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(for individuals applying for OCI Miscellaneous services and

for obtaining special permission to undertake activities in India)

The online OCI web portal has been suitably modified under “OCI Miscellaneous Services” to facilitate OCI cardholders to update details of new passport (each time a new passport is issued up to 20 yrs. of age and once after completing 50 yrs of age) and reissue of OCI card once a new passport is issued after completing 20 years of age.

(A detailed instruction to fill Online Application and requirements may be seen at https://ociservices.gov.in/welcome)

OCI cardholders are required to obtain Special Permission from concerned authorities to undertake certain activities in India. OCI cardholders are hereby informed that a separate sub-portal under the name “Apply for Special Permission (Only for OCI cardholders)” has been created in the Online OCI web portal at https://ociservices.gov.in/welcome. This link has detailed instructions as well as documents required to be submitted for getting the special permission.