Instructions to Convert PIO Card to OCI Card Consular Services

Instructions to Convert PIO Card to OCI Card

As per extant instruction, all the existing PIO Cardholders as on 9th January 2015 shall be deemed to be OCI Cardholders. However, it is strongly recommended that all persons having valid PIO cards apply for conversion of PIO to OCI card.

The date for submission of applications for registration as OCI cardholder in lieu of PIO card online has been extended till 31st December 2021. Applicants can fill their PIO to OCI conversion application on the Government Website ( ) followed by CKGS Website ( and submit the physical copy of application along with the required documents to CKGS Center at the following address (by Walk-in or Mail):

Cox and Kings Global Services Pvt. Ltd.

2nd Floor, 235 West, 23rd Street, New York-10011


Ph: 917-444-7911 & 917-444-7752