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OCI Card Printed
Curious to know where will the OCI card for US applicants be printed ? In USA or NEW DELHI ?
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Tourist Visa to OCI for spouse
I am in process of applying for renuciation of indian citizenship &OCI at Houston .

I have the following questions
1) My Wife already has a Tourist visa to india. Can I convert her Tourist visa to OCI at this same time.

2) I am unable to edit the US Naturalization Date( Date when i acquired US Citizenship) in the Renunication forms.

 Thanks for your valuable inputs !

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OCI apply
CKGS customer service is down. I would want to apply for OCI.

When i started filling the OCI form, its so confusing that it does not allow Fedex saying out of jurisdiction will not be allowed while I never selected any Jurisdiction.

I live in Charlotte NC and I believe there is no restriction for OCI in terms of jurisdiction. Can i apply in Atlant ? Any one please help me.
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OCI process for my Kid (2.5 yr) having India multiple entry Visa ( 5 yrs issued in 2017)
Hello All,
I had a question regarding my Kid's (2.5 yr old - USA born) OCI processing. He holds Indian visa - multiple entry which will expire in 2022. Am checking to see if i can start OCI processing for him. Reason being , my H1 Visa max out is Feb 2021 and we might move out in case my PERM/140 doesn't get approved.

* Does OCI needs parents valid visa greater than 6 months ?
* Do we need to apply Renunciation before applying OCI as i read it somewhere. My kids doesn't hold Indian Citizenship or Indian PP.
* Can i apply OCI in India if we move back to India and stay for an year or so ? Guess we can travel back to India based on his Multiple entry visa which expires in 2022.

Thanks for your valuable inputs !

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OCI Card - Reissue @ Washington DC - For New Passport
My son who turned 20 today, had to get his passport renewed and thereby also had to apply for OCI-Reissue. He applied on March 18th and today he has received his new OCI card by Fedex. He is one luck guy to have his application processed during this lock-down period.

This is his timeline:
March 18 - OCI Application package shipped to CKGS @ Washington DC. Used Fedex for shipping.

March 19 - Received at CKGS and Processed

March 20 - Sent to Embassy

May 19 - Printing Processed at MEA

May 28 - Shipped to Embassy @ DC

June 8 - Processed and sent to CKGS

June 8 - CKGS processed and shipped to our home address

June 9 - New OCI card delivered by FedEx.

Application Package Consisted of:
OCI Application
Original current OCI Card
Copy of OCI card - Notarized
Copy of New Passport - Notarized
Copy of Old Passport - Notarized
Copy of Birth Certificate - Notarized
Copy of Driving License for Address Proof - Notarized
Copy of Fees Receipts
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New Oci card (SFO)
Hi all,
I applied for Oci card for minor in January 2020.
Here are the updates on my case...

Date of acknowledgement 14 jan 2020
Document processed on 20 April 2020
Dispatched from New Delhi 24 April 2020

FedEx delivery of new Oci card on 4 june 2020.
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OCI Card - Minor - Washington DC
Hi All,

I applied OCI for my son in Jan 2020. The acknowledgment date is 1st Feb 2020.
After a wait of 4 months, status on gov site was updated as follows:

Processed on 19th May 2020
Dispatched from New Delhi on 31st May 2020
Received at Washington on 31st May 2020

It has been a week and there is no update from CKGS. Anyone in similar situation?
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Are OCI services resumed back in India and at the consulates?Did any received their OCI card in recent days.

I am waiting for my little ones card and the date of acknowledgement is 4th March.
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Old OCI Return?
I am in the process of renewing my OCI due to new passport. My question is does the old or my current OCI need to be returned to either Coxs and Kings or the Indian Government? Thanks in advance.
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NY CGI - New OCI Card Issued (Applied on 02/24/2020)
Hi all,

Thought I would update my case here. I had applied to the NY CGI for a new OCI card (Adult). My card got delayed due to the shelter in place rules in NY. Today I see that the card has been printed and is on its way to me. Looks like they have resumed their services. My timeline:

02/24/20 Application received at CKGS
02/25/20 Application verified and in transit to Consulate
02/26/20 Application under process at Consulate
02/26/20 Original US passport reviewed & mailed back to me in the prepaid envelope I provided
05/05/20 OCI document printed and received at NY CKGS
05/05/20 OCI document despatched to me via the prepaid envelope provided

FYI, since I live in LA and had chosen to have the OCI processed at NY CGI (as SF is slow and one can now choose to have an OCI processed outside one's jurisdiction), I had to provide 2 prepaid UPS envelopes (they don't accept USPS or FedEx). I received my US passport in the first one and will receive my OCI in this second one.

So it seems that CKGS and NY CGI are back to work - those of you waiting, should get some news soon too. For those that are applying, just make sure you include everything in the checklist (original and certified copies) - I have never had an issue with missing documents etc. with CKGS as I ensure that I include everything in the checklist.
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