Q16. From whom can a non-resident person inherit immovable property?

A person resident outside India (i.e. NRI or PIO/OCI  or Fforeign national of non-Indian origin) can inherit immovable property from

  • a person resident in India
  • a person resident outside India

However, the person from whom the property is inherited should have acquired the same in accordance with the foreign exchange law in force or FEMA regulations, applicable at the time of acquisition of the property.