Can foreign tourists open a bank account in India during their short visit?

Yes. Foreign tourists during their short visit to India can open a Non-Resident (Ordinary) Rupee (NRO) account (Current Savings) with any Authorized Dealer bank dealing in foreign exchange. Such account can be opened up to a maximum period of 6 months.

How to open a Savings Bank Account?

Application to open an account must be made in Bank’s prescribed account opening form. It should be made, in person, in the presence of Bank’s authorized officer and the applicant must fill in all the columns of the application form. Each applicant will be required to sign a declaration to the effect that he has

Who can open a Savings Bank Account?

Any person competent to contract and satisfactorily introduced to the Bank may open an account in his/her own name. Accounts may be opened in the names of two or more persons and may be made payable to: (a) any one or more of them, (b) any one or more of the survivors, (c) either or