The Foreign Investment Facilitation Portal is the new online single point interface of the Government of India for investors to facilitate Foreign Direct Investment. This portal is being administered by the Department of Industrial Policy & Promotion (DIPP), Ministry of Commerce & Industry. This portal will continue to facilitate the single window clearance of applications which are through approval route. Upon receipt of the FDI application, the concerned Administrative Ministry/Department shall process the application as per the Standard Operating Procedure (SOP). If the online filing of application is with digital signature by authorised signatory, physical submission of the copy is not required. For applications without digital signature, once the e-filing of the application is completed, the applicant is required to file/courier only SINGLE signed copy of the printed version of the online application, along with the duly authenticated copy of the documents attached with the application, to the Nodal Officers of the concerned Administrative Ministry/Department as per the SOP. The additional features such as: e-communication, quicker processing, reduced paperwork, SMS/email alert and many more continue to exist.