Reporting under External Commercial Borrowing

Reporting under External Commercial Borrowing



Name of the Form


Period in which to be reported OR Prior Approval of RBI

Allotment of Loan Registration Number

Form ECB

Prior approval of RBI for drawdown of ECB tranche

Monthly return regarding use of ECB Reporting of actual transactions

Form ECB 2 with signature of Chartered Accountant

Within 7 working days from the close of month to which it relates.

Application for ECB under approval route

Form ECB

Prior approval of RBI


FORM ECB to be submitted in duplicate by the borrower to designated Authorised Dealer (AD) for all categories and any amount of external commercial borrowing (ECB). After examining conformity with the extant ECB guidelines, the AD may provide requisite details in the Summary Sheet of the Form and forward one copy (within 7 days from the date of signing loan agreement between borrower and lender) for allotment of Loan Registration Number (LRN) to: The Director External Commercial Borrowings Division Department of Statistics and Information Management (DSIM)  Reserve Bank of India C-9 Bandra-Kurla Complex Mumbai – 400 051