Jan 01, 2019
P.I.O CARD ( People of Indian origin card for 15 years) If you are a person of Indian origin (You, your parents/grand-parents/spouse was born in India ), you are eligible to apply for P.I.O Card. Check P.I.O benefits by clicking here. PIO to OCI | India Visa Information - UK - Overseas The Government of India has announced vide Gazette Notification No.26011/01/2014IC.I dated 09 January 2015, all PIO cards issued till 09 January 2015 are deemed to be OCI card. As such the PIO Card scheme has been withdrawn henceforth, applicants may apply for OCI card ONLY, as PIO card scheme is no longer in existence. PIO Card | PIO Card Application from USA - CKGS USA OCI in Lieu of PIO All PIO cards are valid until September 30, 2020.After September 30, 2020, handwritten PIO cards will be considered as Invalid travel documents according to the ICAO guidelines.In the meantime any deadline notified by the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) thereby making handwritten PIO cards invalid, then PIO cardholders may have to obtain appropriate visa How to Apply for OCI Card in the UK (Complete Guide 2020) OCI Card fees in the UK. The total cost to get an OCI card in the UK is £201.44. The amount includes OCI application fees of £194 and another £7.44 for VFS Service Fee. You can pay the OCI fees using Cash, Debit Card or via Postal Order or Bank Draft payable to “VF Services UK Ltd.”
Jan 01, 2019
The PIO Card scheme has thus been merged with OCI (Overseas Citizenship of India) Card scheme. and hence PIO to OCI conversion mandatory rules has been set. According to a recent amendment as mentioned in Part – I, Section – I of Gazette of India published on January 09, 2015, the individuals holding PIO card under the PIO card scheme of OCI and PIO cards: All you need to know | Explained News Jan 08, 2017 PIO card for UK Born baby - Immigrationboards.com
The government of India discontinued PIO Card scheme on Jan 9 2015 and eligible PIO card holders were instructed to apply for OCI card. This article only describes the differences between the PIO card and the OCI card for reference purposes, as no one is able to apply for PIO card any longer.
Other Information. OCI applicants are requested to note that OCI cards are received in bulk batches at Embassy/Consulate. If Govt. of India website shows that OCI card has been received at Mission, it does not mean that it is ready to be dispatched immediately.Your OCI card will be processed batch-wise on first in first out basis. PIO Card Valid Travel Document For India Travel in 2019 According to a recent announcement by the Bureau of Immigration and Embassy of India in Washington D.C., a Person of Indian Origin (PIO) card (including handwritten PIO cards) along with valid foreign passport will be acceptable as a valid travel document until March 31st, 2020. 5 Beautiful Padre Pio Prayers for Healing and Miracles Jan 01, 2019 Is PIO Card still valid in 2019? - NRI Information Q.1235 Is my PIO Card still valid now in 2019? Question: What is the status of PIO card holder today march 2, 2019? I have a PIO card and am wondering if this is still valid to enter India or do I need to get visa to visit. Thank you for info as I cannot find this answer on Internet Answer: Technically as I answer your question today [March 14, 2019] is that your PIO card is valid.