OCI Card renewal date extended to June, 2021

Instructions about re-issuance of Overseas Citizen of India (OCI) Card

The following OCI guidelines have been in force since 2005:
• OCI card is required to be re-issued each time a new passport is acquired by the cardholder up to the age of 20 years.

• OCI card is required to be re-issued once on acquiring a new passport after completing 50 years of age.
2. The Government of India has decided to grant further extension in time till June 30, 2021 to get the OCI cards re-issued in accordance with above guidelines.
3. It is, however, advised that OCI cardholders renew their OCI cards as per the above mentioned guidelines.
New York October 19, 2020