Soon, NRIs can use international numbers for UPI payments
To start with, NRIs from Singapore, Australia, Canada, Hong Kong, Oman, Qatar, USA, Saudi Arabia, UAE, United Kingdom, can make transactions using the UPI platform
Non-resident Indians (NRIs) will soon be able to make the united payments interface (UPI) payments without having an Indian mobile number, that is using their international number. The National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) in a recent circluar said, “We have been receiving requirement from the eco-system with regards to the Non-resident (NR) accounts and other permissible accounts having international numbers to be allowed to transact in UPI. And there has been customer demand in the ecosystem to enable UPI for their NR accounts have international number and experience the seamless and instant journey of UPI."