All about NRIs applying for Home Loan for purchasing property in India

  • NRIs can avail Home Loan Advisory Services in the country where they currently reside for the purpose of purchasing property in India.
  • NRIs can avail of a home loan for purchasing a new home, resale home, constructing their home on a plot owned by them, for purchase of a plot, home improvement and home extension.
  • All remittances from outside India towards their own contribution or EMI payments need to necessarily happen through their NRE/NRO bank account in India.
  • NRIs need not be present in India to avail disbursement of their home loan. Their Power of Attorney can manage it for them.

NRI Home Loan Interest Rate* Feb 2022

Banks Interest Rates
SBI 6.90% – 7.50% p.a.
Bank of Baroda 6.85% – 7.20% p.a.
PNB Housing Finance Limited 7.50% – 9.70% p.a.
Axis Bank 6.90% – 8.55% p.a.
HDFC Ltd. 6.90% – 8.00% p.a.
Canara Bank 6.90% – 8.90% p.a.
Federal Bank 7.90% – 8.05% p.a.
Bank of India Star Pravasi Home Loan 6.90% onwards
Indian Overseas Bank 7.05% – 7.30% p.a.
Indiabulls 8.99% p.a.


Other Fees* and Charges for NRI’s

Processing Fee Up to 2% of the loan amount
Foreclosure Charges Up to 4% of the total outstanding
Loan Conversion Fees As per the bank’s discretion
Cheque Return Charges Up to Rs.500 per instance
Duplicate Statement Issuance Charges Up to Rs.250 per instance
Title Documents Photocopy Issuance Charges Up to Rs.250 per instance
Duplicate NOC Issuance Charges Up to Rs.500 per instance
Credit Report Issuance Charges Up to Rs.50 per instance



Before getting involved in the discussion of tax deductions related to NRI home loans it is important to evaluate the need for tax savings for an NRI. They can avail of a home loan and buy a home in India if they have taxable income from India.

In this way, NRIs can build easily avail the home loan and can build their wealth in their homeland through their favorite and ever-attractive investment option of property.

Disclaimer- *Home Loan Interest Rate and Fees& may vary

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