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Gold Hallmarking Charges: Before getting hallmarking done on old jewellery, know how much will be charged?

Gold Hallmarking Rules to change: All jewelers to be included under new hallmarking provision, know latest update

Gold Hallmarking Charges: Festive season (Festive Season 2023) has started in India from today. From Navratri to Dhanteras and Diwali, people buy gold extensively. This year, the government has made hallmarking of gold jewelery mandatory from July 1, 2023.

The thing to note is that once hallmarking is done on jewellery, it remains valid for life. The government has implemented the third phase of hallmarking in gold jewelery from September 8, 2023. In such a situation, the question arises that what is hallmarking and why has the government made it mandatory for gold jewellery. Know about this.

What is Hallmarking?

The government has made hallmarking of gold jewellery mandatory from July 1, 2023. In such a situation, now when buying any kind of gold, it is necessary to have Hallmark Unique Identification (HUID) number on it. Through hallmarking it is known what is the purity of gold. Every hallmarked jewellery has a 6 digit HUID i.e. Hallmark Unique Identification Digit. Through this digit, you can check the purity of gold online through BIS Care App.

How to check purity of gold through BIS Care App-

  • If you want to check the purity of your gold, you can check it through BIS Care app.
  • For this, first go to Google Play Store and download the app.
  • Here you can choose Hindi or English language as per your need.
  • After this you go to the option of Check License Details and select the option of Verify HUID.
  • After this, enter the HUID number here and you will get all the details related to the jewelery within a few minutes.

How much will be charged for hallmarking?

According to the report published in Economic Times, the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) has issued a notification on March 4, 2022, increasing the fee for hallmarking in gold jewellery from Rs 35 to Rs 45. At the same time, the price of hallmarking of silver jewellery has been increased from Rs 25 to Rs 35. At the same time, service charge of Rs 200 will be taken in gold jewellery and Rs 150 as service charge in silver jewellery.

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