Exchange limit of Rs.10,000/- on Arrival.

Tourists/ Indian citizens who are visiting India after 8th Nov.2016 may be allowed to exchange currency upto a limit of Rs.10,000/- on production of passport.This may be allowed till 31st March,2017 especially who left India to meet their families abroad before 8th Nov.2016. more  

The visitor can exchange foreign currency at the airport counter equivalent to INR.10,000/- per person (US150/-approx) at the time of entry. The counters are available after the immigration check. So, any one visiting India should carry foreign currency and exchange at the airport counter at the time of entry to India. The old notes of Rs.500 and Rs.1,000 can be deposited in the depositor's own bank account (NRO account of the depositor) in India upto 31st Dec.'16. It cannot be exchanged for new notes now. The best way to meet the expenditure in India is by debit cards (ATM card of any Indian bank) or credit cards. Most of the shops in cities accept cards. I would also advice to carry cheque book of NRO account for large payments. No hassle at all. more  
The person needs the currency to hire taxi,etc on return at International Airport,New Delhi as well as other Indian International Airports. more  
Thanks, I assume you mean that the visitors can exchange old notes to new with max. amount of 10,000INR., if not please let me know more  
I understand the limit is per person which is reasonable more  
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