NRI Guide

Do Foreign Banks Report to IRS?

Yes, the Foreign Banks do report to the IRS. Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA), passed in 2010 makes it mandatory for any foreign financial institution to report information regarding the account of all US citizens (whether living in US or abroad

How to Get Study Visa for USA?

Any individual from any foreign country who wishes to enter the borders of United States of America for any purpose needs to obtain a requisite visa. The visas can be non immigrant visa if the visitors want to stay temporarily or else they can obtain immi

How to Start a Startup in India

Startups have become the buzz word around the town. Its eminent success here in India and across the globe has seen increased investments in the entire gamut of start-ups. However, prior to understanding how to begin with establishing a start-up, it is im

How to Change Surname in Passport

Passport of an individual is the most important identity proof. Name becomes the most important component of the identity proof. However, there are situations when one needs to change the name in the passport such as when a woman gets married or divorced.

What To Do If I Lost My Green Card

Green Card is an important documentary proof and evidence required by immigrants living and working in the United States of America. Green card is the colloquial name given to an identification card issued by the United Sates Citizenship and Immigration S

Is Police Verification Required for Reissue of Passport

A Passport is an official document which is issued by the government of the country where he/she is residing. Passport is a documentary evidence of the identity, citizenship, and residence of an individual holding the same. This passport also entitles the

What is Relinquishment Deed

The word relinquish is derived from the Latin word ‘relinquere’ which literally translates into leaving behind, abandoning, or forsaking something. A Relinquishment Deed thus is a legal document which is written by an individual who wishes to legally

Can NRI Invest in NPS?

National Pension Scheme is a Government of India approved pension scheme under the Retirement Plan extended for all Indian citizens within the age group of 18 to 60 years. This contribution based National Pension Scheme is considered to be the most econom

Fair Market Value of Property in India

The terms Fair Market Price or Fair Market Value are the estimated price of any product, especially products which involve huge costs such as property, gold, and other such assets. This estimated price basically is the price or value which a knowledgeable

When Does NRI Status Expire

NRI or a Non Resident Indian is basically a citizen of India who is staying in a foreign land for the purpose of employment, profession, vocation, and/or carrying out business outside India. Any citizen with such purpose and/or circumstance where duration