As per the provisions of Schedule 1 of the FEMA of the Foreign Exchange Management (Deposit) Regulations, 2000, and other relevant notifications, the following are the permissible credits into the NRE accounts:

Please note that the proceeds of foreign currency surrendered to a Money Changer would be eligible to go to the credit of the NRE account only if the encashment certificate is issued by AD Category – I / Category – II money changer. The updated list of Authorized Dealer –I and Authorized Dealer – II entities is available on the RBI website ( 

* A CDF is required only where the foreign exchange in the form of currency notes, bank notes or traveler’s cheques brought in by a person at any one time exceeds US$ 10,000 or its equivalent and/or the aggregate value of foreign currency notes brought in by such person at any one time exceeds US$ 5,000 or its equivalent.