OCI Overseas Citizenship of India
We lodge OCI applications via post for clients who are eligible on the criteria below:
A foreign national, who
- was eligible to become a citizen of India on 26.01.1950, or
- was a citizen of India on or at any time after 26.01.1950, or
- belonged to a territory that became part of India after 15.08.1947
and his / her children and grandchildren, are eligible for registration as
Overseas Citizens of India (OCI), provided his / her country of citizenship allows dual citizenship in some form or other under the local laws. The minor children of such persons are also eligible for OCI. Note: i) Minor children are NOT eligible for OCI in case both parents are Indian nationals. ii) If the applicant had ever been a citizen of Pakistan or Bangladesh, he / she will not be eligible for OCI.