Form FNC for opening branch office in India


Application for Establishment of Branch/Liaison Office in India

A. General Instructions to Applicants:
The application form shall be completed and submitted to the AD Category – I bank
designated by the applicant for onward transmission to the Chief General Manager-
in -Charge, Reserve Bank, Foreign Exchange Department, Foreign Investment
Division, Central Office, Fort, Mumbai – 400001 along with the documents
mentioned in item (viii) of the Declaration.

1. Full name and address of
the applicant.
Date and Place of incorporation /
Telephone Number(s)
Fax Number(s)
E-mail ID
2. Details of capital
i) Paid-up capital
ii) Free Reserves/Retained
earnings as per last audited
Balance Sheet/Financial Statement
iii) Intangible assets, if any

3. Brief description of the activities of the
4. i) Value of goods imported from and /
or exported to India by the applicant
during each of the last three years:

a) Imports from India
b) Exports to India
ii)Particulars of existing arrangements
if any, for representing the company in
iii) Particulars of the proposed Liaison/
Branch Office:


Master Circular on Establishment of Liaison / Branch / Project Offices in India by Foreign Entities

2 Comments on "Form FNC for opening branch office in India"

  1. Sir please share the format of Declaration to be furnished with the application FNC-1?

  2. I am so happy to read this. This is the kind of manual that needs to be given and not the random misinformation that’s at the other blogs. Appreciate your sharing this best article.

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