OCI Renewal Instructions Press release of 10/23/2020
with instructions for renewal. Relaxation in guidelines for
OCI card holders to continue till June 30, 2021.
To apply for an
OCI card, please follow the
OCI Cards Application link. Please read the recommendations from
the Indian Consulate carefully to avoid processing delays.
If you are still in doubt or require guidance for your
specific situation, use the Contact Form
to directly request the Consulate for guidance. (Turnaround
time to query is currently ~24 hours; Existing OCI applicants
must include Web Reference Number, Passport
Number and Date of Birth within request.)
Summary of Visa categories affected by latest Trump EO Update (12/31/2020): Trump EO extended to Mar 31, 2021. These
orders will remain in effect till end March.