eight-digit HSN codes are required to be utilised for imports and exports under GST.
The Harmonized System of Nomenclature (HSN) code is used to categorise items for GST purposes. World Customs Organization has released the codes (WCO). They are used to categorise products into different parts, chapters, headings, and subheadings of a similar nature. Services under GST are classified using the Services Accounting Code (SAC Code). The Central Board of Excise and Customs has released the codes (CBEC). As each service has been given a distinct SAC, they are utilised to categorise all services. It greatly streamlines and systematises the GST return filing process in both situations.
Determining the right HS Code for a chemical product is not as difficult as you think. You need to gather the following info as a minimum requirement.
  • Whether it is a substance or mixture? Organic and inorganic compounds are typically categorised in Chapters 28 and 29, respectively. Generally speaking, chemical combinations are categorised in Chapters 30 to 38 based on their intended use. Stabilizers and impurities may be regarded as componnts of a material.
  • What is your product's intended use?? For instance, Chapter 32 paints and Chapter 30 pharmaceutical items. Please turn to Chapter 38 if you can't discover a perfect match for your mixed product in Chapters 30 to 37. For instance, the section 38.08 deals with pesticides, which are further divided into herbicides, insecticides, etc.
  • Does your product belong to rubber or plastic or an article made of rubber or plastics? You may find them in chapter 39 and 40.
Different services are uniformly categorised for taxes, measurement, and recognition. Services Accounting Code, or SAC, is the name given to service-related codes. HSN code is required for anything from animal products, mineral products, plastic articles to footwear, arms and ammunition and machinery.

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