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List of Activities Permitted for a Liaison Office in India

The establishment of a liaison office in India is generally permitted under automatic route of approval and the application is filed in Form FNC to the Authorised Dealer Category -1 appointed by the RBI. Mostly scheduled banks has been appointed as AD for setting up of the liaison office in India.
The liaison office of a foreign corporation can do limited activities in India and to be precise only four kind of activities are permitted. Following is the list of activities which have been allowed for a Liaison Office in India, as prescribed under regulation 4(b) of the Notification number FEMA 22 (R)/2016-RB dated March 31, 2016.
  • To represent the parent or group companies in India
  • To engage in activities which are in the nature or promotion of Import or Export
  • To promote technical or financial collaborations between parent/group company or companies in India.
  • To act as a channel of communication between the parent company and the Indian Company.

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