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

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Consulate General of India

Cape Town

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

OCI cardholders who are required to get their OCI cards re-issued may please note that it has been decided to grant extension of time till 30.06.2021.

2. Such cardholders will be allowed to travel on the strength of their existing OCI card bearing old passport number subject to the condition that the OCI cardholder will have to travel along with both old and new passports.

Note: OCI card needs to be re-issued every time a new passport is issued upto the age of 20 years and only once after completing the age of 50 years in view of biological changes in the face of the applicant.

October 26, 2020

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