FAQ: India’s Foreign Contribution Regulation Act of 2010

Published: April 2018, Updated: April 2020

India’s Foreign Contribution Regulation Act (FCRA) of 2010 is a federal law enacted to regulate the acceptance and use of foreign contributions by certain individuals, associations, and companies.

The act prohibits the acceptance and use of foreign contributions for any activities detrimental to the national interest, including matters connected with or incidental to such activities. The implementation of the law is regulated by the “Foreigner’s Division” (FCRA Wing) of the Ministry of Home Affairs.

This FAQ answers some of the most common questions about the law.

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More information about the FCRA can be found in our India Philanthropy Law Report.