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Liaison Office Registration with EAdvisors.

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Drop your query by filing the form given and provide the necessary details to us.

Discussion with Expert

EAdvisors expert will then contact you to discuss about registration process, documents required and resolve your queries.

Drafting of Application

After the discussion session, drafting of all the necessary applications shall be done.

Issuance of Certificate

RBI after verifying all the documents will provide with the authorisation of liaison office.


As we all know competition in the market is increasing day by day and to be stable in the market, one has to maintain the business and do all the possible tasks to be in a good position in the market. India has been a vast profitable nation and that is the reason why foreign countries are keenly interested to establish their business in India.

Not fully, but partially foreign companies can establish their business in India. Like by setting up their branch or liaison office in India. Now you must be thinking about what branch office and liaison office is. To know all about branch office. Visit (LINK). And to learn what the liaison office is, continue reading the page to get full information about the liaison office.

India being the second-highest populated country, also stands to be the largest and fastest-growing market. And to facilitate ease of doing business in India, the RBI has issued various guidelines to help foreign companies to expand and capture the Indian market. Setting up a liaison office is one way for foreign companies to make their presence in India.

 RBI has uploaded a master circular on the establishment of a Liaison Office/Branch Office in India by foreign entities. It contains all the essential information related to both the liaison and branch office.


  1. Expenses of the liaison office are to be met entirely through inward remittances of foreign exchange from the Head office outside India.
  2. Liaison offices are not allowed to undertake any business activity in India and cannot earn any income in India.
  3. The liaison offices are set up with a purpose that is limited to collecting information related to possible market opportunities.
  4. If foreign insurance companies wish to establish a liaison office in India then, it would be possible only after obtaining approval from Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority (IRDA)
  5. If foreign banks want to establish a liaison office in India then, approval from the Department of Banking Regulation (DBR), RBI is necessary to be taken.


The permission to operate a liaison office is initially granted for a period of 3 years. By taking permission from the AD bank, the permission can be further extended for the coming 3 years. But prior to some conditions, the extension shall be granted. The conditions are as follows: –

  • Annual Activity Certificate of the previous year is required to be submitted; and
  • The account of the Liaison Office maintained with the designated AD bank shall be in existence and in accordance with the terms and conditions.

Further extension shall be granted, within a period of one month from the receipt of the request under intimation to the Regional Office concerned to the Reserve Bank.

In addition to this, liaison office of office and entities engaged in insurance business has to submit the application for extension of validity of liaison office to the Department of Banking Regulations, Reserve Bank and Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority (IRDA).

It must be kept in mind that extension to the Liaison office of entities which are NBFCs and those engaged in construction and development sectors (excluding infrastructure development companies) shall not be granted in any case. That means that liaison office of these offices shall have to be either shut down or maybe converted into Joint Venture (JV)/Wholly Owned Subsidiary (WOS) in conformity with the Foreign Direct Investment Policy.


Liaison offices of foreign companies are allowed to perform only the prescribed activities that are allowed to them by the Reserve Bank under the provision of FEMA 1999. Here are the permissible activities:-

  • It can act as a channel of communication between Head Office abroad and parties in India
  • Representing the parent company
  • Promoting export/import from/to India
  • Promoting technical/financial collaborations between parent/group companies in India


  1. To begin with, Liaison Office (LO) shall submit a report within five working days in Annex 3 after becoming operational to the Director General of Police (DGP) of the state.
  2. In addition to it, Liaison Office (LO) is required to file an Annual Activity Certificate (AAC) on or before 30th September of that year.
  3. If in case the date of finalizing the annual accounts is other than March 31 then, AAC shall be submitted within six months from the due date of the Balance Sheet to the designated AD Category I bank, and a copy to the Directorate General of Income Tax, New Delhi along with audited financial statements and receipts and payment account.

Liaison Office Registration

Step by Step Registration Process

Applying for DSC of Authorized Signatory

First step includes applying for Digital Signature Certificate of the Authorised Signatory.

Filing of documents

Second step includes filing of necessary application with the department.

KYC Verification

Third step include verification where a form is file with AD Bank that represents a request made to banker of foreign company to verify the documents submitted.

Receiving RBI approval

When everything is in accordance with the requirement of the Act, RBI is then ready to send approval of Liaison Office incorporation.

Registration of Foreign Company with ROC

After RBI Approval is granted, the next step is, registration of foreign company under ROC i.e. Registrar of Companies.

Applying for PAN, TAN and Bank Account

After registration under ROC, it is necessary to apply for TAN, PAN and open  a bank account.

Registration with State Police

The second last step includes registration with state police. Along with the application for branch office registration, RBI approval and KYC documents need to be submitted.

GST Registration and IEC

And the last step is applying for GST Registration and also for Import Export Code i.e. IEC for incorporating a liaison office.

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Drafting of Documents

For liaison office registration, many applications are required to be drafted that is inclusive in the package.

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Registration Certificate

Registration certificate shall be issued after the completion of registration process of Liaison office.

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With guaranteed 10-12 days registration, we provide our clients with issuance of Certificate by ROC. Considering one day when documents will be received by us from our clients, then other two days for name approval procedure that is considered by ROC and another day for filing application for Incorporation of Company. On 10th day as we commit, will provide you with certificate of incorporation,

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Frequent Asked Questions

Liaison Office Registration

Not exactly, as its for temporary period only. The Liaison office do not have any ownership and have just an extension of existing foreign company.

By filing an application for RBI approval to open a liaison office in India, the foreign company can establish its business legally in India.

Liaison office is an office which are conducting permissible activities as illustrated by RBI. It is also known as a representative office which act as a communication channel between the main foreign company being the head office and parties in India.


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