The Citibank Preferred Rupee Checking Account is an NRI Account, held in India in Rupees. It is a power packed interest bearing savings account that meets all your NRI banking needs in India.
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Non-resident Indians and Indians travelling abroad on work with a valid passport and a valid H1/L1/J1/H1-B visa are eligible to open a Citibank NRI Account.
1. Filled out Application form (Online or PDF version)
2. Copy of Passport with pages containing photograph, personal details and valid Visa/ Work Permit
3. Residential Address Proof - Any ONE of:
a. Local Driver's License
b. National Identity Card
c. Utility Bill (Previous Billing Cycle)
A Citibank NRI Account can be opened with an initial credit of USD 5,000.
When you deposit money in your Citibank NRI Account, the funds are converted from US dollars to Indian Rupees at attractive foreign exchange rates provided by Citibank especially for you.
It's simple. Your mandate (the person you authorize to operate the account) in India will be provided with an ATM/debit card and check book with which they can withdraw money from the account anytime, anywhere.
You have a number of options to choose from. You can log on to Citibank's highly secure, award winning website to log in to your account and check the transactions. You can also opt for SMS and email alerts to notify you of any transactions carried out.
No. Since the account is held in India in Rupees, your mandate can operate it like a normal account - withdraw money, shop or pay utility bills.
Yes, you will earn an interest of 4.0% per annum on your funds in the Savings Account. Interest is payable only on Savings Account and not on Current Account.
Interest earned on the NRE account is non-taxable in India. However the interest income may be taxable in your country of residence.
Interest earned on the NRO account is taxable as per Indian taxation laws.
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Important Information: ©2013 CITIBANK and CITIBANK and Arc Design are service marks of Citibank, N.A. or Citigroup Inc., used and registered throughout the world. The Citibank NRI Business is a service of Citibank, N.A., which offers products and services through the Bank's overseas branches in India (overseas branches in India hereinafter referred to as "Citibank India").
The Citibank NRI Account is: Governed by the rules and regulations of the Reserve Bank of India | Subject to cross border and foreign currency exchange risks and has lesser preference in case of a liquidation event | Not FDIC insured | Not CDIC insured | Insured by India's Deposit Insurance and Credit Guarantee Corporation up to a maximum of One Lakh
Other account terms and conditions apply. Available at www.citinri.com.
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