Persons of Indian Origin (PIO) Scheme
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Important Notice

Extension of timeline for handwritten travel document/PIO cards beyond 31st March, 2020

The Bureau of Immigration (BoI) will accept PIO Cards as valid travel document till 30th September, 2020 along with valid foreign passport and the Indian Immigration Check Post(s) will continue to consider all PIO cards valid for exit/entry into India till 30th September, 2020. This extension of timeline is subject to the condition that if in the meantime any deadline is notified by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) thereby making handwritten PIO cards invalid, then PIO cardholders may have to obtain appropriate visa from Indian Missions/Posts abroad.

All the PIO cardholders with valid PIO cards as on 09/01/2015 are advised to apply for conversion of PIO card to OCI card.


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