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Q: Me and my wife are OCI card holders since 2011. Do we have to get new OCI card. Please advise. Thank you Polavarapu


Q: What are the emigration rules for Indian nationals?

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: How much is the duty-free allowance on gold for Indian passengers?

A: If gold is brought into India in the form of Gold Bars, Biscuits, or Coins, the individual has to pay duty on the entire volume of gold brought in. However, if the individual decides to bring gold...

Q: Can I bring gold coin or biscuit within the allowance amount?

A: No, the allowance is only on gold jewelry. Gold in any other form is liable to pay duty.

Q: What is the maximum amount of gold that I can bring above the duty-free allowance?

A: The maximum amount of gold that you can bring against duty-free allowance is up to 1kg. jewelry can be crude gold or gold biscuits.

Q: What are the customs duty for a passenger to bring gold if he didn't complete six months of stay abroad?

A: The customs duty-free for a passenger if he didn't complete six months of stay abroad is up to 36.05% may be charged.

Q: What is the maximum amount of gold allowed upon payment of duty?

A: A passenger can bring up to 1kg of gold upon payment of customs duty. More than 1kg per passenger is not allowed.

Q: Hi, Can an agricultural land be registered in the name of an OCI (daughter)when it is purchased by an indian citizen(father) to save registering the same land or later inheritting it? Thanks

A: An NRI is eligible to inherit property from a resident of India, and also a non-resident Indian. However, you must make sure that the person you inherit property from has obtained the real estate...