NRI denotes Non-Residential Indian, a terminology applied for an individual who is of Indian origin, however, he has migrated to a foreign country for varied purposes. These purposes are:
• Working on assignment for foreign government or international agencies
• Temporary deputation
• Posted to the office in abroad
• Permanently settle in foreign or immigration
• Medical treatment
Apart from this, NRI is also applicable for those persons who have born in India but possess citizenship of a foreign country. The NRIs can become residents of India when they come back from the foreign land to India for an unlimited period of stay.