LIST OF RETURNS SUBMITTED TO RBI


S.No.Return NameReturn DescriptionFrequencyDepartment ConcernedReporting Entity required to submit the return *Details of Related CircularsReporting Format
1Form TCCompilation of short term credit extended for imports and payments thereofMonthlyDEPRADs RBI/2004/154 A.P.(DIR Series) Circular No. 87 dated April 17, 2004
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2Yen holdings of Government of IndiaInternational investment positionMonthlyDEPRAD Category - I Banks & Authorised Banks Master Direction - External Commercial Borrowings, Trade Credit, Borrowing and Lending in Foreign Currency by ADs and Persons other than ADs
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3NRD-CSRNon-resident deposits comprehensive single return on NR/FCNR deposits and their transactions in a monthMonthlyDSIMAll Banks Authorised to deal in Foreign Exchange Master Direction – Reporting under Foreign Exchange Management Act, 1999
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4Form ECB2Reporting of actual transactions of External Commercial Borrowings (ECB)MonthlyDSIMBorrower through the designated AD bank Master Direction – Reporting under Foreign Exchange Management Act, 1999
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5FETERS (R-return)Foreign exchange transactions of banks in IndiaFortnightlyDSIMAD Category - I Banks A.P. (DIR Series) Circular No. 50 dated February 11, 2016
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6BAL statementForeign currency balances of Authorized Dealers and rupee balances of non-resident banksFortnightlyDSIMAD Category - I Banks RBI/2014-2015/12 Master Circular No. 5/2014-15 (Updated as on March 31, 2015)
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7FLA - ReturnAnnual return on Foreign Liabilities and Assets (FLA) - under FEMA. Market value of FDI / ODI by equity / debt including FATS.AnnualDSIMAll India resident companies which have received FDI and/ or made overseas investment RBI/2010-11/427 A.P. (DIR Series) Circular No. 45 dated March 15, 2011
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8FIIs ReturnData relating to actual inflow /outflow of remittances on account of investments by Foreign Institutional Investors(FIIs) in the Indian Capital marketMonthlyFEDAD Category - I Banks Master Circular on Foreign Investment in India RBI/2015-16/96 Master Circular No. 15/2015-16 July 01, 2015
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9FII Weeklyinflow/ of outflow of foreign funds on account of investment by FIIs/FPIs in the Indian capital marketWeeklyFEDAD Category - I Banks Email instructions to identified banks
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10Data on facilities to NRI / PIOS foreign nationals - liberalizationDetails of persons with Indian originMonthlyFEDAD Category - I Banks A.P (DIR Series) Circular No. 106 dated February 18, 2014
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11Statement of inflow / outflow on account of remittance received / made in connecting with transfer of shares / convertible debentures, by way of saleStatement of inflow / outflow on account of remittance received / made in connection with transfer of shares / convertible debentures, by way of saleMonthlyFEDAD Category - I Banks A. P. (DIR Series) Circular No.63 dated April 22, 2009
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12Details of remittances made by NRO accountRemittances made out of NRO accounts up to 1 million USD per calendar year - Facilities to NRIs/PIOs and foreign nationals - liberalisationMonthlyFEDAD Category - I Banks Part VI of Annex I of Master Direction – Reporting under Foreign Exchange Management Act, 1999
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13Form ODI (Part I to III)Form ODI (Part I and IV)Form ODI Part II- Annual, Others As and whenFEDAD Category - I Banks A.P. (DIR Series) circular no. 62 dated April 13, 2016
460 kb
14ESOP reportingReporting of Employee Stock Options (ESOPs]/sweat equity shares/ shares issued on exercise of stock options to the non-resident employees under ESOP scheme.Within 30 days of the issue of ESOPs /sweat equity shares /shares issued on exercise of ESOPsFEDIndian company Master Direction – Reporting under Foreign Exchange Management Act, 1999
460 kb
15Investment by mutual fund in overseas securitiesInvestment by mutual fund in and securities. The details being captured in the online OID ApplicationMonthlyFEDAD Category - I Banks Master Direction – Direct Investment by Residents in Joint Venture (JV) / Wholly Owned Subsidiary (WOS) Abroad RBI/FED/2015-16/10 FED Master Direction No. 15/2015-16 January 1, 2016
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16Reporting of portfolio investments by Indian companiesReporting of portfolio investments by Indian companies. The details being captured in the online OID Application.MonthlyFEDAD Category - I Banks Master Direction – Direct Investment by Residents in Joint Venture (JV) / Wholly Owned Subsidiary (WOS) Abroad RBI/FED/2015-16/10 FED Master Direction No. 15/2015-16 January 1, 2016
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17FLM-8 (Sale and purchase of foreign currency)FLM - 8 (sale and purchase of foreign currency)MonthlyFEDAD Category - I Banks & Authorised Banks Master Direction – Reporting under Foreign Exchange Management Act, 1999
1284 kb
18List of equity and convertible debentures (LECFII)Statement of purchases / sales of shares / debentures made on behalf of FIIs under portfolio investment schemeDailyFEDAD Category - I Banks As per regulation 5(2) and 5(2A) of Foreign Exchange Management (Transfer or issue of security by a person resident outside India) Regulations , 2000 dated May 3 , 2000 and as amended from time to time
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19List of equity and convertible debentures (LECNRI)Statement of purchases / sales of shares / debentures made on behalf of NRIs / persons of Indian origin under portfolio investment schemeDailyFEDAD Category - I Banks As per regulation 5(3) of Foreign Exchange Management (Transfer or issue of security by a person resident outside India) Regulations, 2000 dated May 3, 2000 and as amended from time to time
841 kb
20Liberalised Remittance SchemeLiberalised Remittance Scheme of USD 2,50,000 for resident individualsMonthlyFEDAD Category - I Banks Compilation of R-Returns: Reporting under FETERS
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21Remittances under RDA (E-statement)To know the amount received under RDAQuarterlyFEDAD Category - I Banks Master Direction – Reporting under Foreign Exchange Management Act, 1999 RBI/FED/2015-16/13 FED Master Direction No.18/2015-16 January 1, 2016
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22MTSSMoney Transfer Service Scheme ReturnQuarterlyFEDAll Authorised Persons, who are Indian Agents under Money Transfer Service Scheme Master Direction – Reporting under Foreign Exchange Management Act, 1999 RBI/FED/2015-16/13 FED Master Direction No.18/2015-16 January 1, 2016
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23Statement on guarantees /LOU/LOCGuarantees /letter of undertaking/letter of comfort issuedQuarterlyFEDAD Category - I Banks A.P. (DIR Series) Circular No. 75 dated November 19, 2013
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24Import of gold by EOUs, units in SEZ/EPZ and nominated agenciesImport of goldMonthly/ Half YearlyFEDAD Category - I Banks Master Direction – Reporting under Foreign Exchange Management Act, 1999
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25Details of guarantee availed and invoked of from non-resident entitiesnon-resident guarantee for fund based and non-fund based facilities (such as Letters of Credit/guarantees/Letter of Undertaking (LoU) /Letter of Comfort (LoC) ) entered into between two persons resident in IndiaQuarterlyFEDAD Category - I Banks A.P.(DIR Series) Circular No.20 dated August 29, 2012
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26Investment by AIF/ VCF/ DVCF in overseas securitiesReporting of VCF/ AIF/ DVCF made by the Indian companies. The details being captured in the online OID Application.MonthlyFEDAD Category - I Banks A.P. (DIR Series) circular no. 62 dated April 13, 2016
460 kb
27LO/BO/POConsolidated list of all the Branch Office (BO)/ Liaison Office (LO) / Project Office (PO) opened and closed by them during a monthQuarterlyFEDAD Category - I Banks Master Direction – Reporting under Foreign Exchange Management Act, 1999
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28Foreign Exchange Turnover (FTD)Foreign Exchange Turnover- Client and Interbank in Spot, Swaps and Forwards (including cancellations)DailyFMRDAuthorised Dealer Category - I Banks Master Direction - Risk Management and Inter-Bank Dealings RBI/FMRD/2016-17/31 FMRD Master Direction No. 1/2016-17 July 5, 2016
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29Gaps, Position, and Cash Balances (GPB)Gaps of foreign currency, net open exchange positions and cash balancesDailyFMRDAuthorised Dealer Category - I Banks Master Direction - Risk Management and Inter-Bank Dealings RBI/FMRD/2016-17/31 FMRD Master Direction No. 1/2016-17 July 5, 2016
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30Exposure in Foreign Exchange and Amount of Exposure HedgedConsolidated information relating to exposures of corporates in foreign currencyQuarterlyFMRDAuthorised Dealer Category - I Banks Master Direction - Risk Management and Inter-Bank Dealings RBI/FMRD/2016-17/31 FMRD Master Direction No. 1/2016-17 July 5, 2016
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31FCY-Rupee Option TransactionsOption Transaction Report, Option Position Report, Change in Portfolio Delta Report and Strike Concentration ReportWeeklyFMRDAuthorised Dealer Category - I Banks Master Direction - Risk Management and Inter-Bank Dealings RBI/FMRD/2016-17/31 FMRD Master Direction No. 1/2016-17 July 5, 2016
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32Outstanding Foreign Currency Borrowings (OFCB)Total outstanding foreign currency borrowings under all categoriesMonthlyFMRDAuthorised Dealer Category - I Banks Master Direction - Risk Management and Inter-Bank Dealings RBI/FMRD/2016-17/31 FMRD Master Direction No. 1/2016-17 July 5, 2016
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33Holding of Foreign CurrenciesStatement in form BAL giving details of holding of all foreign currencies by AD BankFortnightlyFMRDAuthorised Dealer Category - I Banks Master Direction - Risk Management and Inter-Bank Dealings RBI/FMRD/2016-17/31 FMRD Master Direction No. 1/2016-17 July 5, 2016
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34List of Offices/Branches of AD Bank Maintaining Rupee Accounts of Non-Resident BanksList of all offices/branches, of an AD bank, which are maintaining Rupee accounts of non-resident banksAnnuallyFMRDAuthorised Dealer Category - I Banks Master Direction - Risk Management and Inter-Bank Dealings RBI/FMRD/2016-17/31 FMRD Master Direction No. 1/2016-17 July 5, 2016
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35Suspicious Transactions undertaken by Non-Resident Importer/ExporterDoubtful transactions involving frequent cancellation of hedge transactions and / or the underlying trade transactions.QuarterlyFMRDAuthorised Dealer Category - I Banks Master Direction - Risk Management and Inter-Bank Dealings RBI/FMRD/2016-17/31 FMRD Master Direction No. 1/2016-17 July 5, 2016
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36Report on Asset Liability and off Balance Sheet Exposures (ALE)The ALE return contains the granular breakup of Assets and liability items along with details regarding off balance sheet and derivative exposures-Monthly (SCBs, SFBs)/ Quarterly(LABs)DoSSCB, Local Area Banks and Small Finance Banks DOS.PS.SRS.Bks.01/ 15.02.800/94-95 dated February 28, 1995

DBS.No.BC.OSMOS.3/ 33.01.021/2001-02 dated September 28, 2001
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37Report of Commodity Hedging in Overseas Market (w.e.f April 01, 2018)Report of Commodity Hedging in Overseas MarketQuarterlyFMRDAD Cat-1 Banks RBI/2017-18/138 A.P. (DIR Series) Circular No. 19 Hedging of Commodity Price Risk and Freight Risk in Overseas Markets (Reserve Bank) Directions March 12, 2018
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38Liberalised Remittance SchemeLiberalised Remittance Scheme of USD 2,50,000 for resident individualsDailyFEDAD Category - I Banks Liberalised Remittance Scheme (LRS) for Resident Individuals – daily reporting of transactions
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39FX- Transactions- Retail platformThe distribution of customer transactions (across FX-Retail, other electronic trading platforms and other channels) and the fees charged by themQuarterlyFMRDAD Category – I - Banks Rollout of the foreign exchange trading platform for retail participants – FX-Retail
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40FC-GPRTo report issue of equity instruments by an Indian company to non-resident investorsWithin 30 days from the date of issue Indian companyFEDIndian company Foreign Exchange Management (Mode of Payment and Reporting of Non-Debt Instruments) Regulations, 2019
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41FC-TRSTo report transfer of equity instruments between resident and non-resident.Within 60 days from the date of transfer or date of remittance whichever is earlierFEDTransferor/Transferee/ Investee indian company with onus on the resident transferor/transferee Foreign Exchange Management (Mode of Payment and Reporting of Non-Debt Instruments) Regulations, 2019
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42LLP-ITo report receipt of capital contribution/ acquisition of profit shares in an LLP to a non-resident investorWithin 30 days from the date of remittance.FEDLLP Foreign Exchange Management (Mode of Payment and Reporting of Non-Debt Instruments) Regulations, 2019
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43LLP-IITo report transfer of capital contribution/ profit shares between a resident and a non-residentWithin 60 days from the date of remittanceFEDTransfereor/transferee/ investee LLP with onus on the resident transferor/transferee Foreign Exchange Management (Mode of Payment and Reporting of Non-Debt Instruments) Regulations, 2019
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44CNTo report issue of Convertible Notes by a start-up company to non-resident investor or transfer of convertible notes between a resident and a non-resident.For issue :Within 30 days from the date of issue
For transfer: Within 30 days from the date of transfer
FEDFor issue: Indian Start-up company
For transfer: Resident transferor/transferee
Foreign Exchange Management (Mode of Payment and Reporting of Non-Debt Instruments) Regulations, 2019
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45ESOPTo report issue of ESOPs by an indian company to its non-resident employeesWithin 30 days from the date of issue of ESOPsFEDIndian company Foreign Exchange Management (Mode of Payment and Reporting of Non-Debt Instruments) Regulations, 2019
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46DRRTo report issue of Depository receipts (ADRs/GDRs) by an Indian companyWithin 30 days from date of close of issue.FEDDomestic custodian Foreign Exchange Management (Mode of Payment and Reporting of Non-Debt Instruments) Regulations, 2019
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47DITo report downstream investment made by an indian company in another indian company resulting in indirect foreign investment in the investee indian company.Within 30 days from the date of allotment of equity instrumentsFEDInvestor Indian company Foreign Exchange Management (Mode of Payment and Reporting of Non-Debt Instruments) Regulations, 2019
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48InVITo report issue of units by an investment vehicle against the foreign inflow received in its corpus.Within 30 days from the date of issue of unitsFEDInvestment Vehicle Foreign Exchange Management (Mode of Payment and Reporting of Non-Debt Instruments) Regulations, 2019
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49Reporting of Long term AdvanceReporting of Long term Advance of USD 100 million & more alongwith Progress Report to be submitted by Authorised Dealer Bank on utilization of Long term export AdvancesYearlyFEDAD Category - I Banks RBI/2013-14/597 A.P. (DIR Series) Circular No.132 dated May 21, 2014 Export of Goods - Long Term Export Advances
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50Statement on default in MTTStatement on default in Merchanting Trade Transactions (MTT)Half-yearlyFEDAD Category - I Banks RBI/2013-14/452 A.P. (DIR Series) Circular No.95 dated January 17, 2014 Merchanting Trade Transactions and RBI/2013-14/545 A.P. (DIR Series) Circular No.115 dated March 28, 2014 Merchanting Trade Transactions- Revised guidelines
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51FETERS – Cards ReturnDetails of international transactions using credit card / debit card / unified payment interface (UPI) along with their economic classification (merchant category code – MCC) will be capturedMonthlyDSIM/FEDAll Category-I Authorised Dealer Banks A.P. (DIR Series) Circular No.13 dated March 25, 2021
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* Notes
SCBs: Scheduled Commercial Banks
RRBs: Regional Rural Banks
SFBs: Small Finance Banks
PBs: Payment Banks
LABs: Lead Area Banks
AIFIs: All India Financial Institutions
ADs: Authorised Dealers
IP Agents: Issuing and Paying Agents
NBFCs: Non-Banking Financial Companies
RNBCs: Residuary Non-Banking Companies
NBFC-D: Non-Banking Financial Companies- Deposit Taking
NBFC-ND-SI: Non-Banking Financial Companies- Non-Deposit Taking-Systemically Important
UCBs: Urban Cooperative Banks
StCBs: State / Central Co-operative Banks
DCCBs: District Central Co-operative Banks
CICs: Credit Information Companies
AMCs: All Authorised Money Changers
FFMCs: Full Fledged Money Changers
MTSS: Money Transfer Service Scheme
WLAs: White label ATMs
PDs: Primary Dealers
SIDBI: Small Industries Development Bank of India
@ Master Directions will be issued soon

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