Announcements Important information for OCI cardholders

High Commission of India,


Important information for OCI cardholders

As conveyed earlier, OCI card holders needs to update details of their new Passport under “OCI Miscellaneous Services”(each time a new Passport is issued up to 20 years of age and once  after completing 50 years of age)  and reissue of OCI card once a new passport is issued after completing 20 years of age. A detailed instruction in order to fill Online Application form and requirement may be accessed at

Latest Instructions

  1. Due to Covid-19 pandemic and to avoid any inconvenience to such OCI cardholders who needs to get their OCI card reissued on completion of 20 years of age, the time period which was extended up to 30 June 2020 has been further extended up to 31st December 2022.

Subject to MHA’s extant guidelines regarding entry of OCI card holders in India, such OCI card holder will be allowed to travel on the strength of his/her existing OCI cards bearing old passport number subject to the condition that along with the new passport, the OCI card holder carries old passport mentioned in the OCI card

  1. In case of any further query, please contact consular wing at 02-55067351 or send email at