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Validity extension of PIO card

Posted on: April 02, 2019 | Back | Print

This is to inform all Persons of Indian Origin Card holders that the validity of PIO cards has been extended by another six months and now one can travel to India with a valid foreign passport and PIO card up to 30.9.2019...however the extension of the timeline is subject to the condition that if at any time the International Civil Aviation Organisation makes handwritten PIO cards invalid then the PIO card holders will have to obtain appropriate visa before travelling to India...all PIO card holders are hereby once again urged to convert their PIO cards to OCI cards by following the instructions given at the link https://www.hciwellington.gov.in/page/pio