Press Release Uncategorized

Consulate General of India Atlanta PRESS RELEASE OCI IN LIEU OF PIO

clip_image0012Consulate General of India

Atlanta

PRESS RELEASE

 

OCI IN LIEU OF PIO

 

This is to inform that for the purpose of conversion of PIO cards to OCI cards, there is no need to produce all documents as required while applying for a fresh OCI card. The only documents required are:-

(a) a copy of valid PIO card ( Both pages)

(b) a copy of current valid passport.

 

          If applications are sent by post, the above documents may be notarized and submitted.

 

2.         The deadline for the conversion from PIO cards to OCI cards is June 30, 2016.

3.         Until applicants are in receipt of an OCI card issued in lieu of PIO card, they could travel to India with their valid foreign passport and valid PIO Card. Those who have already travelled to India on their PIOs and still in India, they are advised to contact their respective FRROs for latest instructions regarding travelling on their PIO card after June 30, 2016.

No.ATL/302/1/2016

Atlanta                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   June 13, 2016