HSN Code List India - CTH Code List - ITC HS Code List

Get Accurate International Customs Shipment Trade Data

HSN Code List of India plays a significant role in all import-export procedures. HSN Code is a unique Harmonized System of Nomenclature created by the World Customs Organization (WCO) for classifying goods and products. In import-export procedures, it assists customs authorities in assigning custom duties.

What is HSN Code List?

An HSN Code is a six-digit unique identification number used to specify various products and goods used in import-export. The first six digits of the HSN Code are the same for every hsn. And the rest of the digits are decided by the customs authorities of the respective trading hsn. Similarly, In India, there is an ITC HS Code system to classify goods and products for import and export.

ITC HS Code - ITC HS Classification Code System in India

In India, Customs Authorities use ITC HS Code, Indian Trade Clarification (ITC) Harmonized System Classification to classify various commodities known in the global market. Till now, HSN Codes are available for over 5000+ goods covering 90% of the international market. There are two schedules assigned under the Indian HSN Classification Code List namely - Schedule (I) and Schedule (II).

  • Schedule (I) – This section contains all rules and guidelines of import policies.
  • Schedule (II) – This section contains all rules and guidelines of export policies.

How does the ITC HS Code Classification System work in India?

HSN Code - ITC HS Classification - CTH Code work system in India!

Indian HSN Code List includes 21 sections, 99 chapters, and 1244 headings followed by 5222 subheadings. Based on these chapters, headings, and subheadings, a product HSN Code is determined. Various Sections for product classification in the List of hsn code in india are mentioned below-


CHAPTER (01 TO 05) - Live Animals, Animal Products

Chapter-01 ITC HS Code for Live Animals
Chapter-02 ITC HS Code for Meat and Edible Meat Offal
Chapter-03 ITC HS Code for Fish and Crustaceans, Molluscs and other Aquatic Invertebrates
Chapter-04 ITC HS Code for Birds’ Eggs; Natural Honey; Edible Products of Animal Origin, not elsewhere specified or included
Chapter-05 ITC HS Code for Products of Animal Origin, Not Elsewhere Specified or Included


CHAPTER (06 TO 14) - Vegetable Products

Chapter-06 ITC HS Code for Live Trees and other Plants; Bulb, Roots and the Like; Cut Flowers and Ornamental Foliage
Chapter-07 ITC HS Code for Vegetable seeds; Edible Vegetables and Certain Roots and Tubers
Chapter-08 ITC HS Code for Edible Fruit and Nuts; Peel of Citrus Fruit or Melons
Chapter-09 ITC HS Code for Coffee, Tea, Mate and Spices
Chapter-10 ITC HS Code for Cereals
Chapter-11 ITC HS Code for Products of the Milling Industry; Malt; Starches; Inulin Wheat Gluten
Chapter-12 ITC HS Code for Oil Seeds and Oleaginous Fruits; Miscellaneous Grains, Seeds and Fruit; Industrial or Medicinal Plants; Straw and Fodder
Chapter-13 ITC HS Code for Lac; Gums, Resins and Other Vegetable Saps and Extracts
Chapter-14 ITC HS Code for Vegetable Plaiting Materials; Vegetable Products not Elsewhere Specified or Included


CHAPTER (15) - Animal or Vegetable Fats and Oils

Chapter-15 ITC HSN Code for Animals or Vegetable Fats and Oils and their Cleavage Products; Prepared Edible Fats; Animal or Vegetable Waxes


CHAPTER (16 TO  24) - Prepared Food Stuffs; Beverages, Spirits, Tobacco

Chapter-16 ITC HS Code for Preparations of Meat, of Fish or of Crustaceans, ollusks or other Aquatic Invertebrates
Chapter-17 ITC HS Code for Sugars and Sugar Confectionery
Chapter-18 ITC HS Code for Cocoa and Cocoa Preparations
Chapter-19 ITC HS Code for Preparations of Cereals, Flour, Starch or Milk; Pastrycooks’ Products
Chapter-20 ITC HS Code for Preparations of Vegetables, Fruit, Nuts or other Parts of Plants
Chapter-21 ITC HS Code for Miscellaneous Edible Preparations
Chapter-22 ITC HS Code for Beverages, Spirits and Vinegar
Chapter-23 ITC HS Code for Residues and Waste from the Food Industries; Prepared Animal Fodder
Chapter-24 ITC HS Code for Tobacco and Manufactures; Tobacco Substitutes


CHAPTER (25 To 27) - Mineral Products

Chapter-25 ITC HS Code for Salt; Sulphur; Earths and Stone; Plastering Materials, Lime and Cement
Chapter-26 ITC HS Code for Ores, Slag and Ash
Chapter-27 ITC HS Code for Mineral Fuels, Mineral Oils and Products of their Distillation; Bituminous Substances; Mineral Waxes


CHAPTER (28 To 38) - Products of the Chemical or Allied Industries

Chapter-28 ITC HS Code for Inorganic Chemicals; Organic or Inorganic Compounds of Precious Metals, of Rare-earth Metals, of Radioactive Elements of Isotopes
Chapter-29 ITC HS Code for Organic Chemicals
Chapter-30 ITC HS Code for Pharmaceutical Products
Chapter-31 ITC HS Code for Fertilisers
Chapter-32 ITC HS Code for Dyeing Extracts; Tannins and their Derivatives; Dyes, Pigments and other Colouring Matter; Paints and Varnishes; Putty and other Mastics; inks
Chapter-33 ITC HS Code for Essential Oils and Resinoids; Perfumery Cosmetic or Toilet Preparations
Chapter-34 ITC HS Code for  Soap, Organic Surface- Active Agents, Washing Preparations, Lubricating Preparations, Artificial Waxes, Prepared Waxes, Polishing or Scouring Preparations, Candles and Similar Articles, Modelling Pastes, “Dental Waxes” and Dental Preparation
Chapter-35 ITC HS Code for Albuminoidal Substances; Modified Starches; Glues; Enzymes
Chapter-36 ITC HS Code for Explosives; Pyrotechnic Products; Matches; Pyrophoric Alloys; Certain Combustible Preparations
Chapter-37 ITC HS Code for Photographic or Cinematographic Goods
Chapter-38 ITC HS Code for Miscellaneous Chemical Products


CHAPTER (39 To 40) - Plastics, Rubber and Articles Thereof

Chapter-39 ITC HS Code for Plastics and Articles thereof
Chapter-40 ITC HS Code for Rubber and Articles thereof


CHAPTER (41 To 43) - Raw Hides, Skins, Leather

Chapter-41 ITC HS Code for Raw Hides and Skins (Other than Furskins) and Leather
Chapter-42 ITC HS Code for Articles of Leather; Saddlery and Harness; Travel Goods, Handbags and similar containers; Articles of Animal Gut (other than Silk-worm Gut)
Chapter-43 ITC HS Code for Furskins and Artificial Fur; Manufactures thereof


CHAPTER (44 To 46) - Woods and Articles of Wood

Chapter-44 ITC HS Code for Wood and Articles of Wood; Wood Charcoal
Chapter-45 ITC HS Code for Cork and Articles of Cork
Chapter-46 ITC HS Code for Manufactures of Straw, of Esparto or of other Plaiting Materials; Basketware And Wickerwork


CHAPTER (47 To 49) - Pulp of Wood, Paper

Chapter-47 ITC HS Code for Pulp of Wood or of other Fibrous Cellulosic Material; Recovered (Waste and Scrap) Paper or Paperboard
Chapter-48 ITC HS Code for Paper and Paperboard; Article of Paper Pulp, of Paper or of Paperboard Currency Paper (Water-mark Banknote Paper)
Chapter-49 ITC HS Code for Printed Books, Newspapers, Pictures and other Products of the Printing Industry; Manuscripts, Typescripts and Plans


CHAPTER (50 To 63) - Textile and Textile Articles

Chapter-50 ITC HS Code for Silk
Chapter-51 ITC HS Code for Wool, Fine or Coarse Animal Hair, Horse Hair Yarn and Woven Fabric
Chapter-52 ITC HS Code for Cotton
Chapter-53 ITC HS Code for Other Vegetable Textile Fibres; Paper Yarn and Woven Fabrics of Paper Yarn
Chapter-54 ITC HS Code for Man-made Filaments
Chapter-55 ITC HS Code for Man – made Staple Fibres
Chapter-56 ITC HS Code for Wadding, Felt and Nonwovens; Special Yarns; Twine, Cordage, Ropes and Cables and Articles thereof
Chapter-57 ITC HS Code for Carpets and Other Textile Floor Coverings
Chapter-58 ITC HS Code for Special Woven Fabrics; Tufted Textile Fabrics; Lace; Tapestries; Trimmings; Embroidery
Chapter-59 ITC HS Code for Impregnated, Coated, Covered or Laminated Textile Fabrics; Textile Articles of a Kind Suitable for Industrial Use
Chapter-60 ITC HS Code for Knitted or Crocheted Fabrics
Chapter-61 ITC HS Code for Articles of Apparel and Clothing Accessories, Knitted or Crocheted
Chapter-62 ITC HS Code for Articles of Apparel and Clothing Accessories not Knitted or Crocheted
Chapter-63 ITC HS Code for Other Made Up Textile Articles; Sets; Worn Clothing And Worn Textile Articles; Rags


CHAPTER (64 To 67) - Footwear, Headgear, etc.

Chapter-64 ITC HS Code for Footwear, Gaiters and the Like; Parts of such Articles
Chapter-65 ITC HS Code for Headgear and Parts Thereof
Chapter-66 ITC HS Code for Umbrellas, Sun Umbrellas, Walking-sticks, Seat-sticks, Whips, Riding-crops, and Parts Thereof
Chapter-67 ITC HS Code for Prepared Feathers and Down and Articles Made of Feathers or of Down; Artificial Flowers; Articles of Human Hair


CHAPTER (68 To 70) - Articles of Stone, Plastic, Cement, Ceramics, Glass.

Chapter-68 ITC HS Code for Articles of Stone, Plaster, Cement, Asbestos, Mica or Similar Materials
Chapter-69 ITC HS Code for Ceramic Products
Chapter-70 ITC HS Code for Glass and Glassware


CHAPTER (71) - Pearls, Precious Stones, Precious Metals

Chapter-71 ITC HS Code for Natural or Cultured Pearls, Precious or Semi-precious Stones, Precious Metals, Metals Clad with Precious Metal, and Articles thereof; Imitation Jewellery; Coin


CHAPTER (72 TO 83) - Base Metals and Articles of Base Metal

Chapter-72 ITC HS Code for Iron and Steel
Chapter-73 ITC HS Code for Articles of Iron or Steel
Chapter-74 ITC HS Code for Copper and Articles thereof
Chapter-75 ITC HS Code for Nickel and articles thereof
Chapter-76 ITC HS Code for Aluminium and articles thereof
Chapter-77 ITC HS Code for Reserved for Possible Future use in Harmonised System
Chapter-78 ITC HS Code for Lead and Articles thereof
Chapter-79 ITC HS Code for Zinc and Articles thereof
Chapter-80 ITC HS Code for Tin and Articles Thereof
Chapter-81 ITC HS Code for Other Base Metals; Cermets Articles thereof
Chapter-82 ITC HS Code for Tools, Implements, Cutlery, Spoons and Forks, of Base Metal; Parts Thereof Base Metal
Chapter-83 ITC HS Code for Miscellaneous Articles of Base Metal


CHAPTER (84 TO 85) - Machinery, Appliances, Electrical Equipment

Chapter-84 ITC HS Code for Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery and Mechanical Appliances; Parts thereof
Chapter-85 ITC HS Code for Electrical Machinery and Equipment and Parts Thereof; Sound Recorders and Reproducers, Television Image and Sound Recorders and Reproducers, and Parts and Accessories of Such Articles


CHAPTER (86 TO 89) - Vehicles, Aircraft, Vessels

Chapter-86 ITC HS Code for Railway or tramway locomotives, rolling-stock and parts thereof; rail-way or tramway track fixtures and fittings and parts thereof; mechanical (including electro-mechanical) traffic signalling equipment of all kinds
Chapter-87 ITC HS Code for Vehicles other than Railway or Tramway Rolling-stock, and Parts and Accessories thereof
Chapter-88 ITC HS Code for Aircraft, Spacecraft and Parts thereof
Chapter-89 ITC HS Code for Ships, Boats and Floating Structure


CHAPTER (90 To 92) - Precision Instruments

Chapter-90 ITC HS Code for Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof
Chapter-91 ITC HS Code for Clocks and Watches and parts thereof
Chapter-92 ITC HS Code for Musical Instruments Parts and Accessories of such articles


CHAPTER (93) - Arms and Ammunitions

Chapter-93 ITC HS Code for Arms and Ammunition; Parts and Accessories thereof


Chapter (94 to 96) Section XX - Miscellaneous Manufactured Articles

Chapter-94 ITC HS Code for Furniture; Bedding, Mattresses, Mattress Supports, Cushions and similar stuffed furnishings; Lamps and Lighting Fittings, not elsewhere specified or included; Illuminated signs, Illuminated name-plates and the like; Prefabricated Building
Chapter-95 ITC HS Code for Toys, Games and Sports Requisites; Parts and Accessories thereof
Chapter-96 ITC HS Code for Miscellaneous Manufactured Articles


CHAPTER (97 To 99) - Works of Art, Collectors' Pieces and antiques

Chapter-97 ITC HS Code for Works of Art, Collectors’ Pieces and Antiques
Chapter-98 ITC HS Code for Project Imports; Laboratory Chemicals; Passengers’ Baggage; Personal Importations by Air or Post; Ship Stores
Chapter-99 ITC HS Code for Miscellaneous goods

Structure of HSN Code in India | HSN Code Structure in India

A product HS Code can be of six to ten digits. As per WCO guidelines, the first six digits must remain the same for all countries. And the last four digits are assigned by custom authorities for tax procedures. An ITC HS Code is classified by its chapter, heading, and Subheading. And the last four digits are Regional and National Tariff assigned by customs departments.

Understanding the General Structure of Indian HS Code System with an Example:

Suppose, we are given an ITC HS Code: 9009840000

  • Chapter: The First two digits (90) denotes chapter
  • Heading: Next two digits (09) denote headings.
  • Subheading: Further, two digits (84) denote subheadings.
  • Regional Tariff: Second Last Two digits (00) denote Regional Tariff.
  • National Tariff: Last Two Digits (00) indicates National Tariff.

How do I find HSN Code for my products?

You can use Exim Trade Data HSN Code Finder to find ITC HS Code for your product. You can search HSN codes of chapter 01 to 98 with description at our portal. All you just need is to enter your product and hsn name and click our search option, and then you will get the HSN Code for your product.

You will be thoroughly able to identify Section, Chapter, Heading and Subheading by the following example;

Suppose, the HS Code for Search Lights is 94055010.

Type Product Category HS Code
Section 20 Miscellaneous Manufactured Articles
Chapter 94 Furniture Parts 94
Heading 05 Lamps and Lighting Fitting 9405
Subheading 50 Searchlights, Spotlights and parts. 940550
Regional Tariff 10 94055010

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