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Conversion of PIO Card to OCI Card before June 30, 2017.


All PIO card holders may please note that the Government of India has discontinued the PIO Cards.  The deadline for conversion from PIO Card to OCI Card is June 30, 2017.  This is unlikely to be extended.


Please ensure that your PIO card is replaced with the OCI Card before 30thJune, 2017.   It may be noted that no additional documentation except copies of the foreign passport and the existing PIO card is required. Application may be made online at and thereafter submitted to the Embassy for processing.









Lima, 30 May 2017 incredibleindia investindia madad-link