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Q: I have applied for OCI for my wife on 27/11/17 and the appiication was forwarded to CGI Edinburgh on 28/11/17 by VFS Glasgow office. I have not received any message so far and unable to check Status as well.Please guide. Hardial Singh Bhari 12/02/18

A: Collection Procedure for OCI Cards and Documents: OCI Cards will be delivered by Post/Courier only once approved and ready. Applicants are required to provide two Self - addressed Special Delivery...

Q: How to apply for OCI when visiting in India?

A: When you apply for OCI from within India, it is important that the applicant be in the country legally. That is you must have a valid visa to be in the country while your application is processed....

Q: Number of entries allowed into India with an OCI card?

A: There should be no limit to the number of entries allowed into India for OCI holders. If you look at your OCI 'U' visa sticker pasted on your passport you will find that the number of entries...

Q: How long does it take to get a green card after approval?

A: In most cases, the card arrives within two to three weeks of the approval of your case. If you do not receive your card within three months, you should call the USCIS and inquire about the status...

Q: Who is a person of Indian Origin?

A: For the purposes of Availing of the facilities of opening and maintenance of bank accounts and investments in shares/securities in India: A foreign citizen (other than a citizen of Pakistan or...

Q: Who is non-resident Indian (NRI)?

A: An Indian Citizen who stays abroad for employment/carrying on business or vocation outside India or stays abroad under circumstances indicating an intention for an uncertain duration of stay abroad...