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LRS - Indian residents

Liberalised Remittance Scheme (LRS)*

Liberalised Remittance Scheme is a scheme introduced by RBI as a liberalisation measure to facilitate Resident Individuals (RI) to freely remit funds up to USD 2,50,000/- outside India in a financial year (April to March) for any permissible current or capital account transaction or a combination of both.

*for updated rules and latest regulations, visit rbi.org.in and consult your financial advisor

Who is eligible under LRS?

Any resident individual including a minor is allowed to remit up to 2.5 lakh US dollars (USD 2,50,000) in each financial year.

Permissible Capital Account Transactions

  • Opening of foreign currency account abroad with a bank 

  • Purchase of property abroad 

  • Investments in shares, mutual funds, promissory note, debenture etc. abroad

Permissible Current Account Transactions

  • Overseas business trip

  • Pursuing studies outside India 

  • Maintenance of close relatives abroad

  • Going outside India for employment

Liberalised Remittance Scheme (LRS)

Increasing number of families have been utilising their eligible allowance to build an investment pot overseas. They have also benefited from the rise of the global markets and INR depreciation. We help our clients open International bank accounts with option to open in GBP and USD. We also introduce our clients to international trading platforms where they are digitally onboarded and can then invest in to Global Stocks, ETFs, bonds, etc.

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