AMCHAM Membership

AMCHAM membership is offered to U.S.-based companies operating in India under one or more of the following categories:
(a) As a 100% subsidiary of a U.S. company

(b) As a Branch Office (with the approval of the Reserve Bank of India)

(c) As a Liaison Office (with the approval of the Reserve Bank of India)

(d) As a majority equity holder in a joint venture

(e) As an equal partner in a joint venture with the management control held by the U.S. company.

(f) Non Majority US Owned Companies engaged in those businesses which are not allowed to be majority owned on account of Government imposed Sectoral Caps, provided these companies have invested to the maximum limit of the permissible Sectoral Caps and are in the management control through the company documents and contractual arrangements.

Membership Categories

Corporate Member

This membership is offered to American companies operating in India:
  • Either as a 100% subsidiary of a U.S. Company
  • Or as a Branch Office (with Reserve Bank of India approval)
  • Or as a Liaison Office (with Reserve Bank of India approval)
  • Or as a majority equity holder in a joint venture
  • Or as an equal partner in a joint venture but the management control being with the U.S. Company.
  • Or as a minority equity holder where an investment cap on that particular sector is imposed by the Government of India and the US Company has invested to the maximum extent permissible under the cap. Proof of management control being with the U.S. Company is required to be submitted by the company and approved by the Executive Board.

Additional Member (from Corporate Member organizations)

Corporate members can have additional membership from the same organization either at the same Chapter or at any other Chapter of AMCHAM. These members do not have any voting rights at any AMCHAM meetings.

Honorary Member

Honorary Members are individuals and/or entities so appointed solely by invitation by AMCHAM’s National Executive Board at its sole discretion. These members do not pay membership subscription and do not vote at AMCHAM meetings.

Membership Subscription

If you are interested in becoming a member of AMCHAM, please fill in the Application Form and send it to the Dire processing it through the membership committee which examines all membership applications and decides on admission of all new members.

The annual (1st April 2021- 31st March 2022) membership subscription is as follows:

 

MEMBERSHIP AMOUNT GST 18% TOTAL
Corporate INR 1,65,000 INR 29,700 INR 1,95,600
Additional INR 82,500 INR 14,850 INR 97,350

 

An additional amount of Rs. 5000/- plus taxes will be charged as a one-time membership processing fee for new corporate members

To inquire about membership please contact:
Ms. Mamta Uppal
Membership & Events Manager
Tel : +91- 81307 31117
E-mail : mamta.uppal@amchamindia.com
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Membership

By joining AMCHAM India, you become part of an active and dynamic American business association with a membership base of more than 400 American companies in India. AMCHAM is an important voice for policy advocacy, a critical source for business intelligence, a vibrant platform for networking and expanding your business.