If you cancelled your Indian passport to get the surrender certificate after obtaining British Citizenship, you require a valid Visa for your next visit to India. You could opt to get a Visa or an eVisa for India whenever you need to fly to India. A conventional Visa has a validity of 6 months, and an eVisa provides a double-entry validity of 60 days. If you visit now and then, or even once a year, getting an OCI card makes sense both logistically and economically. I surrendered my Indian passport and documented the detailed process on here.
India Visa Information - UK - Consular Services - OCI
Since 5 PM on Monday August 21 is fast-approaching, our summer student group thought it would be beneficial to share some final tips of advice as you finalize your cover letters and resumes. We know the stress of uploading every document to the ViDesktop… making sure that every T is crossed and I is dotted. The reader of your cover letter will be greatly impressed when they can draw connections between your resume and your cover letter. You want your cover letter to provide a strong sense of your personality, character, work ethic, and attitude. Every line you include in your cover letter should therefore have a purpose. Make sure you are drawing connections between the work experience and the skills you acquired during the experience.
Overseas Citizens Of India (OCI)
Certain documents are required for OCI application. The photocopies of supporting documents must be clear and preferably in color. The documents required are:. Signature - There are multiple places in the application form where the applicant has to sign. If children below 5 years are unable to sign, then they have to provide thumb impressions.
I am writing this because there is a lot of misinformation and misunderstanding out there about the applying process. I am hoping that this entry will make your journey painless and less anxious than mine. If you are reading this, you already know what the OCI is and you are looking to apply for the same.