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Get the required KYC documents verified at home or at the nearest branch
Transfer the funds to the exchange house/bank's account as NEFT/RTGS
The transfer will now be initiated and beneficiary will receive credit in 48 working hours!
Money Transfer from India to Canada can be done in 4 simple steps.
Wire Transfer/ Telegraphic Transfer (TT)
Foreign Currency Demand Draft (DD)
Wire Transfer (TT Transfer/SWIFT Transfer) is an electronic mode of fund transfer (through SWIFT), with which you can transfer money from your Indian Bank account to an overseas bank account. Indian Banks and RBI approved Authorized Dealers has arrangements with over 400+ major banks across the globe to receive SWIFT messages which ensures safe and secure outward remittance from India. Account holders of any Bank in India (resident and non-resident) can do a wire transfer from India.
A Foreign Currency Demand Draft is another facility for making international money transfer for educational payments, medical fees, VISA fees or migrating to other countries etc. Demand drafts are a safe option for making international money transfer as it is made 'favouring' the beneficiary. DDs can be reissued if lost or stolen.
Any of these documents can be required depending on the purpose of remittance.
A Resident Indian is allowed to transfer up to USD 2,50,000 equivalent in Canadian Dollars from India to Canada. The money can only be transferred for some specific purposes such as study abroad, maintenance expenses abroad, medical expenses abroad etc under the FEMA and LRS scheme of RBI.
Upon initiating a wire transfer from India to Canada, one can expect the funds to be credited to the beneficiary account in Canada within 48 working hours. Sometimes this process is even faster and funds are sent within 24 hours itself.
GIC means Guaranteed Investment Certificate. A GIC is an investment account. Students would have to deposit a fixed amount of money in this account (Usually CAD 10,200). This money is treated as proof of funds and would be released to the student every month for 12 months for their study abroad and maintenance expenses along with interest.
Yes, ExTravelMoney can transfer money from Indian bank account to GIC account in Canada. We regularly facilitate such transactions for Indian students going to study abroad in Canada and are well versed
The various permissible purposes for transferring money from India to Canada include study abroad in Canada, medical treatment, employment in Canada, Emigration, maintenance of close relatives and private travel to Canada. Also any resident Indian may remit up to CAD 3,25,000 as a gift to a person residing in Canada.
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