Key Benefits & Features

Your work might have taken you abroad but the yearning for the homeland remains unabated. With HDFC Home Loans turning your dream home in India, into a reality, is convenient and easy.

  • Loans to NRIs, PIOs and OCIs* for the purchase of a flat, row house, bungalow from private developers in approved projects in India
  • Loans for the purchase of properties from Development Authorities such as DDA, MHADA etc.
  • Loans for construction on a freehold / lease hold plot or on a plot allotted by a Development Authority in India
  • Loans for purchase of properties in an existing Co-operative Housing Society or Apartment Owners' Association or Development Authorities settlements or privately built up homes
  • Attractive interest rates
  • Avail of Home Loan Advisory Services in the country where you currently reside
  • Property Search Advisory Services - expert legal and technical counselling to help you make the right home buying decision
  • Valuable insights on developer projects, location, documentation and offerings
  • Loan for purchase of property located anywhere in India**
  • Loans also available for those employed in the Merchant Navy

*NRI – Non Resident Indian, PIO – Person of Indian Origin and OCI – Overseas Citizen of India
**Where HDFC has an office

Home Loan Interest Rates

Retail Prime Lending Rate: 16.85%

Loan SlabHome Loan Interest Rates (% p.a.)
For Women* (upto 30 Lakhs)8.70 to 9.20
For Others* (upto 30 Lakhs)8.75 to 9.25
For Women* (30.01 Lakhs to 75 Lakhs)8.90 to 9.40
For Others* (30.01 Lakhs to 75 Lakhs)8.95 to 9.45
For Women* (75.01 Lakhs & Above)8.95 to 9.45
For Others*(75.01 Lakhs & Above)9.00 to 9.50

*The above Home Loan interest rates / EMI is applicable for loans under the Adjustable Rate Home Loan Scheme of Housing Development Finance Corporation Limited (HDFC) and is subject to change at the time of disbursement. The Home Loan interest rates above are variable in nature and subject to change as per the movement in HDFC's RPLR. All loans at the sole discretion of HDFC Ltd.

TruFixed Loan – 2 Year Fixed Rate Variant

Retail Prime Lending Rate: 16.85%

Loan SlabHome Loan Interest Rates (% p.a.)
For Women* (upto 30 Lakhs)9.40 to 9.90
For Others* (upto 30 Lakhs)9.45 to 9.95
For Women* (30.01 Lakhs to 75 Lakhs)9.55 to 10.05
For Others* (30.01 Lakhs to 75 Lakhs)9.60 to 10.10
For Women* (75.01 Lakhs & Above)9.60 to 10.10
For Others*(75.01 Lakhs & Above)9.65 to 10.15

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Loan Details

You can apply individually or jointly for Home Loans. All owners of the property will have to be co-applicants.

Who can Apply?

Primary Applicant
  • AGE

    18-65 years

  • PROFESSION

    Salaried / Self Employed

  • NATIONALITY

    NRI

  • GENDER

    All Genders

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Co-Applicant(s)
  • Adding Co-Applicant helps in maximizing the loan amount.

  • Adding Women Co-Applicant helps in getting better interest rate.

  • All co-applicants need not be co-owners. Generally co-applicants are close family members.

What's the maximum funding and the loan payment term?

Loan Amount Maximum Funding*
Up to and including Rs.30 lacs 90% of the property cost
Rs.30.01 lacs to Rs.75 lacs 80% of the property cost
Above Rs.75 lacs 75% of the property cost

 

*Subject to market value of the property and repayment capacity of the customer, as assessed by HDFC.

You can avail a maximum term of up to 20 years.***
***For certain professionals only.

The tenure of the loan is also dependent on the customer’s profile, age of customer at maturity of loan, age of property at loan maturity, depending upon the specific repayment scheme as may be opted and any other terms which may be applicable based on prevalent norms of HDFC.

 

Documents and Charges

Following are the documents you would need to submit for all applicants / co-applicants along with the completed and signed Application Form for loan approval:

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Mandatory for NRI Customers
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For the complete list of KYC documents click here.

  • Photocopy of the Employment Contract / Appointment Letter / Offer Letter
  • Last 3 months' Salary Slips / Certificates specifying the following: Name (as it appears in the Passport); Date of joining; Passport Number; Designation; Perquisites and salary
  • Photocopy of last 6 months’ Bank Statements, showing salary credits
  • Photocopy of last 6 months’ Bank Statements of the NRE / NRO account in India
  • Latest Credit Bureau Report from Al Etihad Credit Bureau (www.aecb.gov.ae) or Emcredit (www.emcredit.com)

For New Homes:

  • Copy of the Allotment Letter / Buyer Agreement
  • Receipt/(s) of payment/(s) made to the developer

 

For Resale Homes:

  • Title Deeds including previous chain of the property documents
  • Receipt/(s) of initial payment/(s) made to the seller
  • Copy of the agreement to sell (if already executed)

 

For Construction:

  • Title Deeds of the Plot
  • Proof of no encumbrances on the property
  • Copy of the plans, approved by the Local Authorities
  • Construction estimate by an Architect / Civil engineer
  • Own Contribution Proof
  • Photocopy of the valid resident Visa stamped on the Passport
  • Passport size photograph of all the applicants / co-applicants to be affixed on the Application Form and signed across
  • Past occupational history
  • Cheque for processing fee favouring ‘HDFC Ltd.’ in AED

The following is an indicative list of fees / other charges / outgoings that are payable depending on the nature of the loan availed (*):

Processing Fees

Up to 1.25% of the loan amount or Rs.3,000 whichever is higher, plus applicable taxes.

Fees On Account Of External Opinion

Fees on account of external opinion from advocates/technical valuers, as the case may be, is payable on an actual basis as applicable to a given case. Such fees is payable directly to the concerned advocate/technical valuer for the nature of assistance so rendered.

Property Insurance

The customer shall pay the premium amounts directly to the insurance provider, promptly and regularly so as to keep the policy / policies alive at all times during the pendency of the loan.

Charges On Account Of Delayed Payments

Delayed payment of interest or EMI shall render the customer liable to pay additional interest up to 24% per annum.

Incidental Charges

Incidental charges & expenses are levied to cover the costs, charges, expenses and other monies that may have been expended in connection with recovery of dues from a defaulting customer. A copy of the policy can be obtained by customers from the concerned branch on request.

Statutory / Regulatory Charges

All applicable charges on account of Stamp Duty / MOD / MOE / Central Registry of Securitisation Asset Reconstruction and Security Interest of India (CERSAI) or such other statutory / regulatory bodies and applicable taxes shall be borne and paid (or refunded as the case may be) solely by the customer. You may visit the website of CERSAI for all such charges at www.cersai.org.in

Other Charges

Type Charges
Check Dishonour Charges  Rs.200**
List Of Documents Up to Rs.500
Photo Copy Of Documents Up to Rs.500
PDC Swap Up to Rs.200
Disbursement Cheque Cancellation Charge Post Disbursement Up to Rs.200
Re-Appraisal Of Loan After 6 Months From Sanction Up to Rs.2,000 plus applicable taxes
Increase / Decrease In Loan Term Up to Rs.500 plus applicable taxes
A. Adjustable Rate Loans (ARHL) and Combination Rate Home Loan (“CRHL”) during the period of applicability of the Variable Rate of interest

a) For Individual Borrowers:

For all loans sanctioned only to individual borrowers, no prepayment charges shall be payable on account of part or full prepayments made through any sources.

b) For Other than Individual Borrowers - For loans sanctioned with company/ Sole Proprietorship Concern/Firm or an HUF as co-applicants:

i. In case the loan is prepaid within the first six (6) months from the date of first disbursement, Prepayment Charges shall be levied at a rate of 2 % plus taxes and statutory levies and charges, of the amounts being so prepaid;

ii. Upon the expiry of the first six (6) months and up till 36 months, the borrower shall have the option to prepay up to 25% of the opening principal amount every financial year, of the loan, without any prepayment charges. Such prepayments would need to be made from the own sources* of the Borrower.

Any amounts prepaid in any financial year in excess of the 25% threshold shall attract prepayment charges at 2% of the amounts being so prepaid in excess of 25% every financial year.

Upon the expiry of 36 months, no prepayment charges will be applicable if the loan is prepaid from own sources. However should the loan be prepaid through refinance the borrower shall be liable to pay prepayment charges.

c) The customer will be required to submit such documents that HDFC may deem fit & proper to ascertain the source of funds at the time of pre-payment of the loan.

*the expression "own sources" for this purpose means any source other than borrowing from a Bank/HFC/NBFC or Financial Institution.

The prepayment charges as mentioned above are as on date of execution of this loan agreement, however they are subject to change as per prevailing policies of HDFC and accordingly may vary from time to time. Customers are requested to refer to www.hdfc.com for the latest charges applicable on prepayments.

B. Fixed Rate Loans (“FRHL”) and Combination Rate Home Loan (“CRHL”) during the period of applicability of the Fixed Rate of interest

a) For Individual Borrowers:

For all loans disbursed, the prepayment charge shall be levied at the rate of 2%, plus applicable taxes and statutory levies and charges, of the outstanding amounts being so prepaid through refinance from any Bank/HFC/NBFC or Financial Institution (such amounts shall include all amounts prepaid during the given financial year) and not through own sources* and shall be applicable to all partial or full prepayments.

b) For Other than Individual Borrowers - For loans sanctioned with company/ Sole Proprietorship Concern/Firm or an HUF as co-applicants:

I. In case the loan is prepaid within the first six (6) months from the date of first disbursement, Prepayment Charges shall be levied at a rate of 2 % plus taxes and statutory levies and charges, of the amounts being so prepaid;

II. Upon the expiry of the first six (6) months and up till 36 months, the borrower shall have the option to prepay up to 25% of the opening principal amount every financial year, of the loan, without any prepayment charges. Such prepayments would need to be made for the own sources of the Borrower.

Any amounts prepaid in excess of the 25% threshold shall attract prepayment charges at 2% of the amounts being so prepaid in excess of 25% every financial year.

Upon the expiry of 36 months, no prepayment charges will be applicable if the loan is prepaid from own sources. However should the loan be prepaid through refinance the borrower shall be liable to pay prepayment charges.

c) The customer will be required to submit such documents that HDFC may deem fit & proper to ascertain the source of funds at the time of pre-payment of the loan.

*the expression "own sources" for this purpose means any source other than borrowing from a Bank/HFC/NBFC or Financial Institution.

The prepayment charges as mentioned above are as on date of execution of this loan agreement, however they are subject to change as per prevailing policies of HDFC and accordingly may vary from time to time. Customers are requested to refer to www.hdfc.com for the latest charges applicable on prepayments.

We offer our existing customer the option to reduce the applicable interest rates on the Home Loan (by changing the spread or switching between schemes) through our Conversion Facility. You can take advantage of this facility by paying a nominal fee and opt for either reducing your monthly instalment (EMI) or loan tenure. Terms and conditions apply. To avail of our Conversion Facility and to discuss the various available options either click here to allow us to call you back or log on to our Online Access for Existing Customers, to get your Home Loan account information 24x7. The following options of conversion are available to an existing customer of HDFC:

Name of the Product/Service Name of Fee/Charge levied When Payable Frequency Amount in Rupees

Switch to Lower Rate in Variable rate Loans (Housing / Extension / Improvement)

Conversion Fees On Conversion On every Spread change Upto 0.50% of the Principal Outstanding and undisbursed amount (if any) at the time of Conversion or a cap Rs. 50000 plus taxes whichever is lower.

Switching to Variable Rate Loan from Fixed Rate Loan (Housing / Extension / Improvement

Conversion Fees On Conversion Once Upto 0.50% of the Principal Outstanding and undisbursed amount (if any) at the time of Conversion or a cap Rs. 50000 plus taxes whichever is lower.

Switch from Trufixed fixed rate to Variable rate

Conversion Fees On Conversion Once 1.75% of the Principal Outstanding and undisbursed amount (if any) plus taxes at the time of Conversion.

Switch to Lower Rate (Non–Housing Loans)

Conversion Fees On Conversion On every Spread change Half of the spread difference on the principal outstanding and undisbursed amount (if any) plus taxes, with a minimum fee of 0.5% and Max. 1.50%.

Switch to Lower Rate (Plot Loans)

Conversion Fees On Conversion On every Spread change 0.5% of principal outstanding and undisbursed amount (if any) plus taxes at the time of Conversion.

If you purchase an under construction property you are generally required to service only the interest on the loan amount drawn till the final disbursement of the loan and pay EMIs thereafter. In case you wish to start principal repayment immediately you may opt to tranche the loan and start paying EMIs on the cumulative amounts disbursed.

Calculators

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Frequently Asked Questions

You can apply for a Home Loan whilst you are working abroad, to plan for your return to India in the future. You can apply at any time once you have decided to purchase or construct a property, even if you have not selected the property or the construction has not commenced.

A person resident outside India who is a citizen of India or a person outside India who is of Indian origin is an NRI.
The definition of a person resident outside India is defined under section 2(w) of Foreign Exchange Management Act, 1999 is as under:
Person resident outside India means, a person who is not resident in India.
A person shall be deemed to be a person not resident in India in the following cases:
When the person stays in India for less than or up to 182 days during the preceding financial year
When a person who has gone out of India or who stays outside India, in either case
For or on taking up employment outside India, or
For carrying on outside India a business or vocation outside India, or
For any other purpose, in such circumstances as would indicate his intention to stay outside India for an uncertain period

In the event of you relocating back to India, HDFC reassesses the repayment capacity of the applicant(s) based on Resident status and a revised repayment schedule is worked out. The new rate of interest will be as per the prevailing applicable rate of Resident Indian loans (for that specific loan product). This revised rate of interest would be applicable on the outstanding balance being converted. A letter is given to the customer confirming the change of status.

A photocopy of the PIO card or
A photocopy of current passport indicating birthplace as 'India'
A photocopy of Indian passport, if held by the individual earlier
A photocopy of parent’s / grandparent’s Indian passport / birth certificate/ marriage certificate.

You need not be present in India to avail of your Home Loan. In case you are posted aboard at the time of submission of the loan application and disbursement of the loan, you can avail the loan by appointing a Power of Attorney as per HDFC's format. Your Power of Attorney holder can apply and carry out the formalities on your behalf.

Terms & Conditions

Security of the loan would generally be security interest on the property being financed and / or any other collateral / interim security as may be required by HDFC.

All the information contained herein above is for awareness and customer convenience and is intended to only act as an indicative guide about HDFC’s products and services. For detailed information about HDFC’s products and services kindly visit the nearest HDFC branch.

Click here for the Most Important Terms and Conditions pertaining to your loan.

Key Benefits & Features

Your work might have taken you abroad but the yearning for the homeland remains unabated. With HDFC Home Loans turning your dream home in India, into a reality, is convenient and easy.

  • Loans to NRIs, PIOs and OCIs* for the purchase of a flat, row house, bungalow from private developers in approved projects in India
  • Loans for the purchase of properties from Development Authorities such as DDA, MHADA etc.
  • Loans for construction on a freehold / lease hold plot or on a plot allotted by a Development Authority in India
  • Loans for purchase of properties in an existing Co-operative Housing Society or Apartment Owners' Association or Development Authorities settlements or privately built up homes
  • Attractive interest rates
  • Innovative Home Loan schemes
  • Avail of Home Loan Advisory Services in the country where you currently reside
  • Property Search Advisory Services - expert legal and technical counselling to help you make the right home buying decision
  • Valuable insights on developer projects, location, documentation and offerings
  • Loan for purchase of property located anywhere in India**

*NRI – Non Resident Indian, PIO – Person of Indian Origin and OCI – Overseas Citizen of India
**Where HDFC has an office

Home Loan Interest Rates

For Self Employed Professionals

Retail Prime Lending Rate: 16.85%

Loan SlabHome Loan Interest Rates (% p.a.)
For Women* (upto 30 Lakhs)8.70 to 9.20
For Others* (upto 30 Lakhs)8.75 to 9.25
For Women* (30.01 Lakhs to 75 Lakhs )8.90 to 9.40
For Others* (30.01 Lakhs to 75 Lakhs)8.95 to 9.45
For Women* ( 75.01 Lakhs & Above)8.95 to 9.45
For Others*( 75.01 Lakhs & Above)9.00 to 9.50

*The above Home Loan interest rates / EMI is applicable for loans under the Adjustable Rate Home Loan Scheme of Housing Development Finance Corporation Limited (HDFC) and is subject to change at the time of disbursement. The Home Loan interest rates above are variable in nature and subject to change as per the movement in HDFC's RPLR. All loans at the sole discretion of HDFC Ltd.

TruFixed Loan – 2 Year Fixed Rate Variant

Retail Prime Lending Rate: 16.85%

Loan SlabHome Loan Interest Rates (% p.a.)
For Women* (upto 30 Lakhs)9.40 to 9.90
For Others* (upto 30 Lakhs)9.45 to 9.95
For Women* (30.01 Lakhs to 75 Lakhs )9.55 to 10.05
For Others* (30.01 Lakhs to 75 Lakhs)9.60 to 10.10
For Women* ( 75.01 Lakhs & Above)9.60 to 10.10
For Others*( 75.01 Lakhs & Above)9.65 to 10.15

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For Self Employed Non Professionals

Retail Prime Lending Rate: 16.85%

Loan SlabInterest Rates (% p.a.)
For Women* (upto 30 Lakhs)8.85 to 9.35
For Others* (upto 30 Lakhs)8.90 to 9.40
For Women* (30.01 Lakhs to 75 Lakhs )9.05 to 9.55
For Others* (30.01 Lakhs to 75 Lakhs)9.10 to 9.60
For Women* ( 75.01 Lakhs & Above)9.10 to 9.60
For Others*( 75.01 Lakhs & Above)9.15 to 9.65

*The above Home Loan interest rates / EMI is applicable for loans under the Adjustable Rate Home Loan Scheme of Housing Development Finance Corporation Limited (HDFC) and is subject to change at the time of disbursement. The Home Loan interest rates above are variable in nature and  subject to change as per the movement in HDFC's RPLR. All loans at the sole discretion of HDFC Ltd. 

TruFixed Loan – 2 Year Fixed Rate Variant

Retail Prime Lending Rate: 16.85%

Loan SlabInterest Rates (% p.a.)
For Women* (upto 30 Lakhs)9.55 to 10.05
For Others* (upto 30 Lakhs)9.60 to 10.10
For Women* (30.01 Lakhs to 75 Lakhs )9.70 to 10.20
For Others* (30.01 Lakhs to 75 Lakhs)9.75 to 10.25
For Women* ( 75.01 Lakhs & Above)9.75 to 10.25
For Others*( 75.01 Lakhs & Above)9.80 to 10.30

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Loan Details

You can apply individually or jointly for Home Loans. All proposed owners of the property will have to be co-applicants.

Classification of Self Employed Customers

Self-Employed Professional (SEP)
  • Doctor
  • Lawyer
  • Chartered Accountant
  • Architect
  • Consultant
  • Engineer
  • Company Secretary, etc.
Self-Employed Non-Professional (SENP)
  • Trader
  • Commission Agent
  • Contractor etc.
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What's the maximum funding and the loan payment term?

Loan AmountMaximum Funding*
Up to and including Rs.30 lacs90% of the property cost
Rs.30.01 lacs to Rs.75 lacs80% of the property cost
Above Rs.75 lacs75% of the property cost

 *Subject to market value of the property and repayment capacity of the customer, as assessed by HDFC.

You can avail a maximum term of up to 20 years.***

***For certain professionals only.

The tenure of the loan is also dependent on the customer’s profile, age of customer at maturity of loan, age of property at loan maturity, depending upon the specific repayment scheme as may be opted and any other terms which may be applicable based on prevalent norms of HDFC.

Documents and Charges

Following are the documents you would need to submit for all applicants / co-applicants along with the completed and signed Application Form for loan approval:

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Mandatory for NRI Customers
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For the complete list of KYC documents click here.

  • Last 3 years’ Balance Sheets and Profit & Loss A/c Statements, with Annexures / Schedules (attested by a CA)
  • Photocopy of the Memorandum of Understanding
  • Photocopy of the trade / commercial license
  • Last year’s Current A/c Statement of the  business entity and 6 months’ statements of the individual of his NRE / NRO account in India
  • Latest Credit Bureau Report from Al Etihad Credit Bureau (www.aecb.gov.ae) or Emcredit (www.emcredit.com)

For New Homes:

  • Copy of the Allotment Letter / Buyer Agreement
  • Receipt/(s) of payment/(s) made to the developer

 

For Resale Homes:

  • Title Deeds including previous chain of the property documents
  • Receipt/(s) of initial payment/(s) made to the seller
  • Copy of the agreement to sell (if already executed)

 

For Construction:

  • Title Deeds of the Plot
  • Proof of no encumbrances on the property
  • Copy of the plans, approved by the Local Authorities
  • Construction estimate by an Architect / Civil engineer
  • Own Contribution Proof
  • Business Profile
  • Photocopy of the valid resident Visa stamped on the Passport
  • Passport size photograph of all the applicants / co-applicants to be affixed on the Application Form and signed across
  • Cheque for processing fee favouring ‘HDFC Ltd.’ in AED
  • Details of the ongoing loans of the business entity and the individual along with photocopy of the sanction letter

The following is an indicative list of fees / other charges / outgoings that are payable depending on the nature of the loan availed (*):

Processing Fees

For Self-Employed Professionals:
Up to 1.25% of the loan amount or Rs.3,000 whichever is higher, plus applicable taxes.

For Self-Employed Non-Professionals:
Up to 1.25% of the loan amount or  Rs.4,500 whichever is higher, plus applicable taxes.

Fees On Account Of External Opinion

Fees on account of external opinion from advocates / technical valuers, as the case may be, is payable on an actual basis as applicable to a given case. Such fees is payable directly to the concerned advocate / technical valuer for the nature of assistance so rendered.

Property Insurance

The customer shall pay the premium amounts directly to the insurance provider, promptly and regularly so as to keep the policy / policies alive at all times during the pendency of the loan.

Charges On Account Of Delayed Payments

Delayed payment of interest or EMI shall render the customer liable to pay additional interest up to 24% per annum.

Incidental Charges

Incidental charges & expenses are levied to cover the costs, charges, expenses and other monies that may have been expended in connection with recovery of dues from a defaulting customer. A copy of the policy can be obtained by customers from the concerned branch on request.

Statutory / Regulatory Charges

All applicable charges on account of Stamp Duty / MOD / MOE / Central Registry of Securitisation Asset Reconstruction and Security Interest of India (CERSAI) or such other statutory / regulatory bodies and applicable taxes shall be borne and paid (or refunded as the case may be) solely by the customer. You may visit the website of CERSAI for all such charges at www.cersai.org.in

Other Charges

Type Charges
Check Dishonour Charges  Rs.200**
List Of Documents Up to Rs.500
Photo Copy Of Documents Up to Rs.500
PDC Swap Up to Rs.200
Disbursement Cheque Cancellation Charge Post Disbursement Up to Rs.200
Re-Appraisal Of Loan After 6 Months From Sanction Up to Rs.2,000 plus applicable taxes
Increase / Decrease In Loan Term Up to Rs.500 plus applicable taxes
A. Adjustable Rate Loans (ARHL) and Combination Rate Home Loan (“CRHL”) during the period of applicability of the Variable Rate of interest

a) For Individual Borrowers:

For all loans sanctioned only to individual borrowers, no prepayment charges shall be payable on account of part or full prepayments made through any sources.

b) For Other than Individual Borrowers - For loans sanctioned with company/ Sole Proprietorship Concern/Firm or an HUF as co-applicants:

i. In case the loan is prepaid within the first six (6) months from the date of first disbursement, Prepayment Charges shall be levied at a rate of 2 % plus taxes and statutory levies and charges, of the amounts being so prepaid;

ii. Upon the expiry of the first six (6) months and up till 36 months, the borrower shall have the option to prepay up to 25% of the opening principal amount every financial year, of the loan, without any prepayment charges. Such prepayments would need to be made from the own sources* of the Borrower.

Any amounts prepaid in any financial year in excess of the 25% threshold shall attract prepayment charges at 2% of the amounts being so prepaid in excess of 25% every financial year.

Upon the expiry of 36 months, no prepayment charges will be applicable if the loan is prepaid from own sources. However should the loan be prepaid through refinance the borrower shall be liable to pay prepayment charges.

c) The customer will be required to submit such documents that HDFC may deem fit & proper to ascertain the source of funds at the time of pre-payment of the loan.

*the expression "own sources" for this purpose means any source other than borrowing from a Bank/HFC/NBFC or Financial Institution.

The prepayment charges as mentioned above are as on date of execution of this loan agreement, however they are subject to change as per prevailing policies of HDFC and accordingly may vary from time to time. Customers are requested to refer to www.hdfc.com for the latest charges applicable on prepayments.

B. Fixed Rate Loans (“FRHL”) and Combination Rate Home Loan (“CRHL”) during the period of applicability of the Fixed Rate of interest

a) For Individual Borrowers:

For all loans disbursed, the prepayment charge shall be levied at the rate of 2%, plus applicable taxes and statutory levies and charges, of the outstanding amounts being so prepaid through refinance from any Bank/HFC/NBFC or Financial Institution (such amounts shall include all amounts prepaid during the given financial year) and not through own sources* and shall be applicable to all partial or full prepayments.

b) For Other than Individual Borrowers - For loans sanctioned with company/ Sole Proprietorship Concern/Firm or an HUF as co-applicants:

I. In case the loan is prepaid within the first six (6) months from the date of first disbursement, Prepayment Charges shall be levied at a rate of 2 % plus taxes and statutory levies and charges, of the amounts being so prepaid;

II. Upon the expiry of the first six (6) months and up till 36 months, the borrower shall have the option to prepay up to 25% of the opening principal amount every financial year, of the loan, without any prepayment charges. Such prepayments would need to be made for the own sources of the Borrower.

Any amounts prepaid in excess of the 25% threshold shall attract prepayment charges at 2% of the amounts being so prepaid in excess of 25% every financial year.

Upon the expiry of 36 months, no prepayment charges will be applicable if the loan is prepaid from own sources. However should the loan be prepaid through refinance the borrower shall be liable to pay prepayment charges.

c) The customer will be required to submit such documents that HDFC may deem fit & proper to ascertain the source of funds at the time of pre-payment of the loan.

*the expression "own sources" for this purpose means any source other than borrowing from a Bank/HFC/NBFC or Financial Institution.

The prepayment charges as mentioned above are as on date of execution of this loan agreement, however they are subject to change as per prevailing policies of HDFC and accordingly may vary from time to time. Customers are requested to refer to www.hdfc.com for the latest charges applicable on prepayments.

We offer our existing customer the option to reduce the applicable interest rates on the Home Loan (by changing the spread or switching between schemes) through our Conversion Facility. You can take advantage of this facility by paying a nominal fee and opt for either reducing your monthly instalment (EMI) or loan tenure. Terms and conditions apply.
To avail of our Conversion Facility and to discuss the various available options either click here to allow us to call you back or log on to our Online Access for Existing Customers, to get your Home Loan account information 24x7. The following options of conversion are available to an existing customer of HDFC:

Name of the Product/Service Name of Fee/Charge levied When Payable Frequency Amount in Rupees

Switch to Lower Rate in Variable rate Loans (Housing / Extension / Improvement)

Conversion Fees

On Conversion On every Spread change Upto 0.50% of the Principal Outstanding and undisbursed amount (if any) at the time of Conversion or a cap Rs.50000 plus taxes whichever is lower.

Switching to Variable Rate Loan from Fixed Rate Loan (Housing / Extension /  Improvement)

Conversion Fees On Conversion Once Upto 0.50% of the Principal Outstanding and undisbursed amount (if any) at the time of Conversion or a cap Rs.50000 plus taxes whichever is lower.

Switch from Trufixed fixed rate to Variable rate

Conversion Fees On Conversion Once 1.75% of the Principal Outstanding and undisbursed amount (if any) plus taxes at the time of Conversion.

Switch to Lower Rate (Non–Housing Loans)

Conversion Fees On Conversion On every Spread change Half of the spread difference on the principal outstanding and undisbursed amount (if any) plus taxes, with a minimum fee of 0.5% and Max. 1.50%.

Switch to Lower Rate (Plot Loans)

Conversion Fees On Conversion On every Spread change 0.5% of principal outstanding and undisbursed amount (if any) plus taxes at the time of Conversion.

If you purchase an under construction property you are generally required to service only the interest on the loan amount drawn till the final disbursement of the loan and pay EMIs thereafter. In case you wish to start principal repayment immediately you may opt to tranche the loan and start paying EMIs on the cumulative amounts disbursed.

Frequently Asked Questions

You can apply for a Home Loan whilst you are working abroad, to plan for your return to India in the future. You can apply at any time once you have decided to purchase or construct a property, even if you have not selected the property or the construction has not commenced.

A person resident outside India who is a citizen of India or a person outside India who is of Indian origin is an NRI.
The definition of a person resident outside India is defined under section 2(w) of Foreign Exchange Management Act, 1999 is as under:
Person resident outside India means, a person who is not resident in India.
A person shall be deemed to be a person not resident in India in the following cases:
When the person stays in India for less than or up to 182 days during the preceding financial year
When a person who has gone out of India or who stays outside India, in either case
For or on taking up employment outside India, or
For carrying on outside India a business or vocation outside India, or
For any other purpose, in such circumstances as would indicate his intention to stay outside India for an uncertain period

In the event of you relocating back to India, HDFC reassesses the repayment capacity of the applicant(s) based on Resident status and a revised repayment schedule is worked out. The new rate of interest will be as per the prevailing applicable rate of Resident Indian loans (for that specific loan product). This revised rate of interest would be applicable on the outstanding balance being converted. A letter is given to the customer confirming the change of status.

A photocopy of the PIO card or
A photocopy of current passport indicating birthplace as 'India'
A photocopy of Indian passport, if held by the individual earlier
A photocopy of parent’s / grandparent’s Indian passport / birth certificate/ marriage certificate.

You need not be present in India to avail of your Home Loan. In case you are posted aboard at the time of submission of the loan application and disbursement of the loan, you can avail the loan by appointing a Power of Attorney as per HDFC's format. Your Power of Attorney holder can apply and carry out the formalities on your behalf.

Terms & Conditions

Security of the loan would generally be security interest on the property being financed and / or any other collateral / interim security as may be required by HDFC.

All the information contained herein above is for awareness and customer convenience and is intended to only act as an indicative guide about HDFC’s products and services. For detailed information about HDFC’s products and services kindly visit the nearest HDFC branch.

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