PIO card now valid for life time of the holder

Oct 02

PIO card will now be valid for life time of the holder. The requirement of registration with FRRO/FRO for any single visit of more then 180 days to India has been removed.


PIO cards are now valid for life. PIO cards now enjoy parity with OCI cards. The Government plans to merge both card by an bringing an amendment in the Citizenship Act of India.

Here is the notification by Government of India:





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