What are the permitted activities that may be taken up by a Liaison Office in India?


As per RBI’s Master Direction, the following are permissible activities for a Liaison Office(LO) in India: 

  • Representation of the parent company in India.
  • Promotion of import-export from/to India.
  • Promotion of technical/ financial collaborations between parent company and companies in India.
  • Facilitation of communication channel between parent company and Indian companies.

LOs are not permitted to engage in commercial, industrial, and trading activities.


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