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OCI Holders Don’t Need Old Passports When Traveling to India


Good news for OCI card holders trying to travel to India.

The Washington Embassy has announced that OCI card holders who are traveling to India, don’t need to carry their old passports when traveling to India.

According to the announcement,

The requirement of carrying old and new passports, along with the OCI card, has been done away with. Henceforth, an OCI cardholder traveling on the strength of an existing OCI card bearing old passport number is not required to carry the old passport. However, carrying the new (current) passport is mandatory.

Indian Embassy, Washington

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