This is regarding introduction of new platform to make Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) reporting in two phases. The first phase was available for data entry till July 20, 2018. For those companies which could not register within the stipulated time may register for the first phase w.e.f. September 1, 2018 along with the reason for delay.
The second phase has been introduced by RBI and has been implemented w.e.f. 1st September 2018.
In case of receipt of new foreign investment, the reporting shall be made through www.firms.rbi.org.in (FIRMS Portal). Earlier, the said reporting was made through www.ebiz.gov.in(Ebiz Portal) in two different forms (ARF & FC-GPR). Now onwards, all the new FDI reporting shall be made through FIRMS Portal in one Simple Form. The reporting through Ebiz Portal has been disabled w.e.f. 1st September 2018.