RBI Guidelines for Inward Remittance RBI Guidelines for Inward Remittance RBI Guidelines for Inward Remittance Money can be received in India up to a maximum of 2,500 USD or equivalent per transaction. Cash pay out in India up to a maximum of Rs. 50,000/- per transaction. Any amount above this has to be paid through local cheque or pay order. Foreign nationals who produce their passport, full amount in INR can be paid in cash. For foreign nationals also, the maximum amount cannot be exceeded equivalent amount of 2,500 USD. Individuals can receive only 30 transactions in a calendar year. All remittances are for personal purposes only or for foreign tourists visiting India. Minors cannot be paid Western Union transaction. No commercial transaction can be paid through this mode of transfer. Outbound money transfer through this channel is not allowed.