PIO to OCI card submission date extended till 31st December, 2016

Jun 17

The Ministry of Home Affairs has extended the date of submission of the application for registration as OCI card holders by the erstwhile PIO card holders till 31st December, 2016.

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FRRO Hyderabad shifted to new location

Jun 15

The FRRO has shifted from its old address at Rajiv Gandhi terminal, Begumpet Old Airport, Hyderabad to the following address w.e.f. June 2015. The new address of FRRO Hyderabad is following: Foreigners Regional Registration Officer, Hyderabad Bureau of Immigration (MHA), Govt. of India, Room No. 301, 3rd Floor, CGO Towers, Kavadiguda,...

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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...

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