How do I determine my Residential Status?

You are considered to be an Indian resident in a particular financial year on the basis of the following:-

  • If you lived in India for at least 182 days during a financial year
  • 2) If you lived in India for at least 2 months in the previous year and 365 days in the last four years.
How to determine Residential Status of an NRI

In case you are an Indian citizen working abroad or a crew member of an Indian ship, you must meet the first condition mentioned above in order to accomplish your residential status as an Indian resident i.e. you need to remain at least 182 days in India. The same condition is applicable to a Person of Indian Origin (PIO) who is on a visit to India for any purpose. The second condition is not applicable on these individuals.

Note – Person of Indian origin (PIO) is an individual whose parents or grandparents were born in undivided India.


 

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