• Forming subsidiary company in India
  • Forming LLP in India
  • Forming Branch / Liaison Office in India
  • Forming Partnership / Proprietorship Firm in India (Non-Repatriation Basis)

Private Limited Company

A Private Limited Company can be incorporated in India as a subsidiary of overseas foreign company. Alternatively, foreign nationals can also incorporate company in pesonal capacity as subscribers... Learn more


Limited Liability Partnership (LLP)

Incorporating of LLP has now been allowed to non-residents subject to fulfillment of conditions in this regards. As compared to company, LLP requires less compliance cost... Learn more


Liaison or Branch Office in India

In case if Indian operations are restricted to marketing or other specified activities, then forming Liasion Office / Branch Office may be most appropriate route... Learn more


Partnership / Proprietorship Firm

Non-Resident Indians (NRI) are allowed to invest in Partnership / Proprietorship Firms in India. However, same needs to be on non-repatriation basis.... Learn more



Prohibited Sectors

Prescribes sectors wherein FDI is not permitted


Government Route

Prescribes sectors wherein specific approval is required for FDI


Automatic Route

Covers all other sectors wherein no specific approval is required

How Foreign Nationals / Non-Resident Indians (NRI) can set up business in India?











What is 'automatic route' for FDI?

Automatic route covers sectors wherein no pre-approval is required for Foreign Direct Investment (FDI). It includes all the sectors other than 'prohibited sectors' or sectors not covered under 'government route'.


Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in India

Business establishment by Foreign Nationals / Non-Resident Indians (NRIs)