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Overseas Citizen of India (OCI) Card - re-issue extension


PRESS RELEASE

Overseas Citizen of India (OCI) Card - re-issue extension

In order to ease the travel of OCI card holders following has been decided:

(i) The time line for re-issuance of OCI cards in r/o OCI card holders, who may be required to get their OCI card reissued has been extended until 31 December, 2021.

(ii) Requirement of carrying old and new passports along with the OCI card has been done away. Henceforth, the OCI card holders traveling on the strength of their existing OCI card bearing old passport number are not required to carry their old passport. However, carrying of new passport is mandatory.

New York
March 26, 2021