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OCI Adult (Atlanta)
Dispatched: 04/04/2022
Received by VFS: 04/05/2022
In transit/review: 04/06/2022
MEA Acknowledgement: 04/07/2022
Doc printing: 04/29/2022
Dispatched from MEA: 04/29/2022
Received at Atlanta: 04/29/2022
Dispatched by VFS: 05/02/2022
Received OCI: 05/03/2022

In total 4 weeks process at Atlanta mission. Give 3 weeks to MEA to process the case, added time is based on the efficiency of a particular consulate general. It is important to read the instructions and follow them religiously. I did not notarize the documents. Do not send any ORIGINALS! I self-attested everything. Old information of 30 kb limit for photographs and signature upload doesn't apply anymore!
This forum was very helpful for me to track the progress of other cases to have an idea of current processing time.
Good luck everyone!!
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OCI cancelled for twin daughters
we are British citizen. I am Indian and my wife Pakistani origin. Our twins daughters were issued oci in 2014 and were travelled to India every year to see my parents who cannot travel to uk due to old age. In 2020 when our daughters oci carda were send for renewal the high commission or MEA cancelled the OCI stating that the rule has changed and because mother is Pakistani origin so oci cannot be issued. All the representations to the MEA resulted in disappointment. So thinking of getting normal visa for them. Also the high commission has not refunded the application fee so far.
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Following are the dates from Atlanta consulate

Date Of Acknowledgment 7th-APR-2022
Registration Status at Mission ATLANTA
Documents Printing Status PROCESSED On 29-APR-2022
Dispatched From MEA (OCI ) NEW DELHI On 29-APR-2022
Document received At ATLANTA On 29-APR-2022

I was little tensed as why there is no other status change after UNDER PROCESS but it seems this status means the verification is done and they are working on issuing and it takes 3 weeks to change the status in ATL consulate so have patience.

Reached to VFS during this time and they asked me to wait 6 weeks before reaching out to VFS for any status related queries.
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OCI self
I want to travel to India by May 22, 2022 but haven't received my OCI yet it is still at the "reached at the Embassy/Consulate and is currently under review process" and the date of acknowledgement is April 12, 2022.
When should I expect it and should I book my ticket for May 22? Prices are rising and I need help!
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OCI at SFO Timeline
Sent VFS final docs to complete application on March 9, they received them on March 10, 2022.

Following are the dates from San Francisco Consulate
Date Of Acknowledgment 16-MAR-2022
Registration Status at Mission SAN FRANCISCO
Documents Printing Status PROCESSED On 08-APR-2022
Dispatched From MEA (OCI ) NEW DELHI On 11-APR-2022
Document received At SAN FRANCISCO On 19-APR-2022
Received at Residence on 20-APR-2022
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my daughter's PIO expiring Set,22 and she is travelling to India from June 15th to Aug 7 . Can she travel on PIO card, has anyone travelled on PIO to India this year.
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OCI minor SFO
3/16/2022 - VFS - Application mailed via FedEx
3/23/2022 - VFS - We have ‘Received’ your Application and your application is now ‘Under Process’ at San Francisco
3/24/2022 - VFS - Your Application has been ‘Processed’ at the VFS India Consular application Centre and currently is ‘In-Transit‘ to the Embassy of India/Consulate General of India for decision making.
3/25/2022 - GOV - UNDER PROCESS

There seem to be more delay at SFO as noted by other posts as well here.
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OCI minor houston
3/22/2022 - VFS - Application mailed via FEDEX
3/24/2022 - VFS - document upload request to pay fee for passport return courier label
3/30/2022 - VFS- We have ‘Received’ your Application and your application is now ‘Under Process’ at Houston and will be submitted to the Mission for decision making
3/31/2022 - VFS - Your Application has been ‘Processed’ at the VFS India Consular application Centre and currently is ‘In-Transit‘ to the Embassy of India/Consulate General of India for decision making.
4/4/2022 - GOV - Date of acknowledgement - UNDER PROCESS

waiting for updates as we have upcoming travel on 05/09/2022 .. :)
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OCI Minor SFO - Under Process
3/14/2022 - VFS - Application mailed via FedEx
3/15/2022 - VFS - Application delivered by FedEx
3/21/2022 - VFS - Your application is being verified and currently under process at the VFS Indian Consular Application Centre
3/23/2022 - VFS - Your Application has been 'Processed' at the VFS centre and is submitted to the Mission for decision making
3/24/2022 - Gov - UNDER-PROCESS (Date Of Acknowledgment: 3/25/2022)

Waiting for updates.
It appears to be taking longer than the average processing time based on the experiences posted here.
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OCI MINOR Chicago timeline 2022
App mailed 3/22
Delivered 3/23
3/24 Received notification from VFS that they received application and under process
3/25 Processed @ VFS , In transit to Embassy(Assuming Chicago Indian Embassy/Consulate)
3/26 Reached Embassy & is in Process embassy
4/20/22 Processed on OCI website(not updated on VFS).
4/21/22 Received email regarding fedex shipping
4/21/22 VFS update : Your Application has been reviewed by the Embassy of India/ Consulate General of India & will be dispatched using the courier service you had opted.
4/22/22 - Received OCI!

Gathering the documents and uploading/compiling was a pain . Glad no hiccups.
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