About Us OCI Miscellaneous and status Enquiry

To Check OCI status enquiry online:

a.Please go to https://ociservices.gov.in/

b.Please select OCI-Enquiry

c.Please click on ‘Click Here’ Hyper link

d.Please enter your Norwegian passport number and your OCI application file number in respective boxes

e.After typing the captcha, please click on ‘Get Status’

f. The OCI status will reflect in the next page

Status Reference

Under process- The application has been registered by the Mission and clearance of the Ministry is awaited. It is usually 60 days for the same.

Processed- The OCI card has been granted and the card is awaited

Dispatched- The OCI card has been dispatched to the Mission. It is usually 10-15 working days from the date of dispatch for the OCI card to be ready for collection at the Mission. The Mission then notifies the applicant that their OCI card is ready for collection. If the applicant has enclosed a duly stamped self-addressed return envelope, the OCI card is posted to the applicant.

Please note that if you are unable to find the status of your application, it is possible that the application has not been registered at the Mission due to lack of some documents or incorrect category of the application. In such cases, the Mission would contact the applicant and ask them to furnish the documents or resend the correct category of the application.

OCI Miscellaneous Services:

To avail Miscellaneous Service, you must be an existing OCI Card Holder

In case the existing OCI card holder wishes to update/upload the latest information about his latest passport, Change in address/Occupation/Contact details, the OCI card holder can select the option/(s) as given below and upload the latest photograph and requisite documents. These details shall be updated into the OCI system records and an acknowledgement shall be shared with OCI card holder on his/her registered email ID. The services under these categories are gratis in nature:

1. In case issuance of new Passport Details (each time a new passport is issued up to 20 years of age and once after completing 50 years of age)

2. In case change in address/occupation/contact details.

These Misc services can be availed for re-issuance of OCI Card as well as updating the information time to time as mentioned in the MHA notification dated 16th April, 2021.

The re-issuance of new OCI card will be applicable for following categories:

1. In case of issuance of new passport (once a new passport is issued after completing 20 years of age.)

2. In case of change of personal particulars viz. name, father's name, nationality etc.

3. In case of loss/damage of OCI registration certificate.

For uploading copy of the new passport, photo and signature in OCI miscellaneous service (For change in passport particulars)

Please keep your new passport and OCI card with you.

Please keep scanned copies of your photo and signature in jpg format ready (Maximum size-500 kb)

Please keep scanned copy of your passport in pdf format ready

Please go to https://ociservices.gov.in/welcome

Please select OCI miscellaneous services

Please click on ‘Proceed’

Please read instructions and accept them

Please fill Captcha to Proceed

Please select ‘Fill new miscellaneous application’

Please provide passport number as mentioned in your OCI card

Please provide OCI card number/U-Visa number/File number. OCI card number is preferable

Please provide Date of birth/Mother’s name

Please click ‘Proceed’

Please enter your correct email id (Please note that the acknowledgement will be sent at this email id only)

Please select change of passport particulars

You may then be able to upload photo and signature and fill the form

Option to upload passport copy would come after filling part B