HSN code is short for Harmonized, Commodity, Description, and Coding System.
The full form of HSN code is Harmonized System of Nomenclature code.
This is a list of multi-purpose international product numbers developed and maintained by the World Customs Organization.
It’s a sequence of numbers given for every possible product.
In India, the HSN code is a six-digit code that is used to classify products for the customs clearance process. it’s also known as HS code, ITC HS code, and CTH.
- Any reference in this Section to a particular genus or species of an animal, except where the context otherwise requires, includes a reference to the young of that genus or species.
- Except where the context otherwise requires, throughout this Schedule, any reference to “dried products also covers products which have been dehydrated, evaporated or freeze-dried.
Chapter 1 to 5 contains a list of HSN Code for Live Animals; Animal Products.
|Chapter 01||Live Animals|
|Chapter 02||Meat and edible meat offal|
|Chapter 03||Fish and crustaceans, mollusks, and other aquatic invertebrates.|
|Chapter 04||Dairy produce; birds’ eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included.|
|Chapter 05||Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included.|
In this Section, the term “pellets” means products which have been agglomerated either directly by compression or by the addition of a binder in a proportion not exceeding 3 (percent) by weight.
Chapter 6 to 14 contains a list of HSN Code for Vegetable Products.
|Chapter 06||Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots, and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage|
|Chapter 07||Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers|
|Chapter 08||Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruits or melons.|
|Chapter 09||Coffee, tea, mate, and spices|
|Chapter 11||Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten.|
|Chapter 12||Oilseeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds, and fruit; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder.|
|Chapter 13||Lac; gums, resins, and other vegetable saps and extracts.|
|Chapter 14||Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included.|
Chapter 15 contains a list of HSN Code for Animal or Vegetable Fats and Oils and their cleavage products; Prepared Edible Fats; animal or vegetable waxes.
|Chapter 15||Animal or vegetable fats and oil and their cleavage products; prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes.|
Chapter 16 to 24 contains a list of HSN Code for Prepared Foodstuffs; Beverages, Spirits, and Vinegar; Tobacco and Manufactured tobacco substitutes.
|Chapter 16||Preparation of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, mollusks, or other aquatic invertebrates.|
|Chapter 17||Sugars and sugar confectionery.|
|Chapter 18||Cocoa and cocoa preparations|
|Chapter 19||Preparations of cereals, flour, starch, or milk; pastry cooks’ products.|
|Chapter 20||Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts, or other parts of plants.|
|Chapter 21||Miscellaneous edible preparations|
|Chapter 22||Beverages, spirits, and vinegar.|
|Chapter 23||Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal fodder.|
|Chapter 24||Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes.|
Chapter 25 to 27 contains a list of HSN Code for Mineral Products.
|Chapter 25||Salt; sulfur, earth, and stones; plastering materials, lime, and cement|
|Chapter 26||Ores, slag, and ash|
|Chapter 27||Mineral fuels, mineral oils, and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes.|
Chapter 28 to 38 contains a list of HSN Code for Products of the Chemicals or Allied Industries.
|Chapter 28||Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals, of radioactive elements, or of isotopes|
|Chapter 29||Organic chemicals|
|Chapter 30||Pharmaceutical products|
|Chapter 32||Tanning or dyeing extracts; tannins and their derivatives; dyes, pigments, and other coloring matter, paints and varnishes; putty and other mastics; inks.|
|Chapter 33||Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic, or toilet preparations.|
|Chapter 34||Soap, organic surface-active agents, washing preparations, lubricating preparations, artificial waxes, prepared waxes, polishing or scouring preparations, candles, and similar articles, modeling pastes, “dental waxes” and dental preparations with a basis|
|Chapter 35||Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes.|
|Chapter 36||Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations.|
|Chapter 37||Photographic or cinematographic goods.|
|Chapter 38||Miscellaneous chemical products.|
Chapters 39 and 40 contain a list of HSN Code for Plastics and Articles thereof; Rubber and Articles Thereof.
|Chapter 39||Plastics and articles thereof|
|Chapter 40||Rubber and articles thereof|
Chapter 41 to 43 contains a list of HSN Code for Raw Hides and Skins, Leather, Furskins and Articles thereof; saddlery and Harness; travel goods, Handbags, and similar Containers; Articles of animal gut (other than silk-worm Gut).
|Chapter 41||Raw hides and skins (other than fur skins) and leather.|
|Chapter 42||Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags, and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut)|
|Chapter 43||Furskins and artificial fur, manufacturers thereof|
Chapter 44 to 46 contains a list of HSN Code for Wood and Articles of Wood; Wood Charcoal; cork and articles or cork; Manufactures of Straw, of Esparto or other Plaiting Materials; Basketware and Wickerwork.
|Chapter 44||Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal|
|Chapter 45||Cork and articles of cork|
|Chapter 46||Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basket-ware and wickerwork.|
Chapter 47 to 49 contains a list of HSN Code for Pulp of wood or of other Fibrous Cellulosic Material; Recovered (Waste and Scrap) Paper or Paperboard; Paper And Paperboard and articles thereof.
|Chapter 47||The pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; recovered (waste and scrap) paper or paperboard.|
|Chapter 48||Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard.|
|Chapter 49||Printed books, newspapers, pictures, and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts, and plans.|
Chapter 50 to 63 contains a list of HSN Code for Textile and Textile Articles.
Chapters 50 to 60 mainly cover Yarn, fabrics, and materials used to manufacture garments and related articles.
|Chapter 51||Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric|
|Chapter 53||Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabrics of paper yarn.|
|Chapter 54||Man-made filaments|
|Chapter 55||Man-made staple fibers.|
|Chapter 56||Wadding felt and nonwovens; special yarns; twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof.|
|Chapter 57||Carpets and other textile floor coverings.|
|Chapter 58||Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace; tapestries; trimmings; embroidery.|
|Chapter 59||Impregnated, coated, covered, or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use.|
|Chapter 60||Knitted or crocheted fabrics|
Chapters 61 to 63 cover the garments and products manufacture from chapters 50 to 60.
|Chapter 61||Articles of apparel and clothing accessories knitted or crocheted.|
|Chapter 62||Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted.|
|Chapter 63||Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags.|
Chapter 64 to 67 contains a list of HSN Code for Footwear, Headgear, Umbrellas, Sun Umbrellas, Walking-sticks, seat-sticks, whips, Riding-crops, and Parts thereof; Prepared Feathers and articles Made therewith; artificial Flowers; Articles of Human Hair.
|Chapter 64||Footwear, gaiters, and the like; parts of such articles.|
|Chapter 65||Headgear and parts thereof.|
|Chapter 66||Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking-sticks, seat-sticks, whips, riding-crops, and parts thereof.|
|Chapter 67||Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair.|
Chapter 68 to 70 contains a list of HSN Code for Articles of Stone, Plaster, Cement, Asbestos, Mica or similar Materials; Ceramic Products; Glass and Glassware.
|Chapter 68||Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica, or similar materials.|
|Chapter 69||Ceramic products.|
|Chapter 70||Glass and glassware.|
Chapter 71 is for Natural or Cultured Pearls, Precious or Semi-Precious Stones, Precious Metals, Metals clad with Precious Metal, and articles thereof; Imitation Jewellery; Coin.
|Chapter 71||Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones, precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin.|
Chapter 72 to 83 contains a list of HSN Code for Base Metals and Articles of Base Metal.
|Chapter 72||Iron and steel|
|Chapter 73||Articles of iron or steel|
|Chapter 74||Copper and articles thereof|
|Chapter 75||Nickel and articles thereof|
|Chapter 76||Aluminum and articles thereof|
|Chapter 77||(Reserved for possible future use)|
|Chapter 78||Lead and articles thereof|
|Chapter 79||Zinc and articles thereof|
|Chapter 80||Tin and articles thereof|
|Chapter 81||Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof|
|Chapter 82||Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons, and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal|
|Chapter 83||Miscellaneous articles of base metal|
Chapter 84 to 85 contains a list of HSN Code for Machinery and Mechanical Appliances; Electrical Equipment; Parts thereof; sound Recorders and Reproducers, Television Image and Sound Recorders and reproducers, Television Image and sound Recorders and Reproducers, and Par.
|Chapter 84||Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery, and mechanical appliances; parts thereof.|
|Chapter 85||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 contains a list of HSN Code for Vehicles, Aircraft, Vessels, and Associated Transport Equipment.
|Chapter 86||Railway or tramway locomotives, rolling-stock and parts thereof; railway or tramway track fixtures and fittings and parts thereof; mechanical (including electro-mechanical) traffic signaling equipment of all kinds.|
|Chapter 87||Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof.|
|Chapter 88||Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof.|
|Chapter 89||Ships, boats, and floating structures|
90 to 92 contains a list of HSN Code for Optical, Photographic, Cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments, and apparatus; clocks and watches; musical instruments; part and accessories thereof.
|Chapter 90||Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments, and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof.|
|Chapter 91||Clocks and watches and parts thereof.|
|Chapter 92||Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles.|
Chapter 93 is for Arms and Ammunition; Parts and Accessories thereof.
|Chapter 93||Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof.|
Chapter 94 to 96 contains a list of HSN Code for Miscellaneous Manufactured Articles.
|Chapter 94||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 buildings.|
|Chapter 95||Toys, games, and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof.|
|Chapter 96||Miscellaneous manufactured articles.|
Chapter 97 and 98 contain a list of HSN Code for Works of art, Collectors’ Pieces and Antiques.
|Chapter 97||Works of art, collectors’ pieces, and antiques|
|Chapter 98||Project imports, Laboratory chemicals, passenger’s baggage, personal importation by air or post; ship stores.|