NRI investment in stocks, Mutual Funds, IPOs, ETFs, Bonds and trading in Futures & Options now possible from a single integrated ICICIdirect NRI account.

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Customer base spread across 150+ countries

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2 decades of service experience

Benefits of investing through us

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Seamless Investments

Invest in the primary and secondary market with NRE and NRO account through single ICICIdirect NRI login with wide range of products under one roof.

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With ICICIdirect eATM you can receive money within 5 minutes of selling shares from ICICI NRI demat at no extra cost. Normally if you sell shares from demat you will have to wait for T + 2 working days to receive funds.

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Automated Capital Gain Tax Settlement

Payout will be credited in your NRE account / NRO account post deduction of applicable capital gain tax.

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Real Time Portfolio Tracking

By enabling auto alerts on the mobile app you can keep a track of your NRI investments in stock market and make informed decisions on your portfolios

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Research Basket

We help you choose the right stocks, we cover 340 Companies and provide you with detailed research reports for your Long term & Short term investment & trading

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Offsetting of Losses

Your short term losses will be adjusted against your future profits in the same financial year to minimize your tax deducted at source

Features of NRI Account

ICICI DIRECT is a one-stop solution for NRIs to invest their hard earned money in India. ICICI Direct offers NRI investment services to Non-resident Indians who moved abroad for work, business or education. We offer NRIs with multiple investment solutions in primary market investments, secondary market investments, mutual funds, derivatives, bonds, etc. Our 3-in-1 NRI Account serves a perfect platform for NRIs to invest in India from anywhere in the world.

Features of ICICI Direct

RI to NRI conversion

Convert your ICICI Direct account to NRI status if you are moving abroad / have been outside India for 183 days. Your ICICI Direct Demat, trading & Bank account will get converted into NRO status with an option to open an NRE account. Click here to know more

ICICI Direct NRI Account Architecture

ICICIdirect NRI 3-in-1 Account offers you a combination of NRI Demat - Bank – trading account all linked together for a seamless and paperless investment experience

Access your ICICIdirect NRI accounts with single login for investments in primary and secondary markets with NRE and NRO funds

NRI Account Architecture consist of following accounts



This allows for transactions under PINS on repatriable basis.



This allows for transactions under Non – PINS on repatriable basis.



This allows for transactions under PINS on Non-Repatriable basis.



This allows for transactions under Non-Pins on Non-Repatriable basis.

NRI Account Architecture


For buying & selling shares in Indian Stock Exchanges.



For Selling of shares bought in IPO or as a Resident and Investment into Mutual Funds, ETF trading


Futures & Options Trading

Steps to Open NRI Account with ICICI Direct

Fill the application form online

Upload Self attested Documents

Complete digital In Person Verification

Print the completed form & follow the checklist

Note : Documents required- Passport, VISA, PAN card, OCI, address proof must be kept handy while online account opening journey

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Frequently Asked Questions

Products Offerings
Derivatives (F&O)*
Mutual Fund (Except Residents of USA/Canada)
IPO (Except Residents of USA/Canada)
Equity one click portfolio
* Only via NRO account
Products Offerings NRE/NRO Accounts
Equity NRE/NRO PINS Account
Derivatives (F&O) NRO NON PINS Account
Mutual Fund (Except USA/Canada) NRE/NRO NON PINS Account
IPO (Except USA/Canada) NRE/NRO NON PINS Account
Equity one click portfolio NRE/NRO PINS & NON PINS Account

A bank or financial institution offers NRI services to Non-resident Indians who have moved abroad for work, family, business or education. They offer multiple NRI bank account options for the NRIs to choose from. They also provide accounts for NRIs for loans, investments and money transfers.

A PIO or Person of Indian Origin is a citizen of any country other than Bangladesh or Pakistan who falls under any of the following mentioned criteria

  • (a) has held an Indian passport at any time or
  • (b) has parents or any of the grandparents who were citizens of India under the Constitution of India or the Citizenship Act 1955
  • (c) who is a spouse of an Indian citizen or a person referred to in (a) or (b)

The Overseas Citizenship of India (OCI) Scheme was introduced by amending the Citizenship Act, 1955, in August 2005. The Scheme offers the registration of a person as an Overseas Citizen of India (OCI) to all Persons of Indian Origin (PIOs) who were either a citizen of India on or after 26th January 1950 or were qualified to become a citizen of India on 26th January 1950.

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