OCI in Lieu of PIO Card

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You are a foreign national who has been living in India on a valid PIO card. Recently, the government announced that PIO cards will be phased out and replaced by OCI cards. You have a few questions about the switch. This article is for you. Here, we’ll answer some of the most common questions about OCI in lieu of PIO cards. We’ll also help you determine whether or not OCI is the right option for you.