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Q: What are the emigration rules for Indian nationals? Which categories do not require emigration checks?

A: Indian Nationals intending to go overseas for the purpose of employment need to undergo an emigration check done by the Protector of Emigrants (POEs).

Q: Are funds in FCNR accounts freely repatriable abroad?

A: Yes, funds in FCNR accounts are freely repatriable.

Q: https://www.videshi.com/nri-information/nri-voting-rights I see here that you mention that Proxy voting is possible for NRIs. Do you happen to know really whether "The Representation of the People (Amendment) Bill, 2017" got passed in Rajya Sabha, as of Jan 2019? Thanks in advance.

A: Bill to allow proxy voting by NRIs passed by Lok Sabha. Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said the provision would help non-resident Indians (NRIs) to participate in the electoral process. .The Bill...

Q: Can an NRI run for political office in India?

A: No, an NRI cannot run for political office in India. but an NRI can qualify as an elector (fulfilling certain circumstances) only not as a candidate.

Q: How can I revoke General Power of Attorney issued to my brother in India. I am staying in Dubai.

A: There are five simple steps to revoke your Power of Attorney. These are: *Draft a Power of Attorney Revocation deed. You could consult a trained lawyer for this. *If the Power of Attorney issued...

Q: My mother has an OCI card.C an I also get an OCI card if I have citizenship of Nepal?

A: If your mother has an OCI card and she was a citizen of India before she became the citizen of another country, If this is true, you certainly qualify for an OCI card. In fact, even your children...

Q: i am not sure if i have approached you. My father purchased 1200sq ft land in 1984 for RS70,00 I am not aware of today's value (I presume it would be RS 30 lakhs. My share presumably is RS 7 LAKHS 50 THOUSAND Of this how much can i repatriate net taxes

A: To know information about taxes for NRI you can follow the link https://www.videshi.com/nri-information/capital-gains-tax-on-sale-of-inherited-property

Q: Can an OCI draw a POA in the name of his uncle for his land in India? Can this POA be attested by Indian Consulate in Saudi Arabia?

A: Yes you can draw POA in the name of your and uncle and attest to Indian Consulate of Saudi Arabia For more information on POA refer...

Q: OCI U visa transfer to new passport

A: According to the circular the govt has directed immigration authorities not to insist on production of the foreign passport containing the “U” visa sticker from OCI holders while they enter/exit...

Q: What are the passport details required for OCI application?

A: Passport details refers to your current passport number, the date and place of issue. So this would be your foreign passport that you currently hold. If prior to acquiring foreign nationality you...