About Us FAQ on OCI Misc. Services

OCI MISCELLANEOUS SERVICES

Frequently Asked Questions

1. Who can avail the OCI Miscellaneous services?
Only a registered Overseas Citizen of India (OCI) can avail the OCI Miscellaneous Services.

2. Under what circumstances can the services be availed?
OCI Miscellaneous services can be availed for re-issuance/issuance of duplicate OCI Registration Certificate and Visa in the following category of cases:

(i) In case of issuance of new passport,

(ii) In case of change of personal particulars viz. nationality etc.,

(iii) In case of loss/damage of OCI registration certificate/visa.

(iv) In case of filling of wrong personal particulars while submitting online applications viz. name, father’s name, date of birth etc.,

(v) In case of change of address/occupation

3. How to avail the services?
The services can be availed by applying Online and submitting one hard copy of the application along with the requisite fee and enclosures as mentioned in the application to the concerned Indian Mission/Post/Office. However, in case of change of address/occupation, hard copy of the application need not be submitted.

4. Whether a family can apply in same form?
No. each person has to individually apply online for availing the services

5. How many copies of application is to be submitted?
Only one copy is to be submitted at Mission/FRRO where he/she is residing.

6. Is OCI Miscellaneous service free?
No.

Fee has to be paid for re-issuance of OCI.

Fee for re-issue of OCI document in case of issuance of new passport, change

of personal particulars, wrong filing of particulars –FJ$ 58/-

Fee for duplicate OCI document in case of loss/damage of old documents is – FJ$ 210/-

7. Whether OCI documents have to be re-issued each time a new passport is taken?
OCI registration certificate and visa have got to be re-issued each time a new passport is issued up to the completion of 20 years of age and once after completion of 50 years of age. Re-issuance of OCI registration certificate and visa is not mandatory, each time a new passport is issued between 21-50 years of age. However, if the applicant wishes to obtain new set of OCI documents, he/she can apply for the same.

8. What documents are to be enclosed along with the application for availing OCI Misc. Services?
Copy of OCI Card

9. What will be issued after availing the services?
A new OCI Card

10. What should be done for issuance of duplicate OCI Card in case of loss of OCI Card?
In case of loss of OCI documents, file a complaint with the Police authorities and enclose a copy of the complaint with the hard copy of the application.