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PIO Card

This is to inform that the Indian Immigration Check Posts will consider all PIO cards valid for exit/entry into India till 31.12.2022. Vide Gazette Notification No.26011/01/2014IC.I dated 09.01.2015, all PIO cards issued till 09.01.2015 are deemed to be OCI card. PIO Card scheme has been withdrawn vide Gazette Notification No.25024/9/2014F.I dated 09.01.2015. Henceforth, applicants may apply for OCI card ONLY, as PIO card scheme is no longer in existence.


For OCI card – please see OCI Card page.