U Sticker Visa for OCI Card Holders
Bureau of Immigration ( India ) Guidelines regarding OCI Card holders
1. Foreign nationals holding OCI Cards are required to carry their foreign passports bearing ‘U’ visa sticker for travel to India. However, due to expiry or re-issue of their foreign passports, these foreigners are issued new passports, as such they are
allowed to travel to India with their new passport along with old/cancelled passports bearing ‘U’ visa sticker.
2. If the OCI card holders acquire nationality of a different country after obtaining OCI card, except that of Pakistan and Bangladesh, he/she is also allowed to enter into India provided he/she is carrying his/her old passport having lifelong India ‘U’ visa
sticker pasted on it, along with the new passport of the recently acquired nationality.
3. If OCI Card holder is carrying only OCI card without carrying old/cancelled foreign passport bearing ‘U’ visa sticker, he/she may be granted Temporary Landing Permit in India for a period of 30 days extendable up to 180 days by FRRO/FRO concerned without
levying any charge after verification from the OCI database. Also, if they are not carrying OCI card, but carrying foreign passport bearing ‘U’ visa sticker, the entry is allowed.
NOTE:- For updated details from time to time ,please refer to Bureau of Immigration India,website