NRI’s – Non-Resident Indians
PIOs – Persons of Indian Origin
* Citizens of Bangladesh and Pakistan do not qualify as PIOs even if they satisfy the above conditions
Your FCNR deposit will be maintained in the following currency as specified / choose at the time of booking deposit. These are: USD, GBP, EURO, AUD, SGD and JPY currencies.
As per current guidelines, the principal amount as well as interest earned on FCNR deposit is exempted form Income tax in India.
Yes, the funds held in your FCNR (B) deposit are fully and freely repatriable (both principal and Interest).
In order to earn interest on your FCNR (B) fixed deposit, it needs to be kept for minimum of 1 year.