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Q: What is an OCB(Overseas Corporate Body)?

A: OCBs as the name suggests are corporate bodies, businesses, charities, trusts, or any other body which is owned to an extent of atleast 60% by persons of Indian origin residing outside of India....

Q: Can a citizen of another country, use his PIO status to gain dual citizenship?

A: A bill was passed to grant dual citizenship to PIOs on 22nd December 2003. The bill received the approval of the president on January 7, 2004. This will help grant to PIOs of full age and their...

Q: Can an NRI vote in the Indian Government elections

A: As of now, India does not have an absentee ballot system. Section 19 of The Representation of the People Act (RPA)-1950 allows a person to register to vote if he or she is above 18 years of age and...

Q: Can an NRI grant a power of attorney to a resident of India

A: An NRI is free to grant Power of Attorney to a Resident. However, such Power of Attorney is restrictive. The Power of Attorney holder can do local operations and give deposit renewal instructions....

Q: Can resident Power of Attorney holder operate on the NRE accounts

A: Yes, but only for local payments to be made on behalf of the account holder. In cases where the account holder or a bank designated by him has been granted permission by Reserve Bank to make...

Q: Where can i get list of government portals useful for NRIs

Q: Can i get birth certificate online?