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Restriction on travel on PIO card

Posted on: January 03, 2018 | Back | Print

It is clarified that PIO cardholders travelling to India on the strength of their PIO cards(handwritten) after ICAO’s rules/guidelines(with respect to travel with machine readable travel documents) come into effect from October/November, 2018, will be refused entry at the Indian Immigration counters and sent back.

Aany request from existing PIO cardholders for conversion of PIO Card to OCI Card

after the expiry of the current deadline of December 31, 2017, will attract a fee of US Dollar 275/- which is the same as charged for issuance of fresh OCI Card.