Application for Conversion from PIO to OCI Cards OCI Services

Application for Conversion from PIO to OCI Cards

FOR FRESH/ RE-ISSUE AND CONVERISON OF PIO TO OCI cards , applicants have to fill an online application at the following link : https://www.ociservices.gov.in/


The PIO card scheme has been withdrawn.

The International Civil Aviation Organisation has specified that only machine-readable travel documents would be acceptable w.e.f. October 2018. Therefore, it is necessary upon PIO card holders to obtain machine readable OCI Cards in lieu of handwritten PIO Cards. The Indian Immigration Authorities will continue to consider valid PIO Cards for entry/exit into/from India till 31st December 2021. However, PIO card holders are advised to get their PIO card converted to OCI card. PIO Card holders can apply online for conversion at – www.ociservices.gov.in . The fee for PIO to OCI Conversion is SGD 140.00.