Spouse Origin Fresh OCI


who is a spouse of a citizen of India is eligible for OCI.


  1. Duly filled Application form
    Login to http://ociservices.gov.in Applicants need to upload all the requisite documents and photo and signature
  2. 2’*2’ white background photos – 2
  3. Proof of citizenship:
  4. Applicant passport copy and birth certificate (all Sri Lankan documents except passport need to be attested with Ministry of external Affairs, Sri Lanka (MOFA). Passport should be valid for atleast 6 months from the date of application and in case of foreign passport (country other than Sri Lanka) residence visa should be valid for 6 months atleast.
  5. Cancelled/surrendered Indian Passport person (In case applicant has surrendered Indian passport in or after 2010, they need to submit surrender certificate as well)
  6. Proof of Address mentioned Application
    Copy of Electricity bill or NIC card or Telephone bill or water bill in the name of own/spouse/parents/grandparents
    In case of rented accommodation, Lease/Rent agreement from tenants and No Objection letter from Tenant along with copy of electricity bill/NIC card/Telephone bill/Water Bill mentioning the address of application.
  7. Marriage Crtificate
    1. If marriage has happened in Sri Lanka, then marriage certificate needs to be attested with Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Sri Lanka and the same need to be attested with any Indian Mission.
    2. If marriage has happened in foreign country, then the marriage certificate needs to be attested with competent Indian authority.
  8. Proof of Indian Origin of Root person
    Passport copy of spouse with spouse name endorsed in the passport
    Copy of OCI card of Spouse along with copy of documents on which the OCI card was granted to the Spouse.
    Proof of Indian of spouse side, like:
    Copy of Indian Passport of root person
    Digital copy of inherited land documents in India
    Copy of Inherited Land documents attested from competent Indian authority
    Copy of original patta

• 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 www.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.