OCI Miscellaneous


OCI cardholder is required to get the OCI card re-issued only once when a new passport is issued after completing 20 years of age.

OCI cardholder is required to upload under OCI ‘Miscellaneous Services’ a copy of the new passport and a latest photo each time a new passport is issued up to 20 years of age and once after completing 50 years of age. The uploading of these documents may be done within three months of receipt of the new passport.


    1. Online Application form for OCI Miscellaneous Service.
    2. 2’*2’ (White Background) photos- 2
    3. Current passport copy
    4. Existing OCI card copy
    5. Copy of OCI sticker in Passport
    6. Copy of Applicant’s Birth Certificate (English)
    7. Address proof
      1. Address proof -if change of address (National Identity card copy/ water bill/ Electricity bill or Telephone bill)
      2. or
      3. Copy of Rent Agreement with no objection letter from Tenant and copy of document mentioned in 7a.
    8. Police complaint report if OCI card / OCI Sticker Passport is lost.
    9. Base Indian documents on which OCI card was earlier granted.


    • Persons registered as OCI have not been given any voting rights, election to Lok Sabha/Rajya Sabha/Legislative Assembly/Council, holding Constitutional posts such as President, Vice President, Judge of Supreme Court/High Court.
    • Any further benefits to OCIs will be notified by the Ministry of Overseas Indian Affairs (MOIA) under section 7B (1) of the Citizenship Act, 1955.
    • If it has been found that the registration as an OCI was obtained by means of fraud, false representation or concealment of any material fact or the registered OCI has shown disaffection towards the Constitution of India or comes under any of the provisions of section 7D of the Citizenship Act, the registration of such person will not only be cancelled forthwith but he/she will also be blacklisted from visiting India.
    • For any clarification/query on the scheme, please visit website ociservices.gov.in or www.passportinindia.gov.in
    • Provided that no person, who is or had been a citizen of Pakistan, Bangladesh or such other country as the Central.
    • High Commission of India may ask other necessary documents at the time of processing of application.
    • Submission time – 9.00 am to 12.00 pm in Weekdays.