Easily Convert your PIO card to OCI card FREE! – OCI in Lieu of

PIO

Government has extended conversion deadline to June 30, 2017

There is still time for current PIO card holders to convert their PIO card to OCI. The PIO card scheme has been canceled and OCI provides many additional benefits. Until June 30, 2017 current holders of PIO cards can opt to get OCI for free [a small service charge by outsourced companies may apply]

PIO card to OCI conversion is easy

Applying of OCI in Lieu of PIO card is an easier process and does not require loads of documentary proof involved when applying for fresh OCI application. The two main documents current PIO card holders need along with the application form when applying in lieu of their PIO card are: 1. Valid PIO-Card details 2. Current foreign passport details No registration fee is charge for such applications other than a small charge for services that are provided by various outsourced companies that handle such issues on behalf of the government of India.

Separate Form to fill when converting PIO to OCI

Their is a simple form to fill when applying for OCI in Lieu of PIO. Applicants should not worry about providing extensive proof of their Indian origin as they already hold PIO cards. To give applicants an idea of the Form, a sample of a portion of the Form [subject to change by authorities] is shown.

How to apply for OCI in Lieu of PIO

OCI-Registration (In Lieu of PIO-Card) is an on-line process. OCI Applicants who are having valid PIO-cards can apply by: Visit https://passport.gov.in/oci/ Select ‘CLICK HERE TO PROCEED’ button to go to the menu page and then Select ‘OCI Registration (in Lieu of Valid PIO-Card) to go to the appropriate Form and follow the instructions to fill and submit the Form and required documents. Please note: Kindly note the deadline for converting PIO to OCI for free has now expired and a fee is payble when seeking conversion of PIO card to OCI. The current fee is US $100/- The fee for a new OCI application for those who do not have PIO card continues to be US $275/-
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card FREE! – OCI in Lieu of PIO

Government has extended conversion deadline

for free conversion of PIO card to OCI.

There is still time for current PIO card holders to convert their PIO card to OCI. The PIO card scheme has been canceled and OCI provides many additional benefits. Until December 31, 2017 current holders of PIO cards can opt to get OCI for free [a small service charge by outsourced companies may apply]

PIO card to OCI conversion is easy

Applying of OCI in Lieu of PIO card is an easier process and does not require loads of documentary proof involved when applying for fresh OCI application. The two main documents current PIO card holders need along with the application form when applying in lieu of their PIO card are: 1. Valid PIO-Card details 2. Current foreign passport details No registration fee is charge for such applications other than a small charge for services that are provided by various outsourced companies that handle such issues on behalf of the government of India.

Separate Form to fill when converting PIO to

OCI

Their is a simple form to fill when applying for OCI in Lieu of PIO. Applicants should not worry about providing extensive proof of their Indian origin as they already hold PIO cards. To give applicants an idea of the Form, a sample of a portion of the Form [subject to change by authorities] is shown. below:

How to apply for OCI in Lieu of PIO

OCI-Registration (In Lieu of PIO-Card) is an on-line process. OCI Applicants who are having valid PIO-cards can apply by: Visit https://passport.gov.in/oci/ Select ‘CLICK HERE TO PROCEED’ button to go to the menu page and then Select ‘OCI Registration (in Lieu of Valid PIO-Card) to go to the appropriate Form and follow the instructions to fill and submit the Form and required documents. Please note: Kindly note the deadline for converting PIO to OCI for free has now expired and a fee is payble when seeking conversion of PIO card to OCI. The current fee is US $100/- The fee for a new OCI application for those who do not have PIO card continues to be US $275/-

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Update PIO card holders will be charged a fee now as they have missed the deadline for free conversion to OCI