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PRESS RELEASE Conversion process of PIO Cards to OCI Cards ends on June 30, 2017

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Consulate General of India





Extension of deadline for registration as OCI Cardholder by erstwhile PIO Card holders 



This is to inform that the date for submission of the application for registration as OCI cardholder by the erstwhile PIO cardholders has further been extended till 31st December 2017.

          Until applicants are in receipt of an OCI card issued in lieu of PIO card, they could travel to India with their valid foreign passport and valid PIO Card. Those who have already travelled to India on their PIOs and still in India, they are advised to contact their respective FRROs for latest instructions regarding travelling on their PIO card after 31st December 2017.


No.ATL/302/1/2016                                                                   June 28, 2017