Dear readers of The Gulf Indian Weekly,
This week, I wanted to share some important news with you.
The Consulate General of India would like to inform holders of valid PIO cards that the time limit for conversion of the PIO card to the OCI card has been extended to June 30, 2016.
In order to facilitate conversions, the Consulate is organising special camps at the following locations, on the dates mentioned.
Applications for conversion will be received at the centres and necessary facilitation for the conversion, as well as guidance, will be given by the officers of the Consulate. Interested PIO cardholders can approach the respective associations for further information.
Please note: Conversion of PIO to OCI is free. Only a service charge of Dh 6/- will be levied per card.
The documents required for the conversion of a PIO card to an OCI card are:
Before submitting the application online, the applicant should upload the following documents: