RBI allows UPI facility at 3 airports for in-bound travellers from G-20 Nations

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Press Release no. 2022-2023/1765, dated 21.02.2023

Earlier, RBI vide Statement on Development and Regulatory Policies dated February 08, 2023, proposed to allow all inbound travellers from G-20 countries to use UPI for merchant payments at airports and eventually at all entry points in India.

Now, this facility is made available from February 21, 2023. Accordingly, Prepaid Payment Instruments (PPI) wallets linked to UPI will be provided to eligible travellers from G-20 countries at selected international airports (Bengaluru, Mumbai, and New Delhi).

These wallets can be used for making payments at various merchant outlets. Further, delegates from G-20 countries can also avail this facility at various meeting venues. Travellers visiting India can now experience the convenience of UPI payments at over five crore merchant outlets across India, that accept QR Code-based UPI payments.

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