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OCI MISC Service

OCI Miscellaneous Service

(I) OCI Miscellaneous Services are available in the event of:

1. Change of personal particulars viz. nationality

2. Loss/damage of OCI registration certificate/visa.

3. Erroneously entering wrong personal particulars while submitting online applications.

4. Change of address and occupation.

(ii) Requirements:

1. Hard copy of filled online application form

2. Two colour photographs with white background (2 into 2 Inches)

3. Copy of OCI card and OCI sticker

4. Copy of previous and new passport on getting new passport

5. Copy of police report on loss of OCI Card/passport

6. Applicant birth certificate

7. Proof of Indian origin

(A detailed instruction to fill Online Application and requirements may be seen at https://ociservices.gov.in/)

(II) Fee for OCI Miscellaneous Services:

Please see the latest Fee structure on Passport and Consular Services Tab

OCI Guidelines

Instructions about re-issuance of Overseas Citizen of India (OCI) cards – reg.

(i) OCI cardholder is required to get the OCI card re-issued only once when a new passport is issued after completing 20 years of age. To avoid inconvenience to such OCI cardholders in view of Covid-19 pandemic, Ministry has further extended the time for re-issuance of OCI cards in such cases until 31 December 2022.

(ii) It may please be noted that subject to MHA’s extant guidelines regarding entry of OCI cardholders in India, such OCI cardholders will be allowed to travel on the strength of their existing OCI cards bearing old passport number subject to the condition that the OCI cardholder will have to travel along with new passport.

(iii) OCI cardholder is required to upload under OCI ‘Miscellaneous Services’ a copy of the new passport and a latest photo each time a new passport is issued up to 20 years of age and once after completing 50 years of age. The uploading of these documents may be done within three months of receipt of the new passport. The service will be provided on Gratis basis.

(iii) Foreign Spouse of an Indian Citizen or spouse of foreign origin of an OCI cardholder are required to upload a copy of the new passport and also a latest photo on designated link provided under ‘Miscellaneous Services’ each time a new passport is issued along with a declaration on subsisting of marriage, copy of the Indian passport of the Indian spouse/passport & OCI card of the OCI cardholder spouse.

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