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Q: I am an NRI born in Pune ,Maharashtra on 19th May 1946. I am applying for an OCI. I lost my birth certificate . On inquiry in Pune it was confirmed that unfortunately my original birth certificate original was presumed destroyed in the floods in in Pune in 1959. I applied for a Nativity certificate at the District Collector office in Pune. He denied that he can issue this certificate. What can I do ? I have all the documents including my father's passport with my name and date of birth written in it. when he left India in August 1946

Q: I am 69. My US Passport was issued from Seattle, USA on Jan 9, 2017 and my OCI card was issued on May, 15, 2017. Do I need to renew or do anything to my OCI card to visit India ?

Q: HOW LONG DOES IT TAKE TO RENEW OCI VISA IN UNITED KINGDOM. HOW MUCH DOES IT COST. MY PASSPORT EXPIRES IN JAN 2020 . I HAD MY OCI DONE WHEN MY PASSPORT WAS ISSUED. DO YOU NEED TO RENEW THE OCI VISA. MY DOB IS 08/09/62

A: According to the official website of Overseas Citizenship of India or OCI, an applicant requires OCI renewal process once he/she completes fifty years of age. According to some sources, the renewal...

Q: I am a UK citizen and Australian citizen. My OCI stamped in the uk passport. When I travelled to India IMMIGRATION ASKED ME TO STAMP IT IN THE Australian passport.When I asked in Melbourne office they said it can link with one passport only. I WORK IN UK and Australia. What I should do .My family also facing the same problem. Thanks.

A: If you have the same name in both passports (that is, same first name and last name, minor variations are OK), and both countries accept dual citizenship. * Show the airline the passport of the...

Q: What is the fee for OCI card?

A: To apply for new OCI card it costs about $2955 including consultation fee. To apply for OCI card in lieu with PIO card it costs about $20.

Q: I was born 12 may 1963 and oci was issued 11 april 2012 passport due for renewal 2025 do I need to renew my oci ??

A: Usually, OCI cards need to be renewed in the following cases: * For individuals who are less than the age of 20, the OCI documents need to be renewed every time his/her passport is renewed. *...

Q: Hi, Can an agricultural land be registered in the name of an OCI (daughter)when it is purchased by an indian citizen(father) to save registering the same land or later inheritting it? Thanks

A: An NRI is eligible to inherit property from a resident of India, and also a non-resident Indian. However, you must make sure that the person you inherit property from has obtained the real estate...

Q: hi.. i am foreign nationality Indian origin holding OCI Card my question is that: can i apply OCI Card for my foreign spouse (non Indian origin) and kids too? please help with this issue because i heard some peoples says it is not possible for my wife.

A: Hi, Spouse of foreign origin of a citizen of India or spouse of foreign origin of an Overseas Citizen of India cardholder registered under section 7A and whose marriage has been registered and...

Q: Hello, I have a very important question. I am an Indian citizen married to a woman of other nationality. She got an OCI card on my way because I'm Indian. The question is whether the mother of my wife and my wife's father extracted OCI from her way because now she owns OCI. THANK YOU..

A: No, they cannot apply for an OCI card.

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...