OCI Reissuance Clarification OCI Reissuance Clarification

OCI Reissuance Clarification

 

Age/Category

 

Re-issuance clarification

Till 31 December 2021 OCI card holders who have not been able to renew can travel with the following documents

Infant to completion of 20 years

OCI card has to be renewed every time a new passport is obtained.

  • Original OCI card
  • Old passport mentioned in the OCI card
  • New passport

Above 20 years to completion of 50 years

Re-issuance of OCI card not required each time a new passport is obtained.

  • Original OCI card
  • New Passport

If OCI obtained after completing 50 years

Re-issuance is not required at any time.

  • Original OCI card
  • New Passport

All OCI card holders who are required to renew OCI card as per Re-issuance column above are advised to renew it by June 30,2021.

All OCI card holders are advised to carry their old passport mentioned in their OCI card to avoid any in convenience at the airport.

Online applications for renewal of OCI card is filled at https://ociservices.gov.in/ and further proceed to VFS Global(Service Provider) website https://services.vfsglobal.com/usa/en/ind/apply-oci-services and pay the fee. After payment of fees, the physical forms may be submitted to VFS by Postal mail.