How can I get OCI in lieu of Pio?

How can I get OCI in lieu of Pio?

OCI in Lieu of PIO Application

  1. Identify your CKGS Application Center. Find the list of CKGS Application Centers.
  2. Prepare Application File. File Parts A & B of the Government of India form for OCI Application at Online OCI Services.
  3. Gather All Required Supporting Documents.
  4. Pay Fees.
  5. Submit Application.

What documents are required for Pio to OCI?

Proof of address must match with the present address as per application: (any ONE of the below documents) – State Issued ID OR – Driving license OR – Utility Bill – Water (should be recent, no more than 3 months old) OR – Utility Bill – Gas (should be recent, no more than 3 months old) OR – Utility Bill – Electricity ( …

How long does it take to get OCI in lieu of Pio?

All foreign citizens of Indian origin holding PIO cards, machine readable and handwritten, make sure to convert the PIO cards to OCI cards in the meantime. Since, it takes 3-4 months to change from PIO to OCI, the sooner the better.

What documents do I need to upload for OCI renewal?

These could be:

  1. Copy of the Indian Passport; or.
  2. Copy of the Domicile Certificate issued by the Competent Authority; or.
  3. Copy of Nativity Certificate from the Competent Authority; or.
  4. OCI Card/ PIO card of parents/ spouse along with the documents upon which the OCI/ PIO card was issued; or.

When to apply for OCI in lieu of Pio?

OCI in Lieu of PIO Application. September 30, 2019 is the last day applicants may apply for an OCI in lieu of PIO Card. The OCI in lieu of PIO card application process is as follows.

Do you need photocopies of supporting documents for OCI?

The photocopies of supporting documents must be clear and preferably in color. The documents required are: OCI Application Form: Complete the OCI Online Application Form. Once the OCI Online Application Form is completed, print the form. Click here to view OCI Application Sample Form.

What is the application form for OCI services?

Application form on Parts A and B, complete in all respects, along with all relevant enclosures may be submitted to the appropriate office. Valid PIO card of the applicant.

How much does it cost to convert PIO card to OCI card?

Any request for conversion of PIO card to OCI card will attract a fee of $100. The fees for issuance of fresh OCI cards will remain as US $275. OCI in lieu of PIO card process detail is also available at