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IMPORTANT NOTICE TO ALL PIO CARD HOLDERS

A separate online application for issue of OCI card in lieu of the PIO card without payment of any registration fee has been devised and is available at http://passport.gov.in/oci/capchaActionPIO.  The PIO cardholders in Czech Republic may submit the printout of their online application to the Visa Section, Embassy of India, Prague.

It is hereby informed that the last day for applying for an OCI card in lieu of PIO card is 30 September 2015.  PIO cardholders are encouraged to apply for OCI card in lieu of PIO card at http://passport.gov.in/oci/capchaActionPIO

In the meantime, PIO cardholders can travel to India on the basis of their valid PIO card and valid foreign passport till the issue of OCI card.

For fresh OCI application, the online form is available here:

https://passport.gov.in/oci/welcome

 

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