Basic Travel Quota (BTQ), Eligibility. Re : Release of foreign exchange documents under BASIC TRAVEL QUOTA ( BTQ). I hereby request you to release foreign exchange for travel under BASIC TRAVEL QUOTA (BTQ) vide RBI A. BTQ was the scheme under which you were entitled to acquire foreign exchange for foreign travel for personal purposes, including for making. What do you mean by travel under "BTQ"? Resident Indian citizens are eligible under the scheme of Basic Travel Quota(BTQ) to avail of foreign exchange up to.