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gautam2454     11/06/2019 04:54 AM
 


I applied through CKGS. Date of acknowledgement is August 6, I contacted CKGS after 50 working days passed. They suggested that I should contact the Indian consulate at San Francisco. The consulate does not answer the phone, I am sent to an answering machine/record. I have left a message every day. I have not received any thing from them. I have contacted CKGS, they have replied, but are unable to help. I am at a loss to decide what to do in this matter. I hope the readers will be able to suggest something.

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bua2020     11/02/2019 16:49 PM
 


Oct 8, 2019 - CKGS Chicago confirmed receipt of applications for Renunciation and New OCI.

Oct 10, 2019 - US passport sent with OCI application shipped back to me.

Oct 11, 2019 - Cancelled old Indian passport and renunciation certificate shipped to me.

Oct 31, 2019 - New OCI card shipped to me by CKGS.

Start to finish the whole process was completed under a month at Chicago. This was a welcome surprise given that my son's OCI card issuance in 2017 took about 3 months.

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harekrishna108     11/01/2019 10:27 AM
 


To track the ‘Progress of Your Shipment’, log onto the site of FedEx and enter your AWB Number.
Oct 30, 2019 - Wednesday02:17 pmOCI Card ‘Received’ at the CKGS application centre and is at the ‘Sorting Facility’ where it is being processed for delivery.

Please continue tracking your application status online.
Oct 30, 2019 - Wednesday02:16 pmApplication 'Reviewed' by Consulate and ‘In Transit’ to CKGS Application Centre.
 
Please continue tracking your application status online.
Oct 04, 2019 - Friday03:26 pmPassport picked up by FedEx.

To track the ‘Progress of Your Shipment’, log onto the site of FedEx and enter your AWB Number.

Your OCI Application will continue and take the pre-defined processing time. Please continue tracking your application status online.
Oct 04, 2019 - Friday01:52 pmOriginal Passport ‘Received’ at the CKGS application centre and is at the ‘Sorting Facility’ where it is being processed for delivery.

Your OCI Application will continue and take the pre-defined processing time. Please continue tracking your application status online.

Please continue tracking your application status online.
Oct 04, 2019 - Friday01:47 pmPassport 'Reviewed' by Consulate and is ‘In Transit’ to CKGS Application Centre.

Please continue tracking your application status online.
Oct 04, 2019 - Friday11:52 amApplication is 'Under Process' at Consulate for decision making.

Please continue tracking your application status online.
Oct 03, 2019 - Thursday11:26 amApplication is 'In Transit' to the Consulate.

Please continue tracking your application status online.
Oct 01, 2019 - Tuesday01:19 pmApplication is ‘Under Process’ at CKGS.

Please continue tracking your application status online.
Oct 01, 2019 - Tuesday10:40 amApplication Verification is ‘Complete’. Processing of your application will continue.

Full payment received and payment receipt sent to your registered email ID.

The Consulate may request for further documents over and above those already submitted as per the Document Checklist.

Please continue tracking your application status online.
Sep 30, 2019 - Monday06:28 pmApplication ‘Received’ by CKGS and 'Not Verified'.

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OCI was processed on MEA, New Delhi on Oct 24 and reached embassy on Oct 29.


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Kri32114     10/30/2019 18:20 PM
 


It did not take even a month at SFO centre for new born. Currently waiting for the OCI to arrive at SFO and then to our home.

Oct 30, 2019 - Processed

Oct 05, 2019 - Date of acknowledgement from Delhi Mission

Oct 04, 2019 - Friday05:48 pmPassport picked up by FedEx.

Oct 04, 2019 - Friday05:47 pmOriginal Passport ‘Received’ at the CKGS application centre and is at the ‘Sorting Facility’ where it is being processed for delivery.

Oct 04, 2019 - Friday05:47 pmPassport 'Reviewed' by Consulate and is ‘In Transit’ to CKGS Application Centre.

Oct 04, 2019 - Friday01:51 pmApplication is 'Under Process' at Consulate for decision making.

Oct 03, 2019 - Thursday10:13 pmApplication is 'In Transit' to the Consulate.
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Oct 03, 2019 - Thursday02:41 pmApplication is ‘Under Process’ at CKGS.

Oct 01, 2019 - Tuesday09:05 pmApplication is ‘Verified and Reprocessed’ at CKGS.

Oct 01, 2019 - Tuesday09:05 pmWe have 'Received' the 'Incomplete Documents' mentioned below but the contents have 'Not Been Verified'. An update on the progress of your application will be sent to you post verification.

Sep 30, 2019 - Monday05:27 pmWe have 'Received' the 'Incomplete Documents' mentioned below but the contents have 'Not Been Verified'. An update on the progress of your application will be sent to you post verification.

Sep 25, 2019 - Wednesday07:23 pmYour Application is 'On Hold' due to the 'Incomplete

Sep 25, 2019 - Wednesday01:46 pmApplication ‘Received’ by CKGS and 'Not Verified'.

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Desighee     10/29/2019 00:52 AM
 


I send my OCI Application , on Oct 15. Application is on hold ever since fro 2 weeks. Status says"No need to send any additional documents".
My application is at consulate, but all documents at CKGS. My US Passport is been held. The customer care person is not able to help me on anything. Anyone else faced this?

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mundra83     10/29/2019 00:33 AM
 


Date of Acknowledgement: Sept 22, 2019
Documents printing status: Processed on Oct 18, 2019
Dispatch from NEW DELHI: Oct 18, 2019
Documents received at SAN FRANSISCO: Oct 22, 2019

waiting to receive OCI at home as of Oct 28, 2019.

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b.dse     10/28/2019 07:58 AM
 


Applied for my Wife and Daughter, below is my experience.

Date Of Acknowledgment 30-AUG-2019
Documents Printing Status PROCESSED On 11-OCT-2019
Dispatched From MEA (OCI ) NEW DELHI On 14-OCT-2019
Document received At PERTH On -

OCI status for PERTH wasn't updated but we received both OCI cards on 28-OCT-2019.

Tip: Opt for SMS and notification fee as it would help to track the application, we received notification about the OCI card being on way to home on the Friday before.

Regards,
B


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anandUSA     10/25/2019 18:35 PM
 


consulate ack date 05 Oct 2019.

no updates, as on date.

Any one applied at SFO recently and received card ? please guide us, when we will receive it ?
we need to travel.

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Visaoci     10/25/2019 16:44 PM
 


Sent application to ckgs on Sep 30th
Ckgs received on oct 1st, verified and transferred to Atlanta consulate on oct3rd
On Oct 4th US passport dispatched back to CKGS and I received passport on Oct7
On OCT 25th Received text message saying OCI Card and Renunciation certificate is at sorting facility at CKGS -being processed to deliver

I paid for FedEx overnight while filling application , Hope will receive my OCI card by Monday oct 28th

Thankyou all for those who shared their experiences, it was very helpful to get an estimate how long will it take.

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Coffeecake     10/24/2019 18:39 PM
 


.Do we have to send in a renunciation application seperately?

2.Also Do we need to mail in Indian and US Passport?

3.What is the average wait time?

4. So we pay a total of 210+290 correct

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