World investing provides the accessibility to invest directly in U.S. Stock Markets with exposure to companies, products, ideas, and opportunities that are usually not available locally.

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World Investing provides an investment opportunity beyond borders. We currently cater to thousands of investors on daily basis and help them stay invested globally and diversify their investments.

Global Investment Is
Where Future Shines

Diversifying your investments helps protect them during market volatility. The sharp plunge in stock market prices states that putting all your eggs in one basket can be risky.The U.S. Stock Markets help you broaden the horizon, reduce the overall risk and lead to better outcomes in the long run.

Investing in the U.S. market provides the opportunity to access to new talent pools and enables participation in their global growth stories. Diverse global companies can offer unique advantages in terms of enhanced productivity and help in spreading your money around on different platforms.

Investing in brands like Apple, Amazon or Google helps you benefit from lucrative investment opportunities. The company you cherish not only helps in making a well-informed decision but also helps you flourish and gain a competitive edge in the market.

Whether it is personal travel or education, there are multiple reasons to think internationally. Investing in the domestic market will not be as efficient as making investments in the US because it saves you against the rising US currency. Overseas Investment is a good way to make steady gains at minimum risk.

Step 1

Register your account

Fill in your personal details

Step 2

Complete KYC

Submit your address proof and ID proof

Step 3

Add Funds

Fund your account in USD from multiple banks.

What is LRS?

What are the documents required for opening an account?

How much can I invest in US stocks from India?

How do I withdraw money back to my account?

Am I liable to pay tax when I remit the funds back to India?

How do I fund my account?

How many securities available on World Investing?

Can I claim the fees and brokerage paid as a deduction for computing my capital gains tax in India?

Under LRS can a Resident Indian utilize more than $2,50,000, which is the specified amount, for buying foreign listed securities?

How do I withdraw money back to my account?

Are there any restrictions on the frequency of remittances?

Who is the custodian of my account?

What is the safety-net on my account?

Do I need to negotiate with my bank for forex charges?

How soon can I start investing?

Is there a minimum amount that I need to invest?

Do I need to pay tax on foreign dividend both in US and India? Can I claim credit for the taxes paid on such dividend in India?

Can remittances under the LRS facility be consolidated in respect of family mymbers?

Instituted by the RBI, the Liberalised Remittance Scheme or LRS is a set of policies that stipulates the maximum amount and purposes of remittance
Under the LRS, an individual can annually invest up to USD $250,000 in any country, without seeking approval from the RBI. To monitor the remittance of individuals, remitters are required to fill out and submit Form A2, which is provided by RBI-appointed Authorized Dealers
The form captures the remittance amount, the purpose and the individual’s PAN number. Once the form is received, the Authorized Dealer will verify the information and process the remittance. The authorized dealer in this case, is the bank which has been chosen for remittance

Any one of the following documents for a combination of Picture id proof + Proof of address Picture ID proof:

  • Government issued Photo ID (voter id, PAN card)
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Passport
  • Voters registration card and photo
Proof of address:
  • Utility bill
  • Mobile phone bill, Bank or credit card statement
Else, any one of the below documents would suffice Picture ID proof of address:
  • Valid driver license with address
  • Government issued Photo ID with address (Aadhar card)

The following documents are needed
Form A2 along with a declaration form: As per FEMA, every time the money is sent abroad, this form is required to declare the sum amount that is to be transferred. Your bank will file this for you within the LRS filings. Stockal fills this for you automatically - all you are required to do is to make sure that the information filled is correct, download the filled-in form, sign and upload it back for your bank to file
Bank KYC documents: PAN card and your address proof.

It takes just 3-4 minutes to fill the account opening form on You will need to upload your address and ID proofs during this process.
It takes 2-3 business days for your account to get approved by our brokerage partner, DriveWealth, in the US. They do the KYC documentation and filing within this time frame.

Presently, you can invest up to USD 250,000 every year in foreign stocks from India. This amount can vary, subject to RBI guidelines. Therefore your investments in US securities are also governed by the same limit Foreign investments comply with the clearly defined RBI guidelines. The remittance of money for foreign investments falls under the Liberalized Remittance Scheme (LRS).
Under LRS, upto USD $250,000, can be remitted by an individual in a financial year to invest in foreign equities through an authorized dealer (commonly, your bank). As per RBI policy, having a PAN card is mandatory to purchase shares in foreign countries
Disclaimer: This article is for informational purposes only. The contents of this article should not be treated as tax advice. Please consult a qualified tax consultant or expert with your specific taxation situation for appropriate advice
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