TI India was launched in March 1997. It was registered with the Registrar of Societies, Delhi, vide registration number S-32570 of 1998 under the Societies Registration Act 1860.

Transparency Internationalís name and logo were also registered with the Trade Marks Registry vide Registration No.1343408 Clause 42, on September 20, 2007.

Transparency International India was also registered with Income Tax u/s 12 A of the Income Tax Act, 1961 and with Ministry of Home Affairs vide Foreign Currency Regulation Act, 1976