How Do I Transfer OCI To New Passport?

How much does it cost to renew OCI?

Fees for OCI CardServiceConsular FeeICWF FeeNew OCI card (Adult/Minor)$275.00$3.00Re-issue in case of Lost /Damaged OCI card$100.00$3.00OCI Re-issue for new passport$25.00$3.00Renunciation of OCI$25.00$3.003 more rows.

How do I renew my OCI card after 50?

Those aged between 21 and 50 don’t need to get their OCI renewed with a change of passport; Those aged below 20 must get their OCI renewed each time they renew their passport; and. After turning 50, OCI card is required to be renewed only once, upon the issue of a new passport.

How do I update OCI with new passport?

However, the changes cannot be done on your old OCI/PIO card. In order to include your new passport details in your OCI/PIO card, you need to apply for re-issue of your OCI Card. Thus, you need to select “Change of Passport Particulars” under OCI Miscellaneous Services.

What documents do I need to upload for OCI renewal?

Applicants are required to do the following before proceeding with the appointment creation. Upload your photo, signature, passport copy and all supporting documents on the OCI registration website. The process guidance for the same has been provided on the OCI website hosted by the Indian Government.

What are the disadvantages of OCI card?

It is not a travel document and should not be considered a DUAL CITIZENSHIP. The negative is no voting rights and holding of agricultural land is prohibited. As an OCI is not dual. citizenship the holder is not elgible for any grants subsidies which are available to Indian citizen.

How long does it take to get OCI renewed?

How long does it take to process the OCI? The processing time for OCI applications is usually between 8-10 weeks after a completed application is sent to the Consulate.

Can OCI get Aadhar card?

As per Aadhaar Act, 2016, NRIs/PIO/OCI card holders are eligible for enrolment of Aadhaar card only if they reside in India for over 182 days in the last twelve months immediately preceding the date of application for enrolment.

Can OCI holder live permanently in India?

Overseas Citizenship of India (OCI) is a form of permanent residency available to people of Indian origin and their spouses which allows them to live and work in India indefinitely. Despite the name, OCI status is not citizenship and does not grant the right to vote in Indian elections or hold public office.

Is OCI card valid for life?

As per the requirement under this new policy, every time an existing OCI card holder renews their US passport before the age of 21 years and once after the age of 49 years their OCI card/visa (despite having lifetime validity endorsement) becomes invalid.

Does OCI need to be updated with new passport?

A: OCI card holder who is 20 years of age or younger, OCI card must be renewed each time a new passport is issued. OCI card holder who is 21 to 49 years of age, it is not mandatory to renew OCI card each time a new passport is obtained.

What is the new rules for OCI card holders?

OCI card must be RE-ISSUED EACH TIME A NEW PASSPORT is issued up to the completion of 20 years of age in view of biological changes in face of the applicant. 21 to 49 years of age: Re-issuance of OCI registration certificate (OCI card) is NOT mandatory each time a new passport is issued between 21 to 49 years of age.

What happens if OCI is not renewed?

Travelers to India Being Turned Away If OCI Not Renewed Not having matching passport numbers on the OCI card and passports can be cause for refusal to board international flights or even to return mid-flight without being allowed to enter India.

What happens to OCI when passport expires?

OCI card holders are required to get their OCI cards reissued whenever passport is renewed for persons under twenty years of age, and OCI card needs to be renewed after crossing 50 years of age only once, that too when the US passport is renewed.