Citizenship, Visas & Passports

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Online Services for Overseas Citizens of India by Bureau of Immigration

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Get access to various services for Overseas Citizenship of India (OCI) provided by Bureau of Immigration (BOI), Ministry of Home Affairs. Users can apply for new OCI registration, issuance or re-issuance of duplicate OCI, check status of OCI card application and re-print submitted OCI application. Information about benefits of OCI, eligibility criteria, application procedure, photos specifications for OCI card, etc. is also available.

Registration and Visa extension for foreigners by Bureau of Immigration

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Get detailed information on registration and Visa extension for foreigners provided by the Bureau of Immigration (BOI), Ministry of Home Affairs. Information about registration of foreigners, procedure of registration, documents required for registration, regulations for registration, where to register, special categories for registration, etc. is given. Access to online registration for foreigners is also available. Users can get information on extension of Visa, procedure for Visa extension, documents required, fee, etc.

Apply for Indian Visa online

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All visa seekers can apply for Indian Visa online and even check the status of already submitted visa applications. The duly signed physical copy of the application form completed in all respect and submitted successfully, is to be submitted at the concerned Indian Visa Application Center or directly to Indian Mission/ Post, on the scheduled date of interview along with the requisite supporting documents. Applicants need to fill up an online form with particulars such as their name, contact details, religion, date of birth, country of birth, citizenship, passport details, etc. The status of Visa applications can also be checked.

Check month or year-wise press releases of Ministry of External Affairs

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Check month or year-wise press releases of the Ministry of External Affairs. A list of latest press releases is provided. One can also search a press release by selecting a month or year. Information pertaining to media are share through these press releases by the ministry.

Indian Citizenship Online Application Forms, Ministry of Home Affairs

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Ministry of Home Affairs offers online services to allow applications for citizenship under various Sections of the Citizenship Act, 1955

Apply for Overseas Citizenship of India

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Check detailed information on Overseas Citizenship of India (OCI) to apply for it online provided by the Bureau of Immigration, Ministry of Home Affairs. Users can get information on the OCI eligibility criteria, application forms, procedure, benefits of OCI, application fees, downloadable certificate, OCI miscellaneous services, etc. The status of application form can also be checked online.

Avail online services for Overseas Citizenship of India card

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You can get detailed information on obtaining the Overseas Citizenship of India (OCI) card which is provided by the Foreigners Division of Ministry of Home Affairs. Users can avail various online services such as registration for the OCI card, check status of registration, visa appointment etc. Information on where to apply for the OCI card, how to apply, fees and how to make online application is given.

Check online passport application status with Chandigarh Police Department

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Check online status of passport application with Chandigarh Police Department. Users can find details of passport applications by entering passport application number.

Application for Indian Citizenship Under CAA, 2019

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A special provision exists for the submission of applications for Indian Citizenship under the Citizenship Amendment Act of 2019. It is specifically for individuals who entered India on or before 31st December, 2014, and belonging to Hindu or Sikh or Buddhist or Jain or Parsi or Christian community from Pakistan or Afghanistan or Bangladesh.

Declaration of Intention to Resume Indian Citizenship Under Section 8(2) of the Act made by a person

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Ministry of Home Affairs offers online service to allow application for Declaration of Intention to Resume Indian Citizenship Under Section 8(2) of the Act made by a person.