OCI portal to be revamped for cardholders to upload new passport and photo: Update from High Commission London – UKMALAYALEE

OCI portal to be revamped for cardholders to upload new passport and photo: Update from High Commission London

Tuesday 20 April 2021 8:00 PM UTC

By A Staff Reporter

LONDON April 19: The OCI online portal will be updated soon for OCI card holders to upload their new passport and latest photo following the revised guidelines issued by India government, a press note from the Indian High Commission said.

OCI cardholder is required to upload Online 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 on the OCI portal may be done within three months of the receipt of the new passport. The service will be provided on Gratis (no cost/free) basis.

The press note also added that the timeline for re-issuance of OCI cards in respect of OCI cardholders who may be required to get their OCI card re-issued has been extended till 31st December 2021.

The OCI card holders travelling on the strength of their existing OCI card bearing old passport number are not required to carry their old passport. However, carrying of new passport is mandatory.

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