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Important instructions


(1) The Overseas Citizen of India Cardholder registration is required to be got re-issued each time a new passport is issued up to the age of 20 years of age and once after completing 50 years of age in view of biological changes in the face of the applicant. For this purpose, please long on to https://ociservices.gov.in

While submitting application for re-issuance of OCI card after attaining the age of 50 years, only the following two documents will be required for uploading in the OCI Portal.

a) Copy of OCI card presently held by the applicant.

b) Copy of valid foreign passport held by the applicant.


(2) Re-issuance of the OCI Cardholder registration is not mandatory each time a new passport is issued between 21 and 50 years of age. However, if the applicant wishes to avail this service, he/she can apply for the same.

May please go though the following document for Frquently Asked Questions about OCI Misc Services.